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1893 FIRST EDITION MONOGRAPH BY NOTED BRITISH SURGEON WITH 250 WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND 6 COLOR PLATES. Octavo, 8 3/4 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth boards, spine title gilt. 250 wood engravings and 9 plates (6 colored) with tissue guards, all very good, xvi, 511 pages. Slight rubbing to corners, front hinge starting, handstamp of bookseller to front paste-down, chip top of front free endpaper, stain bottom corner of pages 425-465, not affecting text. SIR JOHN BLAND-SUTTON (1855-1936) was a British surgical pathologist and gynecologist. Bland-Sutton was President of the Royal Society of Medicine between 1920 and 1922 and of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1923. He entered Middlesex Hospital, London, as a medical student, was appointed to the staff of the hospital, and became Consulting Surgeon. The Bland-Sutton Institute of Pathology was established at the Middlesex Hospital in London. Sir John contributed much to medical literature, In his work on tumours he endeavoured to set forth a classification on embryological principles and to illustrate his points by comparative pathology. In his interest in the lower animals and his love for scientific method Bland-Sutton suggests comparison with John Hunter.