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Ballance on Surgery of the Temporal Bone 1919  

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Essays on the Surgery of the Temporal Bone

Ballance, Sir Charles A. and Charles David Green


Macmillan and Co., Ltd.



2 volumes. xxiv, 253; xiii, [1], 255-612 pp. Numerous plates & illustrations, many in color, some with glassine overlays. (4to) 29.7x22 cm (11¾x8½"), original cloth. First Edition.

Notable work on the subject, noted by Garrison-Morton as "Finely illustrated, and beautifully produced, with several historical chapters." Stevenson & Guthrie, History of Oto-Laryngology, p. 121, adds that "The two noble volumes of his Surgery of the Temporal Bone are a store of historical learning, clinical wisdom and magnificent illustrations". Heirs of Hippocrates 2175. Library markings of the Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. 

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Some rubbing and wear to covers, fading to spines, shaken; some glassine overlays chipped and detached; generally very good.

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