Travers, Benjamin. Sinossi delle malattie degli occhi e cura delle medesime: preceduta da una breve descrizione anatomica e da un saggio della fisiologica di questi organi.

Pisa, Sebastiano Nistri, 1823.

Large 8vo. (8), 477, (3) pp. With 6 engraved plates. Contemporary boards with label to spine.


First Italian edition of Travers’s ophthalmologial classic ‘Synopsis of the Diseases of the Eye’, first published in 1820. Travers (1783-1858) “was the first hospital surgeon in England to devote himself to the surgery of the eye” (DNB). “The earliest systematic treatise in English on diseases of the eye. The book became the authority in Europe and America” (Morton).

The plates show various diseases of the eye. Several pages browned. Partly uncut copy.

Cf. Hirsch, Augenheilkunde 394. Garrison/M. 5843. Waller 9661. Hirsch V, 716. DNB XIX, 1086. Morton 5843.

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