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A Dissertation on the Treatment of Morbid Local Affections of Nerves
36, Lombard Street. Fleet Street. London Lincoln: J Drury. Taylor and Hessey. Drury and Son., 1820 To which The Jacksonian Prize was adjudged by the Royal College of Surgeons. In modern red cloth, title in gilt to black leather label to spine, gilt tooling. Internally, new endpapers, half title has some very light foxing, the frontispiece by Clift, has a tiny tear to joint at base, some light browning to base not affecting plate, title page has some light browning, small library stamp to head (Hereford Medical Institute), sporadic minimal light foxing, text block edges are marbled, half title and coloured frontis present, [7], (viii-xv), [1], [1], 2-196 pp, complete with all 3 plates as called for, printed by T Miller, Noble Street, Cheapside, London. Rare and desirable! (Allibone 2309) 4 editions published between 1820 and 1834 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide. Swan, anatomist, won the Jacksonian prize at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1817 for his essay ‘On deafness and diseases and injuries of the organ of hearing’. In 1819 he won the prize a second time with a dissertation ‘On the treatment of morbid local affections of nerves’. This was published in 1820 and translated into German in 1824. See ODNB.
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