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ROSEN DE ROSENSTEIN (Nils): Traite des Maladies des Enfans. Ouvrage qui est le fruit d'une longue observation, & appuye sur les faits les plus authentiques. Traduit du Suedois...Par M. Lebvre de Villebrune. , Paris, Chez Pierre-Guillaume Cavelier..., 1778.

FIRST FRENCH TRANSLATION. 8vo, pp. xii, 582 [583 - 584 Approbation], contemporary mottled calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments, morocco label; top of spine chipped, but generally a very good and attractive copy. De Villebrune provides a brief biography of Rosen (1706 - 1773), as well as a list of his writings (without dates). Rosen's book was first published in Swedish in 1765. The first book in English to survey diseases of children was that of Michael Underwood, Treatise on the Diseases of Children (1784). (Book ref. 7241 )  £ 300.00

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Specialities: Books printed 1560 - 1832, with an emphasis on philosophy, the history of ideas, musicology, wine and cookery,literature, the performing arts.
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