1885. Item #78149
FOURNIER, Alfred. LECONS SUR LA PERIODE PRAEATAXIQUE DU TABES D'ORIGINE SYPHILITIQUE. Paris: G. Masson, Editeur, 1885. ,440, pp. In French. 8vo., modern quarter green cloth with marbled paper sides; original blue wrappers bound in. Pencil ownership to original front wrapper. Uncut. Minor dust-soil to exterior bookblock only. Quite clean and crisp within. According to Garrison-Morton 4782 (1876 edition), Fournier hypothesized the syphilitic origin of tarbes, a belief which was refuted for some time. Near fine.