"A Letter from Mr. John Freke, F. R. S. Surgeon to St. Bartholomew's Hospital to the Royal Society, Relating a Case of Extraordinary Exostoses on the Back of a Boy;" "A Description of Needles Made for Operations on the Eyes, and of Some Instruments for the Ears, by the Same." (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. XLI For the Years 1739, 1740, 1741; pp. 269-370, 847-851.).

London: Royal Society of London, 1744. Quarter Leather. First Edition. [4], [6], 873, [21] pp. 8vo. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing and tears where call numbers have been removed. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. Very Good.
Freke's observation and the earliest accurate description of myositis ossificans progressiva (Garrison & Morton 4731). Cleland's paper proposes remedies for deafness caused by obstructions in the auditory passages (Garrison & Morton 3355).
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