1851. Item #77320
WARREN, J. Mason. AN ACCOUNT OF TWO REMARKABLE INDIAN DWARFS EXHIBITED IN BOSTON under the name of Aztec Children. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, New Series NO. XLII (April 1851), pp.286-293. Philadelphia, Blanchard & Lea, 1851. With two woodcut illustrations. A cold and inhuman account of two children, with no explanation of the circumstances of their acquisition and exhibition by "the person who has them in charge." "A question naturally arises... whether they belong to the human species..." The complete issue of the Journal, in printed wrappers with some chips and smudges.