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A General System of Surgery in Three Parts, Containing the Doctrine and Management: I: Of Wounds, Fractures, Luxations, Tumors, and Ulcers of All Kinds; II: Of the Several Operations Performed on All Parts of the Body; III: Of the Several Bandages.(2 v)

Heister, Dr. Laurence

Published by J. Whiston et. Al., 1768
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
From Sheila B. Amdur (Storrs Mansfield, CT, U.S.A.)

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Two Volumes. "Applied in all Operations and Disorders. To which is prefixed, an Introduction Concerning the Nature, Origin, Progress, and Improvements of Surgery; With such other Preliminaries as are necessary to be known by the Younger Surgeons. Being a Work of Thirty Years Experience. Illustrated with Forty Copper-Plates, exhibiting all the Operations, Instruments, Bandages and Improvments, according the to Modern and Most Approved Practice. Translated from the Author's Last Edition, greatly improved. The Eighth Edition, Revised and Corrected." Personal bookplate. Bindings are worn, hinges cracked, front board loose on vol. II. Vol. I: xi, 456 pp., 18 folding plates; ink name and date (1833) on title page; 2 plates with a tiny hole. Vol. II: Plates 19 to 40, plate 40 torn along fold; 414 pp; scattered margin pencil marks. Some slight browning to some of the plates, light dampstaining to edges of some pages. According to Garrison and Morton, Heister, who was the founder of scientific surgery in Germany, introduced a spinal brace. His work was the most popular surgical book of the 18th century. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006235

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Title: A General System of Surgery in Three Parts, ...

Publisher: J. Whiston et. Al.

Publication Date: 1768

Binding: 1/4 Leather Marbled Boards

Book Condition:Good

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