Paris: Vincent, 1760. hardcover. 271pp., 24mo, full mottled contemporary calf, gilt spine (rubbed). Paris: Vincent, 1760. First French Edition.Very good. very good.
"An essay on diseases of military camps." GM 2152. As the chief court physician to the Empress of Austria, van Swieten also reorganized the medical faculty of the University of Vienna and laid the foundation for the great Vienna school of medicine. Among his original contributions to medicine was his modification of the traditional treatment of venereal disease by the introduction of Sliquor Swietenii. STC (Blake), p. 441. Hirsch V, p. 488.