Antique French illustrated medical book illnesses and remedies. Unbound
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Antique French illustrated medical book from 1881 'Les grands maux et les grands remèdes. Traité complet des maladies qui frappent le genre humain' by Doctor J. Rengade (Well-known illnesses and remedies). 800 pages except pages 113 to 120 which are sadly missing. Unbound. Pages are grouped in little booklet units of 8 pages. Some booklets are uncut. The edges of some pages are damaged as can be seen in the photographs. The illustrations are incredible with vivid colours and fine details. There seems to be one large colour illustration every 8 ^pages (beginning of each booklet). It covers common illnesses, neurosis and more specific problems like arsenic poisoning, gangrene or burns. The index at the end of the book is very damaged (last photograph) The card and cloth cover is worn.