Memoire sur le pancreas.... From: Comptes Rendus, Supplement, I Paris: Bachelier, 1856.
4to. pp. 379-563 With 9 plates, the first 4 drawn by Bernard; plates 5 through 9 beautifully hand-coloured. Morocco-backed marbled boards. Minor foxing as usual, otherwise an excellent copy. $1,800.00
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. G&M, 1000.1.