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Medical Observations and Inquiries, Vol. I -VI [6 volumes]
Published by William Johnston 1757-84, London - , 6 uniform volumes each with folidng plates, vol 1 has 5 plates, vol 2 has 4 plates, vol 3 has 6 plates, vol 4 has 4 plates, vol 5 has 7 plates, and vol 6 has 3 plates, Vol 2 includes the first surgical paper from the colonies by John Bard (New York surgeon) of an operation in which he successfully removed a partially decomposed foetus from an abdominal tumour of a young woman, who survived the procedure First Edition , joints cracked but boards holding on five of the volumes, volume 6 has detached boards and is cracked down spine so textblock split in two, spines scuffed and with some labels missing, owner's name at front, some pieces missing at upper edges of front free endpaper and title pages, textblocks and plates are complete, some light spotting to plates, the books are in just good condition , full speckled calf with gilt titles on spines, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments Octavo, 21 x 14 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
Last Found On: 2014-12-10           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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