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Two volumes. 234 x 160 mm. 8vo. xix, 487, [ads 1]; xix, 528 pp. 64 figs., numerous tables, index; 24 figs., tables (1 folding), index. Blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt spine; rubbed. Ex library bookplates, rubber stamps, pockets on rear paste-downs. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "In 1880 Gamgee published the first volume of 'A Textbook of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body.' The second volume appeared in 1893. The publication of this book marked an epoch in the progress of English physiological study." DNB. Arthur Gamgee received the MD in 1862 and became professor of physiology and histology and dean of the medical department at Owens College, Manchester, and physician to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. His contributions to English physiology include translation of Hermann's Lehrbuch der Physiologie (1875) and studies of hemoglobin, and the temperature of the body, among others. DNB, 1901-1911, pp73-74; Hirsch, II, p. 490; Munk's Roll, IV, pp. 387-388. First Edition.
Title: A text-book of the physiological chemistry of the animal body including an account of the chemical changes occurring in disease.
Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1880-1893.: 1880
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Seller ID: S3943