A GENERAL SYSTEM OF SURGERY. In Three Parts. Containing the Doctrine and Management I. Of Wounds, Fractures, Luxations, Tumors, and Ulcers, of all kinds. II. Of the several Operations performed on all Parts of the Body. III. Of the several Bandages applied in all Operations and Disorders. The Whole illustrated with Thirty-Eight Copper-Plates, exhibiting all the Operations, Instruments, Bandages, and Improvements, according to he Modern and most approved Practice. To which is prefixed an Introduction concerning the Nature, Origin, Progress, and Improvements of Surgery; with such other Preliminaries as are necessary to be known by the Younger Surgeons. Being a Work of Thirty Years Experience. Translated into English from the Latin of Dr, Laurence Heister… The Second Edition.
London: W. Innys, 1745. xvi, 476, 338,  pages. Illustrated with 38 folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf; red gilt label. 27 x 22 cm. Some light spotting; some occasional staining to top margin; one patch of light worming; couple of plates restored at folds; two with a small hole, and one with a blank corner lost; some plates frayed at blank outer margins and with occasional tears; binding expertly repaired. Altogether, a good solid complete copy that has seen some use.