11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Brain Science and Physiology, Eight Titles in Ten Volumes.

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


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, London, Cambridge