Practical observations on ectropium / by William Adams. Sir William Adams.

Practical observations on ectropium / by William Adams

Birmingham, Alabama: Classics of Ophthalmology Library, division of Gryphon Editions, 1988. Fine Facsimile Reprint. Fine copy in the original elaborately gilt-tooled full brown leather, with raised bands. The classic Gryphon Editions design. An exceptional example; corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. All edges gilt. Still encased in publisher's bubble wrap and cardboard packaging. Includes publisher's introductory booklet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Physical desc.: xvi, 252 p.,3 leaves of plates : front., ill ; 22 cm. Subjects: Cataract --19th century. Eyelids --19th century. Eye diseases --19th century. Opthalmology --19th century. Notes: "This special edition ... has been privately printed for the members of The Classics of Ophthalmology Library"; Spine title: 'On Electropium'; Original title: 'Practical observations on ectropium, or eversion of the eye-lids : with the description of a new operation for the cure of that disease ; on the modes of forming an artificial pupil ; and the description of some new instruments and operations for the cure of cataract, adapted to the different periods of life in which that disease is found to occur / by William Adams.'; originally published: London: J. Callow, 1812. Item #171287

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