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Memoria chirurgia sui piedi torti congenita - Scarpa, Antonio - 1803. 
- Pavia, Giuseppe Comini, 1803, Fl.-Folio, 42 pp., 5 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, Halbpergamenteinband d.Zt; feines Exemplar. Rare First Edition ! - - "Although the clinical appearance of club-foot had been common knowledge among surgeons ever since its elaborate description in the Hippocratic texts, its pathologic anatomy was not accurately described until Antonio Scarpa (1752-1832) published his volume in 1803. - - This book marked a turning point in interest in the subject. Little was added to Scarpa's description of the deformity until . Keith in 1929" Bick, Source Book of Orthopaedics, 2d ed., p. 146 - - "In his book ., (he) described his methods of treatment, which relied on gentle manipulation and the use of braces incorporating steel springs. He believed that the patients should be ambulatory during the treatment" Peltier, Orthopedics, a History and Iconography, p. 45 and figs. 3.6-3.10 - - Heirs of Hippocrates 1107 (2nd. Ed. 1806); Garrison-Morton No. 4308; Norman 1900 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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