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Experiences sur la digestion de l'homme et de differentes especes d'animaux . . . avec des considerations . . . par Jean Senebier. Nouvelle edition.

By: SPALLANZANI, L'Abbe.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: A Lausanne,, Chez Mourer, Cadet, 1785., 1785


166 x 105 mm. 12mo. ccxviii, 336 pp. Early quarter brown calf, gilt spine, marbled boards, marbled edges; lightly rubbed. Fine. FRENCH TRANSLATION, first issued in Italian in 1780, of Spallanzani's (1729-1799) work on digestion; the first French edition was issued in Geneva in 1783. It was later translated into English (London, 1784, 1789). "Spallanzani confirmed earlier doctrines of the solvent property of the gastric juice and discovered the action of the saliva i... View more info

Le Travail des Glandes Digestives; Lecons du Professeur I. P. Pavlov. Traduction Francaise V. Pachon et J. Sabrazes.

By: PAVLOV, Ivan Petrovitch.

Price: $525.00

Publisher: Paris:, Masson, 1901., 1901


FIRST FRENCH EDITION. 8vo. x, 287 pp. Illustrations, bibliography. Early beige cloth, new leather spine label, marbled edges. Bookplate of noted collector Marcus Crahan. Scarce. Handsome copy. First edition in French. "Pavlov made perhaps the greatest contribution to our knowledge of the physiology of digestion. Especially notable was his method of producing gastric and pancreatic fistulae for the purpose of his experiments." – Garrison-Morton 1022 (citin... View more info

Mercers’ Company Lectures on recent advances in the physiology of digestion delivered in the Michaelmas Term, 1905, in the Physiological Department of University College, London

By: STARLING, Ernest Henry (1866-1927)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago:, W. T. Keener, 1906


Chicago:: W. T. Keener. 1906. hardcover. 2. 8vo. x, 156 pp. 13 figs., bibliog., index. Navy cloth, gilt spine; lightly rubbed, inner hinge cracked. Ownership signatures. Very good. . FIRST EDITION of the first series of ten lectures on the physiology of digestion delivered at University College in 1906 in recognition of a large gift from the Mercers’ Company to support the work of the Physiological Department. Ernest Starling was one of leading physiologists of his tim... View more info

On Disorders of Digestion: Their Consequences and Treatment.

By: BRUNTON, T. Lauder.

Price: $16.80

Publisher: London and New York:, Macmillan, 1888., 1888


Fourth printing. 8vo. xvi, 389 pp. Illustrations, figs., index; library stamp on half-title. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; spine ends frayed. Good. View more info

On the digestion of the stomach after death. In: Medical and Physical Journal, Vols. XXVII and XXVIII.

By: ADAMS, Joseph.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London:, 1809-1810., 1809


8vo. pp. 399-413. AS IS. View more info

The Mechanical Factors of Digestion.

By: CANNON, Walter B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London & New York:, Edward Arnold; Longmans, Green, 1911., 1911


Series: International Medical Monographs. 8vo. xi, 227, [ads] 4 pp. 37 figs., index. Red blind and gilt-stamped cloth; extremities worn, hinges tight. Generally very good. This is the first volume issued in this series. "Professor Cannon initiated the method of studying the movements of the bowels by means of the Röntgen rays, and all subsequent researches have been based on his discoveries." "He was one of the first researchers to mix salts of heavy meta... View more info

[Excerpts from] Experiments and observations on the gastric juice, and the physiology of digestion. Plattsburgh, 1833.

By: BEAUMONT, William.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Wayne, NJ:, Lederle Laboratories, 1988., 1988


Thin 8vo. 29, (125)-280 pp. Tan cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, printed paper wrapper. Fine. View more info