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Birmingham: Classics of Surgery, 1985. 8vo, gilt-decorated full leather, a.e.g.; leather bookplate pasted to inside front cover. Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, 1985. A fine copy. The separately printed introductory notes are present Facsimile of the Sydenham Society's London, 1856 edition.
2 pahes (pp. 885-886) IN: Journal of the American Medical Associatioin, vol. 57, no. 11. Tall 4to, modern wrappers. chicago, 1911. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Albee was the first to employ living bone grafts as internal splints. He used cutting machines and saws to make his inlaid, perfectly fitting grafts. GM 5757.
Paris. 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.....
32 pages. Slim 8vo, modern wrappers. Philadelphia, 1855. Atlee performed hundreds of ovariotomies, at first incurring the criticism of the medical profession at a procedure which was considered new and uncertain. He here defends himself against charges by Smith of operating in cases where no tumor was present.
Medicina Rara. Many illustrations, a few movable. Tall 4to, 1/2 leather, slipcase. n.p.: Medicina Rara, n.d. ca., 1980. Limited Edition. Fine, "The illustrations in his (Bartisch's) book form a comprehensive pictorial record of Renaissance eye-surgery; some of the woodcuts show the parts of the eye in various layers as they are viewed in dissection by means of movable anatomical flaps." GM 5817. Facsimile of the 1583 edition.
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."
1910. 9.75 x 7.25 inches, heavy stock deckle-edged black-and-white portrait, no place, no date, circa 1910, signed "S. Baruch" -- a distinguished shoulder-up image with his trademark small rimmed glasses and Van Dyke beard. Outstanding contrast as Baruch has signed on the white border below his image. Near fine condition. Jewish physician and pioneer of hydrotherapy in the United States but best known as the father of financier Bernard Baruch. He began his career as a surgeon in the Confederate...
Ed. by Charles H. Weller. Transl. by George C. Monteath. 5 plates, 4 in color. 2 vols. in one, thick 8vo, full leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1986). Limited Edition. "Beer is remembered for his textbook; the doctrines in it dominated practice for many years...He also presented for the first time the general principles of treating post-traumatic inflammations, including penetrating and perforating injuries as well as injuries to the orbit." GM 5842. Facsimile of the 1821 edition.