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PARISET, Etienne & MAZET, Andre
Observations sur la Fievre Jaune, Faites a Cadix, en 1819. et Redigees par M. Pariset
Audot, Paris, 1820. Illustrated at rear with 5 extraordinary color lithographs by C. de Lasteyrie, showing a man in progressive stages of yellow fever. Extra folding lithograph plate "A la Memoire d'Andre Mazet" is bound-in as a + vi, 144 pages. Short thin folio, blue morocco-backed marbled boards (edges are a bit of edgeworn; some foxing to text but plates are clean); marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Paris: Audot, 1820. First edition. Very good(+). A small paper bearing the inscription "A mon bon ami M. Foure, E, Pariset" is glued to the flyleaf, causing some wrinkling on that page. Mazet died two years after the publication of this book, a victim of yellow fever contracted during a similar expedition to Barcelona. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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