The Works of Sir James Y. Simpson, Bart.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1871
Description: Edited by J. Watt Black, et al. text illustrations, 3 volumes, 8vo, original pebbled rust cloth; (spines chipped and repaired, inner hinges strengthened, t.p. repaired on vol. I with no loss of text). New York: Appleton, 1871, 1872. Scarce. Very good.
Comments: Author was the Scottish physician who discovered the advantages of chloroform in surgical anaesthesia and introduced many important procedures in gynaecology and obstetrics. The volumes are individually titled as follows: Vol. I: Selected Obstetrical and Gynaecological Works. Vol. II: Anaesthesia, Hospitalism, Hermaphroditism. Vol. III: Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Women.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 147024