One folding engraved plate. 2 p.l., 50 pp. 8vo, attractive antique half-calf & marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: T. Cadell, 1784. First edition. "Moore revived the ancient concept of nerve compression, developing a special clamp for its use. John Hunter used Moore's clamp in a leg amputation in 1784 in which analgaesia was successfully obtained."-Garrison-Morton 5645.91. The plate depicts the use of the pressure clamp during an operation. Minor browning but a fine copy. Leaf of ads at end lacking. ❧ Fulton and Stanton I.6, the first work on anaesthesia to concern itself with anaesthesia during a surgical operation. Sim, The Heritage of Anesthesia, p. 397. . (Inventory #: HillBibl-5313)
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