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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. Full description
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Early (second?) edition of Habsburg Austria's medical ordinances and list of medicinal taxes

[AUSTRIA - PHARMACOPOEIA - TAXES]. Taxa medicamentorum in pharmacopoea Austriaco-provinciali contentorum. = Taxe der in der österreichischen Privincialpharmakopee enthaltenen Arzneyen.
Vienna, Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattner, 1777. 8vo. Mottled calf, gold-tooled spine, brown morocco spine label, marbled endpapers, red edges. 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. Full description
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Later Venice edition of Bate, with Joannes Juncker's Conspectus formularum medicarum

BATE, George. Pharmacopoeia Bateana, seu pharmaca, ex praxi Georgii Batei ... excerpta, cum viribus, & dosibus annexis. Accedunt Arcana Goddardiana, Orthotonia medicorum observata, Tabula posologica, atque appendix ad Pharmacopoeiam bateanam, ex ipso autographo desumpta. Deinde adduntur Georgii Hernesti Stahllii fundamenta chemico pharmaceutica. Editio ceteris emendatior.
(2) Joannes JUNCKER. Conspectus formularum medicarum exhibens tabulis XVI. Tam methodum rationalem, quam remediorum specimina, ex praxi Stahlliana potissimum desumpta, et therapeiae generali accommodata.
(3) Georg Ernst STAHL (Benjamin Roth SCHOLTIUS, ed.). D. Georg. Ern. Stahllii consiliarii, et archiatri Regii Borussici primarii fundamenta chemico-pharmaceutica generalia. Accessit manuductio ad encheirises artis pharmaceuticae specialis.Venice, Franciscus and Nicolas Pezzana, 1776. 3 works in 1 volume. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine, brown morocco spine label. Full description
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One of the Amsterdam editions of a very popular pharmacopoeia

FULLER, Thomas

Pharmacopoeia extemporanea, sive praescriptorum chilias, in qua remediorum elegantium & efficacium paradigmata, ad omnes fere medendi intentiones accommodata, candidade proponuntur.
Amsterdam, R. & J. Wetstein, & G. Smith, 1731. 8vo. Title in red and black with woodcut device.Contemporary calf, ribbed, gold-tooled spine with red morocco label.

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Well-illustrated gaming handbook from 1694: world board games from antiquity to modern times

HYDE, Thomas. De ludis Orientalibus libri duo, ... [volume 1, part 1 title:] Shahiludium traditum in tribus scriptis Hebraicis, ... [volume 1, part 2 title:] Mandragorias, seu historia Shahiludii, ... [volume 2 title:] Historia Nerdiludii, hos est dicere trunculorum; ...
Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre [= University Press], 1694. 2 volumes (vol. 1 in 2 parts), bound as 1. 8vo in 4s. With 3 title-pages, 3 folding engraved plates (one 36 x 27 cm), 15 engravings on integral leaves and 16 woodcut figures in the text. With extensive texts in Greek, Hebrew and Arabic and an occasional word in Syriac type, woodcut Armenian, Georgian and Coptic, and engraved Devenagari and Chinese. Contemporary or near contemporary vellum, blue edges. Full description
€ 6,500
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First and only expanded edition of a popular compilation of aphorisms on a wide variety of subjects, including prescriptions for the poor against the greed of apothecaries

MIZAULD, Antoine. Mizaldus redivivus. Sive centuriae XII memorabilium, utilium ac iucundorum in aphorismos arcanorum omnis generis locupletes, perpulchre digestae.
Nürnberg, Andreas Knorzius for Johann Zieger, 1681. With allegorical frontispiece and some woodcut headpieces. Half vellum with black 19th-century paper sides. Full description
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On the medical committee and exams in Gelderland and Utrecht

[ORDINANCE - MEDICINE]. Gelykheid! Vryheid! Notificatie. Het departementaal bestuur van den Rhyn ... doet te weten: dat, ten einde de meest in het oog lopende misbruiken, welke in het administreren van onderscheiden takken der geneeskunde binnen dit gemeenebest, door onkundige en ongequalificeerde uitoefenaaren, plaats hebben ...
Arnhem, Abraham van Goor, 1801. 4to. Disbound. Full description
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Firs-thand account of the California Gold Rush, with plates “superior to those in the English edition” (Kurutz)

RYAN, William Redmond. Avonturen gedurende een tweejarig verblijf in Californië en zijne mijnen.
Haarlem, A.C. Kruseman, 1850. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. With two lithographed title pages and 20 lithographed illustrations on 10 plates, all drawn by Carel Christiaan Anthony Last after the author. Modern half cloth. Full description
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