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Illustrated, 555pp + tables. 8vo, 3/4cloth, marbled boards; edgeworn, first page of text torn and repaired with tape. Paris, 1905. First Edition. GM 4232. Albarran's polyuria test for renal inadequacy. Albarran (1860-1912) born in Cuba, became a star of the first magnitude as a teacher in the Paris Faculty and through his many valuable innovations in the diagnostic of intrapelvic conditions by the urine.
2 large thick 8vo volumes, black cloth. Various places & various dates, (1920s-1940s). Very good. The largest number of articles is by Babkin, with other authors including M. H. F. Friedman, Rhoda Grant, S. A. Lomarov, G. O. Langstroth, J. V. V. Nicholls, G. W. Stavrasky, D. R. Webster, L. A. Andreyev, etc.
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.
Paris: Bachelier, 1850. 5 pages (pp. 571-575) IN: Comptes Rendus vol. 31. Thick 4to, 956 pages. Original beige wrappers with printed spine label; a bit edgeworn, but with unopened pages. Paris, Bachelier, 1850. First edition. Dampstain in margin of lower corners, else very good. Whole volume offered entire. First Edition of a paper containing a "remarkable exposition of the glycogenic function of the liver" (Horblit, One Hundred Books Famous in Science, lla). In this initial brief summary, Bernard reported that.....
Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1910. Ihre Physiologischen Grundlagen und ihre Bedeutung fur die Pathologie. Mit einem Vorwort von R. Paltauf. 538pp. 8vo, cloth. Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1910. VEry good. Garrison-Morton 1123. Biedl (1869-1933) showed that the adrenal cortex is essential for life. His book includes an exhaustive bibliography. A classic work showing the rapid development of knowledge concerning endocrinology.
Paris: Victor Masson, 1857. 10 parts in 1 volume. 8vo, half cloth, marbled boards, original wrappers bound in (with inscription and withdrawal stamp on front wrapper, fragile, damaged); some foxing, light waterstain. Paris: Victor Masson et Fils, 1857-1863. First Edition. Very good. Garrison-Morton 1001 1001. Corvisart showed that pancreatic proteolysis takes place at body temperature, in acid, alkaline, or neutral media.
Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1922. With 105 illustrations and 39 plates in color. 774 pages. Short thick 4to, rebound in older 1/2 cloth over marbled boards with black leather spine label. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1922. Second Edition, thoroughly revised. A near fine copy. Barker, p. 54. A comprehensive treatment of the diseases, physiology, pathology, and inflammation of the thyroid and thymus.
With an introduction by Franz Prange. Illustrated, 188pp, 8vo, original cloth; previous owners signature on inside front and rear covers. London: Oxford University Press, 1929. First Edition in English. This work is chiefly clinical and practical, with brief references throughout to the anatomical and physiological bases of endocrinology. There are numerous photographic illustrations throughout. Curschmann (1875-1950) was a well known professor of neurology and director of the Medical Clinic at the University of Rostock.
London: Longmans, 1871. Lithographic plate. 16 pages (pp. 155-170) IN: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions. vol. 54. Tall 8vo, green blind stamped cloth. London: Longmans, Green, 1871. First Edition. Whole volume offered entire. Very good. In this paper, Fagge described sporadic cretinism as distinct from the endemic variety. GM 3822.