An early Galante-Fauvel laryngoscopy/ENT illustrated booklet-catalogue – 1865

An early Galante-Fauvel laryngoscopy/ENT illustrated booklet-catalogue – 1865

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GALANTE (Henry), Note sur la laryngoscopie suivie de la description de quelques instruments nouvellement employés dans le traitement des affections de l’appareil vocal, Paris, Galante et Cie, 1865

8vo of 23 and (1) pages ; modern half-cloth.


The rare and unique edition of this explanatory and illustrated booklet or catalogue on laryngoscopy instruments recently invented by Pierre Fauvel, one of the pioneers of laryngoscopy in France, and manufactured by Henry Galante. 

The author describes two Fauvel’s laryngoscopes, but also a caustic holder, a sponge holder, an uvula, a laryngeal cystotome, a polyp forceps and two laryngeal exciters (by Morel Mackensie). 

At the end the prices of the described instruments.

Inside very clean.


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