Bordeaux: Pierre Brun, 1739. Woodcut printer's device on title and first page. iv + 95pp. plus ads, 12mo, later wrappers; small worm hole upper outer corner running length of book, does not effect text. Bordeaux: Chez Pierre Brun, 1739. First edition. A very good (+) copy of this scarce title. First edition of the winning dissertation submitted to the Academie Royale of Bordeaux in answer to one of their two requests for contributions on set price topics for 1739. Bertier...
Paris: Didot Jeune, 1772. 4 volumes. 12mo, full mottled calf with rubricated edges. Spine on volume I is quite worn and spine on volume III almost entirely lacking, but all interiors are clean. Paris: Didot Jeune, 1772, 1779. Overall a very good(-) set. Volume I and II printed in 1779 and volume III, which is bound in 2 volumes, printed in 1772.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1990. 289pp. 16mo, full burgubdy leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Classics of Medicine Library, (1990). A fine copy. "The first analysis of blood. Boyle's memoirs may be considered the first scientific study in physiological chemistry, exhibiting methods which have become universally adopted. This is Boyle's most important work." GM 861. Facsimile of the 1864 edition.
Birmingham: Classics of Cardiology, 1988. Together with: Auenbrugger, Leopold. On Percussion of the Chest. 2 volumes. in one. 8vo, full gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Cardiology Library, 1988. A Fine Copy. "Corvisart really created cardiac symptomatology and made possible the differentiation between cardiac and pulmonary disorders. He was the first to explain heart failure mechanically and to describe the dyspnoea of effort. His translation of Auenbrugger's book on percussion resulted in the universal adoption of...
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...
Birmingham: Classics of Cardiology Library, 1993. 483pp, 8vo, full gilt-decorated leather. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Cardiology Library, 1993. A Fine Copy. "Samuel Johnson called Heberden 'the last of our learned physicians'". Facsimile of the first english edition, 1802. GM 2207.
4pp. In the American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 1830. Vol. VI, pp. 532-34. Volume offered entire. 8vo, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards. Philadelphia, 1830. G-M 2951. This report followed his 1829 article in the same journal on the successful treatment of aneurism of the arteria innominata by tying the carotid artery. Mott was the ablest exponent of vascular surgery in the United States.
Paris: Crochard, 1817. 13pp (172-185) IN: Annales de Chemie et de Physique, Tome IV, 1817. Whole edition, offered entire. Thick 8vo, modern black cloth. Paris: Chez Crochard, 1817. Isolation of emetine. -GM 1843. It was not until a century later that Edward Bright Vedder demonstrated its value in the treatment of amoebiasis.
Illustrated with tables. 2 pages (1418-1419) IN: The British Medical Journal, volume 2, Nov. 5, 1910. Tall 4to, sewn. London, 1910. First edition. Whole week offered entire. Price-Jones described a method for the direct measurement of red blood cells, which has led to the term "Price-Jones curve." GM 901.