Melbourne, Wilson and Mackinnon, 1864.
Octavo, [ii], 386 pages with 4 illustrations.
Contemporary half calf and cloth; leather lightly rubbed at the extremities, with minor wear to the corner tips; endpapers offset; a few 1950s Commonwealth Department of Health stamps and related call numbers on a few pages; an excellent copy.
Twelve monthly issues bound together with a title leaf and a cumulative index at the rear. There are numerous articles of interest in the volume, including several short ones on snake-bite (approximately 6 pages), and a series of three important lectures on the heart by Professor George Britton Halford (32 pages with 4 illustrations). Halford was appointed Foundation Chair of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology at Melbourne University in 1862.