Notes on . . . developmental and functional relations . . .of the cranium.
Inscribed by HiltonHilton, John (1804-78). Notes on some of the developmental and functional relations of certain portions of the cranium. . . . Edited by Frederick William Pavy. 8vo. , 93, pp., plus 16pp. publisher's catalogue. 9 plates with explanation leaves. London: John Churchill, 1855. 222 x 141 mm. Original brown blindstamped cloth, a little worn especially at spine head and foot. Light toning, a few pencil marks, otherwise very good. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title: "Professor Ellis-with J. Hilton's compts." Underneath in a different hand is written: "Library of Professor of Anatomy, Univ. Coll. Lond."
First Edition. Based on a series of lectures on the functional and anatomical aspects of the bones of the head, delivered by Hilton at Guy's Hospital. Best known as the author of the surgical classic On the Influence of Mechanical and Physiological Rest in the Treatment of Accidents and Surgical Diseases (1863; G-M 5609), Hilton "had remarkable powers of observation, and could discover important facts form the least obvious indications. As a lecturer and clinical teacher he had a large following" (DNB). About half the lectures contained in this book appeared first in Guy's Hospital Reports in October 1853.
Edition: 1st edition
Book Id: 12206