The Hospital Surgeon
The Hospital Surgeon
The Hospital Surgeon

The Hospital Surgeon

BELLOSTE, [Augustin]

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Title continues: "Or, A New, Gentle, and Easie Way to Cure speedily all sorts of Wounds, and other Diseases belonging to Surgery. Also A Discourse on Discover'd Bones, and A Way to Dress, after Trepanning, with a New instrument invented by the Author. In Three Parts. I. The Advantages of this Way, and Mischiefs of a contrary Practice, propos'd and confirm'd by Reason and Authority. II. Observations on Wounds of all Kinds, and in every Part of the Body; quickly Cur'd by this Method. With Practical Reflections. III. An Idea of the Author's New Practice in Wounds and other Cases, and his Easie and Effectual Remedies with some Observations and Remarks." Originally produced in 1696, this book was a huge success, being translated into several languages and often reissued. Ink notations by previous owners include treatments for various illnesses eg. "Remarkable cure for deafness, fill the mouth with tobacco smoke and shut the mouth and nose tight and cause the smoke to pass through the ears." Former owners signatures include William Cary/Carey, Greenfield and Joseph Wadsworth, Griffins Mills Post Office, Erie County, State of New York.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. & B. Sprint et al
  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Date Published: 1713
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Poor
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [20], 456 p. 14 cm. Full leather. From our As Is shelf. Lacks frontispiece. Front board detached, corners and edges worn. Extensive ink notations on front and rear endpapers. Tear in front free endpaper. Ink notes and underlining within. Pages darkened and dampstained but legible.