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Title: Leçons sur la physiologie comparée de la respiration professées au Museum d'Histoire Naturelle.
Description: Paris, J.B. Baillière et fils, a.o., 1870. Thick 8vo. W. 150 ills. Very nice contemp. half red mor. [signed binding] over red pebbled cloth brds., spine in compartments, gilttooled. Covers blindruled. Covers some light surface soiling. (Chip to lower part of spine resulting in partial loss of binder's signature '...zot. rel.' [Probably ...?]. (XXXVI, 588 pp.). Fine original marbled endpapers. Edges of bookblock nicely comb marbled. Green silken reading ribbon. Very good copy. First edition. DSB vol. II, pp. 59 - 63: 'In 1870 Bert published an important work dealing with the problems of the comparative physiology of respiration. Bert analyzed the anatomical structures and the physiological function of the respiratory organs of vertebrates and invertebrates. He also dealt with the problem of tissue respiration and showed that the oxygen content of the blood depended on the exterior air pressure. The respiratory movements of aquatic and air-breathing animals were investigated with novel methods and techniques ... differentiated true asphyxia caused by lack of moxygen from carbon dioxide poisoning. This work, rich in facts and new views, also, provided a critical evaluation of a vast number of problems.': Fulton - Wilson, 141: ' (These) fundamental studies on the effects of different partial pressures of oxygen upon the respiration of animals ... laid the foundation for aviation medicine.': Garrison, 548: This work he dedicated to Claude Bernard, whose pupil he was.: Fulton-Hoff, 225: Robinson, p. 18 etc.: First edition.

Keywords: comparitive system luchtvaart medicijnen

Price: EUR 750.00 = appr. US$ 815.14 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 10256