Clinique Photographique des Maladies de la Peau.
Hardy, A.; A. de Montméja.
Quarto. III, 128pp. Uncut. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards with gold-stamped borders and lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. Silk endpapers. Rare and fascinating work on skin diseases, profusely illustrated with 60 full-page albumen photographs of patients with various skin diseases. This third edition, contains some images that were not issued in previous editions. Some of the photographs are colored, showing in graphic detail the discoloration and effects of their individual maladies. Six of the plates are reproductions of casts moulded on patients and colored by Italian artist by M. Baretta, from the collection of the Museum of Saint Louis Hospital. 1/2" tear to middle right of front board, minor scuffing, rubbing to boards. Minor browning, sporadic foxing, not affecting plates. In French. Binding and interior in overall very good condition.
Edition: Third revised
Book ID: 16654