RECUEIL DE MEMOIRES DE CHIRURGIE. Baron D. J. Larrey.
RECUEIL DE MEMOIRES DE CHIRURGIE.
RECUEIL DE MEMOIRES DE CHIRURGIE.

RECUEIL DE MEMOIRES DE CHIRURGIE.

Pp. xvi+319+[2](errata, verso blank), 4 folding plates at end, each preceded by a page of explanatory text, the last plate printed in red & black; early half calf, spine, neatly rebacked with a later (not recent) calf spine decorated in gilt compartments, gilt lettered & decorated red leather title label, marbled papered boards, rubbed, edges lightly worn, joints tender; ribbon marker; later (not recent) brown endpapers, hinges starting, minor production (trimming) fault to top fore-corner pp. 15/16 the plates and explanatory leaves at end slightly creased, a couple of small edge chips, scattered light foxing and occasional faint soiling; Compere Jeune, Paris, 1821. First edition. *'Larrey was the greatest military surgeon in history' [Garrison & Morton, p. 237]. Baron Dominique Jean Larrey (1766-1842) was a surgeon with Napoleon's army and an innovator in battlefield medicine, introducing modern methods of army surgery and triage, field hospitals and army ambulance corps. NATO's highest medical honour is named after him. This volume includes essays on moxa, the membrane of the iris, intestinal and bladder wounds, a.o. Item #148506

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