1874. Item #85608
SPENDER, John Kent. THERAPEUTIC MEANS FOR THE RELIEF OF PAIN: BEING THE PRIZE ESSAY FOR WHICH THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON AWARDED THE FOTHERGILLIAN GOLD MEDAL IN 1874. London: Macmillan and Co., 1874. xii + 230 +  + 31 pp. publisher's catalogue. 8vo., violet pebbled cloth stamped in gilt and blind, spine sunned to tan, chipped 2 inches at crown, partially affecting title. Ink ownership to black coated endpapers. Overopened at half title. Catalogue slightly chipped on a few pages. Scarce. Contains a section on narcotics, as well as "moral influence." Dr. Spender was Surgeon to the Mineral Water Hospital at Bath. [a].