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Dupuytren Lecons Orales de Clinique Chirurgicale 1832 first edition

Dupuytren, Lecons Orales de Clinique Chirurgicale, 1832, first edition

Lecons Orales de Clinque Chirurgicale. Faites A L’Hotel-Dieu de Paris, Par M. Le Baron Dupuytren, Chrurgien en Chef. Paris, 1832 

Four octavo volumes uniformly bound in quarter red leather bindings with marbled paper over boards. Gold text and design on spines. Marbled end papers. Fly leaves slightly browned. Text blocks clean, bright, and tight with minimal foxing. Margins ample. Ribbon page margins intact. Advertisements on the versos of half titles. See also Garrison-Morton 2247, and 4322 (second edition). Text in French. 

Complete first edition of an important surgical work by a physician whose name is immortalized in the condition Dupuytren’s contracture (described in this work in volume 1).