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First American edition. Rebacked with plain brown cloth, new headband, endpapers, and flyleaves. Boards lightly foxed with minor internal chip to paper on rear board, a few text pages lightly foxed. 1826 Hard Cover. xii, 331 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue [o]n Milan, Florence, Rome and Naples, in 1817-18, by the Scottish anatomist and fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgeons who is considered an innovator in the field of vascular surgery (Pine-Coffin 8178. This work is based on a journey to Italy Bell undertook as an effort to improve his health following a fall from his horse. His published works in the field of medicine include Discourses on the Nature and Cure of Wounds, Principles of Surgery, and Anatomy of the Human Body.