PINEL, Philippe. La médecine clinique rendue plus précise et plus exacte par l'Application de l'Analyse, ou Recueil et résultat d'observations sur les maladies aiguës, faites à la Salpêtrière.
Paris, Brosson et Gabon, An X (1802).
8vo (193x121 mm), (4), [ix]-xl, 432 pages and 3 folding table. Complete. binding : Contemporary quarter havana sheepskin. Flat spine, titled in gilt on lettering-piece. Binding a little rubbed. Head of spine repaired. Tear without lack on the first folding table.
Pinel was the Professor of Medicine in Paris and Head of the Salpetriere; he is remembered for his revolutionary and humane treatment of the insane and the work in which he described and advocated this treatment.
One of the foundins of the psychiatry Pinel's contemporaries regarded him as a master of internal medecin.
Price : 280 €