Plastic Surgery of the Face. Based on selected cases of war injuries of the face, including burns. With original illustrations. With chapter on the prosthetic problems of plastic surgery by Capt. W. Kelsey Fry and remarks on anæsthesia by Capt. R. Wade. H. D. GILLIES.

Plastic Surgery of the Face. Based on selected cases of war injuries of the face, including burns. With original illustrations. With chapter on the prosthetic problems of plastic surgery by Capt. W. Kelsey Fry and remarks on anæsthesia by Capt. R. Wade.

London: Henry Frowde & Hodder and Stoughton, 1920. First edition, 4to, (xiv), 408 pp. Numerous black and white photographic illustrations, as well as drawings, showing the condition of the patients before and after surgery. Original cloth, spine and the top edge of the lower cover sunned, lower cover also with some light scuffing. A thorough and graphic account of Gillies' largely experimental techniques on thousands of patients injured in the first world war. Originally working out of the Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot, the volume of cases needing attention led to the founding of the Queen's (later Queen Mary) Hospital at Frognal House in Sidcup. A pioneering medical work. Item #37363

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