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ix, 37 pages. 8vo, modern wrappers. Philadelphia, 1838. First Edition. A rare and valuable copy of this protest by the eminent naval surgeon. Packard (ii, p. 697) states that Barton was merely opposed to the "title, Surgeon General," but the pamphlet makes it clear that he was opposed to the office as well. The DAB states that Barton was apparently opposed to the creation of this new position because he was "jealous of the new office."
Edinburgh: Mundell, 1800. With the two fine engraved plates. 2 volumes in one. 8vo, smooth polished calf with leather spine label and simple decorations. Edinburgh: Mundell, 1800. Second Edition. "A founder of the modern surgery of the vascular system... Bell's most enduring contributions to surgery are his Discourses &c. the second of which is a valuable historical discussion of the surgery of the arteries."-Garrison. Light age-browning. Austin 192.
Berlin: Der Welkrieg im Bild, 1926. 2 volumes. 350 and 350 pages; nearly each page with a black-and-white photograph. Thick 8vo, blue cloth with decorative spines and front covers; volume I with book plate and ownership signature, hinges mended, both volumes lightly rubbed. Berlin and Oldenburg: Der Weltkrieg im Bild, 1926. Internally fine, a very good set.