17 June 2008
MAREY, Etienne-Jules (1830-1904). Du mouvement dans les fonctions de la vie. Leçons faites au Collége de France. Paris: E. Martinet for Baillière, 1868.
8o (212 x 137 mm). Half title. 114 figures in text, some full pages. (Some spotting.) Contemporary quarter morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt (some minor rubbing, some wear at corners).
FIRST EDITION. Marey was the founder of the "Methode Graphique" and this work discusses the diverse applications of recording devices in biology and physiology and contains descriptions of apparatuses.
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