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CEYLON.- INDIA.- MALADIVEN.- Cartography.- 1781
'A Map of the Peninsula of India, containing the Coasts of Malabar & Coromandel, with the English and French Settlements at Madras, Pondicherry & C. & C.; The Carnatic or Nabob of Arcots Country: The Mysore or Hyder Ally's Country: the Country of Tanjore; Tondimans Country: the Provinces of Madura, Tinivelly, Great and Little Morawar, and the Kingdom of Vislapoor, with the Island of CEYLON.'
London, J.Bow, 1781. Folio. Multiple folds. Meas. appr. 29 x 43 cm. Original 18th c. copperngraved map. ['Publish'd as the Act directs. Apr.l. 30th 1781. J.Bow Pater Noster Row. In.o Lodge Sculp.'].
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MARRIAGE PROGRESS.- MARIE ANTOINETTE.- 1770
The Marriage Progress of Martie Antoinette. From Strasbourg to Paris (1770). A personal Souvenir of the Queen. Briefly Described. Twenty-five copies, privately printed
No place [London], No publishers [printed by E. & S [Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd.] , His Majesty's Printers, a small vignet indicating this on p. 12 lower righthand corner, 1921. 4to. W. 3 (black and white) plates depicting the stunning binding w. Marie Antoinette's heraldic device, 1 plate depicting the blue tabis and 2 large folding maps, depicting part of the route to Strasbourg. In fine orange - light brown mor., over green cloth brds. 1 vertical single giltruled line along the spine, the latter w. the title giltlettered and 2 small horiziontal giltruled lines at top and bottom. [n1, 7 unsigned lvs.]. (II, (1) - (12), II (blank) pp.). (Limited edition, printed in 25 copies only.). (Handmade paper watermarked 'Abbey Mills Greenfield'). From the preface: 'The present unique and most precious souvenir of Marie Antoinette is the set of illustrated Maps especially drawn for her use during her eight days' Marriage Progress from Strasbourg to Versailles in 1770. These maps were drawn by Tonnet, "Geographe du Roy", and are very beautifully designed and coloured. ... each map is mounted on blue tabis and so divided as to be easily folded up by the Dauphine when not in use... enclosed in the Original and splendidly decorated red morocco case, lined w. blue tabis... the present is believed to be the first Binding on which Marie Antoinette's Arms were stamped. On none of the books bound for her Library is the Fourth Quarter, the Tyrol, found; ...' Printed by The King's Printer 'E. & S.' or Eyre and Spottiswoode, re-appointed as King's Printer in 1901 after the accession of King Edward VII, from 1929 onwards a publishing firm with the same name.
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Book number: 12453
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(ALEXANDRE, N.)
La médecine et la chirurgie des pauvres, qui contiennent des Remedes choisis, faciles à préparer, & sans dépense, pour la plupart des maladies internes et externes qui attaquent le Corps humain. .Nouvelle édition, corr. & augm. par *** [N. Alexandre].
Rouen, Chez la Veuve de Veuve de Pierre Dumesnil rue de la ChaÓne, 1787. 8vo. 19th century hlalf black pebbled cloth over green marbled brds. [a12, A - T12, V6]. (XXIV, 454, XIV (Index) pp.). (Title badly surface soiled, a few tears rep. and idem 5 prel. lvs. soiled to a much lesser extent, a few tears rep.). Jourdan I, 143: This ed. not in Wellcome: Blake 10, other ed.
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(THEOBALD, J.),
Medulla medicinae universae. Or a new compendious dispensatory....For the use of the military hospital abroad, during the late war ...added, an English translation with a comment ...to each prescription . 5th ed. W. a large ...appendix, and directions...concerning bleeding.
London, J. Whiston, 1756. Old. clf. (worn). (VIII, 216 pp.). (outer hinges split; inner hinges strenghthened; Ex Libris Boston Athenaeum). Blake 448: Not in Neu.
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(LORRY, A. CH.)
De melancholia et morbis melancholicis. Tomus Primus [Tomus Alter].
Lutetiae Parisiorum [Paris], Apud P. Guillelmum Cavelier, via San Jacobae‚, sub signo Lilii aurei, 1765. 8vo. In 2 vols. Contemp. near uniform [slight variation in the tools used] mottled clf., spine elaborately gilt, w. red title shields, gilt. (Corners bump./dam; edges of covers some rubb.; spine ends vol. I dam; idem vol. 2 a few chips; outer hinges vol. I weakening). [a8, A-Z8, Aa-Bb8; a4, A-Z8, Aa-Dd8]. (XVI, 399, I (blank); VIII, 429, III (blank) pp.). (Clean and crisp copy.). First edition of the most important book on mental diseases published in France in the eighteenth century. 'Lorry (1726 - 1783) was one of the most prominent French physicians of his time, with wide clinical experience, and one of the first to isolate particular aspects of mental disease. He noted two types of melancholy, one which he called 'Mťlancholie nerveuse', and the other 'mťlancholie humorale', this latter resulting in hysteria in women and hypochondria in men.'[Kraus 205/52]: Bayle & Thillaye, Biogr. Mťdicale, vol. II, pp. 503 - 504: [in transl.:] 'Everything is interesting in this treatise; the style is pleasing, the theory is solid, the divisions are well established, the causes well deducted, the symptoms perfectly described, the cure is exactly adapted to the variety of circumstances.': DSB vol. VIII, pp. 505 - 507: 'Soon after receiving his medical degree (1748) Lorry was presented by the chief royal physician L.G. Le Monnier, to Marshall Noailles. He was thus introduced to Paris High Society and became the physician of the Richelieus, of the Fronsacs, of Mlle de Lespinasse, and of Voltaire, all of whom received him warmly, but paid his less enthusiastically. ... [Lorry] is now primarily known .. for his work in dermatology and mental disease.': Hirsch III, 843: Neuburger Pagel, 641/2: G&M 4920: 'First edition. The most important author on the subject among French authors. The work deals not only with melancholy, but with mental diseases in general.': Norman coll. vol. I, 1391: Blake 2773: Wellcome vol. III, 547:
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(SCHOENBEIN, CHR. FR.)
Mittheilungen aus dem Reisetagebuche eines deutschen Naturforschers - England.
Basel, Druck und Verlag der Schweighauser'schen Buchhandlung, 1842. 19th c. half. mor. over pebbled cloth brds., a few rubbed spots on upper outer hinge. (Author and title in large gilttooled letters on spine.). (XVI, 476 pp.). Holzmann-Bohatta, III, 5016: Hirsch V, 119: Partington IV, 191: 'An interesting book on his visit to the British Association in 1839.': He also visited Faraday, describes the fabrication of white-lead etc. Schoenbein (1799 - 1868) was professor of chemistry in Basel and discovered ozone. First edition. Very good copy.
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Book number: 430
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(SALAVILLE, J.B.)
Le moraliste mesmérien, ou lettres philosophiques sur l'influence du magnétisme.
London/Paris, Berlin etc., 1784. Original pink limp paper covers, spine some damage. Some soiling. (IV, 132 pp.). (Shaken, needs binder's attention.). (Blank corner torn from half title.). (Inscribed in ink on titlpage.). Rare. Barbier III, 356: Caillet III, 9839: Salaville (1755 - 1832) was a journalist and pamphleteer:
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Book number: 3632
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(MATEUL-CHAUDON, L.)
Nouvelle bibliothèque d'un homme de gout, ou tableau de la littérature ancienne et moderne, dans lequel....l'esprit de tous les livres....dans tous les genres jusqu'en 1797; avec ...l'indication des différentes éditions, ...tant en France qu'en pays étranger. 3me éd., corr. et augm.....
Paris, Desessarts, 1798. , 1798, 1798. Supplement'L'An VII [1799]. 3 vols. in 1 in half clf. 1 suppl.vol. in modern limp paper brds./covers. Besterman I, 1505: Barbier I, 412: Quťrard II, 799: Corrected and enlarged ed. of the ed. publ. at Amsterdam in 1773 in 2 vols. 12mo.
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Book number: 4521
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REGLEMENT.- LANDZATEN.- 1794.-
op de Landzaaten. 's Gravenhage 13 September 1794. A survey of rules and regulations for the 'Landzaten', a fighting force against the French, not part of the regular army, the 'Landzaten' project failed miserably during the French attack of 1795.
Den Haag, 1794. (13 september]. Folio. Meas. appr. 33 x 21 cm. Letterpress document. [n1, A4]. (I (title), I (blank), 1 -6, II (blank) pp.). (Final blank leaf torn off). Rules and regulations issued by W. Prins van Oranje on the formation of fighting forces (landzaten), not being part of the regular Army. In it we find instructions for the recruitment officers on age and height of candidates, deformation, sickness, explicit instructions for dress code / uniforms, the weapons carried, discipline and punishment, the make up of a company of 159 men, payment [soldij / tractementen], the make up of an artillery company, snipers, the use of officers and staff officers from the regular army, vaandels en ere tekens. Signed in letterpress Prins van Orange, countersigned in letterpress J.T. de Larrey. The 'Landzaten'turned out to be an utter failure.
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PHARMACOPOEIA.- Edinburgh- 1756
Pharmacopeia Collegii Regii Medicorum Edinburgensis.
Edinburgi, Apud Hamilton, Balfour, et Neill, 1756. sm 8vo. W. nice engr. vignet on title. Early 19th c. limp marbled brds. spine some discol. (X, 206, XVI pp.). (Some annots.). (Sign in ink on title 'Jakob Akerman' See Wittop Koning, Compendium, p. 73, mentions a Dutch edition., Rotterdam, 1774 and a Latin one, ibid., 1775.: Blake p. 348:
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PHARMACOPOEIA.- Netherlands.- Amsterdam.- 1792
Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis nova.
Amsterdam, Apud P.H.Dronsberg, 1792. 4to. W. engr. title (by Rienier Vinkeles). Contemp. full clf., spine ends dam., corners and covers some scratching. Spine and covers gilt. (XVIII, 210, II (errata and verso blank) pp.). (Index medicamentorum pp. 183 - 201; Index synoymorum pp. 201 - 210). Title watersp. and some moulding; some quires lower and upper margin watersp.). (Inner hinges split.). (Inscribed in ink on verso of upper free endp.). Daems & VandeWiele, 57. The origin of the Amsterdam pharmacopoea can be traced back to the 7th edition of the Pharmacopoea Augustana, the first edition of the 'Dispensatorium Coloniense (1627) and the third edition of the Pharmacopoea Londinensis (1627). In 1792 the 'Pharm. Amst. nova'was published, 66 years after the 'Amstelaedamensis renovata' This new Amsterdam pharmacopoea was a much celebrated one and compiled under the direction of a large body of experienced medical doctors, among whom: Burmann, Bonn, Willet, Lelius de Rhoen and J. Frescarode.: Wittop Koning, pp. 61 - 62: Stoeder, pp. 290 - 294: Inscribed by Frescarode to Jan Gerhard Wichers Governor of Surinam, see NNBW X, pp 1197; Bierman Biogr. Index of apothecaries, p. 43 (on Frescarode):
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PHARMACOPOEIA.- Netherlands.- Utrecht.- 1749
Pharmacopoea Ultrajectina nova.
Trajecti ad Rhenum (Utrecht), Apud Jac. ŗ Poolsum, 1749. 8o. W. engr. vign. on title, some woodcut head- and tail-pieces and 2 engr. fold. tables. Modern half clf. (VIII, 240, XXIV (Index, XXIII & XXIV blank) pp.). (pp. 1 - 10 upper margin some moulding/ watersp., rest of text occasional watersp.). Daems & Vande Wiele, pp. 179 - 180: The last Utrecht city pharmacopoea. On verso R3 the errata. The 2 engr. plates depicting a list of the 'Characteres medicales'The engraved vignette on the title by Jan Goeree, son of the bookseller Willem Goeree, pupil of G. de Lairesse: Stoeder, pp. 234 - 235: BMN vol. I, 380: Blake, p. 350:
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PHARMACOPOEIA.- Netherlands.- Gandavi [Ghent].- 1786
Pharmacopoea Gandavensis nobilissimi senatus jussu renovata. b.u.w. 2) ORDONNANTIE van Heer ende weth der stad Gend, op den taux der droguen en medicamenten, raekende de pharmacie van de apothecarissen...
Gandavi, Typis J. Begyn, Breydelstege sub signo Angeli, 1786. - 1786 ['op d'Appel Brugge, n.d.']. 4to. Tog. 2 vols. in 1. W. woodcut vignet on title. Recent half clf., original spine laid down. Original green spine label. (X, 416, 417 - 466 (Index and approbation), I (errata), I (blank) pp.). (IV, 44, IV (A rare occurrance of the 'Taxa Laborum') pp.). (The printed title of the 'Ordonnantie' with a square cut out that probably contained one or more lines of text and a vignet. Cut just above the impressum.). (Inscr. in ink on t.p., some annotations; a few quires browned.). Daems & Vande Wiele, pp. 107 - 108: The last Ghent pharmacopoea and at the same time the last one published in the southernmost part of the Low Countries, presentday Belgium. Text in Latin, but the latin name followed by a Flemish translation. At the end of the Taxa we find the Taxa Laborum which is rarely found in pharmacopoeia. D&vdW reproduce this Taxa in full on p. 107. Our copy with the 'Ordonnantie' which is present in some copies.: Neu, 3195: Blake, 348: BMN vol. I, 382: Wellcome IV, 361: Van de Wiele, Geschiedenis van de pharmacie in Belgie, p. 305, 310, 315/16: On the Taxa Laborum, a first attempt to establish a fixed financial renumeration for certain pharmaceutical procedures. The woodcut on the title depicts the Arms of the City of Ghent and the letters S.P.G. (Senatus Populis Gandavensis).
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PHARMACOPOEIA.- USA.- 1850
The pharmacopoeia of the USA by authority of the National Medical Convention held at Washington a.d. 1850.
Philadelphia, Lipincott, Grambo & co., 1851. 8vo. Contemp. full clf., overall some rubbing. (XXIII, 317 pp.).
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MINIATURE BOOKS.- MILLS.- 1812
Pictures of Grecian History, in miniature, Designed by Alfred Mills. With descriptions.
London, Printed for Darton, Harvey, & Darton Gracechurch Street, & J.Harris, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1812. Meas. appr. 62 x 62 mm. W. woodengr. front. & 47 full page woodengr. pls. Original limp printed brds., some light rubbing, nothing serious. (96 pp.). (A few plates w. a vague brown spot.).
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