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

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

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.

Price: $45.00

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