First Edition. hardcover. 496pp. 8vo, 1/2 old calf; (spine ends rubbed). Paris: Bossange, Masson, et Besson, An 10-1792.
Author was the chief surgeon at the Military Hospital in Cayenne, French Guiana. Based on his observations of cases of permanent spasms or convulsions. Earlier edition of Wellcome II, p. 293.