Publisher Information: Paris: Deterville, 1802. 1st edition. BARTHEZ, Paul Joseph (1734-1806). Traite des maladies goutteuses. . . . 2 vols. , 8vo. , lxxxvii, 371; [4), 480pp. 202 x 122 mm. Contemporary half calf, gilt, rubbed, hinges in vol. 2 weak. Some foxing, tear in first text leaf of vol. 2 affecting a few letters, stamp on titles & 1 or 2 other leaves, but still very good. Paris: Deterville, An X-1802. Book Id: 7127
FIRST EDITION of a famous work on gout and related diseases at the beginning of the 19th century. Barthez was one of the most celebrated European physicians at the time: he held the highest civilian medical post in France, and had been influential on the development of clinical medicine; he had also contributed the concept of "vitalism" to the physiology of his century and the next. D.S.B. Hirsch. Not in Copeman. Wellcome II 106. Not in Waller.