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1 BRETONNEAU, Pierre Fidèle (1778-1862). Die diphtherie. Über die spezifischen Entzündungen der Schleimhaut oder die mit Belägen einhergehende Entzündung, bekannt unter dem Namen Krupp, maligne Angina, gangränöse Angina usw. Nach dem 1826 erschienenen französischen Original im Auftrag und mit Unterstützung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderheilkunde ins Deutsche übersetzt von Dr. Maria Nülle. Mit einem Vorwort von Professor A. Scholßmann.
Berlin: Julius Springer, 1927. 
243 x 162 mm. 8vo. ix, 173 pp. Printed wrappers; penciled notations on top cover, extremities chipped. Ownership rubber stamp of Dr. Edmund Nobel on title. Very good. RARE. GERMAN EDITION of the 1826 edition. "Bretonneau showed that croup, malignant angina, and ‘scorbutic gangrene of the gums’ were all the same disease, for which he suggested the term ‘diphtheritis’, later substituting ‘diphthérite’. He performed tracheotomy for croup." Garrison and Morton. "Pierre Bretonneau, of Tours, wrote important monographs on the contagion of ‘dothienenteritis’ or typhoid fever (1819-29), on diphtheria (1826), giving the disease its present name; and, on July 1, 1825, performed the first successful tracheotomy in croup.... His correspondence with his pupils, Velpeau and Trousseau, is the most interesting collection of medical letters since Guy Patin." Garrison, History of medicine, p. 413. Garrison and Morton 5053 (1st ed., 1826). See: Sebastian, Dictionary of the history of medicine, p. 148. This edition not listed in RLIN. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 MERLAND, Marie-Hippolyte. Dissertation sur le croup....
Paris: Didot le Jeune, 1822. 
250 x 187 mm. 4to. 34 pp. Self-wraps. Very good. Not in OCLC. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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