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Title: Manuel pratique des maladies des yeux, d'après les leçons cliniques de M. Le professeur Velpeau, Chirurgien de l'Hopital de la Charité;
Description: Paris, J.B.Baillière, Libraire de l'académie Royale de médecine... Chez l'Auteur... Londres, Chez H. Baillière..., 1840. 12mo. Old rebacking in half clf., 80% of original [gilttooled] spine laid down, expertly done. Covers w. 19th c. paste paper. [n4, 1-56 in 6, 57 in 2]. (VIII, 676 pp.). (Libr. st. on printed title, first lvs. and last 100 pp. some foxed spots; text some light yellowing here and there.). Hirschberg, para 578: Gorin, p. 86 a.o.pl.: '... he gave a detailed description of the circulation of the eye. He used venesection and leeches ... to prevent perforation of the cornea. He described 7 types of corneal ulcers.': Mettler, 647: '... Velpeau recorded his doubts as to the infectiousness of the condition ['infantile conjunctivitis'] and indicated that prophylaxis by disinfection was foolish.':

Keywords: ophthalmology oogheelkunde medicine diseases

Price: EUR 390.00 = appr. US$ 423.87 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 9209