Publisher Information: Paris: 1900.
Tuffier, Théodore (1857-1929). Musée retrospectif de la classe 16: Médecine & chirurgie à l’Exposition universelle internationale de 1900, à Paris. Rapport. 52, pp. 2 plates, text illustrations. St. Cloud: Imprimerie Belin Frères, n.d. . 281 x 192 mm. Original printed wrappers, paper backstrip, some tears and creases. Very good. Owner’s stamp on front wrapper.
First Edition. An illustrated report on the History of Medicine exhibit at the 1900 Paris Exposition, highlighting the contributions of notable French-speaking physicians and surgeons to the development of modern medicine. Many of the illustrations in the report were from the collection of the report’s author, Dr. Théodore Tuffier, a pioneer of pulmonary and cardiovascular surgery and of spinal anesthesia (see Garrison-Morton.com 3029, 3191, 3228, 4191.1). Remarkable surgical instruments from the 15th and 16th century are illustrated.Book Id: 45510