1797.004: Efficacy of Doctor Perkins's Patent Metallic Instruments.

Published: 1797

Full Title: Evidences of the efficacy of Doctor Perkins's patent metallic instruments.

Author: Perkins, Elisha (1741-99), comp.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: John Dixon Jr.

Description: 40 pgs.; 16 cm. (12mo).


A compilation of testimonials from medical contemporaries as a promotional vehicle for the sale of Perkins's surgical instrument; one of seven such imprints in 1796 & 1797 issued from Newburyport to Richmond, with two editions published in New London near his home in Plainfield, Connecticut.

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