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23 April 2008
CZERMAK, Johann Nepomuk (1828-1873). Der Kehlkopfspiegel und seine Verwerthung für Physiologie und Medizin. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1860. 8° (218 x 151mm). 4 lithographed plates, one folding, a few illustrations in the text (some foxing). Contemporary cloth-backed boards (upper cover detached, worn). FIRST EDITION. Czermak was the first to demonstrate the utility of the laryngoscope invented by Garcia. He substituted artificial light for sunlight and made other improvements. cf. Gedeon pp.254-57.
CZERMAK, Johann Nepomuk. Gesammelte Schriften, Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1879. 2 volumes in 3, 8° (239 x 161mm). Portrait and 30 lithographed plates, mostly folding, folding printed table. Original decorated cloth.
And 2 others: the FIRST EDITION of Johannes Müller's (1801-58) Über die Compensation der physischen Kräfte am menschlichen Stimmorgan (Berlin, 1839), containing Müller's model of the vocal chords and in which he 'determines the physical condition for generating specific sounds' Gedeon p.142, and Gunnar Fant's Acoustic Analysis and Synthesis of Speech with Applications to Swedish (Stockholm, 1959, see Gedeon pp.460-65). (5)
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