The Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases of the Teeth. Second edition.
London: Printed for S. Highley,... .1835
8vo, pp. xv, 332, (2) adverts, and 11 engraved plates mostly by C.J. Canton with 11 leaves of explanation. Original green patterned cloth with original paper label on spine, uncut. Cloth a little marked, but an excellent copy.
Second edition. Bell was the foremost dental surgeon of his time, and “for a long period the only capable surgeon who applied scientific surgery to diseases of the teeth” (DNB). His book was based on the works of Hunter, Blake, and Fox.
Unsure of some of these terms? Click here to download a copy of Carter & Barker, ABC for Book Collectors (2006), which has full explanations.