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A Manual of Military Surgery by  JOHN JULIAN) By Order of the Surgeon General [Confederate Imprint] (CHISOLM - Hardcover - 1863 - from Caravan Book Store (SKU: 531)

A Manual of Military Surgery

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A Manual of Military Surgery: Prepared for the use of the Confederated States Army. Illustrated

by [Confederate Imprint] (CHISOLM, JOHN JULIAN) By Order of the Surgeon General

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Richmond Virginia: Ayers & Wade, 1863. Very good. 12 mo. (7 x 4 1/2 inches) 298 + (1) pages, 30 lithographed black and white plates, original cloth-backed marbled wrappers, a few leaves browned "This was the standard manual for Confederate surgeons. Chisolm was a leading southern physician and served for a time as chief surgeon of the military hospital at Richmond. Crandall lists Richmond editions of 1861 and 1862 with no plates, an 1861 Charleston edition with no plates, and an 1864 Columbia, S. C. edition with only 26 plates." There are eight plates illustrating the arteries, fourteen plates illustrating amputation, and eight plates illustrating resection.


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A Manual of Military Surgery
[Confederate Imprint] (CHISOLM, JOHN JULIAN) By Order of the Surgeon General
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Ayers & Wade
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Richmond Virginia
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Americana; Old and Rare; Medical; Civil War; Confederacy; Confederate Imprint;

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.


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