Antique Medical Instruments

London: Sotheby's, 1980. Hard Cover. Large, square quarto in green cloth; 355 pps. with index, directory of historical surgical instrument makers, bibliography. Profusely illustrated with color plates and black and white photos. Work (the first of its kind to be written) covers the history of medical and surgical instruments from the Middle Ages to 1870. Also includes chapters on dental and veterinary pieces, adjuncts of the sickroom such as feeding utensils, medicine recepticles, toilet items concerned with hygiene, early spectacles and ear trumpets. A fine, fresh copy in equally fine dust jacket. / Yes. Item #E4254
ISBN: 0856670529

Price: $195.00

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