Traite des Maladies des Os, dans lequel on a represente les Appareils & les Machines qui conviennent a leur guerison.
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1741
Description: Woodcut illustrations in text. Volume 1 only. 420pp., 12mo, contemporary mottled calf, ornately gilt spine. Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1741. Very good.
Comments: "Petit was the first director of the Academie de Chirugie, Paris. He is particularly remembered for his work on bone diseases. He invented the screw tourniquet, gave the first account of osteomalacia, and was first to open the mastoid process." GM 4300. Waller 7324. Blake 345.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 244039