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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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€400.00
A fine copy, in a nice contemporary binding of one of the first books on intestinal parasitology
De simplic...
Monardes, N.
De simplicibus medicamentis ex occidentali India delatis, quorum in medicina usus est. Nicolao Monardis Hispalensi Medico. Interprete Carolo Clusio atrebate. [AND] Simplicium medicamentorum ex nova orbe delatorum, quorum in medicina usus est, historiae liber tertius. Nicolao Monardes Hispalensi Medico: nunc verò primum Latio donatus, & notis illustrarus à Carolo Clusio a.
Antverpiae, Christophor Plantin, 1574-1582. Two works bound in one. 8vo (16.3 x 10.5 cm). 88, [vii] pp., ten wood-engravings in the text of which six page-sized; 47 pp., two text illustrations including one page-sized wood-engraving. Near comtemporary marbled wrappers. In new protective cloth box (18.2 x 12.4 x 1.9 cm) with gilt lettered label on the spine.
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€4,800.00
Early contributions to the knowledge of New World medical plants
Tabacologi...
Neander, J.
Tabacologia, hoc est tabaci, seu Nicotianae descriptio medico-chirurgico-pharmaceutica, vel ejus praeparatio et usus in omnibus ferme corporis humani in commodis.
Lugduni Batavorum (Leyden), Elzevier, 1626. 4to (21.4 x 15.7 cm). Engraved title page, engraved portrait of Neander; [xxxvi], 256, [iii] pp., including nine page-sized engravings (with blank versos, i.e. plates) of tobacco plants, cultivation and curing of tobacco, pipes, etc. Contemporary vellum with script title in an old hand on the spine; slightly later endpapers.
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€750.00
A very good copy of this rare early monograph on tobacco
Quadripart...
Paulli, S.
Quadripartitum botanicum de simplicium medicamentorum facultatibus, in usus medicinae candidatorum, praxin medicam, Deo benedicente, auspicaturorum; nec non artis pharmaceuticus studiosorum concinnatum ex veterum et recentiorum decritis, ac observationibus,cum medicis, tum anatomicis, itemque multis, chymica principia ac humanior a studiaspectantibus, refertum. Additis dosibus purgantium. Magnopere desideratis, ex probatissimis practicis collectis. Una cum appendice & indicibus necessariis. [AND] Continuato appendicis ad opus quadripartitum botanicum. Continens indicem rerum omnium universalem, varium, multiplicem & curiosum, ut & syllabum in opere citatorum auctorum.
Argentorati [Strassbourg], S. Paulli, 1667-1668. Two parts in one. 4to (20.7 x 17.3 cm). Two engraved frontispieces, engraved portrait and one engraving representing his gift to the Danish King, title page in red and black, 62, 690 pp.; title page with engraved vignette, [vii], 59 pp., four engraved plates of which one depicts plants with 14 figures, for a total of eight plates, Contemporary blind boards. Label with title in an old hand on the spine.
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€1,600.00
Rare second enlarged edition of Paulli's major work, complete with the addition
[Lektsii o...
Pavlov, I. P. [Pawlow]
[Lektsii o rabote glavnikh pischevaritelnikh zhelez; Lectures on the work of the principal digestive glands].
Moscow, Priroda, 1917. 8vo (19.5 x 13 cm) xvi, 230 pp. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards with original printed title with floral borders mounted on front board.
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€2,500.00
Second edition of Pavlov's famous work on the digestive glands, a cornerstone of neurobiology
Vorlesunge...
Pawlow, I. [P.] [Pavlov, I. P.]
Vorlesungen über die Arbeit der Grosshirnhemisphären. Autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Russischen von Prof. Dr. G. Volborth.
Leningrad, Medizinischer Staatsverlag d. R. S. F. S. R., 1932. 8vo (14.7 x 21.9 cm). viii, 480 pp., some figures and tables. Original blue cloth with gilt title on the front board and spine. Original printed dustjacket, in transparent protective sleeve.
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€750.00
Extremely rare with the original dustjacket, in near mint condition
Animaux ve...
Phisalix, M.
Animaux venimeux et venins. La fonction venimeuse chez tous les animaux, les appareils venimeux, les venins et leurs propriétés, les fonctions et usages des venins, l'envenimation et son traitement.
Paris, Masson, 1922. In two parts. 8vo (23.5 x 15.3 cm). xxv, 656 pp.; xii, 864 pp., 17 plates (five in colour), 521 figures. Contemporary uniform half calf over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spines.
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€300.00
"Marie Phisalix magnum opus" (Adler): rare and well-illustrated work
I miceti p...
Pollacci, G. and A. Nannizzi
I miceti patogeni dell'uomo e degli animali, descritti, delineati e preparati per l'osservazione al microscopio, con notizie sopra i rimedi per combatterli. Fasciculo I-X. [Complete].
Bologna, L. Cappelli, 1922-1930. Ten parts in eight. Folio (28.0 x 21.8 cm). Text and 100 microscopic slides with specimens under sealed cover slips, and printed labels. Uniform dark green half cloth portfolios with gilt lettering on the front boards, and small paper label on the spines.
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€3,000.00
Not in Vobracht: a complete and well-preserved set of this work on fungi with 100 real specimens
Deutsche m...
[Röntgen,W.]
Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift. The first papers on the application of Röntgen or X rays in medicine.
Leipzig und Berlin, [Thieme], 1896. Folio (31.5 x 23.6 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations including original, mounted photos. Later half cloth over marbled boards.
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€800.00
The Big Bang of Roentgenology
Gammarolog...
Sachs von Loewenheim, P. J.
Gammarologia sive gammarorum, vulgo cancrorum consideratio physico-philologico-historico-medico-chymica, in qua, praeter gammarorum lingularem naturam, indolem & multivarium usum non minus reliquorum crustatorum instituitur tractatio ad normam collegii naturae curiosum, plurimis inventis secretionibus naturae artisque locupletata.
Frankfurt, Leipzig and Breslau, E. Fellgibel, 1665. Thick 8vo (15.9 x 9.3 cm). [xlii], 962, [lxxviii] pp.; engraved double-sized, folding title, ten engraved plates. Contemporary vellum with script title on the spine. Edges black.
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€880.00
Rare early work on crustaceans
Atlas des...
Savtschenko, P.
Atlas des poissons vénéneux et descriptions des ravages produits par eux sur l'organisme humain et des contre-poisons à employer. Atlas jadovitych ryb s opisaniem vida ich deistviia jada na organizm cheloveka i ukazaniem protivuiadii.
St. Petersburg, Balasheva, 1886. 4to (32.2 x 24.0 cm). [iv], 53. [i] pp., and ten tissue-guarded lithographed plates of which nine hand-coloured. Later blind quarter cloth over original printed boards.
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€900.00
A very rare and well-illustrated Russian/French work on poisonous fish
Katalog de...
[Trade Catalogue] Reiniger [E. M.], [M.] Gebbert & [K. F.] Schall
Katalog der physik.-mechan. Werkstätten Reiniger, Gebbert & Schall. Universitäts-Mechaniker Erlangen (Bayern). Schlossplatz 3. [Illustrated trade catalogue].
Erlangen, Reiniger et al., 1888. 4to (27.1 x 19.5 cm). 75 pp. (including index). Contemporary red, bllindstamped cloth; front board printed in black and gilt, rear board with black printed vignette. Patterned endpapers. Text pages printed in red and black.
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€450.00
"Deluxe" edition of a rare trade catalogue, dedicated to the Duke of Bavaria