The Birth and Death of Pain: A Poem Read October 16th, 1896, at the Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Public Demonstration of Surgical Anaesthesia. S. Weir Mitchell, Dr.

The Birth and Death of Pain: A Poem Read October 16th, 1896, at the Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Public Demonstration of Surgical Anaesthesia.

New York: Vreeland Advertising Press, 1896. Pamphlet. This is a special printing of Silas Weir Mitchell's poem, which was originally published in The Semi-Centennial of Anaesthesia Oct. 16, 1846-Oct. 16, 1896 by Massachusetts General Hospital. Mitchell [1829 - 1914] was both a physician and a writer and received acclaim for both. Folded to 8 x 11.5", 8 pp, sewn at binding, thick cream paper, black text, cover sunned, interior crisp and clean. Otherwise very good condition. Item #21870

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