JOSEPH, Jacques.

Nasenplastik und sonstige Gesichtsplastik nebst einem Anhang über Mammaplastik und einige weitere Operationen aus dem Gebiete der äusseren Körperplastik. Ein Atlas und Lehrbuch.

Leipzig: Verlag von Curt Kabitzsch,1931

8vo, pp. xxxi, 842, (2) errata and imprint, (2) adverts, including 1718 text illustrations (some with colour and many from photographs). Publisher's quarter morocco, gilt spine (slightly faded), extreme tips of pp. 1–80 worn (gnawed?) away, but a fine and fresh copy. Bookplate of Dr. Koch von Langentreu.

FIRST EDITION. G&M 5763.01: “A masterpiece of 20th century plastic surgery, and Joseph’s most comprehensive work.” The numerous illustrations include some of the earliest explicit pre- and postoperative photographs in the literature. “The clinical work of Jacques Joseph of Berlin and his magnificent treatise on operative technics for rhinoplasty and other plastic procedures, published in 1931, may be mentioned as a great modern outgrowth of the seeds sown by Gaspare Tagliacozzi” (Gnudi & Webster). Very scarce.


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