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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.

[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

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

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

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...

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....

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A very good copy of the first edition

Curàtulo, G. E.

L'arte di Juno Lucina in Roma. Soria dell'ostetricia dalle sue origini fino al secolo XX con documenti inediti.

Roma, Sallustiana, 1901. 4to (28.5 x 19.2 cm). xxiii, 248 pp., 46 text illustrations, one large, triple-folding plate. Contemporary full vellum, rich gilt. Panels with bevelled edges, elaborate gilt floral borders and gilt vignette of the Romulus and Remus...

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A sumptuously bound dedication copy of a rare work on obstetrics

Einthoven, W.

Über einige Anwendungen des Saitengalvanometers. [AND] Über eine neue Methode zur Dämpfung oszillierender Galvanometerausschläge" [AND] Weiter Mitteilungen über das...

Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Berth, 1904-1906. Three papers in three. 8vo (22.5 x 14.5 cm). 11 pp., one text figure (Anwendungen); 12 pp., 2 text figures, large, folded plate (Dämpfung); 68 [32, 36], 5 text figures (Weitere Mittleilungen). Original uniform...

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Nobel-prize winning electrocardiography

Greve, W.

Natuur- en geschiedkundige verhandling over de reuzen en dwergen; voorgelezen in het natuurlievend gezelschap, onder de zinspreuk: aan wetenschap gewijd, volmaakter door...

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,...

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On giants and dwarfs - and an unusally heavy girl

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...

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

Hiyama, Y.

Poisonous marine animals of the South Seas. [In Japanese].

Odawara, Nissan Fisheries Experiment Station, 1943. Large 4to (29.5 x 20.6 cm). 137, iii, 10 pp., 29 plates of which 27 printed in full colour; printed errata sheet losely inserted. Original full black silk with white lettering on the front board and spine.

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A very rare, finely illustrated work on poisonous tropical shells and fish

Kaempfer, E.

De beschryving van Japan, behelsende een verhaal van den ouden en tegenwoordigen staat en regeering van dat Ryk.

The Hague, P. Gosse and J. Neaulme; Amsterdam, Balthasar Lakeman, 1729. Folio (37.5 x 25.0 cm). 500 pp. Half-title, title page explanation, frontispiece (engraved title) by I. C. Philips, letterpress title in red and black; 48 double-sized maps and plates...

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A very good, large paper copy in an exceptional contemporary Dutch binding