Trans. by S.E. Jelliffe. 86pp. Tall 8vo, bds. N.Y., 1917. Nervous & Mental Disease Monograph Series No. 24. GM 4984.
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163 pages. Small 8vo, later plain paper wrappers. Romae: Typis Philippi Neri in Platea Vallicelliana, 1790. A treatise on the physiology and pathology of old age. Extremely rare; not in NUC, nor in Wellcome.
New York: Vanni, 1945. Frontispiece portrait and 27 other illustrations, most full page. 193pp. 8vo, cloth. New York: Vanni, (1945). Very good.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. 26pp. Very slim 4to, orange boards. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, (1943). Edge worn, but still a very good copy. Translated from the French with an introduction by Henry E. Sigerist. Foreword by Warfield T. Longcope.
4 text figures. 19 pages (pp. 488-506) IN: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 109, no. B 764. Offered entire. 8vo, original beige printed wrappers. London, 1932. G-M 1067.
Handsome Armorial copperplate. 28 pages with text in Latin. 8vo, modern wrappers. Montpellier: Jean Martel, 1735. Treatise on animal physiology. Extremely rare. Not in Blake or Wellcome.
2 anatomical plates, foxed, but text pages clean. 50 pages with text in Latin. Small slim 4to, contemporary plain green wrappers. Bonnae,(1831). A dissertation on anatomical and physiological investigations of bones. Hirsch 319.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1934. 368 pages. 8vo, red cloth. Cambridge: University Press, 1934. First edition. Neat ownership signature, otherwise fine.
London: Methuen, 1923. Illustrated with 7 diagrams. Small 8vo, original blue cloth. London: Methuen, 1923. Very good (+).
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1980. 280pp, 8vo, full gilt- decorated grey leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine Library, 1980. A Fine Copy . Facsimile of the original 1833 edition. "Beaumont was the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo." GM989.
287pp., 12mo, original blind-stamped cloth; (ex-lib. bookplate). N.Y.: Harper, 1859. Based heavily on Beaumont's great classic.
82 pages. Small 8vo, sewn, with modern wrappers. Paris, 1844. Among his more important early works, submitted in fulfillment of the requirements of a Fellowship exam.
London: George Bell, 1877. 20 plates and several illustrations throughout the text. 251 pages, 12mo, full blind stamped brown morocco, gold crest on front cover, rubricated edges. Loondon: George Bell, 1877. Very good (+). "Bell's artistic and literary skills combines with his knowledge of anatomy and physiology to make the work a tour de force of art history and the anatomical and physiological basis of facial expression." GM 6604.92.
Turin: Gaetano Balbino, 1833. 397pp. 8vo, original printed wrappers (chipped); library stamps. Torino: Gaetano Balbino, 1833. Very good. The exposition of his theory of nervous antagonism, by a professor of medicine at Turin. Bellingeri based it on his extensive neurological research in human physiology. Castiglioni, History of Medicine, pp. 738-9. Hirsch I 445. Wellcome II 139.
Paris: Bailliere, 1878. VOLUME 1 ONLY. 1 plate, 45 text illustrations. xxxii + 404pp. plus ads. 8vo, half leather over marbled boards; ex-lib, heavily foxed, covers rubbed and edgeworn. Paris: J.-B. Bailliere et Fils, 1878. A very good copy.
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: Bailliere, 1865. 3-400pp (lacks the half title). 8vo, contemporary calf- backed marbled boards (edgeworn; joints and spine ends neatly repaired; several ex-library stamps but otherwise a very clean copy). Paris, London & Madrid: J.B. Bailliere et Fils, 1865. Second issue of the first edition. Scarce. The second issue of this historic work - with 3 cities listed on the title page, and "Martinet" on page 400. This is Bernard's most important theoretical contribution, in which he bridges the gap...
Paris: Brossom, 1906. 8vo, old calf, worn; covers detached, text block is fine.. Paris, Brossom, Gabon et Cie, An VIII (1805). Third Edition. In this famous work, Bichat brought together all his concepts under a majestic doctrine of vitalism. He assigned a specific vital property or different mode of vitalism to each of the tissues he had defined, which he credited with their own type of sensibility and contractility. He brought histology to the service of pathology, and he is...
Boston: Richardson and Lord, 1827. Translated from the French by F. Gold. 334 pages (small water stain on margins of first pages, 8vo, full mottled calf (rubbed), red spine label.Boston: Richardson and Lord, 1827. Very good. Early owners name on fly-leaf.
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.
London: Chapman Hall, 1864. Frontispiece, and several other in-text illustrations. xvi, 304pp. Short thick 8vo, recently rebound in tan cloth with brown leather spine label (inked signatures at top of title; light penciling in margins of several pages, otherwise a near fine copy in a handsome binding). London: Chapman & Hall, 1864. First edition. Very scarce. A history of exercises and gymnastics from its earliest development among the ancients through the ages. Among the topics discussed are public baths, the...
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.
Plate, 7 text figures. 23 pages (pp. 561-583) IN: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 104, no. B 733. Offered entire. 8vo, original beige printed wrappers. London, 1929. G-M 1061.
London: Harrisons and Sons, 1926. 38 pages. Slim 8vo, cloth-backed boards. London: Harrison and Sons, 1926. Very good The Harveian Oration.
Marburg: Elwert'sche, 1862. Pharmacologische Monographie. Separat- Abdruck der Inaugural-Dissertation desselben Verfassers nebst Vorrede von Prof. Dr. C. Ph. Falck. 85 pages, very slim 8vo, marbled boards. Marburg: Elwert'sche, 1862. Scarce. Good. First Edition. Recommended by the renowned Falck, of Marburg, as "a fundamental monograph" on the chemistry, physiology, and therapeutics of caffeine. This work was Brill's Doctoral dissertation at Marburg. It can be conjectured that the inspiration for this work came from Falck (1816-1880), Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at...