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1 BERNARD, Claude. Lecons sur les proprietes physiologiques et les alterations pathologiques des liquides de l’organisme.
Paris: Bailliere et fils, 1859. 1859 
Two volumes. 8vo. xvi, 524; [ii], 476 pp. Illus.; foxed. Modern black cloth, gilt spine. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Contains Bernard’s classic researches into the functions of the pancreas and liver. Hirsch, I, p. 418. Volume I is devoted to the blood and contains many experiments designed to determine its properties in relation to various organs and functions. Volume II is devoted to various of the other liquids: urine, sweat, bile, milk, saliva, insulin, gastric juices and more. Throughout his discussions, Bernard stresses the control of the sympathetic nervous system over these processes and the maintenance of balance within the organism. "Another of Bernard’s scholarly textbooks, this work covers the physiology and pathology of blood and other body fluids." Heirs of Hippocrates, 1796. "Bernard was the first to describe an effect of the renal nerves on urine flow." Garrison and Morton, 1234.1. This work was part of the famous series of lectures delivered by Bernard at the College de France between 1854-1855 which he prepared for with his own researches and illustrated with demonstrations. Heirs of Hippocrates, 1796; Garrison and Morton, 1234.1; Hirsch, I, p. 418; Osler, 1510; Waller 963; Blocker, p. 34. First Edition. 
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