2187 - 2522 NATURAL HISTORY, HUNTING AND FALCONRY, MEDICINE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, TRANS
- Later owner's entry, stamp and dedication on first free endpaper; foxed/ yellowed. Spine rubbed; extremities of covers worn.
= The blank pages w. extensive and interesting manuscript annots. on diverse illnesses, i.a. "In de pokke der Kinderen", "In de ziektens der Kraamvrouwen", "In de ziektes der Zwangeren", "In der ziektens der Maagden" and about "Scheurbuijk", "Dolligheijt" and "Geswellen". Rijksmuseum voor de Geschiedenis van Natuurwetenschappen B20; Hirsch-H I, p.508; Lindeboom 180: "Love was a medical student yet, when he undertook this translation, some mistakes he made indicate that the students did not always understand the latin teaching entirely. For example he renders the word vomica, which means ulcer (in the lung), as vomiting!".
- Vol.1 lacking part of title-p.; occas. trifle foxed. Both vols. spine-ends sl. splitting.
= Lindeboom 421; BMN p.248; Hirsch I, p.508.
Marherr, P.A. Praelectiones in Hermanni Boerhaave institutiones medicas cum praefatione Cranzii. Ibid., Rudolphus Graeffer, 1772, 3 vols., (10),548,(1); (4),636; (4),730,176,(4)p., contemp. unif. calf w. gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece.
- Occas. foxed; all vols. lacking upper part first free endpaper; endpapers occas. browned. Upper joint vol.1 splitting; spine-ends occas. sl. worn.
= Hirsch IV, p.135.
- Lacks 3 (prob. fold. engr.) plates; portrait scratched and w. inkstain; occas. foxed; a few (old) annots. and owner's entries. Backstrip loosening at spine-ends and w. sm. hole; covers rubbed and scratched.
= Witkowski p.59f; cf. Garrison/ Morton 6165 (ed. Paris, 1812).
Witkowski, G.-J. Accoucheurs et sages-femmes célèbres. Esquisses biographiques. Ibid., G. Steinheil, n.d. (±1880), VI,390p., woodengr. portraits and ills., contemp. hmor., orig. wr. pres., t.e.g.
- Sl. foxed. Spine sl. rubbed; scratch on backcover.
- Trifle foxed; first free lvs. w. some offsetting.
= The frontispiece shows a "machine fumigatoire imaginée par Jurine, pour diriger des fumigations émolientes dans la voie aérienne des enfants atteints du croup". This was Bricheteau's main work. Hirsch-H. I, p.571.
ADDED 1 other: J.A. BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Physiologie du Gout ou méditations de Gastronomie trancendante; ouvrage théorique, historique et l'ordre du jour (Bruxelles, 1835, 2nd ed., 2 vols., orig. unif. limp boards, 12mo).
- Partly foxed; a few lvs. loosening. Frontcover of vol 1. loose; backstrip of vol. 2. dam.
= Cf. Bitting p.60; Cf. Vicaire p.116f.
- Sl. foxed. Backstrips rubbed. = Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 1497.
- Lacks vol. 2 and 8; all vols. sl. stained; some vols. w. library-stamp on title-p.; dedication plate on upper pastedown of vol. 1; occas. illegible contemp. manuscript annots. in pencil in blank margins of vol. 1. Bindings trifle worn.
= Including two volumes on opthalmology. Cf. Source Book of Opthalmology 410 and 411.
- Bookblock loose; several lvs. at the beginning (incl. title-p. and portrait) w. a child's ballpoint scribbling; portrait and several plates loose(ning). Spine sunned.
= BMN I, p.337; Garrison/Morton 6253 (ed. 1701); Waller 2419 (ed. 1781).
Dugès, A. Handboek der verloskunde. Brussels, B. van Kempen, 1827, (2),VII,(1),458p., 43 lithogr. ills. on plates, contemp. boards.
- Illustrations partly sl. waterst.; spine-ends and corners sl. worn. = BMN I, p.339.
(Simons, G.). D.O.M. Den Troost der Armen, behelsende lichte ende souvereyne Remedien tegen verscheide Siekten, Wonden, Geswellen, ende andere qualen des Lichaams van den Mensch. Middelb., Wed. M. Merkse, 1734, 10th ed., 60,(4)p., contemp. wr., 12mo.
- Partly (vaguely) waterst.; yellowed and fingersoiled. Wrappers dam. and worn.
= BMN I, p.277 (various editions).
AND a facsimile reprint of the 3rd ed. (1746) of the first work ('t Goy-Houten, 2001, facs. vol. and text vol., ills., orig. unif. boards, cl. slipcase).
- One leaf with list of the Comité d'Honneur loosely inserted, sl. frayed. Binding chafed and leather (sl.) dry.
= Very rare work showing the methods of plastical surgery, pioneered by J.F.S. Esser (1877-1946) with a list of his publications. "The edition will be sold for the profit of the institute [Esser in Monaco]". With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION on title-page. Esser was a Dutch plastic surgeon who pioneered innovative methods of reconstructive surgery of wounded soldiers during World War I on the eastern front and was considered the founding father of the speciality in the Netherlands. He is also thought to have coined the term 'stent'. Besides a surgeon he was an avid chess player and art collector. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
- Sl. foxed/ (water)stained; sm. illegible note mounted on first free endpaper. Backstrip trifle rubbed.
= Rare work showing the methods of plastical surgery, pioneered by J.F.S. Esser (1877-1946). Esser was a Dutch plastic surgeon who pioneered innovative methods of reconstructive surgery of wounded soldiers during World War I on the eastern front and was considered the founding father of the speciality in the Netherlands. He is also thought to have coined the term 'stent'. Besides a surgeon he was an avid chess player and art collector.
- Pastedowns loose(ning). Paper over boards lacking; spine worn.
= Large paper copy. BMN I, p.64; Lindeboom p.701.
- Bookplate mounted on upper pastedown; manuscript dedication on first free endpaper; library stamp on titlepage; 1 plate loose, others loosening; lower hinge weak; sl. stained. Frontcover and backstrip worn off.; spine-ends chipped; corners showing.
= Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 3723; cf. Hirsch-H. II, p.640; Norman Library I, p.341: "Green, the pioneer throat specialist in the United States, was one of the few to remove a laryngeal tumor before the invention of the laryngoscope. His fame rests upon his development of a method for introducing medicaments into the larynx by means of an applicator, a practice formerly thought impossible; his claims regarding this achievement provoked much controversy".
Mackenzie, M. The Use of the Laryngoscope in Disease of the Throat. With an appendix on Rhinoscopy. London, R. Hardwicke, 1865, 1st ed., XIII,156p., 30 lithogr. ills. (2 full-p.), orig. giltlettered cl.
- Bookplate on upper pastedown; library stamp on title-p. "Birmingham medical institute". Rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip. = Hirsch-H. IV, p.1837.
- Title-p. w. owner's entry; endpapers and first and last few lvs. sl foxed, contents otherwise fine. Spine-ends trifle rubbed; corners sl. bumped.
= Ferchl p.252; Hirsch III, p.305f; cf. Garrison/ Morton 1602; Bibl. Med. Neerl. I, p.395. Dutch translation of Kunst, das menschliche Leben zu verlängern, first published in 1797 and from the 3rd edition (1805) under the title Makrobiotik. The first Dutch translation appeared in 1799, followed by a second edition in 1802-1803. "Hufeland's "Makrobiotik", one of the most popular books of its time on personal hygiene. It was translated into all European languages. Hufeland was court physician at Weimar." (Garrison/ Morton). Comprising i.a. an early plea against smoking: "Het tabak-rooken bederft de tanden, droogt het lichaam uit, maakt mager en bleek, verzwakt de oogen en het geheugen (...) en kan den geenen, die van teringagtig gestel zijn, bloedhoesten en longtering op den hals haalen" (vol. II, p.273).
- Contents fine apart from some foxing on the last 2 lvs. Joints and spine-ends rubbed; corners strengthened w. tape.
= From the library of J.C.C.C. Compagnie. Ferchl p.252; Hirsch III, p.305f; cf. Garrison/ Morton 1602; Bibl. Med. Neerl. I, p.395. Dutch translation of Kunst, das menschliche Leben zu verlängern, first published in 1797 and from the 3rd edition (1805) under the title Makrobiotik. The first Dutch translation appeared in 1799, followed by a second edition in 1802-1803 and a title-edition in 1837 under the title "Makrobiotik". "Hufeland's "Makrobiotik", [was] one of the most popular books of its time on personal hygiene. It was translated into all European languages. Hufeland was court physician at Weimar." (Garrison/ Morton). Comprising i.a. an early plea against smoking: "Het tabak-rooken bederft de tanden, droogt het lichaam uit, maakt mager en bleek, verzwakt de oogen en het geheugen (...) en kan den geenen, die van teringagtig gestel zijn, bloedhoesten en longtering op den hals haalen" (part II, p.272).
- Some foxing. Bindings scratched and sl. rubbed.
= Fassbender p.256f; Bibl. Walleriana 5478; Wellcome III, p.425; Garrison/ Morton 6170: "Mme La Chapelle was a famous midwife and a colleague of Baudeloque. She supervised 5.000 deliveries and her vast experience enabled her to write her book. (...) The above, posthumously edited by her nephew, represents her life work."
- Htitle stained/ soiled.
= Warranted by the author. Fassbender p.256f; Bibl. Walleriana 5478; Wellcome III, p.425; Garrison/ Morton 6170. A second and third vol. were posthumously published in 1825.
- Occas. sl. foxed/ (water)stained/ browned, but mostly fine. A few spine-ends trifle dam.
= Comprises 5 volumes on otorhinolaryngological subjects, and 6 on other medical subjects: vol. IV. Mundhöhle, Rachen u. Nase (2nd ed.) and Atlas (1st ed.); VII. Ophtalmoskopie (3rd ed.); VIII. Fracturen und Luxationen (4th ed.); XIII. Verbandlehre (1st ed.); XIV. Kehlkopfkrankheiten (1st ed.); XVIII. Äussere Augenerkrankungen (1st ed.); XX. Spec. pathologische Histologie (2 vols., 1st ed.) XXIV. Ohrenheilkunde (1st ed.); XXX. Zahnheilkunde und Mundkrankheiten (4th ed.).
- Endpapers sl. browned; contents foxed; first free endpaper trifle waterstained. Upper joint splitting; backstrip dam.
= Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 5926
BOUND WITH: Idem. Les Charlatans Dévoilés ou Réflexions sur la liberté considérée dans le Rapport qu'elle a avec l'excercice des professions. Ibid., Boulard, n.d., (4),85p. (trifle foxed). Hunter, J. Traité de la Maladie Vénérienne. French transl. by F. Richelot, ed. by P. Ricord. Paris, J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1859, 3rd rev. ed., VIII,823p., 9 lithogr. fold. plates by E. BEAU, contemp. hcl.
- First part trifle waterstained; plates sl. waterstained, mostly in blank margins; endpapers foxed.
= Cf. Bibl. Walleriana 5002; Hirsch-H. III, p.318f; Wellcome III, p.317.
ADDED: 2 other medical works, 1 French and 1 English language.
- First quires of both vols. and last quire of vol. 2 loose; lower hinge of 2nd vol. weak; occas. trifle foxed. Bindings worn/ dam. and covers loose; sold w.a.f.
= Cf. Osler 1181.
- Lacks first free endpaper; pastedowns w. sm. tears; upper pastedown w. 3 owner's entries (one crossed out w. pen and ink, one stamped) and one on lower pastedown (stamped); first 4 lvs. w. library blindstamp; hinges weak; browned and sl. foxed; blank margins of a few lvs. sl. dam. Cover dustsoiled; sm. shelf ticket on backstrip.
= "Nuck was particularly interested in the anatomy of the lymphatic system; he devised new techniques for injecting preservative material into even the finest lymphatic vessels. Of special importance to ophthalmology are his investigations of the lacrimal glands and ducts" (Source Book of Ophthalmology p. 244); Bibl. Walleriana 6919; Wellcome IV, p.250; Hirsch-H. IV, p.388f; Garrison/ Morton 1101; Lindeboom p.144.
- Foxed/ soiled/ (water)stained. = Cf. Proksch I, p.39; Hirsch/ H. IV, p.590.