Medical Observations and Inquiries, Vol. I -VI [6 volumes]

£1,250.00

6 uniform volumes each with folidng plates, vol 1 has 5 plates, vol 2 has 4 plates, vol 3 has 6 plates, vol 4 has 4 plates, vol 5 has 7 plates, and vol 6 has 3 plates, Vol 2 includes the first surgical paper from the colonies by John Bard (New York surgeon) of an operation in which he successfully removed a partially decomposed foetus from an abdominal tumour of a young woman, who survived the procedure

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Author(s) Silvester, Dr. J.; Pye, Dr. Samuel; Fothergill, Dr. John, et al.
Illustrator(s) N/A
Publisher(s) Published by William Johnston
Published Date 1757-84
Signature Information N/A
Size Octavo, 21 x 14 cm
Book Condition Joints cracked but boards holding on five of the volumes, volume 6 has detached boards and is cracked down spine so textblock split in two, spines scuffed and with some labels missing, owner's name at front, some pieces missing at upper edges of front free endpaper and title pages, textblocks and plates are complete, some light spotting to plates, the books are in just good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Full speckled calf with gilt titles on spines, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments