LEES, Frederick Richard. An Inquiry into the Reasons and Results of the Prescription of Intoxicating Liquors in the practice of medicine. Trubners. 1866.
8v0. Original paper wrappers, lettered in black; pp. iv + 5-144, a few text illustrations; library label of The Hope Trust, Edinburgh to title page, wrapper with small ink strain and splitting to foot of front joint, otherwise very good.
First edition. Scarce. Lees (1815-1897) was a doctor and promoter of temperance. In this little book he takes the medical profession to task for its use and approval of alcohol.