London.: W Innys; C Davis; J Clark, R. Manby and J Whiston.
[First English Translation Edition]; Published Date: 1743
Illustrated with 36 [of 38] copper-plates, exhibiting all the operations, instruments, bandages and improvements
250 x 200 mm (10 x 8 inches) - xvi, 476pp; 338pp +10pp index.
Brown hardback leather cover.
Worn condition. Ex Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Library. Boards detached. Text block split. Heavy edge-wear with loss to spine ends. Title page soiled and marked. Occasional soiling and tearing to contents and plates. Contemporary writing and details of previous owners details to paste-downs, eps, and occasional pages. Two plates, (10 and 11), missing.
Containing the Doctrine and Management: I. Of Wounds, Fractures, Luxations, Tumors and Ulcers, of All Kinds. II. Of the Several Operations Performed on All Parts of the Body. III. Of the Several Bandages Applied in All Operations and Disorders. To which is prefixed an introduction concerning the nature, origin, progress, and improvements of Surgery; with such other preliminaries as are necessary to be known by the younger surgeons. Being a work of thirty years experience.
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