Publisher Information: London: C. Hitch & R. Dodsley, 1752.
Cheselden's Only Work on General Surgery
Le Dran, Henri Francois. The operations in surgery of Mons. LeDran . . . with remarks, plates of the operations . . . by William Cheselden. 8vo. , 473, pp. 22 engraved plates. Modern half morocco, marbled boards. Light toning. Early ownership signatures. Very good copy.
Second edition in English. Le Dran is credited with major improvements in lithotomy (Garrison-Morton 4283), as well as original ideas on empyema and cancer (Garrison-Morton 2607), and valuable case reports in military and general surgery (Garrison-Morton 2149). This English translation, first published in 1749, contains William Cheselden/s only work on general surgery. Wellcome III, p. 473; ESTC (RLIN) N10665 Book Id: 39790