By: RICHARDSON, Sir Benjamin Ward (1828-1896).
In:, Scientific American Supplement, No. 476, (February 14, 1885).: 1885
Seller ID: M4136LV
410 x 288 mm. Folio. 7602-7605 pp. [Entire issue: (7591)-7606 pp.] Illus. Self wraps; paper lightly browned, small stain on top page. Very good. This article contains the text of a lecture given to the Society of Arts, London, December 18, 1884. It provides a short history of the subject "the lethal process", a table of anesthetic gases and vapors showing their chemical properties, and 5 figures illustrating lethal chamber used in the euthanasia of animals. Richardson "spent many years in attempts to relieve pain among men by discovering and adapting substances capable of producing general or... View More...