Madrid: Imp. y Libreria de Nicolas Moya, 1900. Third Edition. 8vo (24 x 15 cm). Contemporary half calf on marble boards; raised bands with gilt chain boarders, gilt embossed title in upper panel; some ward to marble boards. Collation: [vi], 539 pp. Text contains 106 figures some colored. Minor age browning of paper used. Item #0000704
This third edition is greatly enlarged from the first edition published in 1890. There is extensive analysis and discussion of tissues, bacteria, fungi and pathological diseases including tumors. Ramon y Cajal was a meticulous investigator and excellent histologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine with Camilo Golgi in 1906. (Heirs 2145.5 -1st Ed.).