Medical Thermometry, and Human Temperature

By: Wunderlich, C.A.; Seguin, Edward

Price: $35.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine

First edition. Tiny restoration mark to spine head, Rochester Academy of Medicine bookplate on front endpaper, bottom corner faintly bumped, ink name on front flyleaf. 1871 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. An abridgment by Edward Seguin of 'On the Temperature in Diseases, of which Fielding H. Garrison said This classic work on temperature in disease laid the foundation of modern knowledge regarding clinical thermometry. Garrison has said of Wunderlich that he 'found fever a disease and left it a symptom.' (Garrison-Morton 2677) This edition also includes Seguin's 'Suggestions on Thermometry and Human Temperature'. Seguin published three works on thermometry, this being the first, and also invented a 'physiological thermometer' which indicated health by displaying a reading of zero.

Title: Medical Thermometry, and Human Temperature

Author: Wunderlich, C.A.; Seguin, Edward

Categories: Early Imprints, Scientific History, 19th Century and Earlier,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1871

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1998689