Hanover: Hannoverische Hofbuchhandlung, 1855.
1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Item #003407
1855-1867. 3 volumes. 8vo (233 x 160 mm; 190 x 120 mm). , 1-396; xi , 397-773  pp. Green straight-grain morocco, gilt coat of arms of the Duke of Cumberland on upper covers, spines lettered and decorated in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, moire silk endpapers, green cloth slipcase; the supplement in publisher's original printed gray wrappers, uncut and unopened, modern clamshell box (spines of main volumes sunned, extremities rubbed, corners bumped; Supplement with slight edge chipping of wrappers and splitting on joints causing minor losses on spine). Provenance: Ernst Augustus, crown prince of Hanover and 3rd Duke of Cumberland (armorial bindings vols. 1 and 2, stamp on verso of title); R. D. Gurney; Haskell F. Norman (bookplates to front pastedowns and front inner wrapper), his sale part III Christie's New York, 29 October 1998, lot 1313. A fine set with important provenance. ----
Norman 2027 (this copy), Garrison-Morton 2164. RARE FIRST EDITION OF THIS LANDMARK WORK IN MILITARY SURGERY. Stromeyer was a surgeon-general to the army of Hanover, and also made important contributions to orthopedics. The supplement, providing new information on gunshot wounds gleaned from Prussia's wars of expansion in 1866, ushered in a new era of military surgery at a time when advancing firearms technology was producing dramatically more severe military casualties. - Visit our website to see more images!
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