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MORTON, William T[homas] G[reen] (1819-1868). Minority Report. [Washington: 1849]. 8° (222 x 137mm). (Light browning). Modern marbled boards. FIRST EDITION, offprint, of Report 114 of the Thirtieth Congress (Second Session) of the House of Representatives, presented by Mr Lord on February 28th, 1849. Containing transcripts of letters and depositions given by most of the chief protagonists of the anaesthetic controversy, amongst these Channing, Jackson, Morton, Dana, Bigelow. The opinion of the - interested - 'Minority' was that more credit should be given to Jackson and less to Morton. Fulton and Stanton IV.72.
JACKSON -- LORD, Joseph L. and Henry C. A Defence of Dr. Charles T. Jackson's Claims to the Discovery of Etherization. Boston: Littell, 1848. 8° (246 x 162mm). (Upper fore-corners of last few leaves creased, blank recto of last leaf browned and soiled). Modern boards with original wrapper (cut down) pasted on to upper board. FIRST EDITION, presumably one of the same Mr Lords as was involved in the Minority Report. Fulton and Stanton V.11.
HALLER, Karl. Zeitschrift der k.k. Gesellschaft der Aerzte zu Wien. Third year, March (12th issue) Vienna: Witxe &c., 1847. 8° (238 x 155mm). Uncut in original printed wrappers (a little soiled), preserved in a cloth box. Containing five early articles on anaesthesia.
With the April 1846 to February 1847 fascicules of the same periodical, all individually in original printed wrappers, preserved in a cloth box. (13)
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