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FLOYER, Traité de l'asthme, 1761

Photo FLOYER, Jean. 

FLOYER, Jean. 

Traité de l'asthme, contenant la description, les causes et le traitement de cette maladie. 

Paris, P. Fr. Didot, 1761.

12mo (161x97 mm), lx-286-(2) pages.  binding : Contemporary full calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece. Two leaves misaligned. 

Photo FLOYER, Jean. 

First edition in french.
Floyer provided the first clear descriptions of cases of bronchial asthma.

references: Garrison-Morton [3166 : "Floyer provided the first clear descriptions of cases of bronchial asthma. Floyer himself suffered from asthma for over 30 years. He recognizes the influence of heredity in asthma. The above includes an important early account of emphysema, from a post mortem on a broken-winded horse"].

Price : 600 €

Photo FLOYER, Jean. 
Photo FLOYER, Jean. 
Photo FLOYER, Jean. 
Photo FLOYER, Jean. 
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