The Chirurgical Works ...

(O'Neal (John William Crapster)) POTT (Percival)

The Chirurgical Works ...

First American, from the last London edition. In two volumes. Vol. I [-II].

Description: 2 vols., with 15 engraved plates, some folding, browning, foxing, water-staining, pp. [vi], xxvii, 437; [iv], 433, [6, ads], 8vo, modern calf backed boards, both titles signed J.W.C. O'Neal

Publication Details: Philadelphia: Published by James Webster. William Brown, Printer. 1819

Notes: A poor copy, but an association copy of some interest. This was probably a text book used by O'Neal while a student at Pennsylvania College (now, Gettysburg College), where he began his studies in 1844, and there are a few marginal marks and underlinings indicative of this. O'Neal practised medicine in Gettysburg for 40 years, and was a pillar of the community. His chief claim to fame was in the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg: 'Having tended to so many wounded, O'Neal began shortly after the battle's end to record names and burial places of soldiers who had died. He worked together with...more

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Price: £850

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1819

Stock Number: 56940

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