Libro en Honor de D. S. Ramon y Cajal. Trabajos Originales de sus Admiradores y Discipulos , Extranjeros y Nacionales. Tomo I & II.
1922 · Madrid:
by Ramon y Cajal.
Madrid:: La junta para el homenaje a Cajal, 1922., 1922. Two volumes. 8vo. 626; 610 pp. Port. plate of Ramon y Cajal with facsimile signature, plates (some in color), figs. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Ex-library bookplate with embossed stamp on title, spine call number painted over. Very good. Scarce. This book was written in honor of Santiago Ramon y Cajal (1852-1934), "the famous Spanish histologist, physician, pathologist and Nobel laureate. His pioneering investigations of the microscopic structure of the brain were so original and influential that he is considered by many to be the greatest neuroscientist of all time." [Wikipedia]. His admirers and disciples rank among the most important scientists from 20th century. Articles include: "Constitucion histological de la glándula pineal. – I. Celulas parenquimatosas" by Pio del Rio-Hortega (1882-1945), "Note on the after-discharge of reflex centres" by Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952), and "El papel de los adrenes en las glucosurias de origen bulbar" by Juan Negin y Lopez (1892-1956). The text is written in Spanish, French, Italian, German and English. (Inventory #: M11646)