Publisher Information: Würzburg: Gebrüdern Stahel, 1802.
Über eine einfache und sichere Methode des Steinschnittes mit einer Vorrede von Dr. Johann Barthel Siebold. xxxvi, 71, pp. 6 engraved folding plates. Würzburg: bey den Gebrüderen Stahel, 1802. 257 x 211 mm. Original boards, light soiling and staining, spine and edges a bit worn and rubbed. Very good. Inscribed by Harvey Cushing (1869-1939) to Dr. Harold Hatch Gile (1893-1976) on the front free endpaper: “Dr. Harold Hatch Gile from Harvey Cushing Xmas 1924.”
First Edition of Langenbeck’s treatise on his method of removing bladder stones via perineal lithotomy, inscribed by celebrated neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing to Harold H. Gile, professor of urology at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. Langenbeck was professor of anatomy and surgery at Göttingen, where he founded a clinic for surgery and ophthalmology in 1807. He is remembered for inventing an operation for constructing an artificial pupil; see Garrison-Morton.com 5841.Book Id: 46421