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The first and “most sought after” edition of the most popular maritime travel account of the 18th century

ANSON, George and Richard WALTER and/or Benjamin ROBINS (ed.). A voyage round the world, in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.
London, printed for the author, by John and Paul Knapton, 1748. Large 4to. With 42 engraved plates, maps and plans, all but one folding. Bound by Marcus Ward & Co. (founded 1833), with their bookbinder's label on the front paste-down, in 19th-century calf, gold-tooled and blind-tooled frame on both boards, gold-tooled spine with red morocco spine label with title in gold, gold-tooled board edges, blind-tooled turn-ins, red edges, blue ribbon marker. [1], [1 blank], [32], [1 blank], 417, [1 blank], [2] pp. Full description
€ 6,500
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Rules and regulations of the Spanish cavalry, with the large and elaborate Spanish royal arms

ARCOS Y MORENO, Joseph de Real ordenanza de cavalleria del Reyno, con las ilustraciones correspondientes a sus articulos, para le mejor instruccion de los tribunales, y professores ...
Madrid, Antonio Marin, 1757. 8vo. With the full-page woodcut arms of Ferdinand VI, King of Spain, before the half-title, a woodcut headpiece and several tailpieces, decorations built up from typographic ornaments, a decorated woodcut initial (plus 1 repeat) and a crowned A, M and E to represent the three autonomous southern crown lands. Contemporary vellum. [26], 406 pp. Full description
€ 650
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Early work of Johannes van Beverwijck bound with an account of the waters of the city of Spa

BEVERWIJCK, Johannes van. Idea medicinae veterum.
Leiden, Officina Elzeviriorum, 1637. Title-page in red and black with the Elzeviers' "non solus" tree, grape vine and man device, a woodcut headpiece (plus 1 repeat) and woodcut decorated initials. With: (2) HEER(S), Henrick de. Spadacrene ultimis curis polita: hoc est Fons Spadanus accuratissimè descriptus, acidas bibendi modus Medicamina oxypotis necessaria.
Liège, Johannes Ouwerx, 1635. With Ouwerx's woodcut device on the title-page, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and decorated initials.
2 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary vellum. [8], 390, [10]; [24], 128 pp. Full description
€ 2,950
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A famous Dutch physician in praise of his trade

[BEVERWIJCK, Jan van]. Lof der medicine, ofte genees-konste.
[Dordrecht, Hendrick van Esch, 1642?]. Small 8vo. With Van Esch's woodcut Maid of Dordrecht device on the title-page, a woodcut tail-piece, a woodcut factotum and 2 woodcut decorative initials. Wrappers (ca. 1800?) made from laid paper coloured green and glazed on the outer surface. 152 pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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Is hair alive or not?

BEVERWIJCK, Johannes van. Heel-konste, ofte derde deel van de genees-konste, om de uytwendige gebreken te heelen.
Dordrecht, Hendrick van Esch for Pieter Looymans and Maerten de Bot, 1645.
With: PLEMPIUS (PLEMP), Fortunatus. Verhandeling der spieren. ...
Dordrecht, Hendrick van Esch for Pieter Loymans and Maerten de Bot, 1645.
Small 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece, an emblematic engraving in the preliminaries, 5 engravings of herbs and plants, including 3 with views of Granada, Orange and Cairo, 2 anatomical engravings in the text and 11 full-page engraved anatomical plates. Original overlapping vellum, manuscript title on spine, red edges. [44], 487, [7]; [6], 176 pp. Full description
€ 1,750
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Scarce first French edition of an important work on Hindoostan

[CRAUFURD, Quintin (Anne-Pierre de MONTESQUIOU-FEZENSAC, transl)]. Esquisses de l'histoire, de la religion, des sciences et des moeurs des Indiens avec un éxposé très court, de l'etat politique actuel des puissances de l'Inde.
Dresden, Imprimerie électorale, 1791. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 folding plates in the 2nd volume. 19th-century half sheepskin. XIV, 188; [6], 179, [1] pp. Full description
€ 6,500
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Killing the pain of dental cavities

DELACOUR, chirurgien-dentiste. Notice sur la carie des dents et sur l'emploi d'une liqueur alumineuse camphrée au chlorophorme, qui calme la douleur et arrête les progrès de la carie, sans qu'il soit nécessaire d'extraire les dents malades.
Metz, the author (back of the title-page: Metz, printed by Ch. Dieu), 1848. Small 8vo. Modern boards, with a gold-tooled morocco title-label on spine. 12 pp. Full description
€ 3,500
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Richly illustrated work on fortification, with 148 engravings

DESPREZ DE SAINT-SAVIN, Pierre-Samuel. Nouvelle ecole militaire, ou la fortification moderne, divisée en quatre parties, ornée de cent-cinquante [recté=148] planches en taille-douce...
Paris, P.G. le Mercier, 1735. Oblong 8vo in 4s (13 x 19.5 cm). With an engraved frontispiece and 148 engravings, many nearly full-page. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine, marbled endpapers. [4], 342 [=344], [4] pp. Full description
€ 900
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