Paris: Bachelier, 1856. 4to. [vi], 563 pp., including half-title. FIRST EDITION. With 9 lithographed plates (3 colored, 2 folding). Complete volume with 23 additional hand-coloured plates. Uncut in the original wrappers. Item #698
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.