1762 · [Paris],
by PETIT, Antoine (1722?-1794).
[Paris],: 1762., 1762. Small 4to.  pp. Manuscript in student hand. Original quarter calf-backed marbled boards; extremities worn, spine wormed and chipped, joints loose. Rubber stamp: Doctor Mario E. Spada. Very good (noting condition of binding which is less than very good). French doctor, born in 1722 (1718?), In Orleans, died October 21, 1794, in Olivet, near this city. After completing his medical studies, he became a professor of obstetric surgery. Then, he came to Paris to exercise the professorship of anatomy and surgery at the Jardin Royal des Plantes, a member of the agricultural society. Royal professor of anatomy at the King's Garden. Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris (since 1760) and that of Stockholm, inspector of the Military Hospitals of France, etc. He was successively assistant anatomist on June 28, 1760, then associate anatomist on August 31, 1773 and finally veteran boarder on September 2, 1784. He was the author of several books and numerous papers: Parmi ses ouvrages: "Anatomie chirurgicale de Palfyn" (1753), "Recueil de pièces concernant les naissances tardives" (1766), "Rapport en faveur de l'inoculation" (1768). Pamphlet : Medicinae studiosis notum fecit Antonius Petit Medicus se materiae medicae Cursus inteferrimum mox privatimque auspicaturum esse . . . . Lettre de M. A. Petit . . . a M. le Doyen de la Faculte de Medecine sur quelques faits relatifs à la pratique de l'inoculation. . Memoire sur la meilleure manière de construire un hopital de malades. , etc. The title of this series of lectures states that the author is a member of the Parisian l'Academie Royales des Sciences. PROVENANCE: Dr. Mario E. Spada – Dr. Hernan Demonti
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