Breathing in Irrespirable Atmospheres, and, in some cases, also Under Water
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including a short history of gas and incendiary warfare from early times to the present day, the physiology of respiration, breathing at high altitudes, resuscitation, the evolution of breathing apparatus, modern gas masks and other respiratory apparatus, with accounts of some mine rescue and recovery operations, etc.....
by Robert H. Davis, Managing Director of Siebe, Gorman & Co. Ltd.
with a foreword by Sir Leonard E. Hill.
London, The Saint Catherine Press, 1935.
ppxi 386. well illustrated.
very good condition hardback in the original binding. with signed presentation inscription from the author.
a scarce companion volume to 'Deep Diving and Submarine Operations'; primarily concerning breathing apparatus for gases, including histories of gas and incendiary warfare, and mine rescue, but with some relevance to diving