ATHOTHIS: A SATIRE ON MODERN MEDICINE. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co, 1887. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-viii 5-194 [195-196: blank] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination; last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original pictorial brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, floral endpapers. First edition. Medical reform novel utilizing the framework of an occult fantasy novel. Using metempsychosis, a physician materializes the spirit of the Egyptian Athothis and together they observe and debate the theory and practice of ancient and modern medicine. Bleiler (1978), p. 140. Reginald 10170. Wright (III) 3757. Early owner's ink-stamped name on the front flyleaf. Cloth worn at spine ends and corners, cloth spotted and stained, a sound reading copy. (#165156).
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