Teeth, their Structure, Disease, and Treatment with Numerous Illustrative Engravings…
1854. · New York:
by Burdell, John.
Pamphlet, 8vo, illustrated, 72, [11 book ads] pp. Lacks front wrapper, but otherwise complete, title soiled a bit with a few chips or tears at the extremities, not affecting text, contents page creased, some corners with folds and small tears, normal aging; quite good internally. Early, and somewhat scarce dental title, which was probably first published in 1847. Burdell covers everything from the role of temporary teeth to the effects of artificial food. This work provides a very useful picture of the state of dentistry in the mid 19th century, which includes 44 nicely done illustrations. The last 11 pages are a catalogue of medical books for sale on phrenology, hydropathy, physiology, and psychology. #100968 (Inventory #: 100968)