1838. Item #79890
RICORD, Ph. TRAITE PRATIQUE DES MALADIES VENERIENNES OU RECHERCHES CRITIQUES ET EXPERIMENTALES SUR L'INOCULATION APPLIQUEE A L'ETUDE DE CES MALADIES, SUIVIES D'UN RESUME THERAPEUTIQUE ET D'UN FORMULAIRE SPECIAL. Paris: Librairie des Sciences Medicales de Just Rouvier et E. le Bouvier, 1838. First edition. 808 pp. 8vo., quarter red leather with decorative gilt spine, marbled edges, endpapers and marbled paper covered boards. Spine slightly darkened, gilt decoration bright. Moderate shelfwear. Moderate to light foxing in text. Original green ribbon marker intact. Very good overall. After Hunter's work, "Ricord proved that syphilis and gonorrhoea were two separate diseases." (Heirs #621, GM 5202, Waller 7974). Major work in the identification of venereal diseases. Case histories.