Very good(+) Notes and Introduction by Genevieve Miller. Illustrated, 87pp. 8vo, cloth. New York: Henry Schuman, 1946. First Edition. A very good (+) copy. Beaumont, a surgeon in the U.S. Army, "was the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo." GM p. 164. First reproduction of his two ms. notebooks, which were kept simultaneously, one containing his medical observations, the other personal reflections of a non-medical character.
B&w Illus. Very Good. No Jacket. 8 vo; 1.5 Pouinds. Signed and Inscribed By Author First Edition, First Printing; grey c; in mylar protective wraps; Frontispiece, 87 clean, unmarked pages/index....a picture of his medical training and early medical practice.
William Beaumont's Formative Years: Two Early Notebooks 1811-1821
by William Beaumont, Professor Genevieve Miller (Introduction by)
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