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Paris:: J. –B. Baillière et Fils. 1858. hardcover. 1. Two volumes. 8vo. viii, 520; 560 pp. 65+15 figs. Modern half calf over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine titles. Fine. . FIRST EDITION. Bernard’s work in neuro-physiology includes the description of the origin and function of the chorda tympani, the function of the cervical sympathetic system and an examination of the vasomotor innervations of blood vessels. “He supported the thesis of Marshall Hall and Müller on the spinal reflexes … Bernard also showed that the anterior or ventral root arises from glaglionic cells.” [McHenry.] “This work was the text for Bernard’s course on the nervous system given at the Collège de France where he was professor of experimental physiology.” [Heirs of Hippocrates]. Barchas collection 172; Courville collection 193; Cushing B319; DSB Vol. II, pp. 24-34; Garrison & Morton 1399; Heirs of Hippocrates 1795; McHenry, Garrison’s history of neurology, p. 201; Osler 1509; Reynolds Library 458; Waller 957. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: Leçons sur la Physiologie et la Pathologie du Système Nerveux
Publisher: Paris:, J. –B. Baillière et Fils: 1858
ISBN Number: 146x147x13314
Book Condition: 1
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