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Paris: 1759. With 6 large folding engraved plates of instruments and procedures. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf. Paris, 1759. Seconde Edition Levret's account herein of radical ligature of polyps of the uterus along with his detailed account of the appropriate instruments provided the model after which this operation was carried out for many years. Gurlt describes Levret as the "most famous French obstetrician of the 18th century."
3 vols., 8vo, full calf; ex-lib, all volumes lack spines, front cover of volume 3 detached. Paris: Bechet, 1841-43. First Edition. Lisfranc was associated with the Pitie for 15 years before publishing his Clinique chirurgicale, which recounts the many achievements of his career. This is the only complete general surgery he wrote. He made many improvements in operative surgery, and is best known for "Lisfranc's amputation" of the foot (1815; GM 4443). Hirsch. Wellcome III 528. Not in Waller...
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1979. Illustrated. 2 volumes. Short thick 4to, full gilt-stamped leather; marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine Library, 1979. A fine copy. "The founder of the antiseptic principle, his work had a profound effect upon modern surgery and obstetrics... Because Lister never wrote any books, his Collected papers remain his lasting monument." GM 85. Facsimile of the 1909 edition.
London: Wellcome Historical Museum, 1927. Descriptive Catalogue. Lister Collection. Portrait & many illustrations, tall slim 8vo, blue coth. London: Wellcome Historical Museum, (1927). Very good. Replicas of original apparatus, instruments & other material used by Lister are housed in American College of Surgeons, Detroit.
Lugduni Batavorum: Conradum Wishoff, 1731. WITH: A.F. Lambrechts Oblectationes et Observationes Anatomicae, 1751. Title in red & black; 9 woodcuts of surgical instruments. 247, ; , 64 pages. 16mo, full early calf (rubbed), ornately gilt spine. Lugduni Batavorum: Conradum Wishoff, 1731. Very good. Discovery of lymphatics. Fifth Edition of one of the forebears of the modern dissecting manual. Lyser was Bartholin's "presector" in Copenhagen and cooperated with him especially in the investigations of the intestinal lymphatics. Bartholin acknowledges Lyser's assistance.....