An Elementary Compendium of Physiology; for the Use of Students.

By: Magendie, F.; Milligan, E.; A Physician of Philadelphia

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First American edition. Former copy of the Library of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, only mark is bookplate on front endpaper, on which is written in ink 'No. 18, Private Library Johns Hopkins' with 'Withdrawn' stamp. Macaulay bookplate on front endpaper also, with 'T. Macaulay' in ink on front flyleaf. Joints weak, edges rubbed with minimal loss from spine head & foot, front & end matter foxed. 1824 Full-Leather. viii, 496 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, red morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. Translated from the French with copious notes and illustrations by E. Milligan, revised and corrected by a physician of Philadelphia. Garrison-Morton 597.1 and 1041.1 (in reference to 1816-17 French original): The first modern physiology textbook in which doctrine gave way to simple, precise descriptions of experimental facts. Vol. 2 contains Magendie's classic demonstration of the importance of nitrogenous food, or protein, in the food supply of mammals... In the course of his experiments on dogs fed non-nitrogenous substances, Magendie also induced the first experimental cases of an avitaminosis (specifically, lack of vitamin A).

Title: An Elementary Compendium of Physiology; for the Use of Students.

Author: Magendie, F.; Milligan, E.; A Physician of Philadelphia

Categories: Early Imprints, 19th Century and Earlier,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: James Webster: 1824

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2008711

Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE PHYSIOLOGY PHYSIOLOGICAL,