Title 18th Century Surgical Instruments on 12 Engraved Plates
Book Condition Good+ or Better
Size Size:11" x 8 3/4"
Publisher About 1800
Illustrator H. Anderson, B. Tanner and Tiebout & Boyd.
Seller ID 003163
12 engraved plates, mounted & preserved on Japan paper. Plates from an unidentified medical volume, with both stipple & line engravings from H. Anderson, B. Tanner and Tiebout & Boyd. Illustrated Plates are:FRACTURE OF THE CLAVICLE; INSTRUMENTS FOR COUCHING AND THE EXTRACTION OF THE CATARACT; INSTRUMENTS FOR THE EXTRACTION OF THE CATARACT AND FOR THE FISTULA LACHRYMALIS; TOURNIQUETS AND AMPUTATING INSTRUMENTS; INSTRUMENTS FOR LITHOTOMY (2 different plates); TRUSSES; FRACTURE OF THE LEG; TREPANNING INSTRUMENTS; and 3 more plates with no "specific" title, just drawings of different surgical tools. All state "SURGERY" at the top of plate.Two plates, cut with some loss to plate numbering. Light foxing & fingersoiling, else very good. Great conversation pieces - and great medical history. Suitable for framing, mounting, etc.
Surgery Surgical Instrument Medicine H. Anderson B. Tanner Tiebout & Boyd