Lot 209 of 515:
Eight medical works 18-19th centuries  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
$200 - $300

Eight works from the history of medicine

Various authors

Various places


Various dates


Highlights include a treatise on venereal disease (in French), a few treatises on fever (one in Latin), and Ways to Reach the Bladder through the Rectum: Advantages and Disadvantages of this Method" (in French).


  • De Curandis Febribus et Inflammationibus Commentatio by Joseph Quarin, 1781. Apud Rudolphum Graefferum (Light wear to vellum and boards, some foxing and toning within; very good).
  • Traite des Maladies Veneriennes by M. Fabre, 1782. Chez Theophile Barrois le jeune. Mottled calf worn with scrapes and chips; some worming within; very good).
  • Commentatio de Tracheitide Infantum Vulgo Croup Vocata...by Iohanne Abrahamo Albers, 1816. G.I. Goeschen. (Calf backing worn, ripple to pages, foxing; about very good).
  • Des Moyens de Parvenir a la Vessie par le Rectum...by L.J. Sanson, 1821. Chez Bechet Je. (Wrappers chipped and worn; about very good).
  • A Treatise on Fever by Southwood Smith, 1830. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. (Soiling and wear to cloth; light toning and foxing within; very good).
  • Repertoire Medico-Chirurgical et Obsterical...publie sous la direction d'une societe de medecins, 1837 [Volumes III and IV]. (Light wear to calf and marbled boards; light foxing and toning within; very good).
  • L'Orthomorphie par Rapport a L'Espece Humaine...by Prof. Delpech. Facsimile by Edition Medicina Rara. (Light wear to slipcase, else fine).

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