1878 Agnew's Surgery Book

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This book is so awesome! It was given to Sherwood O Cassidy by his father when Dr. Cassidy graduated Valedictorian from California Medical College on Apr. 25, 1883. It has been well used and well loved! It is really large 10 x 7 x 2.75". It has 1,062 pages.

Some of the first few pages have come undone from the binding and are loose but not torn out, in addition, those pages edges are torn and a little brittle, probably from not being secured inside and the same is with one of the back pages. The rest of the book is in good condition, the pages are yellowed but in good shape. There are some dirty fingerprints here and there on the pages which just shows how well it was used and loved. .
The leather cover is worn and scarred & scratched all over. The back cover looks like it might have gotten liquid on it.

I haven't found another one on-line. Its full title is Principles and Practice of Surgery Being a Treatise on Surgical Diseases and Injuries. It was written by D. Hayes Agnew MD LLD and published by JB Lippincott & Co. Philadephia. It is, as it says, "profusely illustrated".


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