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The surgical history of the Naval War between Japan & China during 1894-95.

SANEYOSHI Yasuzumi, Baron (1901.)

£1350.00  [First Edition]

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Translated from the Original Japanese Report, under the Direction of... by S. Suzuki. First edition thus. Photo-gravure portrait frontispiece of the author, 14 chromo-lithographic plates, & 7 black and white plates. Large 8vo. Original green cloth, a fine copy.  xii, 544, [iv](ads.)pp. t.e.g. Tokyo, Maruzen, 

Viscount Saneyoshi Yasuzumi (1848–1932) was a pioneer of naval medicine during the Meiji period. He studied medicine at London's St. Thomas hospital for six years before returning to Japan where he became an instructor at the Naval Medical Academy. The present work is an important treatise on the new type of injuries sustained as a result of shelling and the illustrations are consequently rather gruesome. Rare. 

Stock Code: 218207