William Beaumont's Formative Years: Two Early Notebooks, 1811-1821.

BEAUMONT, William.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Schuman
Date Published: 1946

Description: Notes and Introduction by Genevieve Miller. Illustrated, 87pp. 8vo, cloth. New York: Henry Schuman, 1946. First Edition. A very good (+) copy.

Comments: Beaumont, a surgeon in the U.S. Army, "was the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo." GM p. 164. First reproduction of his two ms. notebooks, which were kept simultaneously, one containing his medical observations, the other personal reflections of a non-medical character.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 171236

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