Additions to the General Anatomy of Xavier Bichat - Beclard - 1st Edition, 1823
Title:Additions to the General Anatomy of Xavier Bichat
Author: P.A. Beclard
Publisher: Richardson and Lord City: Boston Year: 1823 (First edition in English) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 328 pages Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Hardcover; rebound in brown library cloth with leather label on spine. Frontispiece portrait of Xavier Bichat. Translated from the French by George Hayward. The Philadelphia Presbyterian Hospital copy, with their embossed stamp on the title page. Subsequent owner's stamps present. First edition in English. Beclard supplements Bichat's "General Anatomy" with the scholarship of the 21 years following his death. He has here drawn from JF Meckel, Meyer, Bock, etc. Beclard is best known as the first to have excised the parotid.