by [Alebrand of Florence – aka: Aldobrandino] SOALHAT, Jean Baptiste.
Paris:: Henri Jouve, 1908., 1908. 25 cm. 8vo. 51,  pp. Early quarter dark morocco, green marbled boards; spine ends a tad worn, rubbed, spine faded. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good. RARE. Alebrand of Florence, physician to the King of France, wrote the first French medical book in the vulgar tongue, the Regime du Corps, written in 1256, a treatise that is largely devoted to the care of children. See: Chereau, A., «Les medecins et les chirurgiens de saint Louis, roi de France», L'union medicale, ns, 14, 1862; Havelock Ellis, Sex in Relation to Society, vol. VI, (1920), p. 633; Osler 1763; John Carmi Parsons & Bonnie Wheeler (eds.), Medieval Mothering, Garland, 1996. Not in Grulee. [FFrye C188] (Inventory #: M13447)
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