Circulation. William Harvey’s Revolutionary Idea..

MEDICINE - HARVEY, WILLIAM. WRIGHT, THOMAS..

Bound in original black cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy in mint condition.

£20.00

Publisher

Chatto and Windus.,

Place

London

Date

2012

Item Description

8vo. 6.25 x 8.75 inches. xix + [i] + 246 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated throughout text in black and white. Decorated by half title and essay chapter heading vignettes.

Notes

This recent biography of William Harvey, shows how he drew inspiration not only from his own dissections and vivisections, but also from the world around him. and from the historical characters he encountered. It goes on to demonstrate the impact of the revolutionary nature of Harvey's circulation theory and how it was received in his own lifetime.

[Stock No. 25068]

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