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CARLISLE, Sir Anthony (1768--1840)
Alleged discovery of the use of the spleen, and of the thyroid gland; being a demonstration of the connections and the physical effects produced by those organs upon more important contiguous parts, and now submitted as the explanation of thier resepctive offices. By Sir Anthony Carlisle, F.R.S. ...
London: printed for W. Wood, bookseller, [1829].
viii, 23, [1] p. ; 25.8 cm. (8°)

The 'Memoir was read at ... the Royal College of Physicians of London, on the 6th of April, 1829'. Carlisle, a surgeon and anatomist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1805 and was professor of anatomy at the Royal Academy from 1808 to 1824.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on the title-page to Sir John Soane RA / with the Authors Esteem and Respects. Bound first in a collection of miscellaneous pamphlets.

Binding Later C19th half calf, blind double-rule borders, brown cloth boards, blind- and gilt-ruled spine, black spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Pamphlets / Carlisle'. Numbered '52' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4069


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