Abraham, James Johnston. LETTSOM: His Life, Times, Friends and Descendants. Cr. 4to, First Edition; pp. xx, 498; 145 illustrations, including many full-page plates, folding pedigree, etc., 2 appendices, index; original buckram; a nice copy in rare dustwrapper (taped & slightly defective). London; William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd; 1933.
***John Coakley Lettsom, 1746-1815, was one of the leading physicians of the Eighteenth century and was at the forefront of many of the medical advances of the day. The dustwrapper (seldom found) is the second issue one stating "Cheap Edition" issued to stimulate sales, but the book is the first edition, identical in all respects. From the library of Ralph Pilkington, with his bookplate. #19550
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