Haemastatique, ou la Statique des Animaux: Experiences Hydrauliques Faites sur des Animaux Vivans.

HALES, Etienne(Stephen).

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Place Published: Geneva
Publisher: Cramer & Philbert
Date Published: 1744

Description: Avec un Recueil de quelques Experiences sur les Pierres que l'on trouve dans les reins & dans la vessie; & des recherches sur la nature de ces Concretions irregulieres. Traduit de l'Anglois, & augmente de plusieurs Remarques & de deux Dissertations de Medecine, sur la Theorie de l'Inflammation et sur la Cause de la Fievre; Par Mr. De Sauvages. Engraved decs. at chapter headings, one folding plate, xxii, 348pp., small 4to, 3/4 contemporary vellum, marbled boards; (small ex. lib. label on spine). Geneva: Cramer & Philibert, 1744. First French Edition. Very good (+).

Comments: "In this work is recorded Hales' invention of the manometer, with which he was the first to measure blood-pressure. His work is the greatest single contribution to our knowledge of the vascular system after Harvey, and led to the development of the blood-pressure measuring instruments now in universal use."(GM). "Stephen Hales took the next important step after Harvey and Malpighi in elucidating the physiology of the circulation." (Fulton, Selected Readings in the History of Physiology).

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 124890


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