1815. Item #78142
LANGENBECK, Conrad Johann Martin, hrsg. NEUE BIBLIOTHEK FUR DIE CHIRUGIE UND OPTHAMOLOGIE. Erster Band(-Dritter Band). Hanover: Bey den Brudern Hahn, 1815(-1822). Volumes 1-3 (only) of four. 19 plates, some folding. Three octavo volumes uniformly bound in contemporary bindings of paper boards, leather spine label, and all edges stained red. This is a collection of surgical and opthalmological essays, abstracts and reviews. the entire series was published in 4 volumes between 1815 and 1828. Ex library; no external marks but a bookplate at front pastedown and ink stamp on title leaf, recto and verso. Bindings show superficial wear at edges. A few plates have light foxing, and a few are starting at the folds. Text is clean. Some of the contributors included are J.F.D. Jones, James Wardrop, Ernst Alban, Thomas Copeland, William Goodlands, Astley Cooper, W.A.I. Schlagintweit, William Lawrence, John Hennen, and Tomaso Volpi. Langenbeck, the editor, who was professor of anatomy and surgery at Gottingen, also contibuted many articles. All articles are in German. Quite scarce.