An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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BINNS, Edward

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The anatomy of sleep; or, the art of procuring sound and refreshing slumber at will.

London: John Churchill, 1842.

This semi-popular work was one of the first scientific studies of sleep. It was also the first book typeset by a mechanical typesetting machine, rather than hand-set type. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link. For further information see the entry at HistoryofInformation.com at this link.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY, NEUROLOGY › Sleep Physiology & Medicine