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COOPER, Sir Astley [Paston].
Illustrations of the Diseases of the Breast; In Two Parts. - Part I. [all published].

pp. (viii), 89. 8 engraved plates with guards [pl.2 only is signed by T. T. WEDGWOOD] all handcoloured and one plain plate on India paper lithographed by ENGELMANN, drawn by WILLIAM FAIRLAND. Erratum slip before the plates, and the erratum deleted in ink on page 80. Original boards, rebacked, uncut, signature of ROBERT BROWN MRCS, Preston, a very nice copy.

*Cooper intended to produce two parts, one showing malignant tissue and the other not. This part does not show malignant tissue; the other part was never published. However, Cooper includes one of the earliest descriptions of hydatid cystic disease of the breast [GARRISON-MORTON #5769].

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green. London.

Date Published: 1829. Royal 4to.

Stock No. 62958

Price: 2,000.00