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A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth

Item Information

Title:
A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth
Description:
In addition to the collection housed in the library of the Dental School, there were also books, pamphlets, prints and pictures preserved in the Dental Museum, including this early text on Dentistry. The title-page engraving shows an inferior denture along with instruments including a key and a pair of forceps. The Latin motto "solatium afflictis" translates as "relief to the distressed." Titlepage engraving from Benjamin James' A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth
Creator:
James, Benjamin (d. 1850)
Date:
1814
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Harvard Medical Library
Harvard Medical Library Rare Books Collection (RK61.J23 c. 2)
Series:
Harvard Medical Library
Subjects:
James, Benjamin (d. 1850)
Harvard University. Dental School. Museum
Titlepages
Engravings
Extent:
1 titlepage
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Notes:
Gift of Dr. George L. Mason to the Library of the Harvard Dental School, 1900
Identifier:
DigID0002328