ber das Organ der Seele. Knigsberg: Nicolovius, 1796. 4o (253 x 215 mm). 3 engraved folding plates (some browning and staining at end.) Contemporary boards (light wear to spine and edges). Provenance: W.H.G. Renner; M. Kirvesse (signatures on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Smmerring was a believer in the ancient notion that man's soul was housed in the cerebrospinal fluid. Waller 9052; Norman 1973. (2)" /> SMMERRING, Samuel Thomas (1755-1830). <I>De basi encephali et originibus nervorum cranio egredientium.</I> Gttingen: Widow of Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1778. 4<V>o (252 x 203 mm., uncut). 4 engraved folding plates. Contemporary blue wrappers (rebacked); modern leather backed folding case. FIRST EDITION. "The first accurate enumeration of the 12 cranial nerves... Smmerring is notable for his accuracy in anatomical illustration. This was his thesis" (Garrison-Morton). Garrison-Morton 1383; Waller 9044; Norman 1972 -- <I>ber das Organ der Seele.</I> Knigsberg: Nicolovius, 1796. 4<V>o (253 x 215 mm). 3 engraved folding plates (some browning and staining at end.) Contemporary boards (light wear to spine and edges). <I>Provenance:</I> W.H.G. Renner; M. Kirvesse (signatures on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Smmerring was a believer in the ancient notion that man's soul was housed in the cerebrospinal fluid. Waller 9052; Norman 1973. (2) | Christie's