Day, Stacey B.
EDWARD STEVENS Gastric Physiologist, Physician and American Statesman
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Cultural & Educational Productions
HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is clean, with light edgewear. Pages clean and tight, other than old pencilled price on first page. Slight soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has moderate edgewear and a few small tears/chips, light scuffing/scratches to covers, some age tanning. Not clipped. With a complete translation of his inaugural dissertation 'De Alimentorum Concoctione' and interpretive notes on Gastric Digestion along with certain other selected and diplomatic papers. Stevens is a contemporary of Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Rush, Thomas Jefferson, et al, and is credited with the first isolation of human gastric juice. (400-noto) ; 8vo