Beautifully decorated cover with blue boards and gilt design and edging. Published by the Peabody Medical Institute, Boston, 1881, the book is copyrighted by Albert H. Hayes. Noted as the "Latest Edition". Mint condition. Includes responses to letters from patients with recipes for medicines. Attached to the pastedown is a certificate from the Board of Officers of the National Medical Association at Philadelphia, PA that awards Parker a medal. A collectible copy and great gift for someone in medicine.