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    Ludovicus Leulier Duché [Louis Leulier Duché]. Tentamen Medicum de Aerostatum usu Medicine Applicando. Monspelii [Montpellier]: Joannem-Franciscum Picot, 1784. First edition. Small quarto. 18 pages. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and headpieces. Later marbled boards backed in bright red morocco, spine lettered in gilt with the title of the book (misspelled) in French, "Médecine Aréostatique 1784." Corners just bumped, minor edgewear. Internally generally clean and tight; a few leaves trimmed along margins, 1-inch closed tear to frontispiece not affecting image, minor soiling, text block edges toned with minor wear. Very good or better.

    Scarce first work on aviation medicine. Tissandier, page 27.

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