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Principles of human physiology with their chief applications to pathology, hygiene, and forensic medicine. Second American, from the last London edition, with notes and additions by Meredith Clymer. by  William Benjamin (1813-1885) CARPENTER - Hardcover - 1845 - from Jeff Weber Rare Books and Biblio.com

Principles of human physiology with their chief applications to pathology, hygiene, and forensic medicine. Second American, from the last London edition, with notes and additions by Meredith Clymer.

by CARPENTER, William Benjamin (1813-1885)

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Philadelphia:: Lea & Blanchard, 1845., 1845. Large 12mo. (232 x 163 mm) xxiii, (25)-643, 32 (ads.) pp. 2 engraved plates, 189 woodcut illus., index; some spotting. Original full brown calf, gilt-stamped black leather spine label; two burn marks on lower edge of upper cover (affecting the first few leaves also), joints rubbed, spine darkened, headcap chipped. Bookplate of Charles Mayo Goss. Generally very good. Provenance: Dr. Charles Mayo Goss, who at 78 was appointed Distinguished Professor of Anatomy at the University of South Alabama at Mobile, was the editor, over a period of 26 years, of the last five American editions of Gray's Anatomy: the 25th in 1948, 26th in 1954, 27th (Centennial) in 1959, 28th in 1966, and 29th in 1973, all published by Lea and Febiger of Philadelphia. Cordasco 40-0185; Wellcome II, p. 304.
  • Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: M11448
  • Title: Principles of human physiology with their chief applications to pathology, hygiene, and forensic medicine. Second American, from the last London edition, with notes and additions by Meredith Clymer.
  • Author: CARPENTER, William Benjamin (1813-1885)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Lea & Blanchard, 1845.
  • Place: Philadelphia:
  • Date published: 1845
  • Keywords: Pathology


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