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A Dissertation on the Sensible and Irritable Parts of Animals [London: 1755]. Introduction by Owsei Temkin. Reprinted from Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. IV, no. 8, October 1936.

HALLER, Albrecht von (1708-1777):

Published by Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1936., 1936
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Reprint of the 1755 English translation of Garrison-Morton 587 (citing 1st Latin ed., 1753): 'Glisson in 1677 had introduced the concept of 'irritability' as a specific property of all tissues. Haller, in the above work, recorded his experimental proof of this, and distinguished between nerve impulse (sensibility) and muscular contraction (irritability).' First Edition in book form. 1 leaf, 49 pp; 2 figs. (Frontispiece = fig. 1). Original boards. Small split near heel of rear joint, else Very Good. Copy of George Basalla, with his signature. Reprinted from Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. IV, no. 8, October 1936. Bookseller Inventory # 17742

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Title: A Dissertation on the Sensible and Irritable...

Publisher: Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1936.

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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