X-ray illus. 2 pages (pp. 202-203) IN: Deutsche Medicinische Wochenschrift vol. 22, no. 13. 4to, modern wrappers. Leipzig, 1896. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Becher introduced a solution of lead into the stomach of a guinea-pig, making it opaque to x-rays; he thus showed the possibility of radiological diagnosis of gastric disease. GM 3516.
3 pages (pp. 983-985) IN: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, de l'Academie des Sciences, vol. 143, no. 24. 4to, original salmon printed wrappers; chipped. Paris, 1906. First Edition. Whole issue offered entire. Bergonie-Tribondeau law, "the sensitivity of cells to radiation varies directly with the reproductive capacity of the cells and inversely with their degree of differentiation"(Dorland). GM 2005.
3 text figures. 4 pages (pp. 6-9.) IN: Archives of the Roentgen Ray, Vol. 18, No. 155 . Tall 8vo, original printed wrappers. London: Rebman, June 1913. Whole Number offered entire. "Bucky devised a diaphragm for roentgenography which, by preventing the secondary rays from reaching the plate, secured better contrast and definition". GM 2691.
Reprinted from the American Journal of Physiology. Photographic illustrations. VI, 8vo, modern marbled boards with original wrappers bound in, unopened. Jan. 1, 1902. Fine. First Edition. Follow-up to The Movements of the Stomach, etc., but this time focusing on the intestines, by the pioneer in x-ray observation of the movements of the gastro-intestinal system. Cannon (1871-1945) was the first to discover that bismuth, which is opaque to x-rays, served admirably to bring out the contour of the stomach and intestines...
Norwalk: Easton, 1989. Translated by Sheehan. Color frontispiece. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 412 pages, large 8vo, gilt stamped blue leather, pale peach silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Norwalk: Easton Press, 1989. A fine copy aside for previous owner's name on verso of front free endpaper. A biography written by Marie Curie's daugher, Eve.
Comptes Rendus, 1900. 4 pages (73-76) in: Comptes Rendus des Seances de L'Adademie des Sciences Volume 130, No. 2. IN THE SAME ISSUE: SKLODOWSKA-CURIE, Marie. Sur la Penetration des Rayons de Becquerel non Deviables par le Champ Magnetique. 4 pages (76-79). Slim 8vo, modern printed wrappers. Paris: Comptes Rendus des Seances de L'Academie des Sciences, 1900. A very good(+) copy "Pierre Curie had just demonstrated that there are at least two different kinds of rays, subsequently known as A and...
Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1937. 149 engravings. 224pp., slim 8vo, burgundy cloth (small library stamps). Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1937. Very good (+). Based upon a review of 4000 cases and thorough review of the literature. One of the greatest contributors to the development of neuroradiology.
Woodcuts, photographic x-ray plate. 11 pages (pp. 345-355) IN: Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Roentgenstrahlen. vol. 17, no. 6. Tall 4to, original gray printed wrappers; spine worn. Hamburg, 1911. First Edition. Whole number 6 offered entire. "First use of x-rays for the diagnosis of pregnancy" (GM 6216).