Set of medical works. 1/ M. Desbois de... - Lot 72 - Crait + Müller

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Set of medical works. 1/ M. Desbois de... - Lot 72 - Crait + Müller
Set of medical works. 1/ M. Desbois de Rochefort. Cours élémentaire de Matière médicale, followed by a Précis de l'Art de formuler. Posthumous work. New edition, increased with an alphabetical table. Paris, Méquignon, 1793. 2 volumes in-8, fawn calf, smooth spines decorated, red edges - one headband frayed, corners dull, spidering, some foxing and spotting - viij, 414 pp. ; viij, 360 pp. 2/ Petrus Jonas Bergius. - Materia Medica e Regno vegetabili, sistens simplicia officinalia, pariter atque Culinaria. Edition secunda corrector. - Stockholm, Petri Hesselberg, 1782. 2 volumes in-8, fawn basane, smooth spines decorated, red edges - superficial spotting - xiv, 972 pp. (continuous pagination). Main work of Bergius, who was a pupil of Linnaeus, and a manual on the medicines of nature, compiled according to the sexual system of his master. The emphasis is on kitchen plants and for each medicinal and kitchen herb he describes in detail the appearance, properties and medicinal use. 3/ Nysten, P.-H. Dictionnaire de médecine, et des sciences accessoires à la médecine, avec l'etymologie de chaque terme; suivie de deux vocabulaires, l'un latin, l'autre grec. Paris, Brosson, 1814. In-8, fawn half calf, smooth spine decorated, boards, edges and corners rubbed. Famous dictionary that the medical students of the 19th century called simply "the Nysten". 4/ Adelon . - A dictionary of medicine or a general repertory of medical sciences considered from a theoretical and practical point of view. Second edition, entirely recast and considerably expanded. Paris, Béchet, 1832-1846. 28 volumes (out of 30, volumes 2 and 15 are missing) in-8, bound in contemporary half calf, numerous worn bindings.
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