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Practical surgery

Liston, Robert

Published by John Churchill, London, 1837
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Liston, Robert (1794-1847). Practical surgery. 8vo. vi, [2], 494, 8[adverts.]pp. Text illustrations. London: J. Churchill, 1837. 220 x 141 mm. Original green blind-stamped cloth, recased preserving original spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning, some edges frayed, but very good. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 5593: "In his day Liston was the most dexterous and resourceful surgeon in the British Isles. He was the first in the country to remove the scapula and the first-on 21 Dec. 1846-to perform a major operation with the aid of an anesthetic. His method of laryngoscopy is described on p. 350 of the above work.". Bookseller Inventory # 38008

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Title: Practical surgery

Publisher: John Churchill, London

Publication Date: 1837

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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