You are looking at an original 18th century book in a worn contemporary full calf leather gilt binding - as described. A General System of Surgery in Three Parts. Containing the Doctrine and Management of. I, Wounds, Fractures, Luxations, Tumors and Ulcers of all kinds. II, Of the several operations performed on all parts of the Body.
III, Of the several bandages applied in all operations and disorders. The whole illustrated with forty copper plates exhibiting all the Operations, Instruments and Bandages and improvements according to the Modern and most approved Practice. Towhich 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. 1757 Sixth Edition Translated from the Author's Last Edition, Greatly improved. 2 parts bound in 1 xvi  pages prelims + 456 pages + 404 pages + index + plates. Thank you for looking - increasingly uncommon thus after 262 years.The item "1757 Old Antique 18th Century Heister Surgery 6th Edition 40 Plates Medical Rare" is in sale since Wednesday, May 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "michaelmoonsbookshop" and is located in Whitehaven, Cumbria. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile.