Oct 20, 2009 - Sale 2190

Sale 2190 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 720
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
AUENBRUGGER, LEOPOLD. Nouvelle Méthode pour reconnaître les Maladies Internes de la Poitrine. Latin text with French translation and commentary by jean-nicolas corvisart des marets. Half-title; errata leaf and publisher's 4-page catalogue at end. 8vo, late 19th-/early 20th-century 1/2 red morocco, spine worn; uncut. Signature on half-title of William Sydney Thayer, M.D., dated Baltimore, 1917. Paris, 1808

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first edition of this translation of Auenbrugger's 1761 Inventum novum. The publication of Corvisart's version led to the general recognition of the value of thoracic percussion as a diagnostic measure. Heirs of Hippocrates 955; Garrison-Morton 2672 note.