Leipzig:: F.C.W. Vogel, 1905., 1905. 8vo. (225 x 165 mm). v, 592 pp. 5 plates (some with color, one a fold- out), 58 illustrations; fold-out plate has a small tear, image unaffected. Modern half brown cloth with decorative boards, gilt-stamped spine title. Penciled Garrison and Morton citation on front free endpaper. Near fine. FIRST EDITION. "Kuhn introduced the intratracheal insufflation method of anaesthetization about 1900; he used a flexible metal tube and a curved introducer. He also experimented with positive and negative pressure insufflation." [Garrison & Morton]. "[Kuhn] deserves a good deal of credit, for by 1912 his advances in endotracheal anesthesia anticipated the methods employed today." [Keys]. Provenance: Library of the Harvard Medical School (rubber stamp on verso of title). Garrison & Morton 5693; Gedeon, pp. 295, 297; Keys, The History of Surgical Anesthesia, p. 67. (Inventory #: M11094)
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