Edition of 1670 of the famous work by the english physician Thomas Willis (1621-1675) the last one of his studies about anatomy of brain started with "Cerebri anatome", considered one of the early most important studies about neurophysiology of brain.
Willis introduces a new theory about causes of epilepsy and important contributes to psichiatry dividing mental from neurological deseases. Treaty about scorbuto at the end.
Signature in the first white page.
Portrait of Willis at the age of 45 years old.
In fair condition.
Coeval leather cover in poor general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Cover is totally deshaped. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings. In 8. Dim. 20x14,5 cm. Pp. (6)+338+(22).