Delabarre, C.F. Traité de la partie mécanique de l'art du chirurgien-dentiste.
Paris, chez l'auteur, 1820.Ouvrage orné de 42 planches. (xii), 498, 42 plates. 2 vols in 1.Mod. cl. some scr. in an old hand on the first p. foxing and browning.
Weinberger p. 39; Crowley nr. 900; David p. 81. First and only ed. Very scarce. This is the first scientific textbook on prothesis. (Hoffmann-Axthelm p.247.) G.&.M. no. 3679.5.:" The first scientifically written textbook on dental prosthetics". Ring p. 265.:" The mental impression tray, which is used to hold the substance pushed against the gums when taking an impression, had been introduced in 1820 by Delabarre." The 42 fine engr. plates with 198 figs. mostly depicting instruments.
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