Title The Elements of Physiology and Hygiene. A Text-book for Educational Institutions.
Book Condition Very Good
Edition No Additional Printings Stated
Size 12mo - 5 x 7.5 Inches
Publisher New York D. Appleton & Co. 1868
Seller ID 2399
x. 420 pgs.+ adv. Very Good condition blue hardcover, leather spine with gilt lettering, pebbled texture boards. Binding sound, rubbing to spine at edges and corners, scattered light foxing, text otherwise clean and unmarked, illustrated with detailed black and white drawings throughout. Original printing, not a modern reprint. From an era where the study of medicine and hygiene was intertwined, holistic and interdisciplinary in approach. Chapters: Relations of Physiology to Other Branches of Science, A General View of the Structure and Function of the Human Body, The Vascular System and the Circulation, Of the Blood and Lymph, Of Respiration, The Sources of Loss and of Gain to the Blood, The Function of Alimentation, Motion and Locomotion, Of Sensation and Sensory Organs, The Organ of Sight, Sensation and Judgment, The Nervous System and Innervation, Histology; or, the Minute Strucyure of the Tissues, Scope and Aims of hygiene, Air and Health, Water and Health, Food and health, Clothing and Health, Exercise and Health, Mental Hygiene. #2399.