2107 - 2348 NATURAL HISTORY, HORSES AND HORSEMANSHIP, HUNTING, MEDICINE, TECHNOLOGY etc.
- All vols. w. library-stamps on first free endpaper; a few plates sl. foxed; a few vols. trifle foxed, year 1873 sl. worse; year 1860 2 plates waterstained in lower right corner. Most vols. backstrips sl. worn; year 1860 paper over covers chafed.
= Periodical w. interesting plates and maps i.a. of the moon, comets, fireballs as well as plates of i.a. plants and skeletons of extinct animals.
- Apart from the three plates of the man showing his muscles standing in the classical landscape (fine, but blank margins frayed/ chipped and 1x inkstained) most plates and text leaves have defects: the two plates with the skeleton standing in front of the rhinoceros are waterstained in upper margin of image and in lower blank margin; the other plates and textpages are (sl.) waterstained/ yellowed/ browned and occas. frayed (dedic. leaf badly waterstained and title browned); some of the key leaves w. pencil annots. Contents loose and without binding. Sold w.a.f.
= This copy consists of the following plates: 2 plates with skeletons (1x w. accomp. key leaf); 3 plates of the man showing his muscles, keyleaves I-VII for the Ossium humanorum section and plate VIII-XXV to the Musculorum section (incl. 1 key leaf). "Albinus' Tabulae selecti et musculorum, based on his concept of the "ideal man" (homo perfectus), is among the most artistically perfect of anatomical atlases. (...) The most famous plate in the atlas depicts a skeletal figure standing in front of an enormous grazing rhinoceros, sketched by Wandelaar from the first living specimen in Europe, which had arrived at the Amsterdam zoo in 1741." (Norman Library 29). Wellcome II, p.26; Heirs of Hippocrates 831; Garrison-Morton 399; Choulant-Frank p.276-283. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE L.
- Partly (sl.) foxed and waterst.; edges sl. creased. Wrapper foxed, frayed and split(ting) along spine.
= The first anatomical atlas illustrated in lithography, illustrating in 300 plates (the complete atlas) the following subjects: "Osteologie", "Myologie", "Névrologie", "Angiologie", "Splanchnologie" and "Embryotomie". The first edition of this work, started in 1821, was only finished after 1831, and in the meantime, between 1825-1828, the second edition, "augmentée de l'anatomie comparée du cerveau de l'homme, avec les quatre classes d'animaux vertébrés, etc.", was published in instalments. Cf. Garrison/ Morton 409; Wellcome II, 360; Norman 490 (all the ed. 1821-1831). Rare.
- Hinges weak, strengthened w. tape; first 2 lvs. w. 2 sm. stains. Frontcover waterstained.
Dr. Schmidt. Het menschelijk Lichaam. Zijn Bouw en zijne inwendige organen. Deventer, Kluwer & Co., n.d. (±1895), 20p., col. lithogr. multi-layered anatomical plate, 14 ills., orig. col. lithogr. limp boards, 4to.
- Title-p. browned and w. owner's annot. Covers sl. (water)stained.
AND 1 other movable book.
- Covers sl. foxed.
Dr. Mulder. De bouw en de inwendige organen van het kinderlijk lichaam, door beweegbare platen aanschouwelijk voorgesteld. The Haque, Gebr. Belinfante, (1902), (4),30p., col. lithogr. multi-layered anatomical plate, ills., orig. col. lithogr. clothbacked boards, 4to.
- One quire loose, bent and sl. stained in blank margin; hinges weak, lower hinge strengthened w. tape; sm. tear in title-p.; stamp on title-p. Binding sl. worn and browned.
Boulanger, E. Handboek voor Gehuwden. Populaire Verhandeling over De Geslachtsorganen van den Man en de Vrouw, hun in- en uitwendige Bouw en Verrichtingen, als mede De Zwangerschap. Amst. Gebr. Graauw, n.d. (±1910), 72p., 2 col. lithogr. multi-layered anatomical plates, num. ills., orig. clothbacked boards, 4to.
- Bookplate on upper pastedown; hinges weak; title-p. browned; occas. trifle foxed. Covers sl. foxed.
- Contents loose; browned; sm. hole in plate and textlvs. Boards sl. foxed; trifle worn along extremities; backcover sl. stained.
Riedlin, G. Mannenleed, oorzaken en genezing. Baarn, Hollandia, 1916, 2nd ed., (6),171,(1 publ. adv.), contemp. hcl.
-Three sm. (water?)stains and annot. in pen on title-p.; occas. trifle foxed; annot. on lower pastedown; lower pastedown strengthened w. tape.
AND 1 other.
- Fine copy, with only occasional sl. foxing. Bindings trifle rubbed along extremities.
= Nissen, FB 78; Nissen, ZBI 2009.
- Waterstained in lower inner corner; foxed; partly unopened; stamp on wr. and title-p. Wrapper sl. dam., foxed and soiled.
Nelson, J.A. The embryology of the honey bee. Princeton/ London, Princeton University Press/ H. Milford Oxford University Press, 1915, (6),282p., 6 plates w. explanatory textlvs., num. ills., contemp. giltlettered cl., large 8vo.
- Owner's entry on title-p.; library stamp on first free endpaper. Binding sl. rubbed. = British Bee Books 470.
AND 7 others on apiculture in English, German and Dutch.
- Library stamps on first free endpaper and title-p.; final 3 lvs. (incl. plates) sl. stained. Binding sl. worn; corners bumped.
- Bookblock loose; lower (blank) corner of title-p. cut out; extensive old annots. on verso title-p. (shining through on recto); portrait loose; partly waterst. Vellum wrinkled.
= Houzeau/ Lancaster 15174.
- Three maps w. tear. Boards w. sm. stains.
= The atlas contains 32 maps showing the sky between +30 and -30 degrees.
- Binding sl. worn. A fine copy.
= Poggendorf I, p.734; DSB IV, p.565: "A skilled designer of clocks and planispheres (as well as a "solar eclipsareon"), he [Ferguson] became an accomplished lecturer and expounder of Newtonian ideas, especially after the publication of his Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles (1756), which went through seventeen editions." Most of the plates show astronomical instruments.
- Owner's stamp on title-p.; one leaf w. col. ink smudges.
The Modern Light Aeroplane. London, Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd., n.d. (±1935), (12)p., 4 col. plates w. movable parts, orig. wr., folio.
- One plate lacks movable part(s).
AND 7 others, mainly small publications. - ADDED: 2 others on railways from the SPOORWEGSERIE (±1940).
- Some scattered stamps; 2 lvs. w. sl. superficial dam. caused by formerly sticking together. Boards sl. rubbed and scratched.
Milan Fair. Report on the Second International Aircraft Exhibition. Milan, n.publ., 1937, (23)p., ills., orig. wr. - AND 6 others, incl. 2 small brochures and a pricelist concerning the 3rd International Aircraft Exhibition (Milan, 1939).
= The Junkers G38 was the largest aircraft of the 1920s. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIX.
= The Koolhoven F.K. 40 was constructed in 1928 for KLM. Only one aircraft was actually made and was eventually sold to the Spanish Republic to be used as an air ambulance during the civil war.
- Spine sl. rubbed.
- One part (Pander type P III) lacks text lvs.
= Rare catalogues containing details of 6 diff. airplanes designed by Pander: EF 85; EG 100 "Normaal"; EG 100 "Groot Tourisme"; EH 120 "Luxe"; P "Super Sport"; P III.
- Backwr. creased.
Dowty Equipment. Dowty Levered Suspension. Cheltenham etc., Dowty Equipment Ltd., n.d. (±1940), 14,(2)p. (incl. wr.), ills., orig. wr., 4to. - AND 4 others, publ. by Comper Aircraft Co., De Havilland and Sikorsky Aircraft.
- Ex-library copies.
= Massive work on all aspects of horticulture. Profusely illustrated, with many biographies, bibliographies, etc.
AND 1 other on horticulture: L.H. GRINDON, British and Garden Botany (London, n.d. (1864), ills., embossed cl.).