Lot 87 of 338:
Demours, Traité des Maladies des Yeux 1818  

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Title:
Traité des Maladies des Yeux , avec des Planches Coloriées Représentant ces Maladies d'après Nature
Author:
Demours, Antoine-Pierre
Place:
[Paris]
Publisher:
Chez L'Auteur
Date:
1818
Description:

Volume IV of IV. 126 pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and 80 engraved plates with tissue guards, 52 hand-colored. 25.5x20 cm (10x8"), calf-backed marbled boards. First Edition.

Pierre Demours was an eighteenth century French physician, zoologist and translator. He specialized in the anatomy and diseases of the eye and became a successful oculist. He described the membrane that is situated between the corneal "proper substance" and the endothelial layer of the cornea.

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Condition:
Spine perished, boards detached, half-title and frontispiece with front board; some foxing to plates and leaves; good.
 
Item number:
301942
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