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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
€ 500
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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
€ 1,950
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