LAVERAN, Alphonse || TEISSIER, Joseph. Nouveaux éléments de pathologie et de clinique médicales.
Paris, J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1879.
Two 8vo (196x124 mm), vol.1: viii-649c pages / vol. 2: (4)-[649d]-1392 pages. binding : Contemporary quarter sheep, flat spine lettered in gilt. Minor rubbings. A lack of paper of the back cover of volume 2.
The first volume deals with general diseases and those of the nervous system. The second deals with diseases of the circulatory system, respiratory and digestive systems, liver, kidneys, peritoneum and its annexes.
Alphonse Laveran (1845-1922) is a French military physician and parasitologist, pioneer of tropical medicine, known to have discovered, in 1880, the protozoan parasite responsible for malaria. For his research on the subject, he received the Nobel Prize in Medicine of 1907.
With Joseph Teissier (1851-1926), he wrote several medical treatises including "New Elements of Pathology and Medical Clinic", before his important treatise on Malaria.
provenance: Dr. Henri Boulland (signature on the two first endleaves of both volumes).
Price : 175 €