A Treatise on Gall-Stones: Their Chemistry, Pathology, and Treatment
Place Published: London
Publisher: John Churchill and Sons
Date Published: 1863
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 47357
323; 31pp. Octavo [23 cm] Rebacked with two types of red cloth (one thickly woven and plain, the other tightly woven and less recent, but not dating back to the original boards). With the original brown cloth covered boards, with decorative blind stamping. A paper label with the title written in pen has been mounted to the spine. Thirty-one pages of publisher's adverts at the rear. The extremities are rubbed, there are small losses from the corners of the covers, and the edges of the covers are faded. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. The endsheets are darkened, and there is a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. With a couple of prominent cracks in the text block.
With two color plates. A first edition from the German biochemist, who was considered a pioneer in the field of "brain chemistry."