Paris: Maaradan, 1798. First. hardcover. 2 volumes. Xxxvi, 252 pp; viii, 319 pp. 1/2 mottled calf, (tiny worm holes affecting only the first few pages on the inner margins), mottled calf Lightly rubbed). Paris: Chez Maradan, An VI, 1898. First Edition. Very Good (+). very good(+).
"Although he is properly considered one of the founders of psychiatry, Pinel's contemporaries regarded him as a master of internal medicine, a reputation based upon the authoritative classification of diseases he set out in his Nosographie philosophique, published in 1798. . .Pinel thus divided diseases into five classes--fevers, phlegmasias, hemorrhages, neuroses, and diseases caused by organic lesions" (D.S.B. 10: 612).