Mémoires de Chirurgie Militaire, et Campagnes. 3 Volumes. – De Larrey, D J

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Text: French. 11 Plates. Without supplementary 4th Volume that only appeared in 1817. “Larry was the greatest military surgeon in history. Of him, Napoleon said “C’est l’homme le plus vertueux que j’ai connu” – ‘he is the most honest man I ever saw.’ (Garrison & Morton. Ref 2160). Library label to each front board:”Medical and Philosophical Library, Upham, Lower Walks, Bath.” No other library markings. Volume 1: Some pencil marks and marginalia. Light scattered foxing. 8 plates. Volume 2: Some edge-wear with open tears to a few of the pages. Scattered foxing and age-toning. Missing small piece of lower edge of spine. Some pencil notes on rear paste-down. 2 Plates. Volume 3: Piece missing from the margin of page 239 which does not affect the text. Some light edge-wear to a few of the pages. Some age toning with light scattered foxing. Missing small piece of lower edge of spine. 1 Plate. 1st Edition. Condition: Good to Very Good. Binding: Hardcover. Marbled boards with leather spine and corners. Edge-wear to all extremities with bumping and fraying to corners. Some small cracks to spine edges with a few light repairs. Rubbing and age-toning to marbled boards.

Date Published: 1812
Publication Place: Paris
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good to Very Good
Binding: Hardcover. Marbled boards with leather spine and corners. Edge-wear to all extremities with bumping and fraying to corners. Some small cracks to spine edges with a few light repairs. Boards have age-toning, some dark marks and abrasions. Marbled edges peeling back.

Dimensions: Small 8vo20.5cm x 13cm x

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Weight 1900 g