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Medical and Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye Part IV / CIVIL WAR. A group of 5 titles on military medicine and surgery

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A group of 5 titles on military medicine and surgery:
20 – 29 June 2022, 12:00 EDT
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A group of 5 titles on military medicine and surgery:
1. OTIS, GEORGE. A Report on Amputations at the Hip Joint in Military Surgery. Washington: 1867. Modern cloth. FIRST EDITION
"This monograph is divided into four sections: A historical summary, an account of individual cases, a citation of the opinions of the surgeons, and a discussion of results. There are 30 figures, but the strength of this work is in the spectacular plates, five of which are chromolithographs." (Rutkow OR18.) Freemon 106.
2. ---. A Report of Surgical Cases Treated in the Army of the United States from 1865 to 1871. Washington: 1871. 4to. 20th century Half morocco and marbled boards. FIRST EDITION
"This book is a scarce companion piece to the other volumes written by Otis about the surgical treatment of Civil War soldiers. The report describes 1,037 cases in detail." (Rutkow GS74.) There are three striking lithographs depicting soldiers' injuries and numerous text illustrations that depict a wide spectrum of injuries and their surgical treatment. Freemon 106.
3. ---. The Medical And Surgical History Of The War Of Rebellion, 1861 65. Volume II of Part I (only). Washington: 1875. Publisher's cloth. First edition, second issue. Freemon 132.
4. WOODWARD, JOSEPH. The Medical and Surgical History of the War of Rebellion, 1861 65. Volume I, Part III (only). Washington: 1888. Publisher's cloth. First edition, first issue. Freemon 132.
5. ---. Report on Epidemic Cholera and Yellow Fever in the Army of The United States during the Year 1867. Washington: 1868. Modern cloth. FIRST EDITION This report includes important statistical information as well as narrative descriptions from the various military forts affected by the epidemic. Freemon Miner 381.

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