SOEMMERRING, S[amuel] Th[omas].

[1]De Morbis Vasorum Absorbentium Corporis Humani… Pars pathologica. Accedit index scriptorum de systemate absorbente. Frankfurt: Varrentrapp & Wenner, 1795. [Bound with:] [2]De Concrementis Biliariis Corporis Humani.

Frankfurt: Varrentrapp & Wenner, .1795

2 works in 1 volume, 8vo, pp. xv, 223; 1 leaf, pp. 2, 5–68. Paper of second work lightly browned. Contemporary half sheep, a good, fresh copy.

[1] FIRST EDITION. G&M 2609.1. Soemmerring noted an association between pipe smoking and cancer on p. 109 of this book on the absorbent system. At the end is a bibliography of over 300 items on the subject, arranged chronologically and alphabetically.[2] FIRST EDITION of one of Soemmerring’s scarcer monographs, on biliary concretions, which also includes a large bibliography.


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