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CHESELDEN, William (1688-1752). A Treatise on the High Operation for the Stone. London: Osborn, 1723.
8o (221 x 136 mm). 17 engraved plates. Contemporary calf (rebacked, corners repaired). Provenance: J. Crosse (signature on title).
FIRST EDITION. "In this monograph... Cheselden reports on nine patients he operated on for vesical calculi by the suprapublic route. Eight of the patients survived the operation and one died later from an unrelated illness" (Heirs of Hippocrates). Garrison-Morton 4282; Heirs of Hippocrates 813; Waller 1939; Wellcome II, p. 335; Norman 465.
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