Researches on the motion of the juices in the animal body.

London: Taylor and Walton, 1848. 8vo. xvi, 109, [1] pp., plus [2], 16 pages of publisher's advertisements. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. With half-title and text woodcuts. Original cloth, rebacked with the original backstrip laid down, covers rubbed and corners worn. From the library of Franz Sondheimer with his bookplate; an early signature of B.C. Knight on front free endpaper. Item #5110

First edition in English (see the publisher's catalogue at the end). It was edited and enlarged from the author's Untersuchungen uber einige Ursachen der Saftenbewegung im thierischen organismus of the same year by Gregory, professor of chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. This paper on animal metabolism concerns the movement of fluids through the organism and is probably one of Liebig's rarer treatises.

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