Wood, George B., M.D. Introductory to the Course of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Medicine, in the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: By the Class, 1850. 1st .
Removed, no wrapper, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 23 pp., good condition. Ink name stamp of an historical society on the first page of text. Inscribed "Rev. Albert Barnes, with the respects of Dr. Wood" on the front. The inscription is lacking a few letters due to trimming. Good. Pamphlet. 
Delivered Oct. 11th, 1850.
George Bacon Wood (1787-1879), a native of Cumberland County, NJ, of Quaker stock. He earned his M. D. in 1818, and conducted a successful medical practice in Philadelphia. His teaching career began in 1822 as Professor of Chemistry at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, retiring in 1860 from the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine.