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Anatomie Pathologique du Corps Humain, Descriptions avec Figures Lithographiées et Coloriées, des Diverses Altérations Morbides dont le Corps Humain est Suceptible.

Tome Premier. (Livraisons I A XX); Tome Deuxieme. (Livraisons XXI A XL).

T.I : 118 lithographed plates, of which 37 have noticeable foxing; T.II : 115 lithographed plates [2 double-page], of which 20 have noticeable foxing and 2 have damp-marks in the gutter at top and bottom. 167 of these plates are hand-coloured and those not affected by foxing are unusually clean for this work which is routinely foxed and browned. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards and end-papers, two volumes rebacked with the original spines relaid, twin spine labels, very small library stamps on the end-papers, no other stamps throughout.

* GARRISON-MORTON #2286 - 'The fine illustrations of gross pathology make this one of the greatest works of its kind. Cruveilhier, first professor of pathological anatomy in Paris, gave the first description of multiple sclerosis (in vol.2), and an early description of 'Cruveilhier's palsy' '.

J. B. Baillière. Paris and London.

Date Published: 1829-1835; 1835-1842. 2 volumes in 4, plates and text separate. Folio.

Stock No. 61556

Price: £5,000.00