Medicine 56; Heirs of Hippocrates 1212; Norman 1280; Osler 3162; Waller 5610; Wellcome III, p. 451. [With:] -- LARREY. Relation Mdicale de Campagnes et Voyages de 1815 a 1840. Paris: Baillire, 1841. 8o (201 x 125 mm). 2 folding engraved plates (some light foxing). Contemporary quarter calf, boards (rebacked, preserving original spine label, boards scuffed). FIRST EDITION, published 24 years after Vol. IV of the Mmoires, but intended to complete his campaign memoirs. Includes his account of the Battle of Waterloo and Napoleon's exile. Garrison-Morton-Norman 2160. (5) " /> LARREY, Dominique Jean, Baron (1766-1842). <I>Mmoires de chirurgie militaire, et campagnes</I>. Paris: J. Smith (Vol. 3: J. Smith & F. Buisson; Vol. 4: J. Smith & Gide), 1812-1817. 4 volumes, 8<V>o (208 x 130 mm). 23 engraved plates, 2 folding (5 plates in Vol. III cropped, touching images). Half-titles (foxing and some light dampstaining). Later quarter cloth, boards; uncut. <I>Provenance</I>: Hpital Mre. D'Inston., Strasbourg (small stamps on half-titles, inscription on Vol. I half-title recording gift from the Government); Ecole Imperiale du Service de Sainte Militaire (small stamps on titles); Prof. H.K. Corning, Basel (small stamps on front free endpapers); Dr. Alfred Haas (inscription on Vol. I front free endpaper recording gift from H.K. Corning). FIRST EDITION. "Larry was the greatest military surgeon in history ... He was present at all Napoleon's great battles ... Larrey was one of the first to amputate at the hip-joint, the first to describe the therapeutic effect of maggots on wounds, gave the first description of 'trench foot', invented the 'ambulante volente', used advance first-aid posts on the battlefield, and devised several new operations" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 2160); Grolier <I>Medicine</I> 56; <I>Heirs of Hippocrates</I> 1212; Norman 1280; Osler 3162; Waller 5610; Wellcome III, p. 451. [<I>With</I>:] -- LARREY. <I>Relation Mdicale de Campagnes et Voyages de 1815 a 1840</I>. Paris: Baillire, 1841. 8<V>o (201 x 125 mm). 2 folding engraved plates (some light foxing). Contemporary quarter calf, boards (rebacked, preserving original spine label, boards scuffed). FIRST EDITION, published 24 years after Vol. IV of the <I>Mmoires</I>, but intended to complete his campaign memoirs. Includes his account of the Battle of Waterloo and Napoleon's exile. Garrison-Morton-Norman 2160. (5) | Christie's