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1 BERT, Paul (1833-1886). Recherches Expérimentalessur l’influence que les modifications dans la Pression Barométrique exercent sur les phénomènes de la vie.
Paris: G. Masson, 1874. 
8vo. 167 pp. 6 plates of Bert’s apparatus. Contemporary-styled quarter morocco, marbled boards. Fine. FIRST EDITION in book form, off-printed from the Annales des Sciences Naturelles for April of the same year, of Bert’s first book on high and low pressure physiology, a précis of his monumental La Pression Barométrique which was then in production. This book contains the essence of some of his findings presented in full in his larger work. It may properly be described as an "incunable" of the new science of hyperbaric medicine. First Edition. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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