The Seats and Causes of Diseases Investigated by Anatomy; In Five Books, Containing a Great Variety of Dissections, with Remarks, to Which are Added Very Accurate and Copious Indexes of the Principal Things and Names Therein Contained. [3 volumes].
by MORGAGNI, John Baptist (1682-1771).
Mount Kisco:: Futura, 1980., 1980. Three volumes. Thick 8vo. , xxxvii, , xxxii, , 868; , vi, 770; , , 604,  pp. Indices. Blue cloth, brown gilt-stamped spines. Near fine. ISBN: 0879931485 Facsimile of the London, 1769 edition, using the original Latin translation of Benjamin Alexander; with a Preface, Introduction and a new translation of five letters by Paul Klemperer (1938-2014). / "Morgagni was the founder of modem pathological anatomy. The work was completed in Morgagni's 79th year and consists of a series of 70 letters reporting about 700 cases and necropsies. As best he could, he correlated the clinical record with the post–mortem finding. Morgagni gave the first descriptions of several pathological conditions. He was Professor of Anatomy at Padua. Selections from the above work are reproduced in Med. Classics, 1940, 4, 640-839. English translation by B. Alexander, 3 vols., London, 1769, (facsimile reprint, New York, Hafner, 1960; Mount Kisco, N.Y., Futura, 1980). / Classic descriptions of mitral stenosis (Letter III) and heart block, Stokes–Adams syndrome (vol. 1, p. 70) are reprinted in English translation in Willius & Keys, Cardiac classics, 1941, pp. 177-82. In Volume one, p. 282 Morgagni also reported an authentic case of angina pectoris is recorded by Morgagni; he observed it in 1707." – Garrison and Morton 2276, 2734, 2885. EXTRA POSTAGE WILL APPLY.
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