Book format 4°, IV parts, in English. Hard cover, decorative edge, excellent condition. Frontispiece with copperplate „Aescukapius“. Copperplate portraits of doctors, most of them with their signatures, signed by various artists. „Biographical memoirsof the most celebrated physicians, surgeons, etc, etc.“ T. J. Pettigrew began to write this work in response to the death of his eldest son in 1837. Vol. I. and II. Paris, London: Fisher, son.; 1838. Vol. III. and IV. London: Whitaker and co.