In this work, William Harvey presented the discovery and experimental proof of the circulation of blood. Since antiquity, ideas about the physiology and pathology of most parts of the body had been based to an important degree on assumptions made about the function of the heart and blood vessels. In fundamentally changing the conception of these functions, Harvey pointed the way to reform of all of physiology and medicine.
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A hardcover edition with blue cloth and gilt lettering and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is torn along the front near the left bottom corner. There is staining to the front, back and spine of the cloth board and a previous sellers stamp on the front inside page along with a pen inscription.
There is some toning and foxing but the text is legible.
Published in 1957 by Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.
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