LIFE OF MAN ON THE HIGH ALPS.: Mosso, Angelo.

LIFE OF MAN ON THE HIGH ALPS.

Mosso, Angelo.

Published by T. Fisher Unwin, London
Condition: Good Hardcover
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1898. First English Edition, large 8vo, xv, 342pp, profusely illustrated. TEG. Ex-lib, with few markings including remains of a small sticker on the spine, extremities worn, light to moderate soiling, else G. Angelo Mosso, (1846-1910) was a physiologist who made important investigations into human respiration and muscular fatigue at high altitudes, and was the first to study apnea. He also invented a sphygmomanometer for registering the blood pressure in the finger. See several entries for him in Garrison & Morton, MEDICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY, including this one, #950. (The Italian edition). The subject of this book is a study he undertook in 1894 at Monte Rosa, the highest point in the Pennine Alps, at an elevation of about 14,000 feet. A heavy volume; will require additional shipping charges. Bookseller Inventory # 06989

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Title: LIFE OF MAN ON THE HIGH ALPS.

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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