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AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE OF SLEEP AND DEATH,
Philip, A.P.W.

AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE OF SLEEP AND DEATH,

With a View to Ascertain the More Immediate Causes of Death, and the Better Regulation of the Means of Obviating Them. Republished by Permission of the President and Council of the Royal Society, Fom the Philosophical transactions for 1827-29-31-33 and 34. Being the Concluding Part of the Author’s Experimental Inquiry into the Laws of the Vital Functions. Henry Renshaw 1834.
1st thus. xix + 254pp. Some light browning, faint institutional ink stamp to t.p., upper hinge sprung, rebound in gilt lettered cloth, upper joint sl. tender, sl. rubbed spine. Alexander Philip Wilson Philip (1770–c.1851), physician and physiologist. ODNB ‘... His investigations in physiology and pathology earned him a considerable reputation in his day, particularly as an expert on indigestion. He was one of the first to employ a microscope in the study of inflammation, and his observations attracted much attention both at home and abroad ...’
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