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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    HERHOLDT, Johann David (1764-1836) and Carl Gottlob RAFN (1769-1808). Försök till en historisk afhandling om räddnings-anstalterne för Drunktnade jemte underrdttelse [sic] om säkraste medlen hwarigenom de kunna aterstallas til lif, Öfwersättning af A. Fahlman.. Stockholm: Nordström, 1805. 12° (152 x 100mm). Large folding engraved plate. Original boards (joints rubbed). Herhold and Rafn were 'early to recognise the benefit of oxygen and modify a ventilator apparatus so that it [could] provide air-oxygen mixtures' Gedeon p.133.

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    HERHOLDT, Johann David (1764-1836) and Carl Gottlob RAFN (1769-1808). Försök till en historisk afhandling om räddnings-anstalterne för Drunktnade jemte underrdttelse [sic] om säkraste medlen hwarigenom de kunna aterstallas til lif, Öfwersättning af A. Fahlman.. Stockholm: Nordström, 1805. 12° (152 x 100mm). Large folding engraved plate. Original boards (joints rubbed). Herhold and Rafn were 'early to recognise the benefit of oxygen and modify a ventilator apparatus so that it [could] provide air-oxygen mixtures' Gedeon p.133.

    BERNT, Joseph (1770-1842). Vorlesungen über die Rettungsmittel beym Scheintode und in plötzlichen Lebensgefahren. Vienna: Gerold, 1819. 8° (203 x 125mm). 5 folding engraved plates (library markings on title, spotting). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards (rubbed).

    Gescheidkundig Overzicht 1767-1917 van de Maatschappij tot Redding van Drenkelingen te Amsterdam. [N.p., n.d.]. 8° (243 x 163mm). Photographic portrait frontispiece and 6 plates (one double-page) and two letterpress plates (one double-page). Original cloth.
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