MÜLLER, Johannes.

Über ein eigenthümliches, dem Nervus Sympatheticus analoges Nervensystem der Eingeweide bei den Insecten.

No place, printer or date; Nuremberg(?), 1827

4to, 38 pages, and 3 engraved plates by W. Engels from drawings by the author. Foxing on the text leaves, and paper of plates lightly browned. Original thin blue boards (vertical crease, paper spine worn and with pieces missing), upper board titled in manuscript. Provenance: inscribed by the author on front pastedown to Dr. [E.] H. Weber (1795–1878), professor of anatomy and physiology at Leipzig and the founder of experimental psychology; Walter Pagel (1896–1983), historian of science, with the manuscript library label of B.E.J. Pagel, Walter Pagel’s son, in the hand of the father.

OFFPRINT from Nova Acta Physico-medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, 14 (1827), pp. 73–108 and plates VII–XIX; the text pages have been renumbered but the original numbering is also given. This is an early paper on neurology by Müller, a field to which he was to make major contributions, in particular his famous confirmation of the Bell-Magendie law in 1831.


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