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Influence de la pression de l'air sur la vie de l'homme. Climats d'altitude et climats de montagne.

By: JOURDANET, Denis (1815-1892).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Paris:, G. Masson, 1875.: 1875

Seller ID: M10120


Two volumes. Large 8vo. [4], iii, 388, [3]; [iv], 423, [4] pp. 39 engraved plates, 3 chromolithographic plates, 8 color maps (7 double page), figs., numerous tables; foxed and waterstained, but text is clean. Original reddish-brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, t.e.g.; extremities stained. Ownership ink stamps of Simon D. Woivodich (Alexandria, Egypt). Very good. FIRST EDITION. "With its generous format and fine illustrations Jourdanet's work appears more like a travel book than a treatise on altitude physiology." [Norman] "Jourdanet's observational work in remote ar... View more info