Publisher Information: Paris: Bechet... 1827. 1st edition. CIVIALE, Jean (1792-1867). De la lithotritie. . . 8vo. 254, , 38pp. 5 folding plates with explanation leaves & 1 folding table. 205 x 130 mm. Contemporary half calf, a little rubbed. Stamp on title, versos of plates (not showing through) & 1 or 2 other leaves, tear in crease of 1 plate & slight foxing but a very good copy. Paris: Bechet . . . , 1827. Book Id: 6129
FIRST EDITION, detailing in full Civiale's development of lithotrity, published a year after his 30-page paper briefly summarizing his work. See G-M 4289, citing 1826 publication. Civiale was responsible for putting the operation of lithotrity on a sound basis. Kiefer 98. Wellcome II 350.