491. Facsimile antique binding, gold lettering
on red panels, red end-papers.
Printed on ivory paper.
Price £37 / US$65 / Euro 65
(Postage £2 / US$5 / Euro 5)
Also available in CD-ROM format
Price £30 / US$55 / Euro 55 (Postage free)
will fascinate anyone with an interest in medicine, surgery or dentistry.
While the care and well-being of patients has always been uppermost in
the mind of clinicians, healers from the very earliest times have demonstrated
a high degree of creativity and inventiveness. New medications. New invasive
procedures. New means of easing discomfort during illness or childbirth.
New means of administering remedies.
Styptics, trusses, embrocations, dental prostheses - even male impotence
problems are all covered, together with a wide range of herbal preparations.
This volume will fascinate anyone with an interest in medicine, surgery
or dentistry and provides a unique insight into the development of these
professions. It is essential reading for anyone working in the history
of these subjects. Bound in simulated leather with gold spine lettering,
antiqued ivory paper and maroon end-papers, 500 pages long this book will
make a most welcome gift.
See also our Early Patents Database - "A
Cradle of Inventions: British Patents 1617-1853".