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Anatomy. BEDDEVOLE. Essais d'Anatomie...

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Anatomy. BEDDEVOLE. Essais d'Anatomie...
 BEDDEVOLE, Dominique. Essais d?Anatomie, ou l?on explique clairement la constitution des Organes & leurs operations mechaniques selon les nouvelles hypotheses. Par *** Docteur en Médicine. A Leide, chez Pierre Vander Aa, 1686

In-12mo, mm. 140x80; contemporary quarter calf biding, orned spine; sprayed edges; pp. (12), 189, (3 blank. Frontispiece engraved on copper by Schoonebeck. Frontispiece trimmed and healed, Renforced titlepage, good copy.

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Very rare first edition. In this work the Swiss physician, exponent of the iatrochemical school, want to explain the functioning and the chemistry of the human body; interesting hypotheses on the glandular anatomy and on the circulation of the blood, where the research of Harvey resumed.Partington: ?D. Beddevole... distinguished five degrees of fermentation: boiling, elevation, sparkling, effervescence, and exhalation; he supposed that blood contains phlegm, volatile sulphur, volatile alkali, fixed alkali, and a small quantity of acid disengaged by the fixed alkali, and the nervous fluid is composed of sulphur and volatile alkali.? Hirsch, I, 419; Partington, II, 297. Missing to Wellcome, Osler, Walleriana, they owned only following editions. No in Norman.
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