New York: Gryphon Editions, 1984. hardcover. Translated by Charles E. Hackley. Illustrated. xviii + 676pp., thick 8vo, gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. New York: Privately Printed for the Classics of Surgery Library, Gryphon Editions, 1984. A fine copy. Contains the separately printed Editor's Notes. fine.
"Billroth...was the founder of the Vienna School of Surgery. He has also been called the founder of modern abdominal surgery...The above work, which placed him in the front rank, was translated into ten languages." GM 5608. Facsimile of the 1871 First English Edition.