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Birmingham: Classics of Surgery, 1987. Twenty full-pages plates, most in color. viii + 134 pages, large, oblong 8vo, gilt-decorated, red leather, a.e.g.; leather bookplates with limitation number and owner's name inside front cover. Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, (1987). A fine copy. Facsimile of the London, 1821 edition. With separately printed publisher's notes.
9 pages (pp. 1263-1271) IN: The British Medical Journal, 1887, vol. 2, Dec 10th. 4to, modern wrappers. London, 1887. First English Edition. Whole issue offered entire. MacEwen's method for the radical cure of oblique inguinal hernia. The sac was folded into a pad and used as a plug at the internal ring, the ring being closed in layers. GM 3596.
Paris: Gabon, 1823. Supplement au Traite Pratique de Hernies. Trans. from the Italian by M. Cayol. 2 vols., 8vo. text plus atlas volume. 21 fine copper plates and 14 in outline after Faustino Anderloni (1766-1847), light foxing, thin folio, cloth- backed marbled boards. Paris: Gabon, 1823. Very good (+). One of the greatest classics on hernia, from which derive the eponyms "Scarpa's fascia" and "Scarpa's triangle" of the thigh. The magnificent anatomical plates, drawn and engraved to perfection, represent their...