Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap. 355 pp.; 4to; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. In pictorial green jacket. Illustrated with 380 photographs including 16 color plates. Includes index, glossary, and a chronological chart showing internationally, the comparative dates of doctors and surgeons. Hint of fading to jacket spine. Front endpaper with very small ownership stamp of Lars M. Vistnes, M. D., with his circular blindstamp lower leading corner.
Very good+ condition. Very good+ condition (DJ) Small quarto (4to). xiv, 355 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minor shelfwear. The unclipped dustjacket has minor sunning to the spine and minor shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Contains over 380 photographs. One page of text has red marker notations. Reprint edition.
Used-Very Good. VG hardback in VG dust jacket. 1st edition. Tidy copy in tight binding; green cloth with gilt titles on spine. Dust jacket faded on spine. This is a heavy book; additional postage may be required outside UK.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Usual library markings, including label on spine, text is bright, clean and clear. Uncirculated. Page edges yellowed. Sewn binding. Green cloth over boards, gilt lettering on spine. Xii, 355 p. Contains appendix, bibliography.
As New in As New jacket. Book Quarto, green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 355 pp. including index, chronological chart, biblography and directory of surgical instrument manufacturers. Very generously illustrated throughout with 380 black and white and color photographs. A detailed history of every form of surgical and medical appliance from spectacles to trepanning instruments starting with Medieval times and their history up to 1870. Also covers dental, vetrerinary and hygienic instruments. A particularly valuable resource for collectors with a remarkably extensive 38 page listing of instrument manufacturers for the period covered. This is a collector's copy, in AS NEW condition. A very tight volume with fresh cloth, sparkling gilt titles and bright, fresh interior, unmarked, unblemished and unread in a crisp, sharp, tight, glossy, unclipped dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket in pristine condition. AS NEW in AS NEW dust jacket.
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