Currents and counter-currents in medical science. Inscribed by Holmes to John Ordronaux. Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Currents and counter-currents in medical science. Inscribed by Holmes to John Ordronaux.

Publisher Information: Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1861. 8vo. ix, [3], 406, [2, ads.]pp. Dedication leaf inserted after title, 16-page publisher's catalogue in the back. Original cloth. Endpapers a bit foxed, light uniform toning, but a very good, tight copy, inscribed by Holmes on the flyleaf to Civil War surgeon John Ordronaux, author of "Hints on the Preservation of Health in Armies" (1861).

First collected edition of these medical essays by Holmes, reprinting his classic "Puerperal fever" (1843, 1855; Garrison-Morton 6274, 6276). Currier & Tilton 97-99. Book Id: 39690

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