Lot 109 of 196:
Beaumont on Gastric Juice 1833  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$780
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Experiments and observations on the gastric juice, and the physiology of digestion
Author:
Beaumont, William
Place:
Plattsburgh [NY]
Publisher:
F.P. Allen
Date:
1833
Description:

280 pp. With 3 wood-engraved illustrations. (8vo) 22.3x14 cm. (8¾x5½"), original cloth-backed boards. First Edition.

Key work by the surgeon in the U.S. Army who became known as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" following his research on human digestion. Norman 152; Garrison-Morton 989; Horblit 10; Heirs of Hippocrates 1411.

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Condition:
Spine label lacking, boards worn; foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
259841
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