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1 HUTCHINSON, John (1811-1861). On the capacity of the lungs, and on the respiratory functions, with a view of establishing a precise and easy method of detecting disease by the spirometer.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. 1846 
Contained in: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions published by The Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London, Vol. 29, pp. 137-252. 8vo. xxxvii, 352, 31, [1], 16 (ads.) pp. [In the article:] Tables A-X, 28 figs. Original blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover ornament and spine title; extremities rubbed, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION. In this fundamental work, Hutchinson divides the air contained in the lungs into five categories: residual air, reserve air, breathing air, complemental air, and vital capacity. He defines vital capacity as a combination of residual, reserve and complemental air, ?… being the greatest voluntary expiration, following the deepest inspiration.? This paper contains numerous physiological tables and illustrations, many of which are drawn as silhouettes. ?Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs. Hutchinson's work first appeared in summary form in Lancet, 1844, 1, 390-391, 567-70. [Garrison & Morton]. Reference: Garrison & Morton 930. First Edition. 
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2 KEY, Robert [Key, Robertus, 1708-1761]. Dissertatio Medica Inauguralis, de Haemoptysi. Quam, Auxiliante Summo Numine, ex Auctoritate Magnifici Retoris, D. Francisci Fabricii, S. S. Th. Doct. Hujusque, ut et Oratoriae Sacrae, ….
Lugduni Batavorum [Leyden]: Apud Joh. & Herm. Verbeek, 1736. 1736 
4to. 16pp. Disbound. Good. On spitting blood from the lungs; thesis given at the University of Leyden. See: Kelly, W.A. A catalogue of eighteenth century medical and scientific imprints from the Dutch- and German-language areas of Europe held by selected Edinburgh libraries, (2008), location: K25, Edinburgh University Library [P.820(17)]; Wellcome 41970596 RARE. [Complete title: Dissertatio Medica Inauguralis, de Haemoptysi. Quam, Auxiliante Summo Numine, ex Auctoritate Magnifici Retoris, D. Francisci Fabricii, S. S. Th. Doct. Hujusque, ut et Oratoriae Sacrae, in Acad. Lugd. Bat. Profess. Ordin. Societ. Regiae Anglic de Promovendo Euangelio in Partibus Transmarinis Socii: nec non Eccl. Leidensis Pastoris Fidelissimi. Nec non Amplissimi Senatus Academici Consensu, & Nobilissimae Facultatis Medicae Decreto, Pro Gradu Doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina Honoribus & Privilegiis ritè ac legitimè consequendis, Eruditorum Examini submittit ..., Anglo-Britannus. Ad diem 3. Septembris MDCCXXXVI. horâ locoque solitis.] 
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3 [HUTCHINSON, John (1811-1861)]. On the capacity of the lungs, and on the respiratory functions, with a view of establishing a precise and easy method of detecting disease by the spirometer.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. 1846 
Contained in: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions published by The Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London, Vol. 29, pp. 137-252. 8vo. xxxvii, 352, 31, [1], 16 (ads.) pp. [In the article:] Tables A-X, 28 figs. Original blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover ornament and spine title; extremities rubbed, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION. In this fundamental work, Hutchinson divides the air contained in the lungs into five categories: residual air, reserve air, breathing air, complemental air, and vital capacity. He defines vital capacity as a combination of residual, reserve and complemental air, ?… being the greatest voluntary expiration, following the deepest inspiration.? This paper contains numerous physiological tables and illustrations, many of which are drawn as silhouettes. ?Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs. Hutchinson's work first appeared in summary form in Lancet, 1844, 1, 390-391, 567-70. [Garrison & Morton]. Garrison & Morton 930. First Edition. 
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