Leçons sur les Effets des Substances Toxiques et Médicamenteuses
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Paris: J.-B. Baillière et Fils, 1857. Octavo. VII, , 488, 48pp. Original half morocco over marbled paper covered boards. Marbled endpapers. In this remarkable work being a series of lessons on the effects of toxic substances, the celebrated author states that the study of the effects of substances on biological systems could enhance the understanding of those systems. Claude Bernard also identifies the site of action of curare as either the nerve ending or the neuromuscular junction. This work is illustrated throughout with 32 b/w figs. Moderate rubbing along edges of binding. Previous owner's ex-libris on inside of front cover. Previous owner's minor annotation in ink along margin of first page and page 148. Text in French. Binding in overall good, interior in good+ to very good condition. First edition. g.