1920. Item #79950
HEAD, Henry. APHASIA: AN HISTORICAL REVIEW (THE HUGHLINGS JACKSON LECTURE FOR 1920). London: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, Ltd., 1920. Reprinted from "Brain," Vol. 43, 1920, pp. 390-450. 4to., printed blue wrappers. Spine starting. Minor toning, light edgewear and faint soil to cover. Precedes Head's "Aphasia and kindred disorders of speech," 2 vols., 1926, which is considered "the most important work on the subject in the English language" (GM 4633). Includes a discussion on Aphasia, the Proceedings of the Section of Neurology of the Royal Society of Medicine. With case studies and halftone photo illustrations.