FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp. 176 + 24 plates (4 folding) each with a descriptive leaf of letterpress (the last plate with two such leaves). One plate (XXIV) present in duplicate. Original wave-patterned brown cloth. Some foxing and spotting, a few plates soiled at edges, repairs to folds of largest plate, flyleaf and title-page loosening. Binding soiled and plainly rebacked, hinges relined, extremities worn. Presentation inscription to title-page: ‘For the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland from the Council of the College’, signed by E J A Trimmer (secretary), stamps of the same library to title-page and first leaf of text (the collection dispersed between 2011 and 2015).