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Mütter, Thomas D. (1811-1859)
Cases of Autoplastie
Philadelphia: E. G. Dorsey, 1838. First Edition thus. Half Morocco. Marbled paper on boards. . Very Good. 8vo. 21 by 13 cm. 16 pp. Plus two illustrated plates. Early article on rhinoplastic operations. Extracted from American Journal of the Medical Sciences. In this format, scarce, with a single copy found on OCLC (and title of this copy was erroneously entered). Mutter was a trailblazer in surgery and plastic surgery. This, as far as we know, was his first publication. A museum created from his effects is still in operation in Philadelphia.Bound in half brown morocco later, with extra blanks to give some heft to the otherwise thin pamphlet. Scattered light foxing. Edge soiling to one of the plates.[Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB [West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.]
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