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 applied in all Operations and Disorders. The Whole illustrated with Thirty-Eight Copper-Plates, exhibiting all the Operations, Instruments, Bandages, and Improvements, according to he Modern and most approved Practice. 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. Translated into English from the Latin of Dr, Laurence Heister… The Second Edition. 1745.
SIZE 10" X8" and approx. 3.5" thick. Leather bound boards & spine ..boards worn at corners. Front cover has been detached and re-fastened. Initial 4 pages scruffy on edges as are last two pages. Some page browning /stains/ general wear but in general a good clean presentable copy for its age. Very interesting and rare collectible volume..... in very good condition these volumes are asking around UK Pounds $800 (US$1000 plus). The 38 large fold out engraved illustrations are valuable in their own right for framing.
As this volume requires some re-bind work to front cover and general tidy-up we are offering it at a highly realistic price.
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