Nervous Tissue And Central Nervous System
HARVEY, R. W.
American Author 1900 4to (28 x 21 cm). Black cloth 2 ring binder. Wear along hinges. Collation: 99 ll of loose pages each with either text, text plus original pen and ink drawin or drawing alone. There are 72 ll with number in upper right corner. Text divided into The Nervous Tissue and Central Nervous System. The plate numbers for first section go from XXIII-XXX; those from second section proceed from CI- CIX,CXX-CXXIII,CXXV-CXXIX. There are 12 missing figures in the first part and 7 in the second. There is also just mounted drawings for the last 9 numbers. The paper is somewhat dry and brittle at edges. (Item ID: 0000701)
The drawings are done with an exceptional hand in very fine detail. Harvey is not listed in standard bibliographies. These notes were probably from a series of lectures or talks for a possible course in neuroanatomy. The established knowedge from research of Ramon y Cajal is evident in the second section where individual neurons are illustrated for neuronal tracts .