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Antique Medical Instruments

Bennion, Elisabeth

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ISBN 10: 0856670529 / ISBN 13: 9780856670527
Published by Sotheby's, London, 1980
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Large, square quarto in green cloth; 355 pps. with index, directory of historical surgical instrument makers, bibliography. Profusely illustrated with color plates and black and white photos. Work (the first of its kind to be written) covers the history of medical and surgical instruments from the Middle Ages to 1870. Also includes chapters on dental and veterinary pieces, adjuncts of the sickroom such as feeding utensils, medicine recepticles, toilet items concerned with hygiene, early spectacles and ear trumpets. A fine, fresh copy in equally fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # E4254

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Title: Antique Medical Instruments

Publisher: Sotheby's, London

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Yes

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Illustrates the design and development of medical, surgical, and dental instruments, functional aids, medicine receptacles, and infant and invalid feeding utensils from the Middle Ages to 1870

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