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ALIBERT, J.-L.
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.

Description:
pp. xxiv, 390. Engraved frontispiece, 62 lithographed plates, all handcoloured. Later cloth, corners a bit bumped and a little worn, 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, those plates which face text affected by offsetting and foxing, those which are bound consecutively are mostly clean, very small library stamp on both free end-papers only.

*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.'

B. Cormon et Blanc. Paris.

Date Published: 1833. Elephant folio.

Stock No. 61563

Price: 3,000.00

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