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FELTOE, Rev. Charles Lett (ED.).
Memorials of John Flint South.

[Twice President of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital (1841-1863)]. Introduction by ROBERT GITTINGS.

pp. xii, 220. Portrait frontispiece. Dust wrapper, a very good copy.

*South was author of 'Memorials of the Craft of Surgery in England' and responsible for having John Hunter reburied in Westminster Abbey. He trained in Germany, subsequently becoming surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital. The bulk of the book is taken up with his unfinished autobiography, ending in 1823. It contains much of contemporary interest, with vivid portrayals of fellow surgeons, such as Abernethy and Astley Cooper and anecdotes of John Keats who was a student with South. It was first issued in 1884, edited by Feltoe, whose original footnotes remain in this edition but whose brief Introduction has been omitted. However, a useful Index has been added.

Centaur Press. Sussex.

Date Published: [1884]. 1970. FACSIMILE EDITION.

Stock No. 57363

Price: 35.00