Extraction of the Teeth
1912, an illustrated dentistry book
Second edition. Hardback, bound in blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. 18.5 × 12.5cm, 120pp.
A rare early 20th century illustrated book on dentistry and the removal of teeth. Contents: 1. The General Principles of Extraction of the Teeth, 2. The Extraction of Individual Teeth, 3. The Extraction of Misplaced Teeth, 4. The Use of Anaesthetics during Extraction of the Teeth, 5. Difficulties, Complications, and Sequelae of Extraction of the Teeth. The illustrations show the tools, the teeth and how to use them.
This copy is in good condition for age. The blue cloth has some marking to it with a little fading to the spine and a small tear to the front joint at the head of the spine. The contents are in good clean condition, with a previous owner's name to the ffep (W G Skaith of Grimsby).