Surgical Observations on the Constitutional Origin and Treatment of Local Diseases; and on Aneurisms: Including Directions for the Treatment of Disorders of the Digestive Organs.

By: ABERNETHY, John (1764-1831).

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8vo. (224 x 138 mm) xii, 346pp. Uncut, publisher's 8 pp. catalogue dated Feb. 1826. Original blue paper boards, brown paper spine, printed paper label; spine worn, missing head and tail pieces of spine, front cover partially detached. Bookseller's label, Henry Start, Antiquarian Bookseller, Wolverhampton; inscribed by J. Parrott and Biggam M.D. on half-title. Eighth Edition. This author's primary work was first issued in 1809-10 in two volumes and reached their final form in the sixth edition of 1817. "A pupil of John Hunter, Abernethy became a leading surgeon in London. He was most industrious, and it is said that not even on his wedding day did he fail to give his usual daily lecture at St. Bartholomew's hospital. His book was, in the view of D'Arcy Power, epoch-making." In the first edition on pp. 234-292, ". . .is recorded the first successful ligation of the external iliac artery for aneurysm, an operation carried out by Abernethy in 1796." - [Garrison and Morton]. BM Readex, vol. 1, p. 58; Waller 168 (9th ed.); Wellcome II, p.3. See also Garrison and Morton 5584; Heirs of Hippocrates 1193. First Edition.

Title: Surgical Observations on the Constitutional Origin and Treatment of Local Diseases; and on Aneurisms: Including Directions for the Treatment of Disorders of the Digestive Organs.

Author Name: ABERNETHY, John (1764-1831).

Categories: Medicine,

Publisher: London:, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1826.: 1826

Inscription: Signed

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: M9670

Keywords: Medicine