Lot 97 of 253:
Traité des Maladaies de la Peau. Atlas.  

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$400 - $600

Title:
Traité des Maladaies de la Peau. Atlas.
Author:
Rayer, Pierre Francois Olive
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
J.B. Bailliere
Date:
1835
Description:

11 pp. Title page lacking and supplied in facsimile. 26 hand-colored lithograph plates. (Small folio) 34.5x27.5 cm (13¾x11") original boards with later cloth rebacking. Second Edition.

Atlas volume only. "A classic summary of dermatological literature of the period. Rayer first described adenoma sebaceum and xanthoma multiplex. He was the first to differentiate between acute and chronic eczema" (Garrison-Morton 3989 of the 1826 edition).

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Condition:
Boards worn; staining to front endpaper and a few preliminary leaves, library bookplate (Johns Hopkins University) at front; foxing to plates; good overall.
 
Item number:
285692
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