Publisher Information: Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1872.
COHNHEIM, Julius (1839-84). (1) Neue Untersuchungen über die Entzündung. , 85 [pp. Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1873. Bound with: (2) Untersuchungen ueber die embolischen Processe. , 112 pp. Folding chromolithographed plate. Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1872. Together 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. 224 x 152 mm. Half cloth c. 1873, a little rubbed, paper label with library shelf-mark on spine. Lightly browned, otherwise very good. Early owner's signature on flyleaf, library stamps on endpapers, title of first work, and a few other leaves.
First Editions. Garrison-Morton 2302 & 3010. Cohnheim, a pupil of Virchow, was one of the foremost pathologists of the 19th century. His work on inflammation, described in (1) above, showed one of the essential characteristics of inflammation to be the passage of blood leucocytes through the capillary walls and their accumulation at the site of the injury. In (2), Cohnheim set forth the doctrine of infarction as the result of occlusion of terminal arteries, overturning the previous theory that the phenomenon was due to capillary occlusion in the region involved. Long, History of Pathology, pp. 159-61. Bedford 907 (Embolischen Processe). Waller 2047 (Entzündung); 2050 (Embolischen Processe).Book Id: 29300