A Practical Treatise on Venereal Disease; or Critical and Experimental Researches on Inoculation, applied to the Study of These Affections.

Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1988. hardcover. 339pp. 8vo, decoratively gilt full purple leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine Library, 1988). Fine. fine.

"Includes the description of `Ricord's chancre', the initial lesion in syphilis. Repeating Hunter's experiment, Ricord proved that syphilis and gonorrhoea were separate diseases. After Hunter, he was the greatest authority on venereal disease." GM, 5202. Facsimile of the N.Y., 1842 edition.

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