Berlin and Munich: Julius Spriner and J. F. Bergmann, 1929. First edition. Thick 4to. Forssmann's paper is on pp. 2085-87, 2287. Entire volume: xi, pp. -2440, xlviii pp. Contemporary two-toned cloth; gilt-lettered on spine. Slight rubbing to covers, generally fine / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. Item #402032
"The first cardiac catheterization on a living person. Forssmann catheterized his own heart. In 1956 he shared the Nobel Prize with Cournand (No. 2871) and Richards (No. 2883.2) for his work on cardiac catheterization. Historical note by N. Howard-Jones, Bull. Hist. Med.,1973, 47,524-6. English translation in Callahan, Keys & Key, Classics of Cardiology, Vol. 3, 250-55" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 2858).