Title continues: "Tiré des Commentaires de G. Van Swieten sur les Aphorismes de Boerhaave; Avec La Méthode curative de M. de Haen, premier Professeur de Médecine pratique à Vienne en Autriche." This treatise on smallpox is an edited version taken from the 5 volume commentary on Herman Boerhaave by Gerard L. B. van Swieten (1700-1772) who latter founded the Vienna School of Medicine. Van Swieten's commentary was one of the most read medical texts of his time. This volume includes a method of treatment from M. de Haen, also from Vienna. French text.
Date Published: 1776
Place Published: Paris
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 383 p. 17.5 cm. Leather with gilt patterned design and title on spine. All edges red. Corners worn, hinges cracked, chipped spine head. Some label residue on front pastedown, ink signature across from half title, ink stamp rear of title page.