John Hunter, a brilliant Scottish surgeon, member of the Royal Society of Medicine of London, is considered The Father of Surgery. He was born into a family of doctors. His brother William Hunter was the founder of the first department of anatomy and natural history. John Hunter’s research focused on comparative anatomy and embryology. Throughout his illustrious life he held the position of general surgeon of the army and as practicing surgeon at London hospitals. His book, The Natural History of the Human Teeth was published in 1771. Here we have a first edition of the famous book. Our collection holds many of Hunters later publications as well.