THE TREATMENT OF SYPHILIS. J. Marion SIMS, M. D.

THE TREATMENT OF SYPHILIS

Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lily and Company, [ca. 1883]. Wraps. 8vo. Pamphlet. Illustrated title design to front cover. Upper corners with tearing. Areas of loss to final page and rear cover. Sound, unmarked. Well preserved. Good. Item #15085

An informational pamphlet on McDade's Remedy for the treatment of Syphilis, reprinted from the British Medical Journal. Primarily an anecdotal tale of seeing Native American medicine-men near Montgomery, AL cure the disease with an herbal blend, during his time practicing medicine there with Dr. George McDade in the 1830's. Dr. J. Marion Sims was a profoundly important American physician and pioneer in the field of modern gynecology. His medical experiments with African-American slaves have made his legacy and accomplishments highly controversial among modern historians and ethicists. An early pharmaceutical industry publication. 7pp.

Price: $125.00

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