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Lower, R. Blood. Blood Transfusion"
Tractatus de Corde. Item De Motu & Colore Sanguinis, Et Chyli in eum Transitu."
Amstelodami, Apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1669. sm 8vo. W. the Elzevier woodc. printer's mark on title ['Ne extra Oleas']. Excellent recent marbl. dark full clf., spine elaborate floral gilttooling, some blind-ruling on covers and giltlettered on spine. [*8, A-O8, P4]. (Xvi, 232 pp., followed by 7 engr. fold. pls. at the end.). (Original paste paper covers, sewing-cords, sewing, head-bands & original comb marbled paste downs preserved.). Very good copy of the first continental edition of this famous and rare booklet on the heart, the motion and colour of blood, blood transfusion & the lymphatic system. Originally published [in 2 issues] London in the same year, an edition which is hardly ever found in the trade. The Amsterdam Elzevier edition is also distinctly uncommon. Hirsch, vol. Iii, p. 851: Dsb vol. Viii, pp. 523 - 527: G&M, comp. item 761 (London ed. 1669]: Heirs of Hippocrates, item 376: Pmm, 149 (London ed. 1669] 'Lower's main work was on the anatomy and physiology of the blood system. He gave the most accurate description of the structure of the heart to date, and explored the structure and function of the veins and arteries. He elucidated the mechanism of respiration. His experiments were admirably devised, and 'De Corde' (A Treatise on the Heart) is a worthy successor to Harvey's 'De Motu Cordis'. ': Osler, 3277, Wellcome, vol. I, p. 552: Fulton, 6: Waller, 6047: Norman Library, vol. I, comp. item 1397: Lilly Library, p. 87: Krivatsy, 7158: Russell, British Anatomy, 541: Garrison / Mchenry, Neurology, p. 55 '. Thomas Willis. who was educated at Oxford with Locke, S … [Click Below for Full Description]
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