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MACLAREN, Roderick. On a case of sub-periosteal excision of the head and part of the shaft of the humerus...Read before a Meeting of the Cumberland and Westmorland Branch of the British Medical Association at Workington, November 1, 1872. [Reprinted from the Lancet, June 7, 1873.].

Carlisle. Printed at the offices of C. Thurman and Sons, 1873. First edition, thus.
8vo. 7pp. Original publisher's paper wraps. Light soiling to cover. All leaves creased down centre. Contemporary sepia photographic portrait illustration of child mounted to blank RFEP - presumably the boy who became the case study for this lecture. Presentation copy (likely to Dr. Henry Lonsdale), inscribed in ink to head of title 'With Dr. Maclaren's compliments'.
A lecture delivered by Scottish surgeon of the Carlisle Dispensary, Roderick Maclaren, on an operation performed upon a child whereby incisions were made into investments of bone within both the skull and arm.

Henry Lonsdale M.D. (1816-76), physician to the Cumberland Infirmary and a political radical, being a friend of Garabaldi, Kossuth and Mazzini.
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 12007