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Nouveau Dictionnaire de Medicine et de Chirurgie Pratiques
86 - Paris - J. B. Bailliere et Fils, 1864 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An extensive and highly fascinating set of French nineteenth century medical encyclopedias. First edition. Thirty-eight volumes of the original forty comprising of; Volume I A-AMB, Volume II AME-AOR, Volume III APE-ATM, Volume V BIL-BUS, Volume VI CAB-CHAL, Volume III CLAV-COMP, Volume IX CONC-COUD, Volume X COXAL-DEGL, Volume XI DELIG-DYSE, Volume XII DYSM-EMUL, Volume XIII ENLA-EROT, Volume XV FOET-GENDER, Volume XVI GEN-GRIP, Volume XVII GROS-HU, Volume XVIII HYD-INFL, Volume XIX INFUS-KYST, Volume XX LAC-LUX, Volume XXI LYC-MEC, Volume XXII MED-MOEL, Volume XXIII MOL-NEV, Volume XXIV NEZ-ORC, Volume XXV ORE-PAP, Volume XXVI PAP-PER, Volume XXVII PESS-PIG, Volume XXVIII PIL-POI, Volume XXIX POL-PRO, Volume XXX PS-REI, Volume XXXI REI-ROT, Volume XXXII ROV-SCR, Volume XXXIIISE-ST, Volume XXXXIV SU-SY, Volume XXXV TA-TO, Volume XXXVI TR-TYPHO, Volume XXXVII TRY-UTER, Volume XXXVIII VAC-VEI, Volume XXXIX VEN-ZO, Volume XL ZYN and the Supplement. Compiled and edited by a variety of influential surgeons and doctors including Bernutz, Boeckel, Buignet, Cusco, Denuce, Desnos, Desormeaux, Devilliers, Alf. Fournier, H. Gintrac, Giraldes, Gosselin, Alph. Guerin, A. Hardy, Hirtz, Jaccoud, Koeberle, S. Laugies, Liebreich, P. Lorain, Marce, A. Nelaton, Ore, Panas, V. A. Racle, Richet, Ph. Ricord, Jules, Rochard, Z. Roussin, Ch. Sarazin, Germain See, Jules Simon, Stoltz, A. Tardieu, S. Tarnier and Trousseau. Illustrated throughout the text. Both theoretical and practical medical knowledgewas monumental within thenineteenth century, witha series of events that marked the development of Traumatology and Orthopaedics. Firstly therewas the fusion of medicine and surgery, passing it to be considered as a science, with all its implications. Secondly, the onset and development of anaesthesia, whichallowed focused surgery results, rather than speed. Thirdly, the development of antiseptics, whichenabled safer surgery. Finally, the discovery of X-rays at the end of the century, allowing a direct approach to the marrow pathology. Anaesthesia and antiseptics allowed the development of more sophisticated surgical techniques and amputations,with the dramatic increase in survival rates of patients. Bound by E. C. Osborne, with Birmingham Medical Institute gilt stamps to the spines. Condition: In half calf bindings, with marbled boards and gilt lettering to the spines, fifteen of the volumes have been rebacked. Externally, all volumes are lightly rubbed, with shelfwear to extremities. Four of the volumes have loss to the spines, and one volume has loss to the spine label. Fourteen front joints are starting, with ten rear joints starting. Three front hinges, and three rear hinges are slightly strained. Nine boards are held by the cords only- three of which are delicate and may detach in the post despite careful packaging. One board is detached. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound and bright throughout. Generally clean, although there is some light spotting affecting the first and last pages. Seven volumes have light foxing to the first few pages. Slight marginal tide marks to the rear of volume three. Binders label to the front pastedown of every volume. Institutional ink stamp to the title page of every volume. Overall: GOOD.
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