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Experiments on the principle of life : and particularly on the principle of the motions of the heart, and on the seat of this principle including the report made to the first class of the Institute, upon the experiments relative to the motions of the heart / by M. Le Gallois ; translated by N.C. and J.G. Nancrede.

  • Le Gallois, M. (Julien Jean César), 1770-1814.
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Philadelphia : Published by M. Thomas ..., 1813 ([Philadelphia] : [William Fry, Printer.])

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viii, 328 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates : illustrations (engraving) ; 22 cm (8vo)


Errata: p. 328
Report, p. 229-295, is signed Percy, De Humboldt, and Halle, al members of the Institut's Classe des sciences mathématiques et physiques, addressed by Le Gallois on 3rd June 1811. The report appears to be written by Percy.
Translation of: Expériences sur le principe de la vie.--Paris, 1812 (GM 928)
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Webb Dordick Note: Binding: Contemp. tree calf, rebacked. Ownership signatures of John Bowen, 1819

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