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LIFE OF MAN ON THE HIGH ALPS Angelo Mosso 1898 1st English Hardcover Good
By Mosso, Angelo
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London, 1898, 1st edition in English. 342 pp, over 100 b/w photos, diagrams and sketches, appendices, tables. Turquoise Ex Lib cloth hardcover with gilt striping, gilt lettering, and blue illustration on front cover. TEG, some pages untrimmed as issued. Book has the usual library wear and marks. Still a Good readable copy.

Translated from the second edition of the Italian by E. Lough Kiesow. Mosso made important investigations on respiration at high altitudes. He considered that the respiratory symptoms produced at high altitudes were due to lack of carbon dioxide. [Neate M158.] 

The author (1846-1910) was a physiologist who made important investigations into human respiration and muscular fatigue at high altitudes, and was the first to study apnea. He also invented a sphygmomanometer for registering the blood pressure in the finger. The subject of this book is a study he undertook in 1894 at Monte Rosa, in the eastern Pennine Alps, at an elevation of about 14,000 feet.

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