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Sir Thomas Bryant - bibliography

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British surgeon, born May 26, 1828, Kennington; died December 30, 1914.


  • A manual for the practice of surgery. 3rd edition, London, 1878.
  • The diseases and injuries of the joints, clinical and pathological observations; clinical surgery. Parts I-VIII.
  • The diseases of the breast, Villous and other diseases of the rectum.

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