Discourse Prononcé sur la Tombe de M. Antoine-Athanase Royer-Collard, Membre de L'Académie Royale de Médecine, Section de Médecine, le 29 Novembre 1825, au Nom de la Section de Médecine; par M. Adelon, Secrétaire de Cette Section

Paris: L'Imprimerie de Rignoux, 1825. Pamphlet. [2] p.; 25 cm. Caption title. "Académie Royale de Médecine" -- at head of title. Disbound from a collection of pamphlets owned by French homeopath Dr. Charles Ravel (1822-1887). Antoine-Athanase Royer-Collard (1768-1825) was the French doctor who served as head physician at the Charenton mental asylum, where one of his patients was the Marquis de Sade, who spent the last 11 years of his life there. Royer-Collard was also a professor of forensic medicine at the University of Paris, where in 1819 he became the first chair of "médecine mentale." He was elected to the Académie Royale de Médecine in 1820. The author, Nicolas Philibert Adelon (1782-1862), became a member of the Académie in 1821 and was elected president in 1831. He succeeded Royer-Collard in the forensic medicine chair at the University of Paris in 1826. In Near Fine Condition: small chip out of upper edge; minimal foxing; otherwise, clean and crisp. Scarce. Near Fine. Item #005857

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