"A System of Surgery" by Nicholas Waters, extracted from the works of Benjamin Bell

Title

"A System of Surgery" by Nicholas Waters, extracted from the works of Benjamin Bell

Subject

Medical texts--1790-1810
Hamilton, William (1772-1810)

Description

Bound book, 5" x 8 1/2", with leather jacket hand-sewn over boards, 570 pages with 12 illustrative plates and index covering contemporary methods of medicine and surgery in the late 18th century. This is a first edition of the single volume American version of a six-volume set by Benjamin Bell published in Europe. Fair condition with some staining, foxing and insect damage. William Hamilton's name is inscribed on a number of the front and end pages.
For digitized copy of second edition, see:
https://collections.nlm.nih.gov/catalog/nlm:nlmuid-2543024R-bk

Creator

Waters, Nicholas Baker (1764-1796)
Bell, Benjamin (1749-1806)

Publisher

Thomas Dobson, Philadelphia, Penn.

Date

1791

Contributor

Gift of Mary R. Tingley Laidley (1859-1940) to the Field Memorial Library.

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

None

Type

Text

Identifier

FML-2012-003.01

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

002

Tags

Citation

Waters, Nicholas Baker (1764-1796) Bell, Benjamin (1749-1806), “"A System of Surgery" by Nicholas Waters, extracted from the works of Benjamin Bell,” Conway Historical Society, accessed December 9, 2018, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/930.