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FERRIER (David). The Functions of the Brain.1876

London: Smith, Elder, & Co., First edition, 8vo (230 x 145mm), xv, [1], 323, [1], 4 [adverts]pp., some light spotting to endpapers, half-title and adverts, small tear to upper corner of half-title, illustrs., in the text, orig. green cloth, minor nick to lower joint and foot of spine, but overall a very nice copy. First edition of this most important book which "laid the foundations of our knowledge concerning the localization of cerebral function."—Garrison & Morton. Garrison & Morton, 1409; Heirs of Hippocrates, 2059; LeFanu, Notable Medical Books from the Lilly Library, p. 231; Norman, 791.

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