On Lithotrity And Lithotomy
John Churchill, Princes Street, Soho, 1853, 1st edition. Original blind stamped cloth, G+. xvi+388pp+26pp publishers adverts, adverts to the front endpapers, 97 b/w engraved illustrations, index, cloth rubbed & worn along the spine with a repaired split, corners bumped & rubbed, Ex Library [ Royal College of Surgeons Ireland ] with their small ink stamp to the endpapers, title and rather keenly stamped to the margins of the text, a good copy in a worn binding. Binders ticket of Remnant & Edmonds on the pastedown. Hardback , no dustjacket.
¶ Detailed monograph on the removal of kidney stones from the bladder of male & female patients. The author, William Coulson [ 1801 - 1877 ] was a leading Victorian surgeon with a specialism in the disease of the Bladder. In 1851 he performed the first operation at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, just after the hospital opened he being the senior surgeon there. His books on surgery were extremely popular in his day.
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Keywords: surgery, medicine, health, bladder, Lithotripsy, kidney stones,