1859 1st edition GROSS Anatomy & Surgery Medicine Pathology Civil War 2v Set

GROSS, Samuel

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Samuel Gross, a renowned 19th-century physician and surgeon, was well-known for his medical treatises on surgery, particularly “System of Surgery”. This work is highly desirable and important, regardless of edition, and, according to ‘Heirs of Hippocratesthe greatest surgical treatise ever written and was for many years the standard text in medical schools. Gross composed this work to be “the most elaborate, if not the most complete treatise in the English language.” (GM 5607).

 

This 1859 FIRST EDITION is highly sought after with hundreds of engravings throughout.

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1859 1st edition GROSS Anatomy & Surgery Medicine Pathology Civil War 2v Set

 

Samuel Gross, a renowned 19th-century physician and surgeon, was well-known for his medical treatises on surgery, particularly “System of Surgery”. This work is highly desirable and important, regardless of edition, and, according to ‘Heirs of Hippocratesthe greatest surgical treatise ever written and was for many years the standard text in medical schools. Gross composed this work to be “the most elaborate, if not the most complete treatise in the English language.” (GM 5607).

 

This 1859 FIRST EDITION is highly sought after with hundreds of engravings throughout.

 

Item number: #20887

Price: $1250

 

GROSS, Samuel

 

A System of Surgery: pathological, diagnostic, therapeutic and operative

 

Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1859. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – xxiv, [3], 36-1162, [2], 32
    • II – xxiv, [3], 20-1198
    • Hundreds of illustrations throughout
  • References: HoH 1680; Garrison-Morton 5607; Osler 2842
  • Provenance:
    • Handwritten – L. J. Lyman
    • Stamp – Dr. J. C. Wilhoit
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.25in X 6.25in (23.5cm x 16cm)
  • Very rare and desirable!

 

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20887

Category

Medicine & Science

Authors

GROSS, Samuel

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete