Philadelphia: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell, 1845.
Third Edition, Enlarged and Improved. Leather bound. 9 1/8" X 5 7/8". xx,13-728pp, plus 36pp ads. Bound in full leather with black leather title label lettered in gilt to spine. Heavy wear to binding, with edges and extremities rubbed to boards, losses to head and tail of spine, and cracking to exterior hinges. Binding remains sound. Pencilled notes to free endpapers. Foxing to pages throughout, with occasional pencilled mark and dog-ear. An admittedly worn but solid 1845 copy of this medical tome from John Bell of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and William Stokes, author of A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest, The Diseases of the Heart and Aorta, and one of the first treatises on the use of the stethoscope and namesake of Cheyne-Stokes breathing, Stokes-Adams syndrome, Stokes' sign (acute enteritis), and Stokes' Law. Volume I only of this two-volume work. Good. Item #3667