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Juko Jushi...
Juko Jushikei Hakki.
Juko Jushikei Hakki. Three parts in one volume. Kyoto (?), Enami Jinbee, Genroku 8 (= 1685). 4to size (27.0 x 19.0 cm). Xylographically printed on 69 double leaves folded in an accordion, or oriental, style, with 16 full-page woodcut plates. Original blue paper wrappers with xylographic text vignette on front. Contained in a modern blue cloth box made in Japanese style.
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Very rare illustrated work on acupuncture.
Arbeiten a...
Bergmann, E. von
Arbeiten aus der chirurgischen Klinik der Königlichen Universität Berlin. Erster Theil - Tritter Theil. [Complete].
Berlin, August Hirschwald, 1886-1887. Three volumes in three. 8vo (21.7 x 14.3 cm). 602 [204; 218; 180] pp., seven [4; 3; 0] double-sized or larger lithographed plates, of which three in chromolithography. Uniform embossed cloth with printed titles on the front boards and spines. All edges gilt.
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Complete set of a rare medical periodical with fine illustrations
Anatomie é...
Bourgery [J. M.] and [N. H.] Jacob
Anatomie élémentaire. [Two fine anatomical plates]
Bruxelles, Société Typografique Belge; Leipzig, Wahlen, 1842. Two lithographed broadsheets (91.0/88.0 x 54.5 cm).
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Two superb anatomical plates - very rare in this condition
Traité de...
Cat, [C. N.] Le
Traité de l'existance, de la nature et des propriétés du fluide des nerfs, et principalement de son action dans le mouvement musculaire, ouvrage couronné en 1753 par l'Académie de Berlin; suivi des dissertations sur la sensibilité des meninges, des tendons, &c. l'Insensibilité du cerveau, la structure des nerfs, l'irritabilité hallérienne, &c.
Berlin, [Académie royale des sciences et belles lettres de Berlin], 1765. 8vo (20.2 x 12.2 cm). Half-title, title in red and black, [iv], 332 pp., two engraved head pieces, six large, folded, engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spine with five raised bands with gilt-stippled lines and black morocco label with gilt title. Edges sprinkled red.
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A very good copy of the first edition
Über einig...
Einthoven, W.
Über einige Anwendungen des Saitengalvanometers. [AND] Über eine neue Methode zur Dämpfung oszillierender Galvanometerausschläge" [AND] Weiter Mitteilungen über das Saitengalvanometer. Analyse der saitengalvanometrischen Kurven. Masse und Spannung des Quarzfadens und Widerstand gegen die Fadenbewegung.
Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Berth, 1904-1906. Three papers in three. 8vo (22.5 x 14.5 cm). 11 pp.; one text figure ( Anwendungen ) [AND] 12 pp.; two text figures, large, folded plate ( Dämpfung ) [AND] 68 [32, 36] pp.; five text figures ( Weitere Mittleilungen ). Original uniform printed wrappers.
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Nobel-prize winning electrocardiography
Natuur- en...
Greve, W.
Natuur- en geschiedkundige verhandling over de reuzen en dwergen; voorgelezen in het natuurlievend gezelschap, onder de zinspreuk: aan wetenschap gewijd, volmaakter door den tijd. Te Delft. Door Wilhelmus Greve Med. Stads- en Gasthuis Doctor. Sedert met eenige bijvoegselen vermeerderd; waar achter eenige aanmerkingen, wegens sommige verscheidenheden in den mensch, gevolgd door een beschrijving van een buitengewoon zwaar meisje. Met gekleurde platen.
Amsterdam, J. C. Sepp & Zoon, 1818. 8vo (20.5 x 12.6 cm) ii, 64 pp., seven plates including one hand-coloured frontispiece of a "heavy girl", one large, triple-folded engraved plate of a remarkably large shoe size, and five hand-coloured engraved plates, showing individual adult humans of an unusual size in their contemporary clothes. Contemporary blind marbled boards.
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On giants and dwarfs - and an unusally heavy girl
De Venenis...
Grevin, J.
De Venenis Libri duo. Gallice primum ab eo scripti et a multis hactenus Latini desiderati et nunc tandem opera et Hieremiae Martij Augustanae Reipublicae Medici, in Latinum sermonem, summa fide & diligantia in rei medicae studiosorum utilitatem atque commodum conuersi. Quibus adiunctus est preaterea eiusdem auctoris de Antimonio tractatus, eodem interprete, una cum rerum memorabilium, praecipue ad operis calcem, indice.
Antverpiae, Christophor Plantin, 1571. 8vo (21.0 x 14.3 cm). Title page with engraved vignette. [xviii], 332, [xi] pp., and 92 woodcuts in the text. Original vellum. Title written in ink in an old hand on the spine.
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Early work on poisonous animals and plants including a great deal on herpetology
Jung, C. G.
Erinnerungen, Träume, Gedanken. [With three original photographs].
Zürich und Stuttgart, Rascher, 1962. 8vo (22.0 x 13.2 cm); 422, [ii] pp.; 25 plates including frontispiece portrait with facsimile autograph, and double-sized facsimile of a letter, and three ORIGINAL photos of the author, each measuring ca. 7 x 8 cm, mounted on the front pastedown (2), and front free endpaper recto (1). Publisher's grey linen with gilt vignette on the front board and black and gilt title on the spine.
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A unique copy with original photos of Jung in his library
Opera omni...
Kerckring, T.
Opera omnia anatomica; continentia spicilegium anatomicum, osteogeniam foetuum: nec non anthropogeniae ichnographiam. Accuratissimus figuris aeri incisis illustrata. Editio tertia.
Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Theodorus Haak and Samuel Luchtmans, 1729. Three works in one. 4to (23.2 x 18.3 cm). Frontispiece engraving by A. Blotelingh, title page with woodcut vignette "Tuta sub Aegide Pallas", xx, 303 pp., including titles to the "Osteogenia foetuum, in qua quis cuique ossiculo singulis accedat mesibus, quidve decedat, & in eo per varia immutetur tempora, accuratissimè oculis subjicitur" (with copper engraved vignette "Structa super lapidem qui ruet ista domus" and blank verso) and "Anthropogeniae ichnographia sive conformatio foetus ab ovo usque sad ossificationis principia, in supplementum osteogeniae foetuum" (with wood-engraved vignette); 40 engraved plates (several large, folding); Marbled limp paper boards, green label with script title on the spine.
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A well-illustrated early work on the development of bones in human fetuses
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-V.
Basel, Johann Rudolph Im-Hof, 1751-1762. Five volumes in two. 4to (20.0 x 16.5 cm). Titles in red and black. 1764 pp. [I(1751) (vi), 104, 72; II(1755) (iv), 272; III(1758)(iv), 442; IV(1760) (viii), 412, (x); V(1762): (vi), 424]; 57 folded engraved plates and two folded tables. Uniform contemporary full calf. Spines with four raised bands, tan morocco labels with black titles. All edges red.
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The most important Swiss scientific journal
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-II.
Basel, J. R. Im-Hof, 1751-1755. Two volumes in one. 4to (19.6 x 16.0 cm). Title pages in red and black. 458 pp. [I (1751): vi, 104, 72; II (1755): iv, 272]; 18 [I: 6; II: 12] engraved plates, and one folded table. Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands, compartments with black floral patterns and title. Speckled edges. In a transparent sleeve.
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The rare start of the first Swiss scientific journal
Historia n...
Leclerc, D.
Historia naturalis et medica latorum lumbricorum, intra hominem & alia animalia, nascentium ex variis auctoribus & propriis observationibus. Accessit, horum occasione, de ceteris quoque hominum vermibus, tum de omnium origine, tandemque de remediis quibus pelli possint, Disquisitio. Cum variis figuris.
Geneva, Fratres de Tournes, 1715. Small 4to (22.1 x 16.3 cm). 16, 456 pp., 14 folded engraved plates. Contemporary full calf with five raised bands, rich floral gilt compartments and red morocco label with gilt title on spine, marbled flyleaves, all edges red.
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A fine copy, in a nice contemporary binding of one of the first books on intestinal parasitology