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First significant revision since 1721: “by far the best pharmacopoeia ever printed”

[LONDON - PHARMACOPOEIA]. Pharmacopoeia collegii regalis medicorum Londinensis.
London, T. Longman, T. Shewell and J. Nourse, 1746. 4to. With engraved frontispiece showing the inner court of the Royal College of Physicians in Warwick Lane, London (Collegium Regale Medicorum Londinensium) by J. Mynde [1725], woodcut vignette on title-page. Calf, each board with a frame of double fillets in gold, red morocco spine label, lettered in gold.Full calf over boards with double gilt ruling along the edges, ribbed spine with red morocco title label, lettered in gold. (2), XVI, 174 pp. Full description
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Unique collection of Paris fashion photographs from the 1910s, possibly modelled by the famous actress Régina Badet

MANUEL, Henri. [Collection of 33 Paris fashion photographs from the 1910s].
Paris, Henri Manuel, [ca. 1910/20]. 33 albumen prints , 3 oval (ca. 19 x 15 cm) and 30 rectangular (ca. 27 x 16 cm), including 5 duplicates (with tint variations). The faces on two of the photographs are lightly tinted. Each photograph is mounted on a sheet of paper and signed in pencil "Henri Manuel Paris". Three photographs are also signed in the plate. Full description
€ 3,950
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First edition of a textbook on the making and preparation of medicines

MARGGRAF, Christian. Materia medica contracta, exhibens simplicia & composita medicamenta officinalia ex magno numero selecta, praestantia atque utilia, munita viribus & dosibus methodoque simplicial deligedi, praeparandi & componendi: destinate pharmacopoeorum praecipue ...
Leiden, Arnold Doude, 1674. 4to. With the woodcut printer's device of the Leiden Academy and with many printed tables and schemes. Modern red cloth, red morocco spine label with the title in gold. [8], 252 pp. Full description
€ 750
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Peace in Goa between the Portuguese and Sawantwadi, with transcriptions of treaties

MASCARENHAS, José Freire de Monterroio. Noticia da viagem, que fez segunda vez ao estado da India o ... senhor Marquez do Louriçal, e primeiros progressos do seu governo.
Lisbon, Luiz Jozé Correa Lemos, 1742. Small 4to (20.5 x 15 cm). With a Maltese cross on the title-page, a woodcut headpiece and a woodcut decorated initial. Later marbled stiff paper wrappers, new endpapers. 24 pp. Full description
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Regulations concerning the sale of arsenicum

[NETHERLANDS - PHARMACY]. Reglement vervattende een ordre, waar na een ieder zig in het verkoopen van rottekruit ten platten lande in deesen geheelen furstendom en graafschap zal moeten gedraagen.
Arnhem, widow of Hendrik van Goor, 1772. 4to. With a woodcut coat-of-arms on title-page. Bound as sewn. 15, [1 blank] pp. Full description
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Rare narrative of a shipwrecked voyage to India

CONCEIÇÃO, Frei Nuno da. Relaçam da viagem, e sucesso que teve a nao capitania Nossa Senhora do Bom Despacho. De que era Capitaô Francisco de Mello, vindo da India no anno de 1630.
Lisbon, "P. Craesbeeck" [= Antonio Pedrozo Galram?], "1631" [= ca. 1710/20?]. 4to. With woodcut of a ship in heavy seas on the last page, a woodcut basket of flowers on title-page and a large woodcut vase of flowers tailpiece.
Earlier vellum with a manuscript cantochon in red and black, new endpapers. [8], 47, [1 blank] pp. Full description
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Physical and human geography for early readers

PERPONCHER SEDLNITZKY, Willem Emmery Baron de. Nieuwe aardryks-beschryving voor de Nederlandsche jeugd, tot gebruik zyner kinderen, opgesteld.
Utrecht, widow of Johannes van Schoonhoven, 1784-1786. 3 volumes. 12mo. With 4 folding engraved plates illustrating the planets, the solar system and the stellar constellations. Contemporary marbled stiff paper wrappers. XL, 532; X, 432, [1]; VI, 592, [4] pp. Full description
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Third edition of the Utrecht Pharmacopoea: interesting interleaved copy
with many annotations and extra prescriptions in contemporary handwriting

[UTRECHT - PHARMACOPEIA]. Pharmacopoea ultrajectina nova.
Utrecht, Jacob van Poolsum, 1749. 8vo. With engraved printers device by J. Goeree, woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces and 2 engraved tables with the chemical symbols of the various ingredients. Later half pigskin, boards covered with sprinkled yellow paper. [8], 240, [20] pp. Full description
€ 1,100
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First edition of a pharmacological recipe book in Dutch,
for apprentices and pharmacists who can't read Latin

[PHARMACY - RECIPES]. Nieuwe Nederduitsche apotheek. Op eene klaare en verstaanbaare wyze onderwys gevende omtrent de beste dagelyks gebruikt wordende geneeskundige bereidingen; waar in inzonderheid de scheikundige bewerkingen, volgens de gronden der vermaarde heeren Boerhave, Geoffroy en andere beroemde mannen, zoo duidelyk beschreeven worden, als tot nog toe in geene andere apotheeken geschied is.
Leiden, Pieter van der Eyk, 1753. 8vo. Modern orange paper wrappers. [10], 440, [38] pp. Full description
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