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Title: Recherches anatomiques et physiologiques de l'organe de l 'ouie et sur l'audition, dans l'homme et les animaux vertébrés. ... Deuxième édition, à laquelle on a ajouté l 'histoire du plexus nerveux du tympan. Avec treize planches gravees.
Description: Paris [and London], J.B. Baillière, Libraire de l'académie Royale de Médecine, rue de l'école de médecine, Londres, Même Maison, 219, Regent Street, 1836. 4to. W. 13 engr. (pl. 4 a mezzotint engr.) pls. (of which 6 fold.). ['Chazal Del. P. Duménil Direxit' & 'Dessiné par Jos. Dinkel, Gravé par Ambroise Tardieu' & 'Dessiné par Chazal Gravé par Ambroise Tardieu']. In a late 20th c. red cloth, spine w. black titleshield, giltlett. (The original pink printed wrs. bound in; upper wrapper some surface soiling.). [n2, 1 - 37 in 4s]. ]. (IV, 295, I (contents) pp.). A very good copy on excellent quality paper. Original printed wrappers preserved.Guyot & Guyot, Liste Litt. philocophe, pp. 286 & 400: DSB vol. II, pp. 442 - 443: 'His great and methodical capacity for work was particularly applied to the study of human anatomy, comparative anatomy, and the natural sciences. ... Breschet became known through his work on the veins of the spine and the human skull, his contributions to the knowledge of the auditory system in vertebrates, and his knowledge of the arterial plexuses of the Cetacea, showing their adaptation for diving ...': Pappas, D., 'Otology's great moments, p. 25 - 25, and ill. 45: 'Anatomical studies were undertaken and developed in all parts of Europe. A few decades after the completion of Scarpa's work on the labyrinth, it was elaborated upon and surpassed by Breschet, who originated such terms as helicotrema and octoconia.': Politzer, History of Otology, vol. I, pp. 225 - 227: 'Gilbert Breschet (1784 [=1783] - 1845), who succeeded Cruveilhier as professor of Anatomy in Paris, ... He advanced the knowledge of the morphology of the membranous labyrinth significantly . Breschet's accurate description of the shape and relative location of the elliptical and round sacs (utricle and saccule) ... surpasses that of Scarpa. Breschet also deserves credit for the introduction of a uniform rational nomenclature of the individual labyrinthine structures.':

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