Observations sur la Fievre Jaune, Faites a Cadix, en 1819... et Redigees par M. Pariset.

PARISET, Etienne & MAZET, Andre. Lasteyrie, C. de (illustrator)

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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Audot
Date Published: 1820

Description: Illustrated at rear with 5 extraordinary color lithographs by C. de Lasteyrie, showing a man in progressive stages of yellow fever. Extra folding lithograph plate "A la Memoire d'Andre Mazet" is bound-in as a frontispiece.vi + vi, 144pp. Short thin folio, blue morocco-backed marbled boards (edges are a bit of edgeworn; some foxing to text but plates are clean); marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Paris: Audot, 1820. First edition. Very good (+).

Comments: A small paper bearing the inscription "A mon bon ami M. Foure, E, Pariset" is glued to the flyleaf, causing some wrinkling on that page. Mazet died two years after the publication of this book, a victim of yellow fever contracted during a similar expedition to Barcelona.

Signed: Y
Edition: First Edition
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 158736


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