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A manual for pharmacists and physicians by the author of ‘De brave Hendrik’: a proverbial best-seller

ANSLIJN, Nicolaas. Handleiding tot de kennis der artsenij-gewassen, welke in de Nederlandsche apotheek zijn opgenomen. Voornamelijk ingerigt ten behoeve van hen, die, zich der genees-, heel- of artsenij-mengkunde wijdende ... Met platen.
Leiden, D. du Mortier en Zoon, 1837. 8vo. With 10 folding lithographed plates after the authors designs (ca. 9.5 x 22 cm), each with 20 numbered figures showing medical plants, herbs and flowers, including detail figures.Boards covered with original publishers printed paper with the title in ornamental frame, and a short title on the spine. [2], 24, 456, [2] pp. Full description
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The first edition published in Italy of an important pharmacological handbook

BATE, George. Pharmacopoeia Bateana, seu pharmaca è praxi Georgii Batei, ... excerpta, cum viribus & dosibus annexis. Nec non Arcana Goddardiana; & Orthotonia medicorum observata: item Tabula posologica; atque appendix ad Pharmacopoeiam Bateanam, ex autographo eximii auctoris. Cum indice morborum, curationum, &c. Huic tandem novissimae edition accessit Jacobi Le Mortii chymia vindicata, & comparata, philosophia medica, atque theoria hominis, & morborum.
Venice, Giovanni Gabriele Hertz, 1703. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece after Adriaan Schoonebeeck. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, marbled endpapers. [8], 337 pp. Full description
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Keur Bible with 6 maps and 51 plates

[BIBLE - DUTCH]. Biblia, dat is de gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments.
Dordrecht, Hendrick, Jacob and Pieter Keur; Amsterdam, Marcus Doornick and Pieter Rotterdam, 1702. Large folio (42.5 x 27 cm). With engraved title-page, 2 letterpress title-pages with woodcut printer's device, 1 half-title, double-page engraved world-map, 5 double-page engraved maps and 1 plan, 51 engraved plates with 6 illustrations each, the latter by Lamberecht Causé and Nicolaas Gommerse. Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with brass cornerpieces, clasps and catches. [20], 302; [2], 134; [12], 164; [2], 66 ll. Full description
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Bathing for your health: on the medicinal value of the sulphur springs in Aachen & Burtscheid

BLONDEL, François. Thermarum Aquisgranensium, et Porcetanarum elucidatio, & thaumaturgia. Sive admirabilis earumdem natura, & admirabiliores sanationes; qua producunt in usibus balneationis, potationis.
Aachen, Johann Heinrich Clemens, 1688. 4to. With an engraved frontispiece with letterpress imprint and built-up border, Aachen coat of arms pasted on back of frontispiece, engraved coats of arms of 4 dedicatees on back of title-page, full-page engraved portrait of the author, folding engraved plan of Aachen (22.5 x 27 cm), folding engraved view of Burtscheid (11.5 x 24 cm) and 16 smaller engravings in text, depicting scenes and buildings relating to the springs. Contemporary flower-decorated paper over boards, red sprinkled edges. [32], 160, [1], [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 2,750
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The three complementary architectural treatises by Bosse in their 1688 printing from the original plates, apparently intended for publication together and often described as a single book

BOSSE, Abraham. Traité des manieres de dessiner les ordres de larchitecture antique en toutes leurs parties. ... La naturelle ... Le moyen ... La practique ...
Paris, Pierre Aubouin, Pierre Emery & Charles Clousier, [ca. 1688]. Engraved title-page and 44 full-page engraved plates (ca. 31 x 20 cm).Engraved throughout, including the texts.
(2) IDEM. Des ordres de colonnes en larchitecture, et plusieurs autres dependances dicelle.
[Paris], [Pierre Aubouin, etc.?: imprint erased], [ca. 1688]. Engraved title-page and 20 engraved plates.
(3) IDEM. Représentations géométrales de plusieurs parties de bastiments faites par les reigles de l'architecture antique et de qui les mesures sont reduittes en piedz poulces & lignes, afin de saccommoder a la maniere de mesurer la plus en uzage parmy le commun des ouvriers.
Paris, [Pierre Aubouin, etc.?: imprint erased leaving only traces], 1688. Engraved title-page and 22 full-page engraved plates3 works in 1 volume. Folio. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine with a red morocco label. Full description
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