The Surgical Works, or, Statement of the Doctrine and Practice of P. J. Desault
Price: 450.00 USD
ph: Dobson, 1814. Ed. by Xavier Bichat. 12 plates, some folding, 2 vols., 8vo, contemporary sheep; (worn, front cover detached from both volumes., ex-lib., internally very good.). Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1814. First American Edition. "Desault was a great French surgeon... He made many suggestions regarding the treatment of fractures and dislocations and is one of the founders of modern vascular surgery. He was Xavier Bichat's teacher..." GM 5580. Volume II "...concerns urological diseases. With Chopart Desault, he founded urological surgery, and was one of the first to have a clear understanding of urological disease." GM 4165.02. Austin 654. good.