Observations on aneurism selected from the works of the principal writers on that disease from the earliest periods to the close of the last century
London Printed for the Sydenham Society 1844 Ex Libris 8vo (22.4 x14.4 cm) Original dark green cloth, blind stamped with gilt coat of arms of Sydenham Society on covers. Collation: xii,  4- 524 pp. Binding in very good condition with only minor wear or rubbing on ends of spine, hinges, covers and corners. Oval stamp of the Royal Society of Endinburgh on front paste down, Society leaf and title page. Minor foxing on first two leaves and several end leaves, as well as on edges of text block. There is occasional minor foxing and some age browing to top edge of a few leaves in the middle of the book Very Good Cloth (Item ID: 0000249)
This work provides major literature contributions on aneurisms from 2nd century (Galen) to end of the 18th century (Baille and Deschamps) The book is organized into three Parts: I - Symptoms Pathology, and Causes (starting with Galen and ending with Baille); II & Treatment (Aetius in the 6th century to Deschamps, 1799); III & Bibliography and Index.