DISSERTATION ON SUSPENDED RESPIRATION and ESSAY ON VITAL SUSPENSION. Edward COLEMAN.
DISSERTATION ON SUSPENDED RESPIRATION and ESSAY ON VITAL SUSPENSION
DISSERTATION ON SUSPENDED RESPIRATION and ESSAY ON VITAL SUSPENSION

DISSERTATION ON SUSPENDED RESPIRATION and ESSAY ON VITAL SUSPENSION

1791. Item #81048

RESURECTION MACHINE COLEMAN, Edward. A DISSERTATION ON SUSPENDED RESPIRATION, from Drowning, Hanging, and Suffocation: in which is recommended a different Mode of Treatment to any hitherto pointed out. London: J. Johnson, 1791. First edition (a second was published in 1802). Octavo. [10]xv[1]284pp. +[1]f. Dr. Coleman's method involves the use of a seven-part device, depicted in a folding engraving, to bring air supplied by a bellows into the trachea. Bound together with: AN ESSAY ON VITAL SUSPENSION: Being an attempt to investigate and ascertain those Diseases in which the Principles of Life are apparently extinguished. By a Medical Practitioner. Third edition. London: Rivington, 1741. (Only two copies in the OCLC). Leather spine dry and cracked; one marbled board detached. Coleman's engraving, bound at the beginning, is nearly detached. Quite scarce.

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