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Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles & Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery

£24.99

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'The nineteenth century saw a complete transformation of the practice and reputation of surgery. Crucial Interventions follows its increasingly optimistic evolution, drawing from the very best examples of rare surgical textbooks with a focus on the extraordinary visual materials of the mid-nineteenth century. Unnerving and graphic, yet beautifully rendered, these fascinating illustrations include step-by-step surgical techniques paired with medical instruments and painted depictions of operations in progress. Arranged for the layman from head to toe, and accompanied by an authoritative, eloquent and inspiring narrative from medical historian Richard Barnett'.

The book is in excellent condition, the cover is unmarked as is the spine. The internal pages are crisp and the illustrations are especially vivid.

Item details

Author(s):
Barnett, Richard
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
255
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson Ltd

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'The nineteenth century saw a complete transformation of the practice and reputation of surgery. Crucial Interventions follows its increasingly optimistic evolution, drawing from the very best examples of rare surgical textbooks with a focus on the extraordinary visual materials of the mid-nineteenth century. Unnerving and graphic, yet beautifully rendered, these fascinating illustrations include step-by-step surgical techniques paired with medical instruments and painted depictions of operations in progress. Arranged for the layman from head to toe, and accompanied by an authoritative, eloquent and inspiring narrative from medical historian Richard Barnett'.

The book is in excellent condition, the cover is unmarked as is the spine. The internal pages are crisp and the illustrations are especially vivid.

Author(s):
Barnett, Richard
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
255
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson Ltd

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