Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
An Introduction to the History of Dentistry with Medical and Dental Chronology & Bibliographic Data. Bernhard Wolf Weinberger.
An Introduction to the History of Dentistry with Medical and Dental Chronology & Bibliographic Data
An Introduction to the History of Dentistry with Medical and Dental Chronology & Bibliographic Data

An Introduction to the History of Dentistry with Medical and Dental Chronology & Bibliographic Data

St. Louis: The C. V. Mosby Company, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes. 4to. xv, 514pp. xii, 408pp. Maroon cloth with gold lettering and publisher's logo on spine in original illustrated dust jackets. Late 1940's work on the history of dentistry from its origins through the eighteenth century. Professor Weinberger divides vol. I into three periods: First period covers Antiquity and the origins of early dentistry. Second period looks at Arabian, Medieval and the Renaissance Reformation and the third investigates dentistry as an independent profession. Vol. II reviews dentistry in America from 1620 forward with chapters devoted to John Baker, Robert Wooffendale, Paul Revere, the two Isaacs and John Greenwood, James (Jacques) Gardette, Jean Pierre Le Mayeur, Josiah Flagg, Richard Cortland Skinner, and Charles Wilson Peale. Includes chapter "George Washington, His Need for Medical and Dental Care" and "Houdon's Life Mask (of Washington) compared with His Portraitures." Illustrated with b/w photographic reproductions of documents, art work related to the subject, drawings as well as photographs. Minor shelf wear on bottom edge of bindings. Age wear, staining and creasing on dj. Dust jacket in vol. 1 with many crude tape repairs. Dust jackets in overall fair, books in very good condition. g. Item #32122

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