Nature Volume 59

Nature Volume 59

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...in view. The tests will be of an entirely independent character, arranged on scientific lines, but with full consideration for the practical purpose in view. All reports on tests will solely state the bare facts and occurrences, with tables, diagrams and illustrations, and on no account will reports include expressions of opinion or any expressions that might be read as comparisons or criticisms.. The general direction of the tests will be in the hands of the executive, the actual tests being attended by the members of the Council and the members of the Committee in rotation. The principal building of the testing station will be used for laboratory purposes, whilst the gardens are utilised for the principal so-called "full-size" tests. These are generally carried on in brick chambers specially erected for the purpose. The fuel primarily takes the form of gas, and the principal recording instruments are the Roberts-Austen electrical pyrometers with photographic records. Referring to the death of Prof. Gurlt, at Berlin, the Lancet remarks that as permanent secretary of the German Surgical Association he had to make the arrangements for the annual meetings of this important society and to publish its proceedings. During the last few years he had the management of the collective investigation on anesthetics. His name will always be famous as one of the historians of surgery. Scarcely a year before his death he published his great work on the "History of Surgery during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance," the result of more than ten years' study. Prof. Gurlt was the editor of the Archiv fur Klinischc Chirugie, and co-editor of the Virchow-Hirsch fahresbeilriige. As already announced, the seventh International Geographical...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,510g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831152
  • 9781236831156