Intercolonial Medical Congress of Australasia. Transactions of Second Session, held in Melbourne, Victoria, January, 1889 [Volume 1]

Melbourne, The Literary Committee [of The Congress], 1889.

Octavo, xxxvi, 568 pages with illustrations plus 2 maps, a folding table, 6 pages of line illustrations and 6 original albumen paper photographs (each 135 x 95 mm, or cabinet-size) mounted individually on blank leaves.

Gilt- and blind-decorated full morocco a little rubbed at the extremities; short tears to a few leaves expertly closed; an excellent copy.

One of the photographs ('Necrosis of Fingers and Toes') illustrates 'Diseases of Polynesians, as seen in Queensland' by F. BOWE (8 pages). The other five illustrate 'A New Procedure for the Cure of Congenital Talipes Varus and Equino-Varus' by T.N. FITZGERALD (6 pages plus 2 pages of line illustrations and 5 photographs, depicting three boys before and after their operations). A second volume of Transactions was also published in the same year ([ii], [569]-1029 pages plus a large folding table and 9 original albumen paper photographs); only one of these photographs is cabinet-size, the others are cartes-de-visite (approximately 90 x 55 mm). Not in Ferguson; Ford 991; Holden 57.

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Price (AUD): $550.00

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