Memoire sur le pancreas... In: Comptes Rendus, Suppl., I, pp. 379-563. Paris: Bachelier, 1856.
4to. [vi], 563 pp., including With 9 lithographed plates (3 colored, 2 folding). Complete volume with 23 additional hand-coloured plates. Uncut in the original wrappers. $1,500.00
First edition of Bernard's most important contributions to scientific medicine. This monograph was the culmination of a series of papers on the role of the pancreas in digestion.