Wm. BEAUMONT'S FORMATIVE YEARS. William Beaumont.

Wm. BEAUMONT'S FORMATIVE YEARS.

Two early notebooks 1811-1821. With Annotations and an Introductory Essay by Genevieve Miller, M.A. Pp. xvi+88(last colophon), frontispiece portrait, plus 18 plates (including a map), pictorial title page, 2 full page text illustrations, notes, index; med. 8vo; maize cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and black; t.e.g., others uncut and partly unopened; endpapers faintly soiled; Henry Schuman, New York, 1946. *William Beaumont (1785-1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army whose research on human digestion led to him becoming known as 'the father of gastric physiology'. Item #141486

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