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MAGENDIE, François (1783-1855). Précis élémentaire de Physiologie, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1816-17, 2 volumes, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half titles, a few articles and a 3½-page autograph note in French tipped in (margin of 14.5 and 16.6 in vol. I torn away affecting caption, 5.8 in vol. I holed with loss of a few letters, lower margin of 10.3 in vol. II cut out, some annotations in ink) [GM 597.1: "first modern physiology textbook in which doctrine gave way to simple, precise descriptions of experimental facts"] [bound with:] Recherches physiologiques et médicales sur les Causes, les Symptômes et le Traitement de la Gravelle, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1818, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half title [Waller 6137] [and:] De l'Influence de l'Émétique sur l'Homme et les Animaux, Paris: Crochard, 1813, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half title (occasional light spotting) [Waller 6129] [and:] Mémoire sur l'Usage de l'Epiglotte dans la Déglutition, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1813, FIRST EDITION, half title [GM 985.1] [and:] Mémoire sur le Vomissement, Paris: Crochard, 1813, 8°, FIRST EDITION (lightly spotted) [GM 985] [and:] Mémoire sur les propriétes Nutritives des Substances qui ne contiennent pas d'Azote, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1816, 8°, FIRST EDITION, the 6 works bound in 2 volumes, contemporary calf-backed boards, spines gilt in compartments (spine to vol. I lightly worn, covers rubbed). (2)

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MAGENDIE, François (1783-1855). Précis élémentaire de Physiologie, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1816-17, 2 volumes, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half titles, a few articles and a 3½-page autograph note in French tipped in (margin of 14.5 and 16.6 in vol. I torn away affecting caption, 5.8 in vol. I holed with loss of a few letters, lower margin of 10.3 in vol. II cut out, some annotations in ink) [GM 597.1: "first modern physiology textbook in which doctrine gave way to simple, precise descriptions of experimental facts"] [bound with:] Recherches physiologiques et médicales sur les Causes, les Symptômes et le Traitement de la Gravelle, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1818, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half title [Waller 6137] [and:] De l'Influence de l'Émétique sur l'Homme et les Animaux, Paris: Crochard, 1813, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half title (occasional light spotting) [Waller 6129] [and:] Mémoire sur l'Usage de l'Epiglotte dans la Déglutition, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1813, FIRST EDITION, half title [GM 985.1] [and:] Mémoire sur le Vomissement, Paris: Crochard, 1813, 8°, FIRST EDITION (lightly spotted) [GM 985] [and:] Mémoire sur les propriétes Nutritives des Substances qui ne contiennent pas d'Azote, Paris: Méquignon-Marvis, 1816, 8°, FIRST EDITION, the 6 works bound in 2 volumes, contemporary calf-backed boards, spines gilt in compartments (spine to vol. I lightly worn, covers rubbed). (2)
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Payeu, inscription to all but one title; 18-line inscription in French to verso of title of the fourth work.
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