hardcover. 8vo, contemporary calf, g.e.; rubbed, spine faded, edgeworn. Paris, 1811.
First Edition. On the treatment of diseases by inunction and friction. Chrestien (1758-1840), who distinguised himself during typhoid and smallpox epidemics, made a good name for himself also by his writings on his iatraleptic method. In the above work, he deals with various conditions, from fevers and female complaints to mental and nervous conditions. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on half-title; with the signature of a later owner below.