Author:PRAVAZ, Charles-Gabriel (1791-1853)

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Essai sur l'emploi medical de l'air comprime.

By: PRAVAZ, Charles-Gabriel (1791-1853).

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Lyon:, Giraudier; Paris: J.-B. Bailliere, 1850.: 1850

Seller ID: M4923LV


230 x 150 mm. 8vo. xi, 377 pp. Occasional browning. Modern quarter dark brown morocco, raised bands, gilt spine, marbled boards, marbled end-papers; new end-leaves. Untrimmed. Fine, handsome copy. FIRST EDITION. Pravaz's essay on the uses of compressed air in medicine. Charles-Gabriel Pravaz, the son of doctors, was Director of the Orthopedic and Pneumatic Institute of Lyon. He invented the modern galvanocautery. Garrison and Morton 5603. He is known for the introduction of the hypodermic needle into Europe in 1851 (Garrison, History of medicine, p. 656). Hirsch, IV, p. 622. First Edition. View more info