Wien: Druck und Verlag von Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1856.
Illustrated by Fold-out plate. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #9031
Library stamps/marks/labels, free flyleaves detached but present, owner's signature and stamp, otherwise light wear. Bookseller's label on front paste-down: "H Fritzsche's Buchhandlung & Antiquariat (A Lorentz) Leipzig, Rossplats Nr 6." Crisp fold-out plate. Solid hardcover.; German language. Owner's stamp and signature of Henry Pickering Bowditch, later Dean of the Harvard Medical School. Bowditch studied in Leipzig, where this book was purchased, and had a career-long interest in physiology. Dr von Brücke, as professor of physiology in Vienna, was an influence on his medical student Sigmund Freud, whch led to the development of psychodynamics. "Classical work on phonetics." - Leslie T Morton; A Medical Bibliography (Garrison and Morton): An Annotated Check-List of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine, 4th edition; 1461. Influential association copy of the first edition of this early work outlined the fundamentals of the physiology and classification of speech sounds for linguists and teachers of the deaf. ; Ex-Library; 134 pages.