Memoire sur une maniere nouvelle ...l'operation de la pierre

Memoire sur une maniere nouvelle ...l'operation de la pierre

Publisher Information: Paris: J.-B. Bailliere, 1836. 1st edition.

Remarkable Life-Size Plates

Dupuytren, Guillaume, baron (1777-1835). Memoire sur une maniere nouvelle de pratiquer l'operation de la pierre . . . Termine et publie par J. L. Sanson et par L. J. Begin. . . . Folio. [4], 50pp. 10 lithographed plates (9 by N. H. Jacob, 1 by A. Chazal, printed by Langlume). Paris: Bailliere, 1836. 589 x 437 mm. Quarter morocco, gilt, uncut, 19th century style. 2 small repairs to title margin, minor ink staining in upper margin of title & 1 or 2 plates, a little soiling, ink notation on 2nd leaf.,but very good.

First Edition. Elaborates on Dupuytren's method of bilateral lithotomy, with statistical results; also discusses Sanson's rectovesical lithotomy and the then popular lithotrity. Remarkable for its life-size plates, boldy drawn by Jacob, Bourgery's artist. Rare, not in Waller or Wellcome, or cited in Murphy. Murphy 122 re Sanson. Barsky 192.

Book Id: 11371

Price: $1,500.00

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