Address Delivered Before the American Society of Dental Surgeons, At the opening of its Fourth Annual Meeting; Baltimore, July 18th, 1843.

“The enthusiasm of an artist in dentistry has full scope”


Rare address by Dr. Chapin A. Harris (1806–1860)—the “Father of American Dental Science”—to the American Society of Dental Surgeons. Founded in 1840, the ASDS was the first national dental organization in the United States.  Chapin was its president in 1844. Chapin authored the standard 19th century dental text, Principles and Practice of Dental Surgery. He was the second president of the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the first dental school in the world, and he edited the first dental journal, the American Journal of Dental Science.

OCLC records two copies (DLC and MDU); there is a third copy at NLM. See Kelly & Burrage and Cordasco for other Harris titles.


Description: Address Delivered Before the American Society of Dental Surgeons, At the opening of its Fourth Annual Meeting; Baltimore, July 18th, 1843.

Baltimore: Woods & Crane, Printers, 1843. 22, [2 (blank)]pp. Pamphlet; removed; without wrappers; else Very Good.

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Price: $250.00