First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with dust jacket. Edited by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Includes a preface, bibliography, captions and texts including 'Death in America: A Chronology,' and 'Memorial Photograph Identification by Era,' by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. 140 pp. with 76 four-color plates on uncoated paper. Selection of postmortem photographs from the "Burns Archive," which contains over 700,000 vintage prints including the world's largest collection of early medical photographs. 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 inches. This first edition was limited to 3000 hardbound copies.
CONDITION: Fine in Fine dust jacket. A Near Mint copy! Out of print. Extremely scarce in this condition.