Cases in surgery, with remarks Part the first [all published].

White, Charles

Published by Johnston, London, 1770
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White, Charles (1728-1813). Cases in surgery, with remarks. Part the first [all published] . . . To which is added, an essay on the ligature of arteries, by J[ohn] Aikin (1747-1822). 8vo. xv, 198, [2, blank], [3]pp. 7 fold. plates. London: Johnston, 1770. 205 x 125 mm. Sheep c. 1770, gilt-ruled spine with leather label, light rubbing, former owner's name (J. Monckton, Marden, Kent) tooled on front cover and inscribed on front pastedown. Moderate to heavy foxing but a very good, sound copy. First Edition, collecting some earlier papers with new ones on related subjects and including Garrison-Morton 4407, "An account of a new method of reducing shoulders" (1764, describing White's method of reducing shoulder dislocations by suspending the patient from the affected arm) and G-M 4437, "A case in which the upper head of the os humeri was sawed off (1769, first recorded excision of the head of the humerus). This is White's only general surgical book. Re Aikin, whose essay is appended to White's work, see G-M 6705, the first collection of British medical biographies, compiled by Aikin in 1780. White was Aikin's teacher. Waller 10271. Blake 488. Cushing W162 Osler 4223. Bookseller Inventory # 1130

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Title: Cases in surgery, with remarks Part the ...

Publisher: Johnston, London

Publication Date: 1770

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Edition: 1st edition.

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