Researches upon the Venom of the Rattlesnake: with an investigation of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Organs Concerned.


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Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Smithsonian
Date Published: 1860

Description: Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. Bound with: Mitchell and Reichert, Edward T. Researches upon the Venoms of Poisonous Serpents. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. With 5 chromolithographic plates. Two works in 1 vol., large 4to, contemporary 1/2 cloth, marbled boards. (Washington, 1860 and 1886). Very good.

Comments: First Editions. GM 2104; 2106. Mitchell (1829-1914) and Reichert showed snake venom to be protein in nature, and demonstrated the presence of toxic albumins. Mitchell was one of the first to investigate the snake venoms; he was the first to point out that snake venom is a double, not a single poison. Hideo Noguchi's great work, done many years later, had its origin in Michell's early researches.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 78884

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By This Author: MITCHELL, S. Weir.
By This Publisher: Smithsonian
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