De la Methode iatraleptique, ou observations pratiques sur l'efficacite des Remedes administres par la voie de l'Absorption cutanee dans le traitement de plusieurs Maladies internes et externes; et sur un Nouveau Remede dans le Traitement des Maladies veneriennes et lymphatiques.
Description: 8vo, contemporary calf, g.e.; rubbed, spine faded, edgeworn. Paris, 1811.
Comments: First Edition. On the treatment of diseases by inunction and friction. Chrestien (1758-1840), who distinguised himself during typhoid and smallpox epidemics, made a good name for himself also by his writings on his iatraleptic method. In the above work, he deals with various conditions, from fevers and female complaints to mental and nervous conditions. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on half-title; with the signature of a later owner below.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 80079