Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Treatise on Pathological Anatomy. William E. Horner.
Treatise on Pathological Anatomy
Treatise on Pathological Anatomy

Treatise on Pathological Anatomy

Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxix,460pp. Original leather-covered boards with black title-label, gold lines and gold lettering on spine. First work on pathological anatomy published in the United States. Illustrated with 15 photographic color reproductions on 3 plates. The plates illustrate the general color of the gastro-centric mucous membrane in health and disease, appearance of the mucous membrane of the stomach (where an acute inflammation followed a chronic one), and an inflammation of the muci-parous follicles of the intestinal canal in children. William E. Horner (1793-1853) was an American anatomist best known for describing the tensor tarsci muscle as well as amassing thousands of specimens for the anatomy museum at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Dissector (1816-18), Demonstrator of Anatomy (1818-20), and (Adjunct) Professor of Anatomy (1820-53) at the University. Ex-libris of "Wayne Scott, M.D." and small booksellers sticker on inside of front board. Age wear, abrasions and water staining on binding. Heavy foxing throughout, ten pages with offsetting from previously laid-in newspaper clips. Usual rippling to leaves. Binding in fair, interior in good- to good condition. Horner's authoritative work was the first American pathology textbook. fair. Item #28833

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