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The Surgeon's Vade Mecum

A Manual of Modern Surgery

By Robert Druitt

1878 - London - Henry Renshaw

7" by 5"; xix, 864pp, 16pp

 
 
 
 
 
 

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A clear and simple instructional medical work.

Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes indicating types of surgery, instruments and ailments.

The eleventh edition.

Written by English medical writer Robert Druitt. Druitt is best known for this work which became a favourite due to its clear and simple style. The work was reprinted in America and was translated into many European languages.

This was a popular and standard medical reference work for many years, and is a fascinating insight into nineteenth century medical surgery.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding. Rebound with original boards preserved. Externally, bumped to extremities. Some light patches of rubbing to the joints. Prior owner's inscriptions in pencil to the front pastedown. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, John R Kirkup. Internally, firmly bound. Offsetting to title page. Pages are generally bright. Instances of scattered spotting and occasional marks to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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