Paris, J. G. Dentu, 1810.
3 parts in 3 volumes 8vo of: I/ (3) ll., viii pp., (1) p. of table, 394 pp., 1 folding plate at the end, pages 5 to 12 bound at the wrong place ; II/ (2) ll., 401 pp., 3 folding plates at the end ; III/ (2) ll., 452 pp., 1 folding plate at the end, slight foxing.
Full green morocco, large gilt border around the covers, large arms gilt-stamped in the center of the covers, flat spines gilt and decorated, gilt edges. Contemporary binding.
200 x 121 mm.
First edition of a very sought-after medicine work.
“The work of Mr. Pelletan is the product of a long experience. ‘I decided to write memoirs about all the subjects of surgery on which that my experience and my observations can add perfection.’”
The precious copy that belonged to Cambaceres, bound in green morocco with the large arms of the Archichancelier of the Empire.
This provenance is highly sought-after.