Hodges RM. A narrative of events connected with the introduction of sulphuric ether into surgical use, 1891.
Catalog Record: Hodges RM. A narrative of events connected with the introduction of sulphuric ether into surgical use, 1891.
Title: A narrative of events connected with the introduction of sulphuric ether into surgical use / by Richard Manning Hodges.
Author: Hodges, Richard Manning, 1827-1896.
WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 H667 1891 RB
Accession NO.: 9313
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 1891.
Physical Description: 159 p. in various pagings ; 21 cm.
Provenance: Copies 1 and 2 include a presentation slip from Dr. Hodges tipped in on the front end paper. Copy 3 includes an inscription by the author’s son, Winthrop T. Hodges, pasted on the front end paper. Copy 4 was a gift from Dr. Arthur S. Keats.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Type of Trace: Cover Title
Title: The introduction of surgical anaesthesia.
Abstract: This is an authoritative account of the ether controversy by a Boston surgeon written almost half a century after the discovery. In addition to the familiar story of the controversy, the author includes vignettes and other minor factual materials not described elsewhere.
General Notes: Copy 5 with bookplate of Arthur Tracy Cabot ; Printed presentation slip of Dr. Hodges tucked in on the front end paper.
General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics August 25, 2008.
General Notes: Copy 6 with slip with name Francis Minot handwritten above printed text, “With the compliments of Dr. Hodges.” ; Copy 6 aldo with the bookplate of the Treadwell Library, Massachusetts General Hospital, on endpaper.
Note Bib: Bibliography: p. 150-159.