(MEDICINE). BELOU, François. ~ Dissertatio physiologica, de Erectione. Quam Deo duce & auspice Dei-Parâ, in Augistissimo Ludoviceo Medico Monspeliensi, publicis subjiciebat disputationibus... Montpellier: Jean Martel, 1781.
4to (240 × 180 mm), pp. 12. Woodcut device to title, typographical ornaments to first leaf of text. Contemporary foliation in manuscript (thus presumably once part of a sammelband). Disbound, preserved in modern blue wrappers.
Sole edition. A dissertation on the physiology of the male erection, submitted to the medical school at Montpellier. Belou cites Ruysh, Albinus, Eustachius, Lametrie and others as authorities while the celebrated physicians Paul Joseph Barthez and Jean-François Imbert are listed as chancellors and examiners at the school. OCLC lists the National Library of Medicine copy only.
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