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Nouvelle Doctrine Chirurgicale ou Traite Complet De Pathologie, De Therapeutique Et D'Operations Chirurgicales

By J. B. F. Leveille

1812- Paris- J. G. Dentu

8.5" by 5"; (lxxxix) 518; 692; 656; 660pp.

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DETAILS

The first edition of this surgical work by Jean-Baptiste Leveille.

In the original French.

Complete in four volumes.

Jean-Baptiste Leveille was a surgeon, serving as such under Napoleon in Italy. After leaving the army, he later went on to become one of the founding members of the Academie Medicine, an institution that consults with the French government regarding medical issues and public health. In this, Leveille's most influential work, he addresses a variety of new advances in the surgical field.

An important work, scarce in any condition. Rarely found in such an attractive leather binding.

CONDITION

In uniform quarter calf bindings, with gilt detail to the spine. Externally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Marks to boards. Front joint to volume two and four are starting but firm. Hinges to all volumes slightly strained but firm. Offsetting to endpapers. Dampstaining to rear board of volume four. Bookplate to front pastedown of volume one. Internally firmly bound. Tidemarks to the extremities of pages i to vi in volume one. Ink signature to title page of all volumes. Scattered spotting, heavier to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD


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