Title The Edinburgh Practice of Physic, Surgery, and Midwifery; Preceded By An Abstract of the Theory of Medicine, and the Nosology Of Dr. Cullen and Including Upawards of Six Hundred Authentic Formulae... (Vols. I, III, IV, & V Only of Five)
Book Condition Poor
Edition "New Editions"
Publisher London G. Kearsley 1803
Seller ID 010878
Four of five volumes ONLY; Missing volume II; 19 of 20 folding plates; Leather covers are very worn, and completely deteriorated over spines; Library presentation plate affixed to front paste down of all volumes; Inked name stamp at top corner of front end page of all volumes; Occasional inked marginalia; Vol. I: Both boards are detached, as are front end page and half title page, but present; Inked notations on front end page; Scattered fairly light foxing; Vol. III: Both boards are detached, along with rear end page; Light scattered foxing; Moisture stains along bottom edges; Vol IV: Front board is detached; Top edge of first five leaves is chipped, though not affecting text; Scattered light foxing; Moisture stains along bottom edges of text; Seven folding plates showing medical instruments and tools; Plates are intact, though show moderate foxing and and stains; Vol. V: Front board is missing, and rear board is detached; Scattered light foxing, and some mosture stains; 12 Folding plates including extra-uterine conceptions, abortion, "monsters" (siamese twins), club-feet, instruments, fetus, and instrumental removal of fetus; Plate 7, showing the pelvic bones, is badly damaged, and partially missing; There is some foxing, and mild to moderate moisture stains on many of the plates; A few of the plates show small closed tears, and there is some chipping along edges of a couple of the plates; Missing plate called for is from Vol. II; Other than stated defects, text and illustrations are clear, complete, and intact.
Medicine Medical Surgery Midwifery