Troy: Penniman, 1804. hardcover. Volume 2 ONLY. viii, 552pp. 8vo, contemporary calf (spine and edges are well-worn but tight and sound; scattered foxing). Troy New York: Printed by O. Penniman, 1804. Second American edition. Very good. very good.
Important and comprehensive account of surgery as practiced in the closing years of the 18th century. This volume deals with bloodletting, aneurisms, affections of the brain, & diseases of the eyes, nose, lips, mouth and ears.