IVAN SECHENOV (1829-1905) Fiziologiya nervnoy sistemy [Physiology of the Nervous System]. St. Petersburg, 1866. - [2], 503,

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VI, XII pp., 1 leaf of plates. Engraved plate on a separate insert and an illustration in the text. Composite binding: leather spine with blind stamping, patterned paper, speckled edges. Pre-revolutionary library stamps. Signature on the second flyleaf: 'To the Society of Physicians.' The first separate edition of the Russian naturalist, founder of the domestic physiological school, and pioneer of the natural-scientific direction in psychology, Ivan Mikhailovich Sechenov (1829-1905). This work was first published in 1863 in the 'Medical Herald' journal. The book laid the theoretical foundations of physiology and psychology. It includes one engraved table on a separate insert and an illustration within the text. It is the first book of the scientist.