Scarce Nineteenth-Century German Guide to Medical Jurisprudence Hofmann, Josef. Die Gerichtsarztliche Sprache. Ein Versuch die in Gerichtsarztliche und Praxis Vorkommenden Begriffe Festzustellen, Fur Aerzte und Juristen. Munich: Literarisch-Artistische Anstalt, . xii, 322 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary pebbled cloth, blind frames to boards, gilt title and fillets to spine. Light rubbing and faint stains to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped. Light toning to interior, light foxing in a few places, negligible faint dampstaining to top-edge of text block through p.16. $750. * Only edition. Hofmann, a doctor, defines terms medical terms and concepts so they can be used accurately by lawyers and judges. In each case he is careful to show their legal implications. Among other topics, Hofmann discusses terms relating to wounds, sterility, miscarriages, insanity pleas, quackery and public health. This is a scarce title. OCLC locates 19 copies, 4 in North America, 1 in a law library (Harvard).
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