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Gillies Plastic Surgery of the Face 1920

Gillies, Plastic Surgery of the Face, 1920

 Plastic Surgery of the Face based on selected cases of War Injuries of the Face including Burns with original illustrations by H. D. Gillies, C.B.E., F.R.C.S. Major R.A.M.C. With a Chapter on the Prosthetic Problems of Plastic Surgery by Capt. W. Kelsey Fry, and remarks on Anaesthesia by Capt. R. Wade. London 1920. Large quarto/small folio volume bound in red half leather binding with red marbled paper over boards. Gold text and five raised bands on spine. New end papers. Small chip of leather at top coroner of rear board. Binding clean, bright, and tight throughout. Copiously illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams detailing pathologies and phases of plastic surgeries, mostly of the face. A heavy volume with ample margins.