Pathomyotomia or a Dissection of the significative Muscles of the Affections of the Minde. Being an essay to a new method of observing the most important movings of the muscles of the head, as they are the neerest and immediate organs of the voluntarie or impetuous motions of the mind. With the proposall of a new nomenclature of the muscles. by J.B. Sirnamed the Chirosopher.
London: WW. for Humphrey Moseley, 1649.
1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very Good. Item #002237
12mo (136 x 78 mm). , 240 pp. Errata on A6r. 19th-century calf (extremities worn, corners bumped, portion missing from top of spine; inner hinges cracked, short margins). Internally little browned throughout, title-page somewhat soiled and with 19th-century owner's signature. Provenance: Anglican clergyman and hymn writer Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847), Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. ----
Norman 371; NLM/Krivatsy 1931; Wellcome II, p.270; Wing B-5468. - VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of this anonymously published treatise on the expression of the emotions, in which Bulwer treats the relationship between muscular action and psychology. "Bulwer was the first Englishman to write about the teaching of deaf-mutes" (Garrision- M. 3347, note).
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