Medico-Chirurgical Transactions of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society, volume 29, pp.137-252. London: Longman, 1846. 8° (213 x 136mm). Original cloth. 'Recording the "Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs', Garrison-Morton 930; Gedeon pp.218-20." /> HUTCHINSON, John (1811-1861). "On the Capacity of the Lungs, and on the Respiratory Functions, with a view of establishing a precise and easy method of detecting disease by the spirometer", in: <I>Medico-Chirurgical Transactions</I> of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society, volume 29, pp.137-252. London: Longman, 1846. 8° (213 x 136mm). Original cloth. 'Recording the "Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs', Garrison-Morton 930; Gedeon pp.218-20. | Christie's
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

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    HUTCHINSON, John (1811-1861). "On the Capacity of the Lungs, and on the Respiratory Functions, with a view of establishing a precise and easy method of detecting disease by the spirometer", in: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society, volume 29, pp.137-252. London: Longman, 1846. 8° (213 x 136mm). Original cloth. 'Recording the "Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs', Garrison-Morton 930; Gedeon pp.218-20.

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    HUTCHINSON, John (1811-1861). "On the Capacity of the Lungs, and on the Respiratory Functions, with a view of establishing a precise and easy method of detecting disease by the spirometer", in: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society, volume 29, pp.137-252. London: Longman, 1846. 8° (213 x 136mm). Original cloth. 'Recording the "Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs', Garrison-Morton 930; Gedeon pp.218-20.

    SIMON, Gustav. Ueber die Menge der ausgeathmeten Luft bei verschiedenen Menschen und ihre Messung durch das Spirometer, ein Beitrag zur medicinischen Diagnostik. Giessen: J. Ricker, 1848. 8° (215 x 131 mm). One plate (spotting). Original printed wrappers, preserved in a cloth box. FIRST EDITION of this doctoral dissertation supervised by Julius Vogel, discussing the use of the newly invented spirometer and analyzing results gained using it.

    With P.D. Wagner, D.R. Dantzker, R. Dueck, J.C. Clausen and J.B. West's "Ventilation-Perfusion Inequality in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease" (pp.203-216 in: Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol. 59, February 1977, SIGNED BY J.B. WEST AND P.D. WAGNER, together with a SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH OF J.B. WEST, Gedeon pp.504-507). (3)


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