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Paris: Adrien Delahaye, 1878.
Description: ii, 112pp, ill., 22.7cm.
Photographs: two colored photographs.
Photographer: Léon Vidal.
Subject: tinea capitis.
Crissey and Parish, The Derma. and Syphil. of the 19th Century, pp. 261-62:
His own particular interest was mycology, especially the various forms of scalp ringworm, conditions with which he acquired an enormous experience over the years.
• Reprint: extrait du Progrès médical.
• Recueillies et publiées par L. Landouzy.
• Inscribed by the author:
A la Société Médicale des Hopitaux. Hommage de l'Auteur. Février 1878. Lailler.
Following quote was lifted from an antiquarian bookseller's catalogue (Norman 34540, cat. 31.) and was written by Eder (History of Photography, p. 653.):
"[Vidal] was the first to produce color combination prints of chromolithographs with a brown pigment picture, especially he combined chromolithographs with a black Woodburytype printed last, which gave, owing to its transparency, excellent fine effects in reproductions"
Chief of dermatolgy at Hôpitaux Saint-Louis, Lailler also assumed the position of president of the Société Française de Dermatologie in 1891. He founded a charitable school, Ecole des enfants teigneux, for those children quarantined by tinea. A passionate book collector, the library he bequeathed to Saint-Louis numbered 1300 volumes.