Paris: Bailliere, 1857.
32 text illustrations. 488, (48)pp. 8vo, crudely wrapped in tan. Paris: Bailliere, 1857. Good.
GM 1863. The great French physiologist's course of lectures at the College de France, presenting his research on carbon monoxide, curare, and other toxic substances. Bernard developed the value of a drug as a means of physiological analysis. "The experiments with carbon monoxide eventually led him to investigate the properties of the red blood cells and those with curare contributed to our knowledge of the excitability of nerve and muscle". Olmsted, p. 185. Waller 960.