Human Physiology. Translated by Frances A. Welby. With a Preface by J.N. Langley. In Five Volumes.
1911 · London:
by LUCIANI, Luigi (1840-1919).
London:: Macmillan, 1911-1921., 1911. 5 volumes. English translation of Luciani's Fisiologia dell'uomo (3 vols., Milan, 1901-11). 8vo. xiv, 592; viii, 558, ads. ; x, 667; x, 519; viii, 422, ads. 2 pp. Illustrations (some with color), indexes. Original green cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles, t.e.g. Bookplates. Previous owner's inked signature and rubber stamp. Very good set. Luciani was professor of physiology successively at Siena, Florence, and Rome. Set contains: Vol. I. Circulation and Respiration; Vol. II. Internal Secretion, Digestion, Excretion, the Skin; Vol. III. Muscular and Nervous Systems; Vol. IV. The Sense Organs; Vol. V. Metabolism, Temperature, Reproduction, etc. These volumes include his important work on starvation and cerebellar function. GM 652. (Inventory #: M11622)