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Los Angeles: Gordon Publications, 1936. 212 pages. 8vo, brown leatherette with gilt-stamped hourglass design on cover. [Los Angeles]: Gordon Publications, 1936. Fifth edition. Some light scattered foxing, still a very good copy of this scarce title - number 19 of an undisclosed print run, signed by the author.
Los Angeles: Gordon Publications, 1936. 176 pages, followed by 11 pages of charts and blank tables. 8vo, brown leatherette with gilt-stamped hourglass design on cover. [Los Angeles]: Gordon Publications, 1936. First edition. A very good copy of this scarce title - number 30 of an undisclosed print run.
Los Angeles: Gordon Publications, 1936. 176 pages, followed by figures, charts and general table of contents. 8vo, brown leatherette with gilt-stamped hourglass design on cover. [Los Angeles]: Gordon Publications, 1936. First edition. Some light scattered marginalia, still a very good copy of this scarce title - number 31 of an undisclosed print run, signed and inscribed by the author.
Los Angeles: Gordon Publications, 1936. Numerous illustrations, including small mounted plates. 171 pages. 8vo, brown leatherette with gilt-stamped hourglass design on cover. [Los Angeles]: Gordon Publications, 1936. First edition. A very good copy of this scarce title - number 234 of an undisclosed print run, inscribed by the author.
Geneva: Cramer & Philbert, 1744. 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.....
Quas collegit, edidit et recensuit. 34 engraved plates, some folding. Engraved vignettes on titles. 7 vols. 4to, contemporary mottled calf; (bindings scuffed, spine ends worn). Lausane: Marci-Michael Bousquet, 1757-1760. Haller was one of the greatest physiologists of all time and the founder of medical bibliography. A valuable collection of theses and treatises which otherwise are not easily accessible. STC (Blake), p. 195.
Lausanne: Bousquet, 1756. Engraved frontispoece depicting bloodletting. Title page in red & black. 343 pages. Small 8vo, contemporary wrappers, untrimmed; some waterstains. Lausanne: Marc-Mic. Bousquet, 1756. Garrison echoes the opinions of many others when he writes that Haller (1708-1777) was "the master physiologist of his time... To read Prof. Kroenecker's Haller redivivus is to see how many apparently "new" discoveries of modern observers had already been accounted for by this great master." According to Castiglione (p. 611), Haller's most important.....
Gottingen: 1780. Engr. t.p. vignette. 528pp. 8vo, original tree calf; rubbed, joints worn; foxed. Gottingae: Apud Viduam Abr. Vandenhoeck, 1780. A later edition of the work first published in 1747, by one of the greatest physiologists of all time and the founder of medical bibliography. Written to replace as a physiology text his outdated transcripts of Boerhaave's Institutiones medicae, this work "enjoyed great popularity for many years." (--D.S.B.) It includes his resonance theory similar to that propounded a century later.....
London: Du-Gardianis, 1651. (26), 1 blank, 301 pages + errata. Small 4to, contemporary vellum, wallet edges; small library stamps on page 1, title page. verso, and page 50. Londini: Typis Du-Gardianis; impensis Octaviani Pulleyn, 1651. First edition. A very good(+) copy with title page re-hinged, and unfortunately lacking the engraved frontispiece but the pages are rather clean aside from the 4 stamps. In this renowned collection of observations on embryology and generation Harvey formulated "the first fundamentally new theory of.....
Edinburgh: 1826. 42pp. + numerous blank leaves. 8vo, blind-stamped calf; rubbed, front cover detached. Edinburgh, 1826. Interesting doctoral dissertation on animal heat and metabolism, written under the guidance of George Baird, the Scottish philanthropist at the University of Edinburgh. Signed, "From the Author."
Menasha: Banta, 1924. Ed. by James P.C. Southall. Illustrated. 3 vols. 4to, full black leatherette; (corners lightly bumped, two typed pages mounted in flyleaf). Menasha, Wisc: Banta/Optical Society of America, 1924-5. Very Good (+). "One of the greatest books on physiological optics. It includes Helmholtz's revival of the Young theory of colour vision." GM 1513. English translation of the 1909 German edition.
Vienna: Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1878. Sechs Mittheilungen an die Kaiserl. Akademie Der Wissenchaften in Wien. 141pp, 12mo, original printed wrappers (spine split, text in two pieces, covers brittle and chipped). Wien: Druck und Verlag Von Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1878. Very good. Scarce printing of these 6 articles, which were influential in formulating the concepts of Ernst Mach. Hering was the foremost German Physiologist of the 19th Century. GM1515.