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A. Hardy & A de Montméja 
Clinique Photographique de l'hopital Saint-Louis 
1868 
  
Book plate 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Auction (17 June 2009, Sale 93, Lot 4645) 
  
 
LL/32576 
  
Contemporary half-leather volume (edges slightly rubbed, corners bumped) illustrated with 49 original partially hand-colored albumen photographs, gilt-stamped spine (slightly faded). Paris, Librairie Chamerot et Lauwereyns, 1868.
 
The first edition of this fascinating work on skin disease which was the first work to be illustrated with orginal photographs on this topic. The photographs show skin cancer, syphillus, eczema and many other skin diseases and their various symptoms. Extremely rare copy of the first edition. 
 

 
  
 
  
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