A unique book, this one gives descriptions of all manner of surgical procedures in minute detail, as they were performed in the early eighteenth century. From treatment of carbuncles to amputation of limbs, to child-birth, bleeding and how to put in an artificial eye, it's all here. Interspersed with illustrations of the instruments used to perform these grim medical procedures.
An absolutely fascinating book which really does bring our ancestor's trials and tribulations into sharp focus.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. A wealth of information and a snapshot in time. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.
System Requirements: Windows 95 or above, CD-ROM drive, Adobe Acrobat. Also suitable for Macintosh or Unix operating systems.
Summary by Archive CD Books Ltd.