Small 8vo, pp. xi, 160; very lightly browned; a beautiful copy, finely bound in contemporary black morocco, gilt, spine lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles and silk endpapers.
US $1959 €1596
a luxuriously bound copy of the scarce first edition of this study of the anatomy, pathology and physiology of the gums, written by the son of Lord Byron’s dentist.
Waite treats diseases of the gum, dentition, interrelation of the gums and other organs, formation of the enamel of the teeth, eruption of wisdom teeth, the transplanting of teeth, etc. He describes the development of the gums in children, and their recession in old age.
An American edition was printed at Philadelphia in 1838.
Crowley 1590; Weinberger p. 139; not in Poletti, or NLM.