Treatise on the Diseases of the Chest, in which they are described according to their Anatomical Characters, and their Diagnosis established on a new principle by means of Acoustick Instruments. With plates.

Philadelphia: James Webster, 1823. Hardcover. First American edition. Translated from French by R. T. H. Laennec, M.D. Preface and notes by John Forbes, M.D. Bound in full leather with black label on spine printed in gilt. Eight plates. A poineering medical treatise introducing the stethoscope. Plate VIII shows the component parts of an early stethoscope. Worn and scuuffed with a clean and tight text. 319 pages plus plates. Very good. Item #9027197

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