Collection on contagious diseases bound for Bernard with his autograph index. Some inscribed

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Paris: 1861. [Bernard, Claude (1813-78)] (1) Halmagrand [Charles N. G.] (b. 1803). De l'administration de la quinite dans les fièvres d'accès, comme succédané du sulfate de quinine. 165 [1]pp. Paris: Baillière, 1868. (2) Drouet, Arsène. Du collodion riciné appliqué en badigeon sur toute la surface du ventre considéré comme agent de calorification générale. . . . 56pp. Paris: Baillière, 1869. Presentation inscription to Claude Bernard on the title (trimmed, affecting first line and 3 other words). (3) Burq, Victor (1823-84). Choléra. De l'immunité aquise par les ouvriers en cuivre. . . . [6] 208pp. Paris: Baillière, 1867. Presentation inscription to Bernard on half-title (trimmed, affecting a few words). (4) Duhalde [Charles Oreste] & Halmagrand [Charles N. G.] (b. 1803). De l'administration du cyano-ferrure de sodium et de salicine dans les fièvres d'accès, comme succédané du sulfate de quinine. 128pp. Paris: Baillière, 1861. (5) Deleau, Léon. De l'emploi des douches d'air et du cathétérisme de la trompe d'eustache dans le traitement des maladies de l'oreille. 79 [1]pp. Fold. plate. Paris: Rignoux, 1863. Together 5 items in 1 volume, 8vo. From the library of Claude Bernard, bound for him in quarter morocco, marbled boards (a little rubbed) with his name in gilt on the front cover and the title "Mélanges" on the spine; Bernard's manuscript table of contents to this volume bound in the back. Lightly browned, but very good. First Editions of these five medical / surgical treatises from Bernard's library, all of which were presumably sent by their authors to the renowned French physiologist; two of the works bear presentation inscriptions to him. Two of the treatises (nos. [1] and [4]) discuss substitutes for quinine in the treatment of fevers; no. (2) is on the use of topically applied castor-oil in the treatment of cholera, typhoid, epilepsy, etc.; no. (3) discusses the use of copper as a prophylaxis against cholera; and no. (5) describes Deleau's method of treating ear infections by introducing a catheter into the Eustachian tube. 35391.


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