Philadelphia: Blanchard & Lea, 1853. First Edition. Cloth. Octavo (7¾" - 9¾" tall). Poor. Item #009866
562 pp. George M. Grant's article on the sanitary conditions in Memphis, Tennessee in the early 1850's (open piles of excrement, left as food for dogs and hogs; He has also contributed an article on a new obstetric forcebs with a (folding plate) Lower right front board gnawed with damage to corners of opening pages, not affecting text. Otherwise volume is clean and good.