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Illustrious and powerful Florentine men: first edition to include all five biographies

RAZZI, Silvano. Vite di cinque huomini illustri, M. Farinata degl'Uberti, Duca d'Athene, M. Salvestro Medici, Cosimo Med. il piu vecchio, e Francesco Valori.
Florence, Bernardo Giunta the younger and heirs of his brothers, 1602. 4to. With the Giunta's woodcut device on the title-page. 17th-century(?) sheepskin parchment, later endpapers. Full description
€ 1,750
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Rare Latin/Greek lexicon, including words relevant to physicians and surgeons

REINHARD, Johann Christoph.

Etymologia Graeco-Latina oder lexicon manuale philologicum, darin die der Latinitaet oft vorkom[m]ende griechische Wörter mit ihren Grund=Nahmen in Benennung der Kräuter/Thiere.Including: Etymologia Graeco-Latina, das ist Gründliche erklährung derer Griechschen und Lateinischen Wörter.
Frankfurt an der Oder, Johann Gottfried Conradi (part 1); Tobias Schwartzen (part 2), (1721). 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With the title-page printed in red and black. Contemporary vellum.

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The pharmacopoeia of Toulouse

[TOULOUSE - PHARMACOPOEIA]. PURPAN, Pons-François. Codex medicamentarius, seu, pharmacopoea Tolosana, amplissimi senatus autoritate munita, ex mandato noblissimorum et vigilantissimorum capitolinorum in lucem edita.
Toulouse, Arnaldus Colomerius, 1648. Small 4to (22 x 18 cm). With woodcut device on title-page, including the arms of Toulouse. Early boards, rebacked. Full description
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Introducing Dutch medicine into Japan

UDAGAWA, Genshin.

Ihan Teiko.
Edo (Tokyo), 1805. 2 volumes: 3 parts in 1 text volume., and 1 atlas volume. Text volume (8vo), atlas vol. large 8vo (30 x 21 cm). With numerous anatomical illustrations on 16 engraved plates, mounted on thick paper, by the Japanese artist Aodo Denzen. Both volumes in contemporary Japanese book-bindings; rice-paper (text) and boards (atlas).

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€ 11,500
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“The best-illustrated neurological monograph of the seventeenth century” with 30 life-sized illustrations


Neurographia universalis. Hoc est, omnium corporis humani nervorum, simul & cerebri, medullaeque spinalis descri[ptio anatomica; ... ad vivum[!] delineatis, ... Editio nova.
Lyon, Jean Certe, 1685. Large folio (35 x 23.5 cm). With 2 engraved plates with a portrait of the author and the arms of the dedicatee, Cardinal Pietro de Bonzi, and 30 engraved illustrations showing mostly life-sized images of the nervous system, engraved by Jean Beaudeau in Montpellier after drawings by the author. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum.

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€ 12,000
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