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Guersant Chirurgie des Enfants 1864

Guersant, Chirurgie des Enfants, 1864

Notices sur la Chirurgie des Enfants par M. P. Guersant chirurgien honoraire de l’hopital des enfants malades, membre honoraire de la societe de chirurgie. Paris 1864. “Notes on the Surgery of Children.” Octavo volume in quarter leather binding with blue leather spine and marbled paper over boards. Marbled end papers. Leather a bit chipped. Corners bumped and chipped. Top right coroner of title page embossed “Jean Binot.” A few small tears at edge of front fly leaf. Textblock with minimal foxing, otherwise a clean, bright, and tight copy. Cleft palate illustrated on page 121. One leaf of publisher’s advertisements at rear. Paul Lousie Benoit Guersant (1800 – 1869). Garrison-Morton 11385, the first general treatise on pediatric surgery.