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Clinique de l'Hôpital Saint-Louis, ou Traité Complet des Maladies de la Peau, Contenant la Description de ces Maladies et leurs Meilleurs Modes de Traitement.

pp. xxiv, 390. Engraved frontispiece, 62 lithographed plates, all handcoloured. Contemporary half brown morocco and marbled boards, all edges gilt, rebacked, frontispiece and 6 plates showing foxing, occasionally browning and offsetting, the remaining plates are clean and unaffected, text is variously affected by spotting , noticeably at the front and end of the book, although the margins are wide, some of the plates towards the end of the book have been slightly cropped by the binder with the loss of the occasional plate number, situated at the top edge of the leaves, or the first few letters of the legend, likewise printed at the top edge, depending upon which way the plate is bound into the book, very small library stamp on both free end-papers only, with the book-plate of THOMAS HOWITT [see below].

*GARRISON-MORTON #3986-7 and other entries - 'Contains Alibert's 'family tree' of dermatoses, a classification later discarded for Willan's scheme...the book is also notable for its illustrations, the first on its subject in a French book, [for the edition of 1806] and for its original description of mycosis fungoides.' See Plarr's Lives of Fellows........... - ' HOWITT, Thomas junior ( - 1887) MRCS April 29th 1831; FRCS Oct 13th 1853; LSA 1831; JP for Lancaster, General surgeon, son of Thomas Howitt; followed his father in general practice at Lancaster. He was Surgeon and later Consulting Surgeon to the Lancaster Infirmary, Surgeon to the Lancaster Yeomanry, and JP for Lancaster. He died in retirement at Queen Square, Lancaster, in 1886 or 1887.

B. Cormon et Blanc. Paris.

Date Published: 1833. Elephant folio.

Stock No. 61558

Price: ú4,000.00