Three Ophthalmological Works Bound Together

Heister, Lorenz. DE CATARACTA GLAUCOMATE ET AMAUROSI TRACTATIO... Editio Altera Auctior et Emendatior. [Bound with: APOLOGIA ET UBERIOR ILLUSTRATIO SYSTEMATIS SUI DE CATARACTA GLAUCOMATE ET AMAUROSI... and ...VINDICIAE Sententiae suae De Cataracta, Glaucomate...].

Altorfii (Altdorf): Jod. Guil. Kohlessi, 1720. 8vo. (14),368,(2)pp. With the copper engraved frontispiece and 2 folding plates at back. BOUND WITH: Heister, Lorenz. APOLOGIA ET UBERIOR ILLUSTRATIO SYSTEMATIS SUI DE CATARACTA GLAUCOMATE ET AMAUROSI Contra Wolhusii… Altorfi: Jod. Guil. Kohlesii. 1717. (30),307,(1)pp. Copper engraved frontispiece. BOUND WITH: Heister, Lorenz. …VINDICIAE Sententiae suae De Cataracta, Glaucomate et Amaurosi, Adversus Ultimas Animadversiones Atque Objectiones… Altorfi: Jod. Guil. Kohlesii. 1719. xvi,248,(56)pp. Index. The three works bound together in cont. calf over boards, morocco spine label. I: Blank outer margin with old repairs on pages 147–150 (just touching a few letters) and pages 155–158. This is the revised second edition of a famous work on the localization of the cataract, and their surgical removal. Waller #4239. II. Controversy with British oculist John Thomas Woolhouse over Heister’s research and discoveries. Waller #4235 NLM (18th century) p. 203. III: Heister defends his theories on cataracts and glaucoma. NLM (18th century) p. 204. Waller #4268, mentioning a plate which is not mentioned in any other bibliographical records and not seen on the digital copy record.


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