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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...

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Very rare illustrated work on acupuncture.

[Aratus Solinensis] Hyginus, C. I.

Arati Solensis phaenomena et prognostica. Interpretibus, M Tullio Cecerone. Rufo Festo Avieno, Germanico Caesare, una cum eius commentariis. C. Iullii Hygini...

Paris, G. Morel, 1559. 4to (16.8 x 22.5 cm). Title page with engraved vignette (angel and griffons; with motto in Greek) [v], 155, 56 pp., with wood engraved initials at the beginning of each chapter. Two large, folded, engraved maps. Contemporary full...

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The very rare first edition and the only one with two large maps of both celestial hemispheres

[Batak writer]

Pustaha manuscript.

Sumatra, 19th-century. Manuscript on tree bark, folded in harmonica fashion, written on both sides in black ink. Illustrated with some figures and signs, painted red. 16mo (4,6 x 6,5 cm). Covers made of bone, each with a carved, primitive illustration.

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Unique Pustaha (Batak) manuscript with intriguing carved illustrations on the bone covers

Becquerel, H.

Collection of six early papers on radioactivity, from "comptes rendus... de l'academie des sciences", 1896-1901.

Paris, Académie des Sciences, 1896-1901. Six papers in one. 4to (26.6 x 20.3 cm). 30 pp. Old style blue stiff paper boards. Two title pages of the Comptes Rendus (for 1896 and 1899) bound in.

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A collection of rare, early papers on radio activity

Beguin, J.

Les elemens de chymie de M. Iean Beguin aumosnier du roy. Reueuz, notez, expliquez, & augmentez, par I. L. D. R. B. IC. E. M. En cette derniere edition ont...

Lyon, Claude Chancey, 1665. Small 8vo (15.6 x 9.5 cm). Title page with wood engraving, [xiv], 384, [xxiv] pp. Three wood engravings in the text. Twentieth century full calf. Spine with five gilt-lined raised bands; compartments with small gilt floral...

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Rare early treatise on chemistry with illustrations of furnaces, distillery equipment and more

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...

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Complete set of a rare medical periodical with fine illustrations

Bernoulli, J.

Analysis magni problematis isoperimetrici.

Leipzig, J. Gross, T. Fritsch & F. Groschuf, 1701. Small 4to (18.5 x 16.0 cm). 16 pp. [numbered 213-228]. Contemporary full blind vellum. Red edges.

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The first correct solution of the isoperimetric problem

Berville, P.

Scientific instrument: "La chambre claire universelle".

Paris, P. Berville, [ca. 1900]. Small 8vo (explanatory booklet). 28 pp., pictorial wrappers.[AND] complete scientific instrument including 12 different lenses. In original pebbled cloth-covered box (27.5 x 6.3 x 3.5 cm).

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The universal camera lucida - explained

Bessel, F. W.

Astronomische Untersuchungen. Erster Band [AND] Zweiter Band. [Complete].

Königsberg in Preussen, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1841-1842. Two volumes in one (26.5 x 21.9 cm). 4to. viii, 314; iv, 308 pp. Contemporary style marbled boards. Red morocco label with gilt title on the spine.

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Bessel's rare astronomical and mathematical heritage - personally selected

Bolk, L.

Collected works. 1896-1929.

Various places and publishers, 1896-1929. With 189 papers in ten similar volumes. 8vo, or small 4to (smallest and largest volume 22.8 x 15.5 cm and 25.6 x 18.2 cm). About 5,000 pp., 15 original manuscript letters and numerous illustrations. Near uniform...

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The collected works of Lodewijk 'Louis' Bolk, bound for the author, and including original manuscript letters and annotations

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

Bromme, T. (ed.) [Humboldt, A. Von]

Atlas zu Alex. v. Humboldt's Kosmos in zweiundvierzig Tafeln mit erläuterndem Texte.

Stuttgart, Krais & Hoffmann, [1851]. In two volumes. Oblong folio (28.3 x 33.7 cm). Title page, [i], 136 pp.; mounted title, 42 finely engraved and hand-coloured plates with maps, graphs, views, etc. Contemporary uniform mottled half calf over tree calf...

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The all-important atlas to Alexander von Humboldt's Cosmos in the best (1851) edition