Paris: Libraire des Bibliophiles, 1898. [History of Medicine] LIMITED EDITION. Large octavo (26 x 18cm), pp. xxiv; 366 . With a frontispiece after Daniel Vierge, engraved on copper by F. Masse. Number 464 of just 500 copies in this edition, printed on Van Gelder's vellum paper. Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to upper board; blind to spine. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. Browning to preliminaries and edges; spotting to frontispiece. Some rubbing to cloth, and pulling to head and tail of spine. Repairs to upper joint / hinge. Titles to spine may once have been in gilt, but no longer. Good. A series of articles concerning the medical histories of notable French statesmen, including Louis XI, Richelieu, Louis XIV, Madame de Pompadour, Dr. Guillotin, Robespierre, and Napoleon. Item #54456
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