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Showing best matches Show all copies. What makes Biblio different? Sign In Register Help Basket. Man the Unknown By Alexis Carrel. BWCQU — with a bonus offer. Signed, inscribed and dated by the Nobel Prize winning author. Also a tne inscription. New Brodart cover on dj.

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jnknown Signed, Inscribed and Dated By Author. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed, binding is tight, former owner’s name, bookplate and notations on front endpapers, newspaper clippings taped-in, scattered underlining and margin notes in text, but book has maintained its original soundness. Black cloth boards show some scuffing and are a bit dusty.

Pages are lightly browned from age. Includes flatted and moderately damaged dust jacket folded inside of back cover. Half Moon Books Condition: Ask Questions and request photos if your buying for the cover and not the content. Fort Hill International Condition: Book is in good condition with some wear to the covers and some slant or twist to he spine.

Some underlining and note taking in alesis throughout. Prior owner name inside front cover. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.

Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume nuknown, then it is only single volume.

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We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more alexsi our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request. With Kenneth Breeze cover design on softcover book. A book about Alxis Carrel – French Surgeon, biologist, eugenicist, pioneer in vascular surgery, treating traumatic wounds, agingorgan transplants, believer in miracles, visions and the supernatural.

A book that is a classic on the great issue of science and religion, about his return to the Catholic faith after a life time of skepticism ” Man need God as he needs water and oxygen ” – Alexis Carrel. Controversial due to his beliefs in eugenics. With Preface and 8 chapters, including: The Need of a Better Knowledge of Man The Science of Man Body and Physiological Activities The Remaking of Man.


Uncommon 49 year old book about a unique pioneering surgeon and controversial theorist. Book has crease and wear on cover. Red mark on bottom leaves. Owner name label on te end page. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back []. One corner slightly bumped, some very minor shelf-wear. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves.

Man, the unknown, Carrel, Alexis Halycon House. Five star seller – Buy with confidence! The Unknown is a best-selling book by Alexis Carrel which advocated, in part, that mankind could better itself by following the guidance of an elite group of intellectuals, and alexls implementing a regime of voluntary eugenics.

Gold lettering has faded with age, black letter remains in good condition.

The Man The Unknown by NOBEL PRIZE WINNER Dr. Alexis Carrel

Pages have tanned from age but otherwise are clean and unmarked. Black wash on top page edges is wearing away. Deckle edging is good but shows tanning from age. The Nobel Unknoqn in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Alexis Carrel “in recognition of his work on vascular suture and the transplantation of blood vessels and organs.

Although the last years have seen tremendous advancements in the field of surgery, few would have been possible without the contributions of Alexis Carrel. Carrel, who pioneered methods of suture and transplant that alxeis surgery from a high-risk gamble into a tool with far-reaching potential to save lives” Like other medical practitioners unknowh his time, Dr. Carrel was occupied with finding a new method of closing a wound in a blood vessel without interrupting the circulation of blood through the body.

Methods in common practice at the close of the 19th century, when Dr. Carrel began practicing medicine, include rough sutures and the use of tubes of bone, absorbable metal, silver or gold that were either inserted inside or fitted around the damaged artery to serve as a plate of armor.

Results from such methods were highly uncertain and gangrene was a common outcome. Having grown up watching his mother, a professional embroiderer, Dr. Carrel realized the method of suture might alfxis made vastly more precise through the use unknowwn tiny needles and very fine thread, and after studying with one of the finest embroiderers in Lyons, France, in the mid s, Dr.

Carrel was skilled in creating stitches so small that they were invisible on both sides of a sheet of paper. In his main work “Man, the unknown” Carrel aelxis that mankind should better itself under zlexis guidance of a elite of intellectuals.

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Infamous for his sympathies for the Third Reich and his ideas on eugenics. Lindbergh opening the way to organ transplantation. Like many intellectuals before World War II he promoted eugenics. Was unkmown regent for the French Foundation for the Study of Human Problems during Vichy France which implemented-eugenics policies there; his association with the Foundation and with Jacques Doriot’s ultra-nationalist PPF led to investigations of collaborating with the Nazis, but he died before any trial could be held.

He faced media attacks towards the end of his life over his alleged involvement with the Nazis. Alexis Carrel 28 June — 5 November Subjects Human beings, PersonalityTge. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Better World Books Condition: The Book House – St. Very good, lacking jacket.

Book has bumped spine ends and corners.

Unonown owner’s bookplate on front pastedown and name on front free endpaper. Any type of Customisation is possible. A few pages have staining. Man The Unknown Carrel Alexis.

Penguin Books, London, Plain text paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear panel. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Sunning to the front edge of the front panel, back strip and rear panel.

Uniform tanning of the text block edges with lighter tanning of the pages. Previous owners rubber stamp to the top edge of the half title page.

Please refer to accompanying picture s. Hamish Hamilton, London, The author argues on the interdependence of body and mind, and the necessity to exercise both to ensure the health of the human.

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