67 2457 Medicine Green H
67/2457 [Medicine]. Green, H. A treatise on Diseases of the Air Passages: comprising an Inquiry into the History, Pathology, Causes, and Treatment, of those Affections of the Throat called Bronchitis, Chronic Laryngitis, Clergyman's sore Throat, etc., etc. New York/ London, G.P. Putnam, 1849, 2nd rev. enl. ed., XVI,306p., 6 handcol. lithogr. plates, 1 uncol. fold. plate, orig. blindstamped cl., t.e.g.

- Bookplate mounted on upper pastedown; manuscript dedication on first free endpaper; library stamp on titlepage; 1 plate loose, others loosening; lower hinge weak; sl. stained. Frontcover and backstrip worn off.; spine-ends chipped; corners showing.

= Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 3723; cf. Hirsch-H. II, p.640; Norman Library I, p.341: "Green, the pioneer throat specialist in the United States, was one of the few to remove a laryngeal tumor before the invention of the laryngoscope. His fame rests upon his development of a method for introducing medicaments into the larynx by means of an applicator, a practice formerly thought impossible; his claims regarding this achievement provoked much controversy".

Mackenzie, M. The Use of the Laryngoscope in Disease of the Throat. With an appendix on Rhinoscopy. London, R. Hardwicke, 1865, 1st ed., XIII,156p., 30 lithogr. ills. (2 full-p.), orig. giltlettered cl.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; library stamp on title-p. "Birmingham medical institute". Rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip. = Hirsch-H. IV, p.1837.

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