[SECHENOV ON NERVOUS SYSTEM] Fiziologiya nervnoy sistemy [i.e. Physiology of the nervous system]
St. Petersburg: A. Golovachyov, 1866. Item #44
, vi, , 503, , xii pp.: ill., 1 ill. 22x15 cm.
With 1 folding engraved plate and 37 illustrations in text.
Contemporary half-leather binding.
Rubbings and occasional foxing, owner's signature on the title-page.
First edition. One of the fundamental works by Ivan Sechenov (1829-1905) the teacher of Ivan Pavlov. In this book Sechenov emathised that not only anatomical approach to nervious system is important.
For the first time Sechenov describes the mechanism of central inhibition in the brain.
Rare in good condition.
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