Reference numberRR/2/201
TitleReferee's report by Richard Quain, on a paper 'On a geometrical representation of the action of the heart' by William John Macquorn Rankine
Date4 February 1852
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Considers paper to contain very little original material, the descriptions of the heart can be found in similar fashion elsewhere. Refers to work of John Reid in the Cyclopedia of Anatomy and Physiology, with whose work the current paper disagrees on some anatomical structures. Considers the new findings of this paper to be 'much too small' for justifiying its publication.

Subject: Physiology, Mathematics

[Paper untraced - publication status unknown]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7640Quain; Richard (1800 - 1887)1800 - 1887
NA1846Rankine; William John Macquorn (1820 - 1872)1820 - 1872
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