Paris. Illustrated with wood engravings and lithographs throughout, most of urological instruments. Very thick 8vo, half morocco, joints reinforced. V.p., v.d., mostly printed in Paris, 1820s - 1870. Very good. Articles by J.-Z. Amussat, Alphonse Amussat, Lucien Boyer, Filhos, and others. J.-Z. AMUSSAT's articles include his doctoral thesis, several works in the field of urology, eg. Tableau Synoptique de la Lithothrypsie... (1832); Quelques Considerations Pratique sur le Broiement de la Pierre (1853). Also included are some of his writings on.....
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Madrid: Antonio Cruzado, 1794. Protrait, 56pp. 4to, cont. calf, somewhat worn, spine wormed; hinges cracked, some waterstaining. Madrid: Antonio Cruzado, 1794. Very good (-). Advocates the treatment of sunstroke by the application of pure fresh water to the head. With bookplate of Dr. Joseph Recamier.
Zaragoza: 1753. 70 pages. Small 4to, old marbled wrappers; pagination irregular. Zaragoza, 1753. A very good copy. Perez was the first practitioner in Spain to derive a lucrative practice from hydrotherapy. This ed. not in Blake, who notes that some attribute the work to Vicente Ferrer y Beaumont. Hirsch 4, 557. Not in Palau. No copies of this edition in NUC.
New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1851. 282 pages + 6 pages of advertisements, 8vo, original brown blind stamped cloth (somewhat edgeworn and with neat repairs at extremities; pages foxed). New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1851. Very good(-) One of the first American advocates of scientific hydrotherapy, Shew introduced Priessnitz' system of water-cure into the U.S.