Surgical tracts: containing a treatise upon ulcers of the legs; in which former methods of treatment are candidly examined, and compared with one more rational and safe; effected without rest and confinement. Together with hints on a successful method of treating some scrophulous tumors; and the mammary-abscess, and sore nipples of lying-in women. The second edition; revised, enlarged, and defended. To which are now added, observations on the more common disorders of the eye, and on gangrene.

London: Printed for J. Mathews… 1788.1788

8vo, pp. xxiv, 151, 77, 1 leaf (advertisements). With the half-title and final advertisement leaf, divisional title to the later tracts. Spotting on the first and last few leaves, otherwise a very good copy. Contemporary half calf, spine ruled in gilt and with green morocco label (rubbed, head of spine a little worn and crack at top of upper joint, lower corners worn). Bookplate of Henry Denny of Saxmundham.

Second edition; the first appeared in 1783 as A Treatise upon Ulcers of the Legs but the varied contents of this enlarged edition required a different title. This was Underwood’s only book other than his great work on paediatrics.


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