Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children and infants at the breast; including the hygiene and physical education of young children. Translated from the French . . . With notes and additions.
by BOUCHUT, Eugene (1818-1891); BIRD, Peter Hinckes (1827-1891).
London:: John Churchill, 1855., 1855. 8vo. xv, , 776 pp. Index, errata slip. Original full brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine title; joints neatly reinforced with kozo. Very good. First edition in English, being a translation of Traite pratique des maladies des nouveau-nes et des enfants a la mamelle. / "Ernest Bouchut . . ., a Paris graduate of 1842 and physician to the Hôpital des enfants maladies (1872), was a pioneer in the use of the ophthalmoscope in the diagnosis of nervous diseases (1865) and of jurisprudence of death . . . His Manual pratique of 1845, treats of the hygiene and nutrition of infancy, the semeiology of infantile diseases, after the manner of Billard, with sections on diseases of the mouth, abdomen, nose, larynx, chest, exanthemata and skin diseases, eyes and rickets, illustrated by medical cases." [Abt, p. 89]. REFERENCES: For Bird, see: "Peter Hinckes Bird," British Medical Journal, 1891, Apr 18; 1(1581): pp. 884–885. Abt, Arthur F., Abt-Garrison History of Pediatrics, p. 89; Grulee 865.
(Inventory #: M13669)
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