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Prix Annonces, Proposes & Distribues dans sa seance publique, tenue January 27, 1778, Oct. 20, 1778, August 31, 1779, Feb. 15, 1780, Aug. 29, 1780, Mar. 6, 1781, Aug. 28, 1781, Nov. 1781, Feb, 19, 1782, Aug. 27, 1782, Mar. 11, 1783, Aug, 26, 1783, Mar. 2, 1784, Feb. 15, 1785, Aug. 30, 1785, Feb. 27, 1787, Aug. 28, 1787, Feb. 12, 1788 and Mar. 3, 1789.
De l'Imprimerie de Ph.-D. Pierres, Premier Imprimeur Ordinaire du Roi, de la Societe Royale de Medecine, & c. rue Saint-Jacques, 1778. Perhaps a unique item, by any definition exceedingly rare, and printed on a kind of rag paper that feels weighty in the hand (the bite of the type is quite sharp throughout, a bit surprisingly so). WorldCat dot org shows only two institutions that have just a single copy of the 20 October piece. The overall condition is easily Very Good except for four pages that show discoloration and that have short, closed tears. Published between 1778-1789, in Paris. Most of these documents are four pages long with the longest being 12 pages. Bound in the original bluish-gray, diagonally striped lines wraps, and now protected in Mylar. Paper title label over spine is slightly abraded, but the blue pen ink in cursive is exquisite, especially so given that the spine measures no more than a third of an inch across. Some predictable waffling to text, but neither odor nor any signs of damp-staining to the rag paper. Some chipping to spine, wear along both joints, to spine head and foot, some slight loss of paper on rear panel. The piece de resistance is the four-page document dated Feb. 12, 1788, titled "Programme sur L'Allaitment Artificiel Des Enfans Nouveaux Nes. Propose dans la seance public de la Societe Royale de Medecine." Curiously enough, there are two copies of this document present. There are also two copies of: "Extrait d'un lettre sur la fondation d' un prix relatif aux progres de L'art de guerir." O.C.L.C. lists the National Library of Medicine … [Click Below for Full Description]
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