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Reference #: 2230
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n.p., n.d. Octavo (approx.. 21 cm.); stapled in plain card covers.  + 30 p., typescript printed on rectos only. Several images pasted in, suggesting this is likely a single printing only. No title page, and no evidence of the removal of one, or of any endpapers. Staples rusted, but firm and no evidence of such on text block. Scarce.
Chapters of this work include a history of anaesthetics, respiratory and intravenous anaesthetics, local anaesthetics and a Conclusion that, inter alia discusses hypnotism.
The material often quotes from historical first-hand experiences, such as that of Eben Frost under the care of dental surgeon Dr. William T. G. Morton, on September 30, 1846. This follows the account of Dr. Morton’s “first publicly performed operation under ether” on October 16 of that year.
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