VULPIAN, [Edmé Félix Alfred].

Leçons sur la Physiologie générale et comparée du Système Nerveux faites au Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle. Rédigées par M. Ernest Brémond. Revues par le professeur.

Paris: Germer Baillière…1866

8vo, 3 leaves, 920 pages. Some foxing, occasionally severe. 19th century quarter green calf and marbled sides, spine gilt (spine faded to brown), original printed wrappers bound in.

FIRST EDITION. “Associated with Charcot at the Salpêtrière, Vulpian (1826–1887), a pupil of Flourens, devoted most of his effort to the study of the physiology (1866) and pathology (1879–1886) of the nervous system. He studied degeneration and regeneration in nerves and the effects of drugs on the nervous system. Vulpian, using the crude methods then available, shed new light on neuropathology and succeeded Cruveilhier to the chair of pathological anatomy at the Salpêtrière” (McHenry).


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