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    Sale 2488 | Lot 131
    Price Realized: $780With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 131

      GUTHRIE, GEORGE JAMES. On Gun-Shot Wounds of the Extremities, requiring the Different Operations of Amputations, and their After-Treatment. 4 engraved plates. xxxii, 384, [10] pages. 8vo, 228x144 mm, 20th-century cloth; plates heavily foxed, light to moderate foxing of text, title stained and rehinged, small hole through a couple of letters on H1; uncut. Bookplate of Emanuel and Lillian Friedberg on otherwise blank verso of title, causing discoloration on recto. London: (Barnard and Farley for) Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      first edition of the standard English-language work on the subject through the first half of the 19th-century, based on Guthrie's experiences during the Peninsular Campaign of the Napoleonic Wars. Garrison-Morton 2161; Norman 957.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $780