Notes on Nursing
Florence Nightingale (b.1820, d.1910)
Author Florence Nightingale, published by D Appleton and Company, Broadway, New York, 1860 (1st edition). A card with the volume has the text "resented to Miss B C Lawson on the occasion of her retirement as Matron of the Royal Women's Hospital from her friends and colleagues, December 1st 1977".
The book was presented in a gold paper covered and velvet lined box.