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TROOST.- engrs.- Women bathing.-
Women bathing / Badende vrouwen.
Amsterdam, Fokke. No date (ab. 1754).Large 4to. Copperengr. by Cornelis Troost [?]. 18th c. Meas. appr. 39x25 cm. Good plate marks, but only just. Cut to the platemarks.
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Book number: 9012
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Keywords: portraits Theatre prints copperengravings

 
BAUDELOCQUE, J.L. [A.Soek, transl.]
De Verloskunde door den Heere J.L.Baudelocque, ... naar den nieuwen, voortreffelijk verbeterden, en aanmerklijk uitgebreiden druk, uit het fransch vertaald, en met eenige aantekeningen vermeerderd door A.Soek, chirurgijn - operateur, en vroedmeester, te Leyden. Met plaaten.
Dordrecht, Bij de Leeuw en Krap, 1790. - 1791. 8vo. 4 parts in 5 vols. W. engr. portr. & 17 engr. fold. pls. Fine contemp. marbled brds., w. spine labels in a light green. (Ex libris van der Hoeven). Comp. G&M 6255 (First French edition 1781): 'Baudelocque invented a pelvimeter and advance the knowledge of pelvimetry and of the mechanism of labour. The external conjugate diameter is known as 'Baudelocque's diameter': DMB 1844 - 1845: 'Soek was an able obstetrician; he performed the abdominal caesarian section at least twice; both mothers recovered, one child died. At the operation the uterus was not ligated. Further he performed the first vaginal caesarian section in Holland with success. Soek discussed this case by letter with Baudeloque, who never had performed this operation.': Hirsch vol. I, p. 379 - 380: 'war seiner Zeit unstreitig der beste Lehrer der Geburtshilfe.' Fassbender, 255/56: Norman Coll. comp. 138: [His] doctrine held sway until the advent of x-rays, which revealed its inadequacy.': First dutch translation.
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Book number: 4676
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 998.74 | £UK 818.75 | JP¥ 136570]
Keywords: gynaecology obstetrics birth medicine midwifery W35B

 
BAUER, J.H.,
Tractatus de fonti minerali Tetschnensi in regno Bohemiae,... /Abhandlung von dem mineralischen Gesundbrunnen nahe bey der Stadt Tätschen im Königreich Boeheim...2e Aufl.
Pragae, A. Gelinck, 1771. 4to. W. woodcut initials and headpieces. 19th c. pastel shade paper covers (128 pp.). Blake 34; t.p. in Latin and German, text also bilingual.
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Book number: 3993
€  260.00 [Appr.: US$ 273.34 | £UK 224.25 | JP¥ 37377]
Keywords: mineral medicine chemistry balneology badkultuur spas water W57

 
BAUER, J.H.,
Untersuchung nach der Naturkunde und Chymie, des uralten mineralische Sauerbrunns zu Liebwerda.
Prag, Edlen von Schönfeld, 1785. 4to. W. woodcut initials and headpieces. Orig. brds.(128 pp.). (Some occasional foxing; some wormh.). Blake 34; Wellcome 117,
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Book number: 3994
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Keywords: chemistry physics Toon spas mineral water balneology history Baden badkultuur W57

 
BAUMÉ, (A.).-
Eléments de pharmacie théorique et pratique: contenant tous les Opérations fondamentales de cet art avec leur définition, & une Explication des ces Opérations, par les Principes de la Chymie; La Manière de bien choisir... Les Moyens de reconnoître les Médicaments... Les Recettes ... Les Principes fondamentaux de plusieurs Arts dépendants de la Pharmacie: ...avec l'exposition des Vertus & Doses des Médicaments, à la suite de chaque Article... Troisième édition revue, corrigé & augm.
Paris, Chez Samson, Libraire, quai des Augustins, 1773. 8o. W. woodc. vign. on title, 3 engr. fold. pls. & 1 engr. fold. table. Contemp. full marbl. clf., spine ends dam., edges and lower corners rubb. / dam. Spine ends. w. imperf. showing the cords of the head-bands.). [...]. (XLVIII, 939, I (blank) pp.). (Prelims upper margin a small watersp.; text throughout some yellowing; plate 1 some browning.). (Contemp. marbl. endp; All edges marbled.). Enclosed with the book a type written note dated July 1964 from Internationaal Antiquariaat Menno Hertzberger, containing a short description of the book and a few biographical details on Baumé.
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Book number: 3935
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Keywords: materia pharmacology pharmacy materies medica medicine behandelen

 
BECCHETTI, Filippo
Teoria Generale della Terra. Esposta all'Accademia Volsca di Velletri.
Roma, Per Paolo Giunchi. No date [1782 ]. [see approbation on page 408]. 8vo. W. etched front. ['F. Piani Inv. P. Macchiavelli Sculp.'], 1 engr. vignette & 13 woodc. head-pieces. Contemp. hlf. vellum, over blue paste paper brds., vellum corners, edges of covers some rubb. [A12 - R12, X1]. ((1-7), 8-410 [p. 410 errata list] pp.). (A few quires some yellowing; text occasional light foxing.). (All edges marbled red and blue.). Riccardi, Biblioteca Matematica Italiana, vol. I, columns 100-101: 'È opera più erudita che scientifica, e prescindendo da quanto vi riguarda la fisica terrestre, tratta delle opinioni degli antichi e dei moderni sulla figura e sulla grandezza della terra.': Ward & Carozzi, item 154, mentions an 'illustrated half title' "Teoria della Terra", which is in fact the etched frontispiece present in our copy: Discusses the origin of the world in lecture form, incorporating the opinions of the ancient philosophers on the origin and 'soul' of the earth, the modernist views up to date, the physical properties of the earth, the flooding of the earth etc. Literary references / citations at the end of each chapter.
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Book number: 9222
€  375.00 [Appr.: US$ 394.24 | £UK 323.25 | JP¥ 53909]
Keywords: 18th c geology science mathematics circumference Italian Virec

 
BECKER, O. [H.E.]
Zur Anatomie der gesunden und kranken Linse. Unter Mitwirkung von J.R. da Gama Pinto und H. Schäfer.
Wiesbaden, J.F. Bergmann, 1883. 4to. W. 14 lith. pls. Contemp. half cloth, over black paste paper brds., clf. spine label (rubb.). (Edges and corners rubbed.). (VII, 220 columns.). (Presentation in ink on upper wrapper). (Upper wr. preserved, soiled along outer edges.). Hirsch I, p. 414: Becker (1828 - 1890) was professor of ophthalmology at Heidelberg. 'Er war einer der hervorragendsten Pathologen der von Greafe'schen Ära.': Neuburger-Pagel III, p. 546: See Münchow, p. 662: Gorin, p. 163: Hirschberg, para 1188, (1189, 1190): Albert e.a, Source Book, item 170: '... taught by and later becoming private assistant to Arlt. In 1868 he became professor of ophthalmology at Heidelberg, succeeding Knapp. He developed "Becker's test" for astigmatism and discovered "Becker's sign", the spontaneous pulsation of the retinal arteries.': See biogr. note at Becker Coll. item 36: 'Becker made several important contributions to ophthalmic literature.' This book completed his classic work on the "Krankheiten der Linse" in Graefe-Saemisch. W. publisher's presentation in ink on upper wrapper to prof. Dr. W. Ebstein.
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Book number: 999
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Keywords: medicine oogheelkunde eye retina Anatomy Z25folio

 
BECKETT, Will.
A collection of chirurgical tracts. I. Of Wounds of the Head and Brain. II. New Discoveries relating to the cure of Cancers. III. Chirurgical remarks on several crurious cases. IV. The History and Antiquity of the Venereal Disease. V. A New Method of curing Consumption by Specific Medicines. Written and collected by William Beckett,
London, Printed for E.Curll, In Rose Street, Covent Garden and sold by C.Rivington in St Paul's Church-Yard, ... J.Hodges on London Bridge, 1740. 8vo. Contemp. full clf., spine w. red titleshield, giltlett. (Upper outer hinge weakening / splitting; corners and edges rubb.). [n2, a4, b4, c4, d2, B-D4, B-O4 [-H4]. (XXXII, 23, I (blank), 1-48, 57-104 pp.). (Some spots and light even yellowing.). (Ex libris on upper paste down 'S. Waight'.). (Sign. in ink on title.). Due to a binder's mistake in the 'New Discoveries relating to the cure of Cancers' quire H [4 lvs., pp. 49-56] was never bound in. Priced accordingly.
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Book number: 7767
€  350.00 [Appr.: US$ 367.96 | £UK 301.75 | JP¥ 50315]
Keywords: medicine cancer surgery Deen tuberculosis VD diseases W28A

 
BECQUEREL, (A.) H.
Recherches sur une propriété nouvelle de la matière. Activité radiante spontanée ou radioactivité de la matière.
Paris, Firmin-Didot [The Academies printer's ]. [Upper printed board 'Gauthier-Villars 55 Quai des Grands-Augustins...'], 1903. 4to. W. 13 pls. Original blue green printed brds. (upper cover & spine discol.). (360, IV pp.). (Uncut.).(Mémoire Acad. Royale des Sciences de l'Inst. de France, vol. 46). (Lower printed board w. adverts Gauthier-Villars offering publications 1867 - 1900). DSB vol. I, pp. 558 - 561: 'In 1903 the Nobel Prize for physics was divided between H. Becquerel and P. and M. Curie. It was an appropriate division. Becquerel's pioneer investigations had opened the way to the Curies'discoveries, and their discoveries had validated and shown the importance of his.': Dibner, Heralds, 163: Glasser, Science of Radiology, i.l.c.: P.M.M., 393: 'Becquerel also discovered that the residue of pitchblende, a natural uranium oxide, after the uranium had been extracted from it was about four times as radioactive as uranium itself. He therefor suggested to the Curies (394) the importance of further investigation of the ore, with the result that they discovered radium ... his definitive work, containing a chronological narrative of his investigations, his mature conclusions and a bibliography of 214 treatises on radioactivity, dating from his own first paper in 1896.':
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Keywords: X rays W67

 
BECQUEREL, (A.) H.
Recherches sur une propriété nouvelle de la matière. Activité radiante spontanée ou radioactivité de la matière.
Paris, Firmin-Didot [The Academies printers]. [Published by Gauthiers-Villars], 1903. 4to. W. 13 pls. Original blue green printed wrappers. (360, IV pp.). (Uncut., unopened).(Mémoire Acad. Royale des Sciences de l'Inst. de France, vol. 46). (First and last leaf folllowing and preceding covers a light browning due to the paper used for the printed covers.). DSB vol. I, pp. 558 - 561: 'In 1903 the Nobel Prize for physics was divided between H. Becquerel and P. and M. Curie. It was an appropriate division. Becquerel's pioneer investigations had opened the way to the Curies'discoveries, and their discoveries had validated and shown the importance of his.': Dibner, Heralds, 163: Glasser, Science of Radiology, i.l.c.: P.M.M., 393: 'Becquerel also discovered that the residue of pitchblende, a natural uranium oxide, after the uranium had been extracted from it was about four times as radioactive as uranium itself. He therefor suggested to the Curies (394) the importance of further investigation of the ore, with the result that they discovered radium ... his definitive work, containing a chronological narrative of his investigations, his mature conclusions and a bibliography of 214 treatises on radioactivity, dating from his own first paper in 1896.':
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BEDNAR, A.,
Die Krankheiten der Neugebornen und Säuglinge vom clinischen und pathologisch-anatomischen Standpunkte.
Wien, C. Gerold, 1850. -1853. 4 vols. in 2. Brds. (Spine ends and edges badly rubb.). G&M 6335: 'Bednar was a famous Viennese paediatrician. His description of aphtae of the palate in the newborn ('Bednar's aphtae') is in vol. I, p. 104 of this book.': Fischer, Eigennamen, p. 19: Abt-Garrison, p. 92: '... one of the most original paediatrists of Europe.': Grulee, 823: Lesky, 166: Peiper, i.l.c.
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BEEKHOVEN DE WIND, J. van [Transl.].- [SAVIARD, B.]
Nieuwe Verzaemeling van heelkundige waerneemingen. Gedaan door den Heere Saviard, ... Met eenige byzondere hulpmiddelen, daer hy zig van bediend heeft in 't behandelen der gebreken door hem beschreven. Uit het Fransch vertaal[d] door J. van Beekhoven de Wind.
Haerlem, By J.Bosch, Boek- en Papierverkooper, 1756. 8vo. W. small woodc. vignet on printed title. Very nice contemp. mottl. clf., spine elaborately gilttooled, w. red title shield. [Some acidification of the covers, nothing serious; upper outer hinge some chips and rubb.). [*8, **1, A-Z8, Aa-Zz8, Aa-Bb8, Cc2]. (XVIII, 403, I (blank) pp.). (All edges red.). (Bookplate on upper paste down 'Van der Hoeven'; with their signatures in ink on the recto side of the first blank free endp.). (Nice original comb marbled endp.). First Dutch translation of Barthél. Saviard's 'Nouveau Recueil d'observations chirurgicales'[1702]. Containing 128 observations and added descriptions of the preparations for 8 ointments and / or remedies.: Van der Aa VII, p. 94: DMB, 2184: BMN vol. I, p. 298: Johannes van Beekhoven de Wind [Middelburg 1710 - Haarlem 1770], general practice. An elder brother of the famous Paulus de Wind, gynaecologist / obstetrician, author of 't Geklemd Hoofd gered' [1751]: Baas, p. 514: '[Saviard] ... maitre-chirurgien of the Hotel Dieu, who, among other things, determined the seat of strangulation to be in the neck of the hernial sack, was also eminent as a lithomist and herniotemist.':
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Book number: 8380
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Keywords: observationes lithomie medicine heelkonst heelkunde steensnijden hernia surgery materia medica compounds W33

 
BEER, A.
Einleitung in die höhere Optik.
Braunschweig, Vieweg und Sohn, 1853. W. numerous woodc. ills. and 2 fold. tables. Original publ. cloth. (XVI, 430 pp.). (Edges marbled; some foxing.).
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Book number: 363
€  310.00 [Appr.: US$ 325.91 | £UK 267.25 | JP¥ 44565]
Keywords: law of optics light physics Toon W58

 
BELIDOR,(B.F.DE)
Architecture hydraulique ou l'art de conduire,d'éléver et de ménager les eaux pour les dif.
Paris, Ch.-A.Jombert, 1737. -1753. 4to. 2 vols. in 4. (Vol. 4 not uniformly bound, but a similar design, clf. somewhat lighter in shade.). Contemp. full clf., spines gilt. (Top of spine vol. II some dam.). DSB I,581/2: Roberts/Trent p. 29/31: Brunet vol. I, p. 740: Darmstaedter, 180: Graesse vol. I, 324: Honeyman coll. item 269: Ornamantstichsammlung Berlin, , 3555: Poggendorff, vol. I, p. 138:
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BÉLIDOR, (B.F. DE).,
Nouveau cours de mathémathique, à l'usage de l'artillerie et du genie....
Paris, Ch.- A. Jombert, 1725. 4 to. W. 34 pls. (fold.) Contemp. mottl. clf., back gilt. (2 corners rubb.) .( XII, 560 , XXXII pp.). DSB I, 581/2: 'The book that made his reputation as was ..., a text for artillery cadets and engineers...rather than introducing mathematics into practical construction, he brought the problems of engineering to mechanics.' : Jähns 1628 : Cat. Legermuseum XVIIb, p. XIV. : First edition.
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Book number: 2344
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Keywords: krijgskunde military books

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