Philadelphia: D. G. Brinton, 1879. Second edition. Hardcover. Sm. 8vo. xii,18-121,, pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Scuffing, staining and minor age wear to binding, two-thirds of spine separating from front cover. Name and address of previous owner on free front endpaper. Blind stamp of another owner on same page and rear endpaper. Binding in fair, interior in very good condition. g. Item #17723
William B. Atkinson was a physician at the Department of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women at the Howard Hospital in Philadelphia. This book was published after an enthusiastic response of an address he gave before the Philadelphia County Medical Society in 1879.