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Philadelphia: Thomas Desilver, 1832. 188 pages. Slim 8vo, original drab printed boards with newer brown leather spine. Philadelphia: Thomas Desilver, 1832. Second edition, enlarged and improved. A few discrete library stamps and foxing throughout still a very good copy. A comprehensive treatment, and, according to Kelly and Burrage, among Bell's finest works. This book was believed to have contained "a fuller and more impartial digest of the medical practice of cholera ... from the first appearance of the diseases in.....
Zagreb: 1966. Edited by M.D. Grmek, Translated by M. Halar. Revised by L. F. Waring. Illustrated. Tall 8vo, 258pp. 8vo, beige cloth; soiled on the corner. Zagreb, 1966. Scarce. Very good. Stampar was Chairman of the First World Health Assembly and President of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Paris: Crochard, 1811. Traduit par J-Charles Gasc. Small 8vo, tan calf-backed marbled boards. Paris: Crochard, 1811. Very good (+). First Edn. in French. "A classical description of typhus. The French literature sometimes refers to the condition as 'Hildebrand's disease.'" -- GM 5375. Hirsch III, p. 205.
Oil painting on canvas. Framed measures 29 x 23 1/4". Splendid original oil portrait, by Henry Inman; bust-length, showing the handsome physician in middle-age, with black curling hair, black coat; right hand thrust into coat. One of the most distinguished physicians in New York City a century ago, Vache was physician to the Alms-House Hospital, surgeon to Bellevue, physician to the William and Centre Streets Cholera Hospitals, and also Health Officer of the City.