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On the functions of the brain and of each of its parts : with observations on the possibility of determining the instincts, propensities, and talents, or the moral and intellectual dispositions of men and animals, by the configuration of the brain and head.

Author: F J Gall; Nahum Capen; Winslow Lewis
Publisher: Boston : Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1835.
Series: Phrenological library, v. 1-6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1958.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1968.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F J Gall; Nahum Capen; Winslow Lewis
OCLC Number: 14853310
Notes: By Franz Joseph Gall, whose name appears on the vol. t.p.'s.
Translation of: Sur les fonctions du cerveau et sur celles de chacune des ses parties.
Title from half-title; imprint from volume t.p.'s.
In six volumes, with individual titles; each volume also with a half-title and an engraved series t.p.: The phrenological library. Edited by Nahum Capen.
"[T]ranslated from the French by Winslow Lewis"--Vol. t.p.'s.
Author portrait with facsimile autograph of the author.
NLM copy vol. 1 imperfect: lacking the half-title.
Description: 6 volumes : portrait (lithograph) ; 20 cm.
Contents: (From vol. t. p.'s) v. 1. On the origin of the moral qualities and intellectual faculties of man, and the conditions of their manifestations. --
v. 2. On the organ of the moral qualities and intellectual faculties, and the plurality of the cerebral organs. --
v. 3. The influence of the brain on the form of the head. --
v. 4-5. Organology. --
v. 6. Critical review of some anatomico-physiological works, with an explanation of a new philosophy of the moral qualities and intellectual faculties.
Series Title: Phrenological library, v. 1-6.
Other Titles: Sur les fonctions du cerveau et sur celles de chacune des ses parties.

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