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BENNION, ELISABETH - Antique Medical Instruments

Berkeley, CA, Sotheby's/University of California Press. 1986. Cloth. Book, Quarto, green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 355 pp. including index, chronological chart, biblography and directory of surgical instrument manufacturers. Very generously illustrated throughout with 380 black and white and color photographs. A detailed history of every form of surgical and medical appliance from spectacles to trepanning instruments starting with Medieval times and their history up to 1870. Also covers dental, veterinary and hygienic instruments. A particularly valuable resource for collectors with a remarkably extensive 38 page listing of instrument manufacturers for the period covered. This is a collector's copy, in AS NEW condition. A very tight volume with fresh cloth, sparkling gilt titles and bright, fresh interior, unmarked, unblemished and unread in a crisp, sharp, tight, glossy, unclipped dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket in pristine condition. AS NEW in AS NEW dust jacket. New/New.
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.5 | £UK 58.25 | JPą 8380] Book number 09950

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