The morbid anatomy of the human brain : illustrated by coloured engravings of the most frequent and important organic diseases to which that viscus is subject.
Hooper, Robert, 1773-1835
Printed for the author; and sold by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green
66 p.; 38 x 27 mm.
After studying medicine at London and Oxford, receiving his M.D. from St. Andrews in 1805, Hooper was appointed physician at St. Marylebone Hospital, London. The morbid anatomy of the brain was, in the author's words, an 'account of all the morbid appearances and alterations which the brain and its membranes have been found to have undergone.' It includes fifteen colour-printed stipple-engraved plates by J. Wedgewood, and J. Stewart, sen, after J. Howship, G. Kirtland, and J. Stewart, jun.
Lefanu, Lilly; DNB.
Academy of Medicine Collection
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green