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...
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Franklin Center: Franklin, 1984. Illustrated by Marc Yankus. 496 pages, tall 8vo, gilt-decorated green leather, a.e.g. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1984. A fine copy. Contains:William Gilbert: On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies and on the Great Magnet the Earth.Galileo Galilei: Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences.William Harvey: An Anatomical Disquisition on the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals; On the Circulation of the Blood; Anatomical Exercises on the Generation of Animals.
Boston: American Physiological Society, 1912. Tables. 28 pages (pp. 335-362) IN: American Journal of Physiology, vol. 29., no. 3. 8vo, original printed wrappers; ex-lib, dampstain lower corner, some pages unopened. Boston, 1912. First Edition. Vol. 29, no. 3 offered entire. Lombard soaked the skin in cedar wood oil, rendering transparent the superficial epidermal layers, and thus making possible many direct observations of it. GM 790.