Surgical Instruments Catalog and Broadsides.
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Surgical Instruments Catalog and Broadsides. Including: Illustrated Catalogue and Price-List of Surgical Instruments, Electric Batteries, Orthopedic Appliances, etc., etc., Manufactured by George C. Frye, Portland, ME, octavo, publisher's original cloth, illustrated throughout, contemporary doctor's ownership inscriptions; [together with] five folding illustrated flyers, mostly published by Frye; [and] a sample of Pancreobismuth, a remedy for dyspepsia in its original envelope, some damage to broadsides, one with rodent predation.
N.B. George C. Frye was a successful pharmacist and vendor of surgical instruments at the turn of the 19th century. His residence at 296 Congress Street in Portland, Maine, now demolished, was designed by Charles H. Kimball. Frye had retail locations at 300 Congress Street, and later at 44 Oak Street, in Portland.
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