Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1864. viii,112pp. 16mo. Original cloth. Head of spine chipped and damaged. Binding dampstained. Old ownership names and stamp. Internally quite clean. Good. Item #WRCAM27381
Interesting war-time publication on poisons, intended to help physicians detect "symptoms due to the villainous administration of deadly drugs." Includes sections on arsenic, mercury, lead, vegetable and animal irritants, opium, chloroform, alcohol, narcotic gases, tobacco, hemlock, venomous and rabid animals, etc. According to the titlepage this Philadelphia edition is "From the last London edition."