Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861. 1st Edition (Cordasco 60-0955). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy to John A. Lowell Esq 'from the author'. xii, 179, [3 (blank)] pp. 12mo. 7-1/2" x 4-5/8". Original brown publisher's cloth with gilt spine lettering & boards stamped in blind. Slight lean. Only light wear to binding. Bookplate. Small abrasion in center of front gutter. Withal, a pleasing VG+ copy. Item #47078
Jackson a prominent early 19th c. physician who was 'one of the first in America to investigate vaccination in a scientific spirit' and was '... largely responsible for founding Massachusetts General Hospital.' [DAB].
Lowell a prominent Boston businessman & philanthropist, as well as the second trustee of the famous Lowell Institute.