Paris: Boyer, Richerand et al. 1803. hardcover. 3 fold-out copperplate engravings. 2 volumes in one. 8vo, full contemporary calf backed marbled boards, worn. Paris: Boyer, Richerand, Migneret, An XI -1803. very good(-).
Boyer, (1757-1833), one of the most famous surgeons of his time, was Napoleon's physician and professor of surgery. His lectures were collected by the equally prominent surgeon Anthelme Richerand 1779- 1851). The book was immediately translated into German, English and Italian. Hirsch. I.665 and IV.796. Wellcome Cat. II.218. First few pages brown-stained, but otherwise clean & solid. Occasional early ink notations in margins.