Heirs of Hippocrates 602; NLM/Krivatsy 11606; Waller 9385; Norman 2035. -- SWAMMERDAM. Ephemeri vita: Or the Natural History and Anatomy of the Ephemeron, a Fly that Lives but Five Hours. London: Henry Faithorne and John Kersey, 1681. 4o (191 x 143 mm). 8 illustrations on 5 engraved plates including 2 folding (upper margin of title and running titles croped, affecting text, tiny repair to title page.) Modern calf. Provenance: A. Mercer (bookplate). First edition in English. Swammerdam's history of the mayfly. Nissen ZBI 4060; Wing S-6233; Norman 2036. (2) " /> SWAMMERDAM, Jan (1637-1680). <I>Tractatus physico-anatomico-medicus de respiratione usque pulmonum.</I> Leiden: Daniel, Abraham and Adriaan Gaasbeeck, 1667. 8<SUP>o</SUP> (151 x 92 mm). Engraved additional title and woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf (rebacked, old spine laid down). FIRST EDITION, OF SWAMMERDAM'S EARLIEST PUBLISHED WORK. "In it he recorded his discovery that the lungs of newborn infants will float on water if respiration has taken place, an important medico-legal point" (Garrison-Morton). Garrison-Morton 1724; <I>Heirs of Hippocrates</I> 602; NLM/Krivatsy 11606; Waller 9385; Norman 2035. -- SWAMMERDAM. <I>Ephemeri vita: Or the Natural History and Anatomy of the Ephemeron, a Fly that Lives but Five Hours.</I> London: Henry Faithorne and John Kersey, 1681. 4<SUP>o</SUP> (191 x 143 mm). 8 illustrations on 5 engraved plates including 2 folding (upper margin of title and running titles croped, affecting text, tiny repair to title page.) Modern calf. <I>Provenance</I>: A. Mercer (bookplate). First edition in English. Swammerdam's history of the mayfly. Nissen <I>ZBI</I> 4060; Wing S-6233; Norman 2036. (2) | Christie's