Traite des Fractures et des Luxations. Two volumes of text & folio atlas volume
by Malgaigne, J. F. [Joseph Franзois Malgaigne].
First edition. Text volumes ex library with the bookplate (marked discarded) of the Bridgeport Public Library at the front pastedown of both volumes (no other marks). Text volumes rubbed & scuffed, shallow losses at spine extremities, spines darkened, gilt lettering very dull, scattered foxing, small bookbinders' label at rear pastedowns, Good or so & still quite serviceable. Atlas volume rubbed & scuffed, foxing throughout affecting the text more than the plates, previous owner's small bookplate at front pastedown, booksellers' receipt dated 1932 tipped to the last blank page, Good or better. Delahaye. Text in two octavo volumes: Volume one, Paris: Chez L'auteur, 1847, vii & 842 pp.; volume two, Paris: Chez J.-B. Bailliere, 1855.  &  - 1108 pp. With the atlas volume: Paris: Chez J.-B. Bailliere, 1855. Folio (17" x 12"), 28 pages of text & 30 lithographed plates by Delahaye. Text volumes in contemporary one-quarter brown calf & marbled paper by S. Wardwell of Bridgeport, Connecticut, the atlas in contemporary gilt lettered one-quarter black morocco & marbled paper. Text in French. Garrison & Morton/ A Medical Bibliography: An Annotated Check-List of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine 4417.
The Garrison & Morton bibliography records the set as here offered. Further, they note that "This was Malgaigne's greatest work."
(Inventory #: 0000602)
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