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BARON, Hyacinthe-Théodore (1707-1787) -- Catalogue de la bibliothèque de feu M. Baron... Paris: Né de la Rochelle, 1788.
8o (202 x 132 mm). Contemporary green half vellum (worn).
PRICED in a contemporary hand. Baron, a well-known French physician, assembled one of the most impressive medical and scientific libraries of his time. Included in this catalogue are sections devoted to anatomy, surgery, pharmocology, natural history, and chemistry. The second half of the catalogue lists books on literature and history. North 331; Waller 18,061; not in Blogie.
BARON -- Catalogue des differens objets de curiosité, qui composoient le cabinet de feu M. Baron... Paris: Bassan & Maître George, 1788. PRICED in a contemporary hand. North 332.
MORLAND, Sauveur-Francois -- Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu M. Morand... Paris: Prault, fils aîné, 14 April 1774.
Morland, one of the most important surgeons of the 18th century, was co-founder of the Académie Royale de Chirurgie and member of the Royal Society in London. His library was comprised mostly of works on medicine, surgery, and natural history.
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