The History of Plastic Surgery: Much More Than Skin Deep (Paperback)

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Published to accompany an eponymous Grolier Club exhibition, this catalogue showcases rare books from a passionate collector and practicing surgeon. As the items in Douglas Monasebian's collection show, innovative plastic surgeons have been at the forefront of restoring the faces and bodies of those who were injured in wars or other traumatic events, affected by cancer or other illnesses, or afflicted with birth defects. Ranging from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries, the books described show how the specialty evolved and highlight key events and groundbreaking developments.

About the Author

Douglas Monasebian is a cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgery specialist based in New York City.

Praise For…

“This exhibition catalogue presents 97 landmark works on the long and fascinating history of plastic surgery, selected with an expert eye by the plastic surgeon Douglas Monasebian, M.D.”
— The Book Collector

Product Details
ISBN: 9781605830933
ISBN-10: 1605830933
Publisher: The Grolier Club
Publication Date: August 5th, 2022
Pages: 58