CLOQUET, Jules [Germain].

Anatomical Description of the parts concerned in Inguinal and Femoral Hernia. Translated from the French…with lithographic plates from the original etchings…by Andrew Melville McWhinnie.

London: John Van Voorst…1835

8vo, pp. iv, 50, (2)adverts, 4 lithographed plates by the translator. Small stain from a former binding in the upper corners throughout, two old library stamps on title and stamp on backs of plates. Good modern half calf antique.

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of Cloquet’s thesis, and the first of several works by him on hernia. See G&M 3585 (original French edition of 1817). For this work Cloquet dissected more than 300 specimens. Henry Marcy considered his work to be in the class of Cooper and Scarpa.


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