PAVLOV, Ivan Petrovich. Lektsii o rabote glavnykh pishchevaritel'nykh zhelez [Lectures on the Activity of the Digestive Glands]. St. Petersburg: Ministry of Communications Press, 1897.
8° (183 x 123mm.). 16 illustrations in the text, final two leaves of the works of the author and his colleagues (slightly browned, 2 pages stained, ownership stamps on title and a few pages). Contemporary calf-backed boards (rubbed).
FIRST EDITION. Printing and the Mind of Man 385; Grolier/Horblitt 83 ('famous work on digestive juices by the demonstrator of the "conditioned reflex"'); Dibner Heralds of Science 135; Garrison & Morton 1022 ('Pavlov made perhaps the greatest contribution to our knowledge of the physiology of digestion ... he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1904').