Paris: Baudry’s European Library, 1835. Two volumes. 8vo. viii, [ii], 442; [iv], 402 pp. (offered with) Passages from the diary of a physician. Second series. Paris: A. and W. Galignani and Co., 1838. Calf-backed marbled boards, boards and spine a bit rubbed; both volumes foxed and stained. Small embossed German ownership stamp to title of both volumes. Item #11620
Early French editions. This work caused quite a stir when it first appeared in Blackwood’s Magazine. Many in the medical profession protested its divulgence of medical secrets. Extremely popular, it went through numerous editions and translations, as well as several pirate editions in America.