Publisher Information: Paris: Crochard, 1840. 1st edition. 8vo.[ 4], xi, 452pp. 220 x 135mm. Contemporary green calf, richly gilt, a little rubbed. Some browning but a very good copy.
FIRST EDITION, Presentation from Author, with Latin note to that effect on verso of free endpaper, dated December 2,1839.
Probably the most successful among 19th century French lithotomists, Civiale founded the urology clinic at the Necker Hospital and wrote a series of important works on calculi, of which the above is one, dealing with other options than surgical. Murphy, History of Urology, 173ff. Kiefer 99.Book Id: 6127