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On offer is a superb archive of medical manuscript documents having been addressed to the Faculty of Medicine of Paris and its Dean the esteemed Edme-Claude Bourru (1737-1823), famed 18th century French doctor, [a coin with his likeness was minted], author of numerous treatises on venereal disease and presenter of the funeral oration of Guillotin, [another famed physician more noted for his facilitating the death of humans than of their health.] Bourru has signed and made handwritten notes throughtout the archive. Multiple members of the faculty have also autographed and added other comments. Further research will assuredly find a wealth of 'known' signatures. In fine condition with the usual light signs of ageing as with any archive over 220 years old but overall clean and fresh and VG+. Some items from 12vo to folio-sized. Superb collectible medical archive on the cusp of the French Revolution. Provenance: The Sir Thomas Phillipps Collection.
Title: SUPERB HANDWRITTEN ARCHIVE OF FIFTEEN  LETTERS, DOCUMENTS AND MEDICAL TREATMENTS TO EDME-CLAUDE BOURRU ESTEEMED FRENCH DOCTOR, DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE IN PARIS AND ORATOR AT THE FUNERAL OF GUILLOTIN
Publisher: France, 1788
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 00TP10
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