Hoffman RD31 .B43 1812
JOHN BELL (1796-1872)
John Bell was an distinguished Scottish anatomist,
surgeon, and medical illustrator. During his career he exerted great
influence on surgery in Britain, especially on surgical pathology.
He was an accomplished scholar and published books on
surgery and pathology. He developed a special interest blood vessels and
was the first to litigate the guttural artery. He was a gifted artist
and illustrated many of his own books. His engravings of the human body
are considered landmarks in the history of anatomic illustration.
His Principles of Surgery was first published in 3 volumes
between 1801 and 1808. This is the second American abridged edition,
published in 1812 in New York.
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