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Author: VALENTIN, G. Title: Lehrbuch der Physiologie des Menschen. Für Aerzte und Studirende.
Description: Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1844. Large 8vo. In 2 vols. W. appr. 250 woodc. ills in the text. In very nice contemp. half red polished clf., spines nicely gilt w. floral patterns, over marbled brds. (VI, 780, IV; IV, 922, VIII pp.). (Throughout some foxed spots.). DSB vol. XIII, pp. 555 - 558: A novel aspect of the 'Lehrbuch was the frequent attempt to treat problems mathematically. For example, Valentin mentions the then unknown diastesic property of pancreatic juice and reports his observations on the magnitude of the respiratory pressure (see Rothschuh (1952), pp. 13, 51: Rothschuh p. 107; Hirsch IV, pp. 692/3; Much used and cited textbook by the physiologist who was 'a teacher, scientist and experimentator of the first rank. There is no subject in physiology, which was not investigated by him. He published new things, partly very important. '(Pagel). Vol. II, pp. 322 - 500 on vision.
Keywords: medisch handboek handbooks handbook science history medicine Toon
Price: EUR 450.00 = appr. US$ 489.08 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6057