Memoirs of the Life and Services of Daniel Drake, M.D.


This antique hardcover book is bound in original purple cloth boards with decorative etching on the cover and gilt lettering on the spine. Spine faded, with some mild wear; some foxing within, owner's name and bookplate from private 19th-century library collection; most inner pages clean. Frontispiece is an engraving of Dr. Drake. The book charts the early life and career of the physician who helped establish the Medical College of Ohio (now the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center). 408 pages; approx. 6"x8"



  • Memoirs of the Life and Services of Daniel Drake, M.D., Physician, Professor, and Author
  • Edward Mansfield
  • Applegate & Co., 1855
  • First edition