Jena/Leipzig, Friedrich Frommann, 1st German edition, 1800-1802, lii, 516+xvi, 279+xx,554 pages, some minor agestaining, red painted edges, attractive, half leather tooled bindings, gilt lettering and ornaments on spines, top of spine of third volume torn, leather corners, usual wear and tear to bindings, from the library of Luyken Landfort (armorial bookplates and handwritten text on flyleaf of first volume ‘J.A. Luyken, Berlin, Oct. 1810’), authorative and early book on medicin, intended to bring order to the science of medicin and to improve the education of doctors by Christoph Wilhelm Friedrich Hufeland (12 August 1762, Langensalza – 25 August 1836, Berlin) who was a German physician, naturopath and writer. He is famous as the most eminent practical physician of his time in Germany and as the author of numerous works displaying extensive reading and a cultivated critical faculty. First volume on general medicin, second volume on fever and local inflammations, third volume on skindisease and poisoning. Wonderful present for a doctor.