1808. Item #79868
RICHERAND, A., transl. Robert Kerrison. THE ELEMENTS OF PHYSIOLOGY: CONTAINING AN EXPLANATION OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE HUMAN BODY; IN WHICH THE MODERN IMPROVEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY, GALVANISM, AND OTHER SCIENCES, ARE APPLIED TO EXPLAIN THE ACTIONS OF THE ANIMAL ECONOMY. Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1808. First American edition. ix  + 464 pp. . 8vo., leather. Fair. Lacks rear board, front board detached, worn. Spine label largely chipped from backstrip. A few small closed tears to top edge of front flyleaf. Block sound with moderate to light foxing. Not nearly as common as the 1803 London edition; Shaw and Shoemaker 16079. As is.