The surgical works, or, Statement of the doctrine and practice of P.J. Desault (Volume 1).

  • Desault, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1738-1795.
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Also known as

Oeuvres chirurgicales. Selections. English


Philadelphia : Published by Thomas Dobson ..., 1814 (William Fry, printer)

Physical description

illustrations (engravings) ; 22 cm

References note

Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 654
Shaw & Shoemaker 31327

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1958. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm


A continuation of the translation of Oeuvres chirurgicales begun by Charles Caldwell with the publication of pt. 1 under title: A treatise on fractures, luxations, and other affections of the bones (Philadelphia, 1805) The present edition is a translation of pts. 2 and 3. (Cf. Translator's pref.)
Printer statement appears before date of publication on t.p
Plates signed: Lawson, sc
Vol. 1 pagination: xiii, [3], 512 p., 8 leaves of plates (some fold.) ; v.2 pagination: vi, [2], 308 p., [4] leaves of plates (some fold.)
Film 633 reel 37 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 37, no. 654).


Vol. 1. Diseases of the soft parts -- v. 2. Diseases of the urinary passages



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