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CHEREAU, Achille

Le parnasse médical français, ou Dictionnaire des Médecins-Poètes de la France, anciens ou modernes, morts ou vivants . . .   Paris: Adrien Delahaye, 1874

8vo. xxiv, 552 pp. Red cloth, slightly bumped; marbled end-papers. Some light foxing. $250.00

First edition. The present work provides, in a dictionary-type format, a significant amount of biographical and bibliographical information for a legion of French doctor-poets. A French doctor and bibliophile, Achille Chéreau (1817-85) was the author of several studies on medicine and bibliophilia. His works include La Vérité sur la mort de Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Essai sur les origines du jounalisme médical français.


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