1814. BELL, Charles. A SYSTEM OF DISSECTIONS explaining the Anatomy of the Human Body, with the Manner of Displaying the Parts, the distinguishing the Natural from the Diseased Appearances,and Pointing out to the Student the objects most worth of Attention during a Course of Dissection. First American from the Third London Edition. Baltimore, Samuel Jefferis, 1814. 12mo. Two volumes. xxxviii, -265pp.; 264pp. +ff. ads. First published in 1798 in folio size with engravings Garrison and Morton no. 402), but Bell himself decided that medical students needed a"cheaper and more portable form of the book." His lasting contributions were in neurology, and the definition of Bell's palsy. Leather, quite worn, with losses to spine ends and boards detached. Lacking end leaves but no printed matter. Owner's signature and stamp on title page of Volume II. As is. (Inventory #: 87027)
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