Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by the Late Abraham Colles, M.D.
COLLES, Abraham; MCCOY, Simon (ed.)
Lectures on subjects such as gangrene, tetanus, hydrophobia, head injuries, hernia, aneurism, cancer, diseases of the testicle, prostate, bladder stones, spine curvature, necrosis, fractures, and a great deal on venereal disease. A gem of medical history: "Dr. Gregory used to relieve night sweats by a meat dinner and a pint of draught porter going to bed" (p. 15, under Hectic Fever).
- Publisher: Ed. Barrington and Geo. D. Haswell
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1845
- Place Published: Philadelphia
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
viii, 420, 32 p. 24 cm. Full leather. Professional repairs to corners and spine ends. Tear in edge of front free endpaper. Mild foxing. Some browning to pages in publisher's ad section at rear. Dark mark on lower spine.