William Heinemann, 1967, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
VIII, 246 pages, last two pages blank. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Browning of the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a gloved hand holding a surgical needle and thread, with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners. Two small closed tears to the top dustwrapper edge along with some rubbing. Rubbing to the lower dustwrapper edge and to the rear dustwrapper panel which also has a few marks. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. A novel about plastic surgery, during its infancy in the 1920s and 30s. Reconstructive surgery had its start after the devastation that was World War I and the hideous injuries suffered by the soldiers. This is the first of a proposed trilogy starring the Trevose family and surgery over 4 generations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Medicine ; Inventory No: 0107034.