Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 186

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
CUSHING, HARVEY. Intracranial Tumours. 111 text illustrations. xii, 150, [1] pages. 8vo, 251x161 mm, original cloth, spine slightly dulled; contents clean; dust jacket (spine panel darkened, front panel chipped along top and bottom edges). Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1932

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first edition. "Cushing's operating technique reduced the mortality rate dramatically in intracranial surgery. This was his last published report on the statistical results of brain tumors as a whole"--Garrison-Morton 4900. Cushing Society 16. Front free endpaper inscribed and signed: "Dr. F. William Marlow from his friend and neighbour Harvey Cushing." Marlow (1902-88) was an internist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and the staff of the Peter Bent Brigham and Massachusetts General Hospitals.