LE DRAN, Henri François.
Traité des Operations de Chirurgie.
Paris: Charles Osmont, 1742.1742
8vo, pp. (viii), 570 [i.e. 580], (2), 1 folding plate. Le Dran’s MS monogram (?) on title as in the Wellcome copy. Title and last leaf slightly soiled and corners worn. Contemporary sprinkled calf, neatly rebacked, endpapers replaced, good copy.
FIRST EDITION of this standard surgical textbook by one of the great Parisian masters and celebrated teachers. It includes descriptions of the operations for hernia, amputation, lithotomy, hare-lip, wounds of the head, whitlow, etc. etc.