Item #15759 Personal Memoirs of John H. Brinton. John BRINTON, ill.

Personal Memoirs of John H. Brinton

New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1914. 1st Edition. 8vo. Good. Item #15759

Scarce 1st Edition of this first hand Civil War account from one of the war's most prominent surgeons, a close friend of Grant and acquaintance of much of the Union Army's leadership.

Brinton served in the capacity of a brigadier surgeon and as a member of General Ulysses S. Grant's staff. Surgeon General William Alexander Hammond made him the first curator of the National Museum of Health and Medicine.

Blue cloth. Square tight binding. Clean interior. Yeoman-like repair to inner hinges with binding tape. moderate rubbing and wear to binding with a few ripples in the cloth on the front board. Pages tanned.

Overall a handsome volume of a tough-to-come-by Civil War medical history.

Price: $125.00

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