The works of . . . edited by James F. Palmer. 4 vols. plus atlas

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London: Longman [etc.], 1835. Hunter, John (1728-93). The works . . . with notes. Edited by James F. Palmer. 4 volumes plus atlas. Text: xxiv, 643; xvi, 488; xx, 638; xxi, xl, 506, 639-675 (index to first 3 vols.)pp. Frontispiece portrait and facsimile in Vol. I. Atlas: 27pp. plus engraved portrait and 61 plates numbered 1-26, 26*, 27-60. London: Longman . . . , 1835. 228 x 141 mm. (text); 296 x 231 mm. (atlas). Original boards, rebacked, new paper spine labels, light edgewear, inner front hinge of Vol. I cracking. Occasional foxing in text, a bit more foxing in atlas especially to the portrait of Hunter, Vol. I frontispiece starting, a few 19th century library markings inside front covers, but on the whole very good, with Vol. IV mostly unopened. "Ex libris Med. Chir. Soc. Abred." inscribed on title of Vol. I. First Collected Edition of the complete works of John Hunter, including his four books (The Teeth; Venereal Disease; Animal Oeconomy and The Blood, Inflammation and Gun-Shot Wounds) and all of his published papers, illustrated "by the whole of the original engravings, to which several others have been added" (Vol. I, p. xi). Also included are a life of Hunter by Drewry Ottley and an index to the first three volumes (not present in all copies). Le Fanu, John Hunter: A List of His Books, p. 21.


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