Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1867. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #27172
178 pages. Contents with sections on the history and symptoms of the disease, including those of the nervous system, sense organs, digestive organs, skin and others; also details duration, convalescence, relapse, mortality; theories on causes; on the prognosis, diagnosis, nature & treatments and with a bibliography of sources. Alfred Stille (1813 - 1900) American medical professor, "...a leading member of the reform movement that resulted in the establishment of the American Medical Association (AMA) in Philadelphia in 1847..." (Simon Baatz in the ANB) Front endpaper with a naïve "bookplate" made from lined paper of Mrs. J.M. Browne of Brooklyn; also printed on this plate is the previous owner name-stamp of collector George Brush M.D., U.S. Navy; in service as a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894; front and back endpapers with the small bookseller's ticket of J.O. Noxon U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacy 323 Washington St. Brooklyn NY. Volume approx. 6" x 9 1/4" size; Bound in teal-blue cloth, gilt spine titles. A little edge, tips wear to the binding; contents clean and in very good condition.