Die Selbständigkeit des sympathischen Nervensystems: Bidder, F. H.; A. W. Volkman

Die Selbständigkeit des sympathischen Nervensystems

Bidder, F. H.; A. W. Volkman

Published by Breitkopf & Haertel, Leipzig, 1842
Hardcover
From Jeremy Norman's historyofscience (Novato, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 9, 1999 Seller Rating 2-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 1,250.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Bidder, Friedrich Heinrich (1810-94) and Alfred Wilhelm Volkmann (1800-1877). Die Selbständigkeit des sympathischen Nervensystems durch anatomische Untersuchungen nachgewiesen. [4], 88pp. 3 plates. Leipzig: Breitkopf and Härtel, 1842. 267 x 211 mm. Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Some foxing and toning, but very good. First Edition. German physiologists Bidder and Volkmann performed important investigations of the sympathetic nervous system, one of the two main divisions of the autonomic nervous system responsible for regulating the body's unconscious actions. The two "showed the sympathetic nervous system to consist largely of small, medullated fibers originating from the sympathetic and spinal ganglia (Garrison-Morton.com 1318). In their investigations Bidder and Volkmann "introduced mathematical precision by inventing ways of measuring the caliber of nerve fibers, and popularized the numerical method in biological microscopy . . . [Their methods] added a new dimension to histological research, because not only was precision increased but in addition it was now possible for an investigator to test another's accuracy" (Clarke and Jacyna, Nineteenth-Century Origins of Neuroscientific Concepts, p. 360). Bookseller Inventory # 43725

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Die Selbständigkeit des sympathischen ...

Publisher: Breitkopf & Haertel, Leipzig

Publication Date: 1842

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

Shipping charges will be applied to all orders. All items are guaranteed as described and all purchases may
be returned for any reason within two weeks of receipt. Please notify us in advance if you are making a
return.
Legal entity: Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc.
Business address: 936-B Seventh St., PMB 238, Novato, CA 94945-3000
Email address: orders@jnorman.com
Phone: 415-892-3181
Federal Tax ID Number:94-2261335
Authorized representative: Jeremy M. Norman


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping cost is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Money Order PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer