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Mémoires du Chevalier Jean de Carro

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Carro, Jean de (1770-1857). "Mémoires du Chevalier Jean de Carro". Carlsbad: Franieck, 1855. First edition. 8vo. Lithographic frontispiece (portrait of de Carro), 106, (2) pp. Author's pen dedication (to prince Edmund Clary-Aldrigen), dated May 19th, 1855 in Walter Scott town house, Carlsbad on the recto side of the frontispiece. Orig. cloth binding form the time.

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Carro, Jean de

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1855

Carro, Jean de (1770-1857). "Mémoires du Chevalier Jean de Carro". Carlsbad: Franieck, 1855. First edition. 8vo. Lithographic frontispiece (portrait of de Carro), 106, (2) pp. Author's pen dedication (to prince Edmund Clary-Aldrigen), dated May 19th, 1855 in Walter Scott town house, Carlsbad on the verso side of the frontispiece (shines a little throught). Orig. cloth binding form the time.

Jean de Carro (born in Geneva, August 8, 1770; died at Carlsbad, March 12, 1857) was a Swiss-born physician who worked from Austria to promote vaccination against smallpox. - Book block at the spine partially loose. Good condition.