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WILDE, William R.
Practical Observations on Aural Surgery and the Nature and Treatment of Diseases of the Ear, With Illustrations.

(viii), 506. Occasional text figure. Contemporary full calf now a bit scuffed and wearing along the edges of the spine with splits at the outer ends, joints firm, contents clean, old library stamps on the verso of the front blank.

*GARRISON-MORTON 3369 - 'This work did more to place British otology on a sound scientific basis than anything previously published. In his own words, Wilde 'laboured to rescue the treatment of ear diseases from empiricism and found it upon the well-established laws of modern pathology, practical surgery and reasonable therapeutics'. He showed the middle ear to be the site of origin of most of the diseases of the ear. He is remembered for his method of treating acute mastoiditis, using 'Wilde's incision'. The book was bitterly attacked by Kramer.......... and also by Thomas Wakeley...... '.

John Churchill. London; Fannin & Co. Dublin; Maclachlan & Co. Edinburgh.

Date Published: 1853. 8vo.

Stock No. 61620

Price: 900.00