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A Translation of Luigi Galvani's De Virbus Electricitatis In Moto Musculari Commentarius / Commentary on the Effect of Electricity on Muscular Motion.

Cambridge, MA: Elizabeth Licht, 1953. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. The first English translation of this seminal work on electricity by the 18th Century great Italian physicist. Posthumously designed book plate by a friend of Oliver’s, incorporating his longstanding love of cephalopods. From the library of Dr. Oliver Sacks, the renowned neurologist, author, and educator. He was, in his life, celebrated for his contributions to the understanding of the human brain and his ability to communicate complex scientific concepts to a broader audience. In doing so, he highlighted the profound impact of neurological disorders on human identity and experience. His library is a reflection of this remarkable polymath's questing mind. Very Good. Toning throughout, staiined, chipped, price clipped DJ, else tight, bright and unmarred. 8vo. xx, 97pp. illus. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Item #12435

Price: $150.00