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Chicago:: W. T. Keener. 1906. hardcover. 2. 8vo. x, 156 pp. 13 figs., bibliog., index. Navy cloth, gilt spine; lightly rubbed, inner hinge cracked. Ownership signatures. Very good. . FIRST EDITION of the first series of ten lectures on the physiology of digestion delivered at University College in 1906 in recognition of a large gift from the Mercers’ Company to support the work of the Physiological Department. Ernest Starling was one of leading physiologists of his time, and wrote many books and papers, including the Principles of human physiology, the “classical English physiological text-book of its time.” DNB. His work as an original investigator is immortalized in ten Garrison and Morton references, including Garrison and Morton 1024, introduction of the term “hormone” in the 1905 Croonian Lecture. He succeeded Sir Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer as Jodrell Professor at University College, London. Cordasco 00-5460; Heirs of Hippocrates 2254. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: Mercers’ Company Lectures on recent advances in the physiology of digestion delivered in the Michaelmas Term, 1905, in the Physiological Department of University College, London
Publisher: Chicago:, W. T. Keener: 1906
ISBN Number: 1906146147x14
Book Condition: 2
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