The hand: Its mechanism and vital endowments... Rebound in modern cloth.

Publisher Information: London: Pickering, 1833. 1st edition. xv, 288pp. Text illustrations after Bell's drawings. Later cloth. 225 x 140 mm. Library bookplate. First Edition of one of the great classics on the hand, touching on the hand's anatomy, physiology, bio-mechanics, comparative anatomy, sense of touch, kinesthetics, adaptive importance, etc. "In this work, Bell compared the upper extremity of man to that of the animals, and he graphically described and illustrated the principles of anatomy as related to function. [The book] is beautifully written and well worth being used as an introductory book for young residents in reconstructive surgery" (Boyes, On the Shoulders of Giants, p. 29; also 28-30). Gordon-Taylor, Charles Bell, 56. Very Good. Book Id: 36039

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