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UNZER, John Augustus.
The Principles of Physiology.

And A Dissertation on the Functions of the Nervous System, by GEORGE PROCHASKA. Translated and edited by THOMAS LAYCOCK.

Description:
pp. XII, xv, (i), 463, (i). Green cloth gilt of the series, top edge gilt, spine faded but a good copy. Ex-libris Anatomy School, Cambridge with usual marks of provenance.

*GARRISON-MORTON #1357 UNZER [First edition, 1771] and #1386 PROCHASKA [First edition, 1780-1784] - Unzer was the first to propose the use of the word 'reflex' in connection with sensory-motor reaction; Prochaska introduced the idea of a 'sensorium commune' in the central nervous system, a consistent and comprehensive theory of relex action.

Sydenham Society. London.

Date Published: 1851.

Stock No. 52259

Price: 200.00

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