Anatomy of the Arteries of the Human Body, Descriptive and Surgical, with the Descriptive Anatomy of the Heart, by Dr. John Hatch Power.
Octavo, 401pp, [6pp ads]. Publisher’s brown cloth, title in gilt on spine. Light rubbing to cloth spine, some wear to bottom edge of boards. Previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Notations in pencil on front flyleaf, with detailed medical notes. Faint dampstain to outer fore-edge, affecting first chapter only. Includes “Publisher’s Notice” that the present issue of “Power’s Anatomy of the Arteries is issued for the use of surgeons on the field of battle and in army hospitals.” Includes nearly 100 engravings of the human anatomy, drawn by Dr. B. Wills Richardson. A scarce work and an important part of Civil War history.