Sale 19PA01 | Lot 148

BROWN, SOLYMAN and PARMLY, ELEAZAR Dentologia: A Poem on the Diseases of the Teeth, and their proper remedies. With Notes, practical, historical, illustrative, and explanatory by Eleazar Parmly, Dentist.

Catalogue: The Angling, Decoy & Americana Collection of John Parmly, Rumson, New Jersey

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Lot 148
BROWN, SOLYMAN and PARMLY, ELEAZAR Dentologia: A Poem on the Diseases of the Teeth, and their proper remedies. With Notes, practical, historical, illustrative, and explanatory by Eleazar Parmly, Dentist.
New York: Peabody & Co., 1833. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth, spine gilt. 8 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches; 176 pp. Extremities lightly bumped, some surface soil to cloth, scattered foxing and staining to textblock.
The first dental poem in English, with extensive notes by Parmly. "The first twenty-five years of [Brown's] career were devoted to the ministry, writing and teaching, which he continued until 1832, when he became acquainted with Dr. Eleazar Parmly, who was at that time distinguished as a dentist. Their friendship developed to the extent that Dr. Parmly invited Mr. Brown to become a member of his family and instructed him in his profession" (Koch, History of Dental Surgery II, p. 89). Asbell 35; Campbell 436.


Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
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The Angling, Decoy & Americana Collection of John Parmly, Rumson, New Jersey

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