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Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes.

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3040B
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes. Including: J. Hughlings Jackson's Lumleian Lectures on Convulsive Seizures, London: British Medical Association, [post-1890], with author's clipped signature pasted to outer cover; W. Ross Ashby's Design for a Brain, London: Chapman & Hall, 1952, octavo, in publisher's cloth and dust jacket; Hardy, Wolff, and Goodell's Pain Sensations and Reactions, Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1952, octavo, full cloth, dust jacket; Henry Head's Aphasia and Kindred Disorders of Speech, Cambridge: University Press, 1926, in two large quarto volumes, full cloth; Selected Writings of John Hughlings Jackson, New York: Basic Books, 1958, stated first printing, in two volumes, with dust jackets; Samuel Torrey Orton's Reading, Writing, and Speech Problems in Children, New York: Norton, 1937, publisher's cloth and dust jacket; Fulton's Physiology of the Nervous System, London: Oxford University Press, 1943, signed by Fulton, octavo, cloth; [and] Clarke and Dewhurst's An Illustrated History of Brain Function, San Francisco: Norman Publishing, 1996, as new, with dust jacket. (10)
Estimate $400-500


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basic books, Oxford University Press, W. Ross Ashby, Samuel Torrey Orton, Cambridge, London, Book design, Dust jacket, Fellows of the Royal Society, Health, Henry Head, John Hughlings Jackson, Lumleian Lectures, Medicine

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