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Title: Traité des maladies des femmes..
Description: Paris, Chez P. Guillaume Cavelier, 1761. Sm 8vo. 4 parts. in 2 vols. [of 6 parts in 3 vols., parts 5 & 6 missing.) W. small woodc. printer's device on title. W. woodc. head- and tailpiece. Contemp. full mottl. clf., spine elaborate floral gilttooling. [...]. (...pp.). collation on request. DSB vol. I, pp. 322 - 324: 'Astruc was a born teacher, extremely methodical and clear in his instruction. In a series of courses lasting six years he covered all phases of medicine: anatomy, physiology, psychology, gerontology, pathology, therapy, venereology, gynecology, neurology and pediatrics. ... highly appreciated courses... His place in the history of medicine was somewhat behind Haller, Morgagni and Boerhaave, rather than ahead of them.': Mettler, p. 253 Bayle & Thillaye, vol. II, pp. 215 - 220: Blake p. 22: Long, pp. 65 - 66: 'A celebrated Montpellier graduate, J.Astruc (1684 - 1766), professor of anatomy in Paris and later personal physician to Kings of France and Poland, wrote important treatises on tumours and venereal diseases, as well as 'Tractatus Pathologicus', with miscellaneous observations, and a book on diseases of women.':

Keywords: general lectures VD gynaecology obstetrics behandelen

Price: EUR 425.00 = appr. US$ 461.91 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 8622