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Atlanta: Plantation, 1872. 18 pages (pp. 321-339). 8vo, original pink printed wrappers. Atlanta: Plantation Publishing, 1872. A very good copy. Presentation copy signed by the author "Battey's ovariotomy operation for the treatment of non-ovarian conditions. This operation later acquired a greater significance in connection with more modern work on endocrinology." GM 6062. Unsigned presentation copy.
Plattsburgh: Allen, 1833. 3 illustrations. 280 pages. 8vo, original beige boards with blue cloth spine; covers detached, ownership signature excised from top of title page, scattered foxing throughout. Plattsburgh: F.P. Allen, 1833. First edition. A good copy of this uncommon title. A pioneering work on digestion, based on experiments with patient Alexis St. Martin, whose stomach was exposed by a gunshot wound. Beaumont (1785-1853), a United States Army surgeon, was the first to study digestion and the movements of the.....
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1980. 280pp, 8vo, full gilt- decorated grey leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine Library, 1980. A Fine Copy . Facsimile of the original 1833 edition. "Beaumont was the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo." GM989.
New York: Schuman, 1946. Notes and Introduction by Genevieve Miller. Illustrated, 87pp. 8vo, cloth. New York: Henry Schuman, 1946. First Edition. A very good (+) copy. 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.