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1 BRUCHER, J. M. L’aire oculogyre frontale du singe. Ses fonctions et ses voies efferentes.
Bruxelles: Editions Arscia; Paris: Maloine, 1964. 1964 
8vo. 302 pp. 80 figs., bibliog.. Red stiff wraps. Fine. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 GENDRIN, Auguste-Nicolas (1796-1890). Traite Philosophique de Medecine Pratique.
Paris: Germer Bailliere, 1838. 1838 Signed
Vol. I only (of III). 8vo. viii, [2], 703, [1] pp. Half-title; lightly foxed, bottom margin showing slight effect of waterstaining. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt spine title, marbled boards; joints cracked, spine ends worn, corners showing. Title signed by “Dr. Licea”. Good. First edition, written through 1841 – here offering the first part, which is arranged in three sections. Each section deals with hemorrhages in great detail. The third section includes a chapter on hemorrhoids, then apoplexy. Auguste-Nicolas Gendrin was at that time working for the l?Hôpital de la Pitie Salpêtriere. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 VIERORDT, Karl von (1818-1884). [2 volumes] Die Anwendung des Spectralapparates zur Photometrie der Absorptionsspectren und zur quantitative chemischen Analyse.
Tübingen: H. Laupp, 1873. 1873 
4to. (324 x 252 mm). 6 lithographed plates; light marginal browning. 20th century half morocco, gilt-stamped spine title; head and tail of spine chipped, rubbed. Signature on title of Thomas Ewan, 1891. [with:] Die quantitative Spectralanalyse in iher Anwendung auf Physiologie, Physik, Chemie und Technologie. Ibidem, 1876. 4to. (324 x 252 mm). 4 lithographed plates; title lightly soiled, plates spotted, light marginal browning. 20th century half morocco, gilt-stamped spine title; scuff mark on back cover, joints reinforced with kozo. Bookplate of AG, Andras Gedeon, MD. Very good. RARE. FIRST EDITION. Two pioneering works from the developer of quantitative spectroscopy. ?Karl von-Vierordt described in 1855 that with enough pressure, the arterial pulse could be obliterated. He also created the sphygmograph, a pulse recorder usable for routine non-invasive monitoring on humans.? – Roguin. ?Karl Vierordt (1818-1884) invents new devices and techniques useful in addressing medical problems. In 1873 his double slit spectrometer allows quantitative spectroscopy for the first time. Three years later he uses this technique to determine the spectra of the blood, bile, and urine.? [Gedeon]. On Die quantitative Spectralanalyse: ?Vierordt’s spectral analysis of haemo-globin, bile and urine were of great value. He studied the variations in the spectrum of oxyhaemoglobin produced by different dilutions of this substance and was able to estimate the haemoglobin content of blood.? [Garrison & Morton]. Provenance: Ownership signature and date of Thomas Ewan on title of Die Anwendung des Spectralapparates. Ewan was a Scottish chemist best known for his short paper on ?The Industrial Applications of Electro-Chemistry? (in: Nature, Vol. 58, Issue 1492, pp. 112-115, June 2nd, 1898) and his translation of Jacobus Henricus van’t Hoff’s, Studies in Chemical Dynamics (Amsterdam and London, 1896; 2nd ed. rev. and enl. by Ernst Cohen). References: Garrison & Morton 696; Andras Gedeon, Science and technology in medicine, #49.7 (pp. 259, 262) [his copy]; Waller 11447 (Die quantitative Spectralanalyse). See: Roguin, A (2006), "Scipione Riva-Rocci and the men behind the mercury sphygmomanometer", International Journal of Clinical Practice, (Jan. 2006), 60 (1), pp. 73–9. First Edition. 
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