London: Churchill, 1872. Second. hardcover. 2 color plates, black & white woodcuts, numerous tables, 238pp., occasional foxing. 8vo, original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt- lettered spine and front cover; (spine ends lightly rubbed). London: J. & A. Churchill, 1872. Second edition Revised and Enlarged. Very good (+).
With an appendix titled An Enquiry into the History of Winter Cough. Dobell, physician to the Hospital for Chest Diseases in London, was mainly interested in diseases of the lungs and heart. The important question of fat assimilation in diseases of the lungs induced him to detailed observations of the functions of the pancreas.