Sale 167 Lot 133

Tractatus de Morbis Cutaneis. Paris: P. Guillelmum Cavelier, 1777.

Folio, contemporary mottled calf, gilt-tooling and gilt-lettered red leather label to spine, marbled endpapers. First edition of the first modern text on the subject of dermatology, with half-title, engraved title page vignette, chapter heading and head-piece. Hinges cracked with bottom two inches of upper board starting; wear to boards with some loss at spine ends and corners; bookplates tipped in front pastedown and f.f.e.p.; library stamp to verso final page and title page; some light brownspotting; book description tipped in final blank leaf.

Estimate $ 200-400

Property from the Collection of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois

[4], xvi, 1-704 [4]
signficant wormholing 93-147; pages creased pp. 259-259; text block broken on p. 294 (printer's error); closed 1/2 inch tear p. 453; some pages slightly browned

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