By: ADAMS Jr., Leslie B. (publisher)
Birmingham, Alabama, The Classics of Medicine Library: 1979
Seller ID: 84345
Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Volume I only (of two) of this deluxe reprint edition of the collected writings of England's Joseph Lister (1827-1912). Dr. Lister, a surgeon, became convinced that sterilization techniques used during surgeries could reduce deadly infections, which proved to be accurate. With illustrations in color and black & white, and an unattributed introduction. Includes facsimile of the original 1909 Oxford University Press issuance of this work. Number 7633 of an apparently limited edition. --- In full grey bonded leather with four raised spine bands. All edges gilt. With gilt-stamped cover and spi... View More...