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Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1980. Plates. 2 volumes in one, thick 12mo, full leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine, 1980). Spine slightly sunned, else a fine copy. "The first book on orthopaedics, which term Andry himself introduced. " GM 4301. Facsimile of the London, 1743 edition.
Boston: Medicina Rare, 1970. 78 plates, 2 folding. 114 pages with text in French. Small folio, red leather-backed boards.Boston & Stuttgart: Medicina Rara, . Limited Edition -- number 357 of 2800 copies. A fine copy, but lacking the slipcase. Delpech, Professor of Surgery at Montpellier, published a comprehensive treatise on deformities of the bones and joints... Delpech did more than any other man toward the development of orthopaedics in France." GM 4315. Facsimile of the Paris, 1828 edition. Included is...
14 pages (pp. 441-454) IN: The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, 1901, vol. 44, no. 286. 8vo, original gray printed wrappers. N.Y., 1901. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Kelly tipped the catheter with wax, so that it registered clearly any pressure from sharp stones. This became an important means of diagnosing calculi. GM 4295.
Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1936. 42pp. IN: Med. Classics, vol.1, no.4, pp.281-328. Small, thin 4to, original orange printed wrappers, (top of spine warped). Baltimore, 1936. First Edition. December issue offered entire. Very good. "Pott's disease." Percival Pott, surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital for more than 40 years, left a classical description of spinal curvature due to tuberculous caries and causing paralysis of the lower limbs. He did not, however, recognize its tuberculous nature. GM 4304. ALSO INCLUDED: Pott. Some General...
Paris: Laurent d'Houry, 1689. Seconde edition. Revue, corrigee & augmentee d'un nouveau traite des playes d'arquebusades. 436pp., table. 12mo, contemporary calf; worn. Paris: Laurent d'Houry, 1689. A Paris surgeon's treatise on how to heal all fractures and dislocations by the use of bandages. With an apppended discourse on gunshot wounds. Biog. Med. VII 415. Hirsch V 731.
5 pages (pp. 273-77) IN: Transactions of the Pathological Society London, 1868-69, vol. 20. 8vo, modern wrappers. London, 1868. A classical account of osteitis deformans. Wilks was associated with Guy's Hospital all his life. A kindly, charming man, he was described by Osler as one of the handsomest men in London in his time, even until the age of 70. GM 4338.