Medico-Physical Works of John Mayow (1674)


ALTHOUGH the name of John Mayow is well known to chemists, there are few who are acquainted with his works. Even the majority of the historians of chemistry have been content to acquire their knowledge of him at second hand, so that his discoveries and views are generally stated with more or less inaccuracy. This becomes clear on perusing the present work, a translation from the Latin oi Mayow's five treatises, for which we are indebted to the Alembic Club.

Medico-Physical Works of John Mayow (1674).

Pp. xxiii + 331; with 6 plates. (Edinburgh: The Alembic Club, 1907.)

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D., W. Medico-Physical Works of John Mayow (1674) . Nature 77, 339–340 (1908).

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