1813. Item #80605
BICHAT, Xav., M. HUSSON, transl. John G. COFFIN. A TREATISE ON THE MEMBRANES IN GENERAL, AND ON DIFFERENT MEMBRANES IN PARTICULAR. Boston: Cummings and Hilliard/Cambridge: Hilliard and Metcalf, 1813. xix +  + [21-]259 pp. + 1 p. errata. 8vo., calf with red gilt morocco spine label. Boards detached, spine chipped 1/2 inch at crown, spine label chipped 1/4 inch. Owner's bookplate to front pastedown, pencil ownership to front flyleaf. Occasional pencil underlining or margin notes. Heavy foxing to some pages. Needs rebacking. English translation of G-M 537. Bichat's treatise is crucial to the foundation of modern pathology.