Medical Books, Four Titles in Six Volumes.
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Medical Books, Four Titles in Six Volumes. Including: Henri-François Le Dran's (1685-1770) Observations in Surgery, London: Hodges, 1740, octavo, second edition of the English translation, illustrated with two folding engraved plates, contemporary leather, worn and patched, 8 x 4 3/4 in.; Percivall Pott's (1714-1788), The Chirurgical Works, London: Lowndes et al., 1779, in three octavo volumes, illustrated with nine full and three folding plates, contemporary bindings, worn, ex library copies, 8 1/4 x 5 in.; John Bonnycastle's (1750?-1821) An Introduction to Astronomy, London: for J. Johnson, 1796, octavo, engraved frontispiece, third edition, with nineteen folding engravings, contemporary calf, good, 8 x 5 in.; [and] Harvey Cushing's The Pituitary Body and its Disorders, Philadelphia & London: Lippincott, , large octavo, illustrated, publisher's burgundy cloth, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (6)
Provenance: From the collection of B. Leonard Holman, M.D., Philip H. Cook Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, and Chairman, Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Le Dran: A-Z8, Aa-Ee8 (lacking Ee8 ?blank, following two complete leaves of ads.)
Pott: I: [pi]4, B-Z8, Aa-Ii8, Kk4; II: [A]2, B-Z8, Aa-Ll8, Mm2; III: [A]2, B-Z8, Aa-Dd8, Ee4, Ff-Gg8.
Bonnycastle: A4, B-Z8, Aa-Ee8, Ff4.
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