CHARCOT, Jean Martin.

Lectures on Bright’s Disease of the Kidneys delivered at the School of Medicine of Paris… Translated with the permission of the author, by Henry B. Millard. (English edition) revised by the author.

London: Bailliere, Tindall & Cox… New York: William Wood & Co.1879

8vo, pp. x, 100, and 2 chromolithographed plates, errata slip. Original brown cloth, slight wear to top of spine and joints, otherwise a fine copy. Later inscription at top of title-page.

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION with revisions by the author, one year after the same translation appeared in New York. This is the second part of Charcot’s classic Leçons sur les maladies du foie, des voies biliaires et des reins (Paris, 1877), in which he defined scarlatinous nephritis and amyloid kidney as distinct pathological entities. See G&M 4216.2.


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