hardcover. Clinique Iconographique de l'Hopital des Veneriens. Extra illus. title portrait & 67 superb chromolitho. plates with descriptive letterpress. Large 4to, rebacked in cloth, leather spine label; (some pages darkened, occasional foxing). Paris: Rovier, 1851.
Fine atlas illustrating the case histories and the effects of venereal disease recorded at the hospital. Ricord, born in Baltimore, established the error of John Hunter's belief that gonorrhoea and syphilis were identical...Ricord was the first to establish the characteristic phenomena of the three stages of syphilis. Castiglioni pp. 735-6; Pusey, the History and Epidemiology of Syphilis pp.559; The History of Dermatology, pp. 120-23. GM 5202; 2381 (Paris, 1838 First Edition).