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Arthur Hill Hassall - bibliography

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British physician and chemist, born September 13, 1817, Teddington near London; died April 10, 1894.


  • The microscopic anatomy of the human body, in health and disease.
    2 volumes. London, 1846, 1849; New York, 1851; 1855; 1869.
    The first English textbook on microscopical anatomy.
    German translation by Otto Kohlsch├╝tter (1807-1853): Mikroskopische Anatomie des menschlichen K├Ârpers im gesunden und kranken Zustande. Leipzig, 1850-1852.
  • Reports on the adulterations of food, drink and drugs. ancet.
  • Water supply to the Metropolis.
    [Various reports and memoirs].
  • Food, water, and air in relation to the public health.
    1871 to 1874.
  • Adulterations detected or plain instructions for discovery of frauds in food and medicine.
    2nd edition; London, 1861.
  • Evidence before the Parliamentary Committee on the adulterations of food. 1874.
  • Food; its adulterations, and the methods for their detection. 1876.
  • San Remo and the Western Riviera. 1879.
  • San Remo climatically and medically considered. 1883.
  • The inhalation treatment of diseases of the organs of respirations, including consumption. 1885.
  • The narrative of a busy life. An autobiography.
    London, 1893.

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