POTT, Percivall.

The Chirurgical Works.

London: Printed for Hawes, W. Clarke, and R. Collins,1775

Large 4to, 5 leaves, pp. (5)–802, and 12 engraved plates. Good modern half calf antique. Very small library stamp on the half-title, a nice copy.

Collected edition of this great surgeon’s works, and the only one in quarto. It includes his works on wounds of the head, ruptures, fractures and dislocations, chimney sweeps’ cancer, etc., etc. Pott was surgeon to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, and the principal English surgeon of his time.


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