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By: BERNARD, Claude.
Publisher: Paris:, J.-B. Bailliere et fils, 1879.: 1879
Seller ID: M0949
8vo. xvi, 624, [ads 20] pp. 116 figs. (1 hand-colored p. 256); hint of foxing to preliminaries. Later blue buckram, original wrappers bound in. Fine. FIRST EDITION. "Bernard began work on this, his last book, in 1873 and did not quite finish the final corrections before his death. Utilizing, in part, a series of lectures he had given in 1859-1860, he brought them up to date, performed new experiments where necessary, and added new material to complete the work. Bernard had revised only twenty of the twenty-nine lectures in the book at the time of his death and it remained for his assistan... View more info