SURGERY. - Dutertre (P.), former Surgeon... - Lot 61 - Ferri & Associés

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SURGERY. - Dutertre (P.), former Surgeon... - Lot 61 - Ferri & Associés
SURGERY. - Dutertre (P.), former Surgeon of the Royal Abbey of Montmartre, Doctor of Medicine. en Médecine. Traité d'opérations nouvelles et inventions de mécaniques servant de moyens secondaires pour en assurer le succès. Paris, Mequignon - Marvis, 1814. In-8, long-grained blue morocco, fully fleurdelisé boards with central coat of arms and wide lace, ornate and fleurdelisé spine, garnet moire linings and endpapers with wide gilt dent. blue morocco inner border with grecque, gilt edges, slipcase (contemporary binding). ORIGINAL EDITION, dedicated to King Louis XVIII. In this work, surgeon Dutertre describes the surgical procedures for which he was renowned, and presents the hand prostheses he had developed. The work is illustrated with a portrait of the author and 21 hors texte plates, stipple-engraved by Hulk after Decoisy, depicting the repaired hands and instruments used in his operations. A SUPERB COPY DEDICATED TO KING LOUIS XVIII IN A SUMPTUOUSLY DECORATED BINDING, WITH HIS COAT OF ARMS AND EMBLEM.
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