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LIEBIG, Justus.
Animal Chemistry,

or Organic Chemistry in Its Applications to Physiology and Pathology. Edited from the Author's Manuscript by WILLIAM GREGORY.

Description:
pp. xxiv, 354, 16 Catalogue. Original cloth now faded, spine wearing a bit at the ends, joints firm and contents clean, stamp of GEORGE SIMS WOODHEAD and later library stamp on title.

*GARRISON-MORTON #677 for the first edition in German, same year: 'First classification of organic foodstuffs [as fats, carbohydrates and proteins] and the processes of nutrition. With this book Liebig introduced the concept of metabolism into physiology.' WELLCOME III; CUSHING L218 - not in OSLER or WALLER. One of the fundamental books in the history of biochemistry.

Taylor and Walton. London.

Date Published: 1842. First English edition.

Stock No. 63886

Price: 60.00

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