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Operative Surgery [book]

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Dates
1911
circa 1911
Collection
Mrs. John Hazlett Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007011001
Description
Hardbound book with detailed illustrations, techniques, equipment and methods of surgery for the head and trunk written by reknown German surgeon, Dr. Theodore Kocher, in 1911; English translation; gilt decoration along spine and covers; top edge of paper block is gilded; published in two volumes, …
Accession Number
007011001
Author
Theodore Kocher, M.D.
Collection
Mrs. John Hazlett Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Reference Books, Medical
Surgery, Operative
Anatomy
Description
Hardbound book with detailed illustrations, techniques, equipment and methods of surgery for the head and trunk written by reknown German surgeon, Dr. Theodore Kocher, in 1911; English translation; gilt decoration along spine and covers; top edge of paper block is gilded; published in two volumes, while received only Vol II.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Library collection of Dr. John Walter Hazlett (Uof Toronto Med, 1947) and his father Dr. John McLean Hazlett (Queen's, 1919), donated by Mrs. John Hazlett.
Maker
The MacMillan Company of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1911
circa 1911
Date Remarks
Printed on book
Material
leather: black
paper: black, cream
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed along spine: "OPERATIVE // SURGERY // DR. THEODORE KOCHER // VOL. II. // TRANSLATED BY // HAROLD J. STILES M.B., ETC. // AND // C. BALFOUR PAUL M.B., ETC."; inside on printed label: "THE J. F. HARTZ CO // MEDICAL BOOKS // TORONTO"; Tile page: "TEXT-BOOK // OF // OPERATIVE SURGERY // BY // DR. THEODOR KOCHER // THIRD ENGLISH EDITION // AUTHORIZED TRANSLATION FROM THE FIFTH GERMAN EDITION // WITH 415 ILLUSTRATIONS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 17.3 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Pages are like new, front cover has worn corners and back is scuffed.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Kocher was the Professor of Surgery and Director of the Surgical clinic in the University of Bern; translators - Harold Stiles, was the Surgeon to the Chalmers Hospital, Edinburgh; Surgeon to the Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children and Lecturer on Applied Anatomy, University of Edinburgh; Balfour Paul - Assistant Surgeon, Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children. Information provided on frontispiece, dated 1911.
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