Albany: Van Benthuysen & Sons' Steam Printing House. 1867. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2275128
Lightly foxed throughout, edges a bit rubbed.
v, , 420 pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: embalming; materia medica; carbonaceous lungs; wound of heart; gingival margin as a diagnostic sign; obstetrical statistics; report of a case of gunshot wound of the liver; fibrinous bronchial casts; ophthalmic surgery; biliary calculus; general paresis, or incomplete progressive paralysis; recto-vaginal and recto-labial fistula; retroflexion of the unimpregnated uterus; ether; reparative autoplastic operation; excision; acute enteritis; chronic hydrocephaly; sanitary conditions of Fish Alley; congenital hypertrophy of tongue, amputation; provision for the insane poor, asylums; tetanus; diploteratology; progressive locomotor ataxy. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, lists of members following articles. Garrison-Morton 534.64 (referencing three separate articles published 1865-1867): "Includes a valuable history of teratology with a detailed bibliography. Fisher assembled one of the largest of all libraries on teratology."