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BERNARD, Claude (1813-1878). Leons de physiologie exprimentale applique la mdecine, faites au Collge de France. Paris: J.-B. Baillire et fils, 1855-1856. 2 volumes, 8o (198 x 127 mm). Wood-engraved text illustrations. (Some foxing, small dampstain to upper margins of vol. 1, paper flaw to blank area of vol. 1 half-title, vol. 2 lacking leaves 13/2 and 13/4.) Modern quarter red morocco, marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines. Provenance: M. Binet, president of the Acadmie des Sciences, professor at the Collge de France (author's presentation inscription.)

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BERNARD, Claude (1813-1878). Leons de physiologie exprimentale applique la mdecine, faites au Collge de France. Paris: J.-B. Baillire et fils, 1855-1856. 2 volumes, 8o (198 x 127 mm). Wood-engraved text illustrations. (Some foxing, small dampstain to upper margins of vol. 1, paper flaw to blank area of vol. 1 half-title, vol. 2 lacking leaves 13/2 and 13/4.) Modern quarter red morocco, marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines. Provenance: M. Binet, president of the Acadmie des Sciences, professor at the Collge de France (author's presentation inscription.)

FIRST EDITION of Bernard's first published lecture series. The work concerns the application of experimental physiology to medicine and the creation of new concepts to facilitate generalization from experimental results. Examples were drawn from Bernard's work on the liver, pancreas and salivary glands. Grmek 20; Heirs of Hippocrates 1792; Osler 1507; Waller 954; Norman 201.

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-- Leons sur les proprits physiologiques et les altrations pathologiques des liquides de l'organisme. Paris: J.B. Baillire et fils, 1859. 2 volumes, 8o (210 x 130 mm). Wood-engraved text illustrations. (Some foxing, damp and mildew stains to margins of vol. 1, small holes and stains in blank areas of vol. 1 half-title; vol. 1 pastedowns partly lifted.) Contemporary quarter green morocco, marbled boards (some wear). Provenance: Jean Joseph Bouley (1813-1867), successful clinician with scientific, literary and artistic interests, whose dining-club meetings were attended by Bernard (author's presentation inscriptions).

FIRST EDITION of these lectures on the liquids of the organism. Heirs of Hippocrates 1796; Osler 1510; Waller 963; Norman 203. (4)
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