[AUTOPSY IN SIBERIA] Rukovodstvo k vskrytiyu trupov dlia nachinaushchikh [i.e. The Guide to Autopsy for the Beginners]

Tomsk: 1910. Item #360

2nd edition. With 60 ills. 294 pp. 23,5x16 cm. Contemporary quarter leather. Good condition.

The first edition came out in 1910 and was called by its author ‘the first attempt to create the guide to autopsy by a Russian’. That statement is correct, prior to that the most popular book on the subject was the guide by Johannes Ort, translated by Vladimir Krylov.

Mikhail Milhailovich Pokrovsky (1863-1920) was the pathologist, the founder of the department in Tomsk University, one of the best-known Siberian medical professors of the time. Apart from this work, in 1916 his book ‘General Pathology’ was published.

Only copy in Staatsbibliothek in Germany.

Price: $500.00

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