Title: An Account of two successful operations for restoring a lost nose from the integuments of the forehead, in the cases of two officers of His Majesty's Army...
Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama The Classics of Medicine Library 1981
Seller ID: 30079
[title continues] ...to which are prefixed historical and physiological remarks on the nasal operation; including descriptions of the Indian and Italian methods. With engravings by Charles Turner illustrating the differnt stages of the cure. Facsimile, privately printed for the members of The Classics of Medicine Library (first published in 1816); copy #476 (numbered bookplate on front endpaper). 4to. xvi, 32 (Life of Carpue), with frontis & 6 plates; [viii], ii, 104pp, 5 plates (3 coloured). Full leather, decorated in gilt, raised bands on spine; all edges gilt, ribbon marker, (printed) marbled endpapers. Fine. With the booklet of 'notes from the editors' loosely inserted.
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