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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
GBP 7.95 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.54 | JP¥ 1155]
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
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 74.25 US$ 86.16 | JP¥ 9442]
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
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 108.5 US$ 125.93 | JP¥ 13800]
Keywords: Medical History of Medicine Rare Biology

 
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 741.5 US$ 861.61 | JP¥ 94422]
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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Keywords: Kieferall Auctiongerman Wim Meeuws X-Rays Xrays Roentgen Rôntgen Radiology Sch1 Roentgenologie Strahlenheilkunde Medical History 0902672126

 
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
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 39.77 | JP¥ 4358]
Keywords: Ianweb German Medicine Medical History the Water Cure Heinrich Franke Verlag Antiquarian Rare Medical Books History of Medicine

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