A general system of surgery

Publication Date1753
RemainderIn three parts. Containing the doctrine and management I. Of wounds, fractures, luxations, tumours, 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 thirty eight copper-plates, exhibiting all the 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. Translated into English from the Latin of Dr. Laurence Heister, Professor of Physic and Surgery in the University of Helmstadt, Fellow of the Royal Society, London, and of the Royal Academy at Paris, &c.
Extent2v.,38 plates
Publisherprinted for W. Innys and J. Richardson in Pater-Noster Row; C. Davis in Holborn; J. Clark under the Royal-Exchange; R. Manby on Ludgate-Hill; J. Whiston and B. White in Fleet-Street; and H. S. Cox in Pater-Noster Row


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