A TREATISE ON SOME PRACTICAL POINTS RELATING TO THE DISEASES OF THE EYE....TO WHICH ARE ADDED A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE, AND HIS METHOD OF CURING THE CONGENITAL CATARACT, BY HIS FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE, J.R. FARRE....
Saunders, John Cunningham:
Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin Warner, 1821. xlvii,,232pp. plus eight engraved plates. All but one of the plates "printed in colours by H. Anderson." Contemporary speckled tree calf, leather label. 1 1/2-inch chips in spine ends, rear joint cracked. Browned and stained, insect damage at edge of first eight pages, not affecting text. Fair only. One of the most important works on ophthalmology, by the founder of the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital. Copies of this book with the engraved plates colored are rare. The fine colored plates of eye diseases are by Hugh Anderson. The uncolored plate depicts medical instruments. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 6720.
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