28 pages (pp. 65-84) IN: The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol. 20, no. 1. 8vo, original printed wrappers; worn. Baltimore, 1922. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. GM 1164.
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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.
Graphs, tables, 8pp. IN: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology, Volume 5, pp. 345-52. Tall 8vo, buckram, ex-lib. Springfield, Ill., 1945. FirstEdition. Offered entire. Clinical introduction of thiobarbital. Garrison-Morton 3855.
Graphs. 4 pages (pp. 78-81) IN: Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 122, no. 2. Tall 4to, modern wrappers. Chicago, 1943. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Astwood was the first to treat human cases of hyperthyroidism with thiourea and thiouracil. GM 3854.
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.
Illustrated. 12 pages (pp. 437-448) IN: Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 31, no. 5. Slim square 8vo, modern wrappers. Chicago, 1920. First Edition. Whole number offered entire. Barron confirmed the experimental work of Ssobolew. It was while reading the above that Banting first formulated the hypothesis upon which he based his successful experiments. GM 3965.
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.
London: New Sydenham Society, 1882. Edited by Dyce Duckworth, M.D. Portrait. 8vo, rubricated edges, blind stamped and decoratively gilt brown cloth. London: New Sydenham Society, 1882. Very good (+). His clinical writings reflect the best teaching of the mid-19th century Edinburgh School.
Paris: 1864. 7 pages (pp. 507-513) IN: Journal de l'Anatomie et de la Physiologie (Paris), 1864, vol. 1. Whole volume offered entire. Thick 8vo, contemporay 1/4 black calf. Paris, 1864. Studies of the "paralytic secretions" occasioned by section of glandular nerves. GM 622.
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...
Paris: Bachelier, 1850. 5 pages (pp. 571-575) IN: Comptes Rendus vol. 31, Seance du Lundi 21, Octobre 1850. Slim 4to, modern wrappers. Paris, Bachelier, 1850. First edition. Pages with light but pervasive dampstains, else very good with unopened pages. Whole week offered complete. 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 "the liver builds up certain...
Graph. 8 pages (pp. 94-102) IN: Journal of Physiology, Vol., 79, no. 1. Slim 8vo, modern wrappers. London, 1933. Offered Entire. Best was one of the co-discoverers of insulin, and was an important contributor to the understanding of diabetes.
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.
Chicago: Archives of Internal Medicine, 1933. The Therapeutic Effect of Thyroidectomy on Patients without Clinical or Pathologic Evidence of Thyroid Toxicity. 12pp.,IN: Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 51, Number 6. pp. 866-77. 8vo, original printed wrappers. Chicago: Archives of Internal Medicine, 1933. First Edition. A very good (+) copy. Thyroidectomy for the treatment of congestive heart failure and angina pectoris. With S.A. Levine and D.D. Berlin. Garrison-Morton 3033,& 2899A-167 1.
17pp. IN: Archiv fur Klinische Chirurgie, 1898, vol. 56, pp.810-26. 8vo, morocco-backed boards; scuffed. Berlin, 1898. First Edition. whole volume, (bound in 2 parts) offered entire. Very good (-). Important work on surgical treatment of hydatids of the liver. GM 3637.
Montpelier: Martel, 1731. (Praes. P. Rideux). 4 woodcut diagrams, but lacking the engraved plate. 44 pages. Small 8vo, old plain brown werappers, sewn. Montpellier: J. Martel, 1731. Very good. Dissertation on physiological aspects of secretion. Rare. Wellcome 210. Not in Blake.
5l4pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; chipped.. Cambridge, l945.
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.
7 pages (pp. 304-10) IN: Annales de Chemie, vol. 88. Short 8vo, plain wrappers, Unopened pages. [Paris, 1813]. Very good. This is a 20th century facsimile reproduction of the original journal in which this article appeared. Iodine was first prepared from seaweed by Courtois. GM 3812.
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.
New York: Hoeber, 1964. 82 illustrations. xii + 238pp., 8vo, cloth. New York: Hoeber, 1964. First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Presentation copy signed on half title by Dreiling and Janowitz.
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.
Philadelphia: Hickman & Hazzard, 1822. 160 pages. 8vo, modern wrappers. Philadelphia: Hickman & Hazzard, 1822. Second American edition. "A highly regarded work of his time." (Hirsch).
556pp., cloth (spine chipped), ex-lib. N.Y., 1867.