Principles of Military Surgery, comprising observations on the arrangement, police, and practice of hospitals, and on the history, treatment, and anomalies of variola and syphilis… Second edition, with numerous additions.

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., .1820

8vo, pp. xii, 1 leaf, pp. 580, (4) adverts, 6 engraved plates. Contemporary half russia, spine neatly repaired, a good clean copy.

Second edition. See G&M 2162 (first edition of 1818). Garrison remarked that this book is “a valuable surgical record of the Napoleonic period.” Hennen, an Irishman never without a cigar in his mouth, served in the Peninsular and in Flanders, after which he was appointed deputy inspector of hospitals, and later principal medical officer in the Mediterranean.


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