Description Abbregee des Maladies qui regnent le Plus Communement dans les Armees, avec la Methode de les Traiter.
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1760
Description: 271pp., 24mo, full mottled contemporary calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Paris: Vincent, 1760. First French Edition.Very good.
Comments: "An essay on diseases of military camps." GM 2152. As the chief court physician to the Empress of Austria, van Swieten also reorganized the medical faculty of the University of Vienna and laid the foundation for the great Vienna school of medicine. Among his original contributions to medicine was his modification of the traditional treatment of venereal disease by the introduction of Sliquor Swietenii. STC (Blake), p. 441. Hirsch V, p. 488.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 79452