Paris: 1759. Second. hardcover. With 6 large folding engraved plates of instruments and procedures. 8vo, contemporary mottled calf. Paris, 1759. Seconde Edition. near fine.
Levret's account herein of radical ligature of polyps of the uterus along with his detailed account of the appropriate instruments provided the model after which this operation was carried out for many years. Gurlt describes Levret as the "most famous French obstetrician of the 18th century."