4 p.l., 374,  pp. Small 8vo, cont. vellum over boards. Paris: G. Cavelier fils, 1726. First edition. An interesting work on the medical application of opium and narcotics, by the French physician and medical scholar Philippe Hecquet (1661-1737), a follower of the older Pitcairn and Bellini. Most of his works, including this one, were published anonymously; he took part in several important medical controversies. Nice copy. Embossed stamp on title of the American Antiquarian Society, with release letter. . (Inventory #: HillBibl-5314)
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