A General System of Surgery In Three Parts: Heister, Laurence A General System of Surgery In Three Parts: Heister, Laurence A General System of Surgery In Three Parts: Heister, Laurence

A General System of Surgery In Three Parts

Heister, Laurence

Published by W. Innys, C. Davis, J. Clark, R. Manby and J. Whiston, 1743
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First Edition in English. In Three Parts. 4to, xvi, 476p.; 338p. [10] index. Full calf leather with expertly rebacked spine, gilt stamped red morocco spine label. Edges and corners of boards touched up. Endpapers foxed, gift inscription from one Doctor to another, dated Nov. 5, 06 [1806?] to first blank, with ownership signature at head of title page and dated 1780. Contains 38 folding copper-plates, some of which were misfolded, many of the plates have been refolded and some repairs made to the edges, other plates remain a little worn at the margins, most of the engravings are in very good condition otherwise and clean. A few marginal paper repairs to the text. Light brown staining to pages 265-275 affecting plate 35, otherwise a good clean copy overall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A General System of Surgery In Three Parts
Publisher: W. Innys, C. Davis, J. Clark, R. Manby and J. Whiston
Publication Date: 1743
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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translated into english from the latin of Dr. Laurence Heister .
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Book Description 2017. Ebook. Book Condition: New. eng Lang:- eng, It is an Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1750]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in ebook (pdf) format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. We provide you the best available ebook for your ebook shelf. Once you place the order, you will receive a link to download the pdf file. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Bookseller Inventory # HT00002642250

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Heister, Laurence
Published by W. Innys and Others, London (1757)
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Book Description W. Innys and Others, London, 1757. hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. 6th Edition. 4to. Large. 456; 414pp. Illus. Two volumes in one. Dark brown leather, five raised band, gilt lettering "Heisners Surgery" on red spine label. Spine rubbed and bumped, covers detached, rubbed and bumped, no feps, title page torn with some loss, affecting text, tape reinforced and taped to first page of Preface, plates 7 and 10 torn, affecting content, p.63/64 of Vol. II torn in several places, affecting text, repaired with tape, plates 23, 29, 37 and 40 missing, pages damp stained, foxed, Title continues: ". . . Applied in All Operations and Disorders. The Whole Illustrated with Forty Copper Plates, Exhibiting all Operations, Instruments,Bandages and Improvements, According to the Modern and Most Approved Practice. To Which is Prefixed an Introduction, Concerning the Nature, Origin, Progress, and Improvements of Surgery; With such Other Preliminaries as are Necessary to be Known by the Younger Surgeons. Being a Work of Thirty Years Experience". Bookseller Inventory # 23418

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Book Description London, 1768. Disbound. Book Condition: Poor. No Jacket. Two volumes in one. 454, 414 pages. Disbound. 39 of 40 plates. A few plates improperly folded. Plate 37 missing. Plate 38 has a tear and a wrinkled fold and two old repairs in the margins. Plate 40 is bound out of place and has the top margin trimmed, with the loss of the plate number and plate location. Plate 40 has a long tear in the middle resulting in the loss of about 1 sq in of the central image and another tear along the tab. Both of these tears have old repairs. Size: 4to - over 9? - 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 618934

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Book Description London, Innys, Richardson et al. 1757. 4°. XVI, 456 S.; 404 S., (10) S., (2) S. und 40 gefaltete Tafeln. Leder d.Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Rücken im 19. Jahrhundert restauriert. Gering stockfleckig. Tafel 36 falsch eingebunden. Tafel 40 mit grossem Riss im Längsfalz. Komplettes und gutes Exemplar. Bookseller Inventory # 44957

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Heister, Laurence
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Book Description London, 1757. Disbound. Book Condition: Poor. No Jacket. Two volumes in one. 436, 404, (10) pages. Disbound. 40 plates. Vol. 2 lacks title page and everything before the first page of text. Vol. 1 lacks half title, if it ever had one. Slight foxing throughout. Size: 4to - over 9? - 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 618932

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Heister, Dr. Laurence
Published by J. Whiston et. Al. (1768)
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Book Description J. Whiston et. Al., 1768. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. 8th. 2 v. in 1. 28 cm. (4to) Full leather binding. Front hinge cracked. Binding worn. Numerous illustrations. Clean, unmarked pages. Numerous illustrations. Collated. 39 folding plates of 40 present (plate between 402 and 403 missing). 8th ed. G&M 5576 (1st ed.) Garrison-Morton describe Heister as the first truly scientific surgeon in Germany. Dr. Heister was reputed to have introduced the spinal brace. Heirs of Hippocrates 797. Wellcome III, p. 237. (1st ed.) T.O. Benjamin's plate on verso. Bookseller Inventory # 1306130018

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Laurence Heister
Published by W Innys; C Davis; J Clarke; R Manby and H S Cox, London (1745)
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Book Description W Innys; C Davis; J Clarke; R Manby and H S Cox, London, 1745. Full calf. Book Condition: Good. second edition. xvi, 476, 338 (paginated as for two books, but here bound as one & [x] (Index) pages plus 38 folded plates; bound in full calf with raised bands and a red morocco spine label. The surface layer of the calf on the boards has been lost; the edges of the boards are very rubbed; the spine strip is rubbed and faded; the binding is surprisingly firm and sound; there is the bookplate of Wm Tomkyns - roughly contemporary with the book; there is a small inked inscription on the first free endpaper; the title page has a small inked name struck out; many pages have patches of light foxing - mostly confined to margins; one leaf has been folded on the corner and missed the trimming leaving a small excess of paper; 32 of the plates may fairly be described as very good; one is very torn and creased, one has a small tear in a margin, the fore edge of one is a little rough, two have been mis-folded and have a frayed and dusty fore edges. A very respectable copy which could benefit from some tidying of the covers. A very heavy book for which additional shipping will be asked. Size: 8" x 10" (200mm x 255mm). Bookseller Inventory # 016216

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Heister, Dr. Laurence.
Published by W. Innys: London. (1743)
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Book Description W. Innys: London., 1743. 38 copperplate engravings, 10 x 8.5, quarter leather, boards, gilt lettering on spine, xvi, 338 + index, replacement covers, rebacked with most of original spine attached, corners bumped and worn, covers have moderate wear, some soiling and spotting with small "dents" on side edges, page edges spotted and stained, replacement endpapers and blank pages, contemporary ink name (Tho. C. Rediston) and price he paid for the book, pencil note, foxing, light staining, spotting, smudging, a few small tears, creased corners, pages 347 - 350 lacking upper corners, plate 11 is missing about half the image, archival repairs to pages and plates. According to Garrison and Morton, Heister, who was the the founder of scientific surgery in Germany, introduced a spinal brace. His work was the most popular surgical book of the 18th century. FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION. Bookseller Inventory # 97-5266

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