A System of Surgery by Samuel D. Gross, M.D. (Complete in two volumes)
Hardcover. Condition: Good - Very Good- 1866. Henry C. Lea. Fourth Edition.
"System of Surgery, Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative. Illustrated by upwards of 1300 engravings."
Volume I: Good condition, thinning along boards and rubbing along edges. Corners bumped, and part of spine peeled back, but not detatched. Burned corners form cover to pg 66, but not obstructing any text. Previous owners signature on front endpage. Interior clean with minimal foxing. Still well bound together. Leather spine is dry and beginning to crack, but could easily be rejuvenated.
Volume II: Very Good- condition. Thinning along edges on cover and along outer hinge of spine. Rubbing, corners bumped, edge wear still tightly bound together. Interior clean with minimal to no toning or foxing. Previous owners signature on front endpage.
All in all a lovely, complete volume of a fascinating medical work.