Beobachtungen uber Lahmungszustande der untern Extremitaten und deren Behandlung (Polio). Jacob von Heine.
Beobachtungen uber Lahmungszustande der untern Extremitaten und deren Behandlung (Polio)
Beobachtungen uber Lahmungszustande der untern Extremitaten und deren Behandlung (Polio)
Beobachtungen uber Lahmungszustande der untern Extremitaten und deren Behandlung (Polio)
Beobachtungen uber Lahmungszustande der untern Extremitaten und deren Behandlung (Polio)

Beobachtungen uber Lahmungszustande der untern Extremitaten und deren Behandlung (Polio)

Stuttgart: Franz Heinrich Kohler, 1840. Hardcover. Octovo size, 93 pp., all text in German. Very good. Item #15122617

"First description of acute anterior poliomyelitis, which Heine separated from other forms of paralysis; he described the deformities arising from the disease. He also called attention to congenital spastic paraplegia, which, following Little’s classic description (No. 4691.1), was termed 'Little’s disease' ” (Garrison-Morton 4664).

___DESCRIPTION: Cream colored boards with title and publishing information in black to the front board; octovo size (approximately 10 1/2" tall), pagination (i-vi), 1-78, (i-II) index, i-vii plates. Please note that all text is in German.

___CONDITION: Very good overall. Heavy soiling to the boards, first layer of paper missing on portions of spine, corners bumped and worn through. Textblock is sound, scattered foxing throughout the volume, not affecting the readability of text. A few vintage words in prior owner's hand to front free endpaper.

___CITATION: Garrison-Morton 4664.

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Price: $600.00