Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action.: BORDEU, Theophile de (1722-... Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action.: BORDEU, Theophile de (1722-... Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action.: BORDEU, Theophile de (1722-... Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action.: BORDEU, Theophile de (1722-...

Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action.

BORDEU, Theophile de (1722-1776).

Published by Chez G. F. Quillau, 1751., Paris:, 1751
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171 x 100 mm. 12mo. xxiv, 520, 86, [2] pp. Title-page vignette, headpieces, decorative initials, tailpieces. New imprint slip pasted over original imprint partially removed. Contemporary full mottled calf, raised bands, gilt spine, all edges red, marbled end-leaves; leather scuffed, joints starting, spine ends chipped. Very good. FIRST EDITION. BORDEU WAS THE FIRST IMPORTANT FRENCH EXPONENT OF THE THEORY OF VITALISM. The present book was his most important and most popular contribution to medicine of his day. His hypothesis was that every organ, tissue and cell discharges into the blood products which influence other parts of the body. He first conceived of the idea of internal secretion. This copy contains Bordeu's CHILIFICATIONIS HISTORIA PRIMUM EDITA, Montpellier, 1742 and DISSERTATIO PHISIOLOGICA DE SENSU GENERICE CONSIDERATO, PRIMUM EDITA, Montpellier, 1742 (separate title page, pagination continuous). Theopile Bordeu was the most celebrated representative of the French medical schools of Montpellier and Paris. Bordeu was the author of a number of physiological treatises and a book on the history of medicine (1764). - Blake, NLM, p. 59; Heirs of Hippocrates 950; Waller 1306; Wellcome, II, p. 203. Bookseller Inventory # M7587

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Title: Recherches anatomiques sur la position des ...

Publisher: Chez G. F. Quillau, 1751., Paris:

Publication Date: 1751

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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