8vo. Drop title. With 1 plate. Original printed wrappers. First edition of a short biographical sketch of Sir Charles Sherrington (1857-1952), who shared the 1932 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edgar Douglas Adrian (1889-1977) for their discoveries regarding the functions of neurons. Penfield represents Sherrington the physiologist, as well as Sherrington the poet, giving us several examples of his verse. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: "Sir Charles Sherrington, poet and ...
Publisher: Macmillan and Co., St. Martinís Press,
Publication Date: 1957
Edition: FIRST EDITION
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