Paris: Cavelier, 1741. hardcover. Woodcut illustrations in text. Volume 1 only. 420pp., 12mo, contemporary mottled calf, ornately gilt spine. Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1741. Very good. very good.
"Petit was the first director of the Academie de Chirugie, Paris. He is particularly remembered for his work on bone diseases. He invented the screw tourniquet, gave the first account of osteomalacia, and was first to open the mastoid process." GM 4300. Waller 7324. Blake 345.