Illustrated with wood engravings and lithographs throughout, most of urological instruments. Very thick 8vo, half morocco, joints reinforced. V.p., v.d., mostly printed in Paris, 1820s - 1870. Very good.
Articles by J.-Z. Amussat, Alphonse Amussat, Lucien Boyer, Filhos, and others. J.-Z. AMUSSAT's articles include his doctoral thesis, several works in the field of urology, eg. Tableau Synoptique de la Lithothrypsie... (1832); Quelques Considerations Pratique sur le Broiement de la Pierre (1853). Also included are some of his writings on gynecology: Observation sur une Operation de Vagin Artificiel (1935); Memoire sur la Retroversion de la Matrice dans l'etat de Grosesse (1843); Memoire sur ... Tumeurs Fibreuses de l'Uterus (1842); Quelques Considerations sur l'Hygiene du Peuple des Campagnes (1849), and Amussat's Eulogy by Amedee Latour. BOYER's articles include Memoire sur un cas d'Amputation sus Malleolaire (1845); TumeNTInterstitielle de l'Uterus (1846); Maladie de Matrice (1849), two articles on cataract surgery and one on strangulated hernia. Articles by FILHOS related to the use of caustics in uterine disorders as well as one on prevention of cholera. AMUSSAT fils is represented by his dissertation, De l'Emploi de l'Eau en Chirurgie (1850) and continues his father's researches with Extraction de Deux Corps Etrangers Retenue dans l'Uretre, (1855), and several articles on cauterization, including one on cautery by means of electricity. These articles are all extracts and reprints from such journals as La Revue Medicale, Bulletin General de Therapeutique, etc.
Condition: Very Good