DESCRIPTION: Collection of four early medical books. Includes: 1) E.A. Yarnall Co. Philadelphia Surgical Instrument House. Catalogue of hospital supplies, surgical instruments, orthopedic appliances, and trusses. Second edition. 1895. Printed by John T. Palmer of Philadelphia. 9-1/4" x 6-1/4"; 2) Human Physiology by Robley Dunglison, M.D. Illustrated with numerous engravings. Volume II. Published in 1832 by Carey & Lea of Philadelphia. 8-7/8" x 5-1/2"; 3) A Practical Compendium of Midwifery. Lectures on midwifery and the diseases of women and infants delivered at St. Bartholomew's Hospital by Robert Gooch, M.D. Prepared for publication by George Skinner, member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Fourth American edition. Published in 1849 by Edmond Barrington and George D. Haswell in Philadelphia. 9-1/4" x 6"; 4) Practical Surgery; with 150 engravings on wood by Robert Liston, surgeon. Second American edition from the third London edition. Additional notes and illustrations by George W. Norris. Published by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. of Philadelphia. Printed by J. Crissy in 1842. 9-1/4" x 5-3/4". MEASUREMENTS: See Description. CONDITIOIN: Edge wear. Wear to covers. Liston's volume has detached title to spine, but is present. Liston's with loose cover. Toning, foxing, and discoloration throughout.