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BEHRENS, WILHELM
Hilfsbuch Zur Ausführung Mikroskopischer Untersuchungen Im Botanischen Laboratorium.
. Braunschweig, Harald Bruhn, 1883 2 Taf. 132 Textholzschn. XII, 389pp. original illustrated wrappers, spine split but without loss of titling. Der Botaniker W. Behrens (1854-1903), Assistent von Julius Sachs in Würzburg, lebte ab 1876 als Privatgelehrter in Göttingen. 'Die älteste in Deutschland existierende mikroskopische Zeitschrift, die 'Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Mikroskopie und mikrosk. Technik', verdankt ihre Gründung, ihre Gestalt in den ersten 20 Erscheinungsjahren und ihr noch heute gültiges Gesicht. Behrens. In seinem 'Hilfsbuch' kam es 'dem Verfasser neben einer zweckmäßigen Einführung in die Instrumentenkunde und Präparationstechnik vor allem darauf an, die damals noch ganz in den Anfängen stehenden chemischen Nachweismethoden der Pflanzenstoffe in das mikroskopische Gebiet zu übertragen' (Freund/Berg, Geschichte der Mikroskopie, page 105 etc.) [ST].
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Book number: F2120
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BERTHELOT, MARCELIN
Les Origines de L'alchimie.
. 1; Les sources; Les origines mystiques/sources égyptiennes,chaldeennes, juives, gnostiques / les témoignages historiques/les papyrus de Leide/les manuscripts grecs des bibliothèques.- 2; Les personnes; Les alchimistes oecuméniques/Les alchimistes mythiques/ les alchimistes pseudonymes/Les alchimistes grecs proprement dits. -3. les faits; Les métaux chez les Egyptiens/ la teinture des métaux,-4;Les théories; Théories grecques/ théories des alchimistes et théories modernes.- table analytique/index alphabetique des norms/ index alphabetique des mots. Reprint 1885/2003, XX, 445pp. with a portrait of the author and 2 plates. Hardback. (ISBN: 3937283005) .
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Book number: F1626
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BOYER, FRANÇOIS MARIE,
Essai Sur Les épidémies
. Montpellier, Imprimerie J.G. Tournel, imprimeur de la societe medicale, An XI[1803], 56pp. no cover, sl. browned, [ DL 1 ].
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Book number: F1177
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Keywords: History of Medicine Infectious Medicine

 
GANDARIAS, J.M. DE,
Fisiología General Y Quimica Biológica. Volume 1: Fisiologí General.
. Salamanca 1961, XII,362pp. In a splendid full leather binding, 5 raised bands, richly decorated in gilt on spine and on front and rear boards, small imit. diamonds inlaid on front and rear boards, dentelles on inside of boards, with a full vellum wrapper lined with velvet and with an original drawing of the author in black and red on the front signed Beneitez, 24-2-1961, the small leather strips holding this together partly missing, a gilt dotted pattern has been embossed onto the orange coloured edges all around. This copy specially printed for Professor E.G.T. Liddell and signed in ink below the printed dedication Juan Manuel de Gandarias. The vellum wrapper is sl. soiled with a reddish stain in the centre of the front. a curious binding, overdone even. Probably quite unique. [ DR 2 ].
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Book number: F0766
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Weblists Signaturebook Rare Medicine Physiology Medical History of Medicine

 
HAECKEL, ERNST:
Ursprung Und Entwicklung Thierischer Gewebe. Ein Histogenetischer Beitrag Zur Gastrea-Theorie.
. Separat-Abbruck [ = offprint ] aus der Jen. Ueitschrift für Naturwissenschaft, Bd. XVIII N.F. XI. Bd. - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1884, 8°, [4]71 pp. no front cover. With a signed dedication by the author to Dr. Rudolf Buri dated Jena, 4.8.1894. First Edition! Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), prominent German biologist, zoologist, and philosopher. He studied medicine and natural philosophy at Würzburg, Berlin, and Vienna, and became professor of zoology, Jean (1865-1908). He is famous for his work on a number of scientific expeditions to Canary Islands (1866-67), Red Sea (1873), Ceylon (1881-82), Java (1900-01), among others. Haeckel was the first German advocate of organic evolution and early supporter of Darwin and evolution. Haeckel enunciated biogenetic law that in the development of the individual animal the stages in the evolutionary history of the postulating species are repeated, postulating as illustration a hypothetical ancestral form (gastraea) represented by the gastrula stage of the individual; first to draw up a genealogical tree relating the various animal orders. His works include Monographie der Radiolaren (1862), Generelle Morphologie der Organismen (1866), Naturliche Schopfungsgeschichte Anthropogenie order Entwicklungsgeschichte (1868), des Menschen (1874), Studien zur Gastraeatheorie (1877), Monismus als Band zwischen Religion und Wissenschaft (1892), and Weltratzel (1899). DIF DSB.
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Book number: F3126
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HAMMER, FR.,
Ueber Den Einfluss Des Lichtes Auf Die Haut.
. Stutgart, F. Enke, 1891, 56pp. orig, wrappers (frayed) uncut margins.[ 2 Exemplare ].
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Book number: M721
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HESSENBERG, GERHARD,
Abhandlungen Der Fries'schen Schule.
O. 1906. Neue Folge. Viertes Heft. Göttingen, Vandenhoek & Ruprect, 1906; [ii], pp. 479 - 778, [iv]; publisher's printed wrappers; front wrapper brittle and chipped at edges with small, light marginal stain, short tear without loss in rear wrapper. About three-quarters of this issue is taken up by Hessenberg's "Grundbegriffe der Mengenlehre. Zweiter Bericht über das Unendliche in der Mathematik". It also includes "Das Muskelproblem. Physiologische Betrachtungen" by Karl Kaiser, and "Über einige neuere Missverständnisse der Fries'schen Philosophie uns ihres Verhältnisses zur Kantischen" by Kurt Grelling.
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Book number: IS002037
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Keywords: Ianweb German Mathematics Physiology Medicine History of Sciencehistory of Medicine Philosophy of Science

 
MOLESCHOTT, JAC.,
Physiologie Der Nahrungsmittel.
. Ein Handbuch der Diaetetik. Zweite voellig ungearbeitete Auflage. Giessen, Ferber'sche Buchh. 1859; xxiv,572 pp. + 254 pp. Zahlenbelege. text occ foxed but fresh, in new cloth binding, red title label, ` Schoenes Exemplar in neuem Einband, text v. sl. browned. ? Jacob Moleschott (1822-93) originally fromt the Netherlands, studied medicine in Heidelberg and had a practice in Utrecht from 1845 to 1847. He then taught physiology in Heidelberg from 1847 to 1854 and was appointed to the chair in physiology at Zurch university in 1856. From 1861 he worked in Torino and from 1879 in Rome. See: Drexel 904; Mueller 148. [ DL- I/1].
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Book number: 091039
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RENNIE, DAVID FIELD,
Bhotan and the Story of the Dooar War.
0. 1866. Including Sketches of a Three Months' Residence in the Himalayas, and Narrative of a Visit to Bhotan in May 1865. London, John Murray, 1866; xxiv, [ii], 408pp. 32pp. advertisements (dated January 1866}, with frontispiece, title-vignette, 8 plates, and folding map; publisher's green cloth embossed in gilt and blind, red endpapers (by Edmonds and Remnant, with their ticket); a little loss of colour on the joints, with slight cracks at their extreme base, tiny discolored patch on edge of rear board, very short tear in lower margin of last page, the (not integral) advertisement leaf for Rennie's "The English Embassy in China" (tipped in at the front), torn at the margin with slight loss. An excellent copy of the scarce first edition.
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Book number: IS00429
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 727.75 US$ 830.17 | JP¥ 92031]
Keywords: Ianweb Bhotan Bhutan India Exploration Military History British Empire History of Medicine Rare Travel Ian

 
ROENTGEN, WILHELM,
Eine Neue Art Von Strahlen
Meeuws. Facsimile edition of the Würzburg 1895 edition (Verhandlungen der Physik.-Medizin.-Gesellschaft zu Würzburg,December 1895) Oxford, Mouette Press, 1972 (ISBN 0-902672-12-6) 10pp. + added photography of Röntgen. paperwrappers, also wrapped around is a facsimile of the red band, about 2" wide. 0902672126 [postage ?1.50 ] 60 Exemplare uebrig. (ISBN: 0902672126) .
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Book number: F3090-5
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ROEVER, FRIEDRICH,
Hydriasis
0. 1832. odeer die Heilkraft des kalten Wassers. Eine Anweisung, wie durch das kalte Wasser, als das beste Heilmittel, 160 Krankheiten und Koerperfehler gruendlich zu heilen sind. Nebst einem Anhang, wie das kalte Wasser in der Thierarzneikunde anzuwenden sei. Aus alten und neuen Schriften zusammengetragen und in alphabetischer Ordnung gebracht. Leipzig & Naumburg, bei Heinrich Franke, 1832; xiv, 312, [ii] pp.; contemporary marbled boards, gilt label, red edges; spine a little rubbed. A good copy of a rare work. A neat entry in contemporary hand on the front paste-down seems to read "Pincas Livn.", with three neat library numbers added.
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Book number: IS002232
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