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Additional note on the contraction of voluntary muscle in the living body. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXLI, Part I.

By: BOWMAN, Sir William (1816-1892).

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London:, Richard and John E. Taylor, 1841.: 1841

Seller ID: M7588


296 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 69-72. [Entire volume: viii, [2], 97, [1 blank], [4] pp.] 1 engraved plate after drawings by Bowman. Original printed wrappers; covers off, stitching sprung, spine and extremities chipped. Ex library rubber stamps and ms. notations on top cover. Good. "Bowman's classic description of the anatomy and contracility of striated muscle fibrils was hardly improved upon until the advent of the electron microscope. He was the first to give a complete description of the fascicular tunic, which he named sarcolemma." Haskell Norman Library. The first part of William Bowm... View more info