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75 2081 Agriculture  Le Docte M 75 2081 Agriculture Le Docte M
75 2081 Agriculture  Le Docte M 75 2081 Agriculture Le Docte M
75/2081 [Agriculture]. Le Docte, M. Nouveau Système de Culture spécialement composé pour la Belgique et mis en pratique depuis 1842; Applicable aux pays pauvres comme aux pays riches. Liége, J. Desoer, 1845, 9,(1),427p., 7 fold. lithogr. plates showing i.a. farming equipment, contemp. richly gilt hcalf.

= Max Le Docte was an early advocate for the improvement of agriculture through science with the introduction of "modelboerderijen". SIGNED by the author.

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75 2082 Agriculture  Perthuis de Laillevault  L de 75 2082 Agriculture Perthuis de Laillevault L de
75 2082 Agriculture  Perthuis de Laillevault  L de 75 2082 Agriculture Perthuis de Laillevault L de
75/2082 [Agriculture]. Perthuis (de Laillevault), L. de. Mémoire sur l'art de perfectionner les construction rurales. Paris, Madame Huzard, 1805, 111p., 14 double-p./ fold. engr. plates, contemp. blue wr., sm. 4to.

- A few plates w. large waterstain; contents sl. frayed and dustsoiled along edges.

= First published in volume VII of Memoires de la Societe d'Agriculture the same year and subsequently expanded and published in 1810 as "Traite d'architecture rurale." The plates illustrate plans and designs for farms with different acreages, farm buildings, barns, stables, farm houses, granaries, cellars, labourers' cottages, farm gates, etc.

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75 2083 Anatomy  Blandin P F 75 2083 Anatomy Blandin P F
75 2083 Anatomy  Blandin P F 75 2083 Anatomy Blandin P F
75 2083 Anatomy  Blandin P F 75 2083 Anatomy Blandin P F
75 2083 Anatomy  Blandin P F 75 2083 Anatomy Blandin P F
75/2083 [Anatomy]. Blandin, P.-F. Traité d'anatomie topographique, ou anatomie des régions du corps humain, considérée spécialement dans ses rapports avec la chirurgie et la médicine opératoire. Atlas. Brussels, Société Encyclographique des Sciences Médicales, 1844, 2nd enl. ed., letterpress htitle and title-p., 20 finely handcol. lithogr. plates w. accomp. letterpress textleaves, 20th cent. hleather w. giltlettered spine, folio.

- Sl. foxed/ yellowed/ fingersoiled throughout; htitle lacks portion of lower blank margin; title-p. sm. tear closed w. sellotape.

= Edition published with the text and atlas in 1 volume. Cf. Waller 1107 (ed. Paris, 1834); Wellcome II, 176 (other editions); Hirsch-H. I, p.563. Rare, especially in this edition and with these delicately handcoloured plates.

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75 2084 Anatomy  Bonamy C and Beau E 75 2084 Anatomy Bonamy C and Beau E
75 2084 Anatomy  Bonamy C and Beau E 75 2084 Anatomy Bonamy C and Beau E
75 2084 Anatomy  Bonamy C and Beau E 75 2084 Anatomy Bonamy C and Beau E
75 2084 Anatomy  Bonamy C and Beau E 75 2084 Anatomy Bonamy C and Beau E
75/2084 [Anatomy]. Bonamy, C. and Beau, E. Atlas d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain. Vol. I-IV. Paris, G. Masson, n.d. (1866), 4 vols., 243 (double-p.) col. lithogr. plates by E. BEAU, contemp. giltlettered unif. hmor., t.e.g., 4to.

- Some foxing. = Originally published in instalments.

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75 2085 Anatomy  Diderot D and d'Alembert J 75 2085 Anatomy Diderot D and d'Alembert J
75 2085 Anatomy  Diderot D and d'Alembert J 75 2085 Anatomy Diderot D and d'Alembert J
75/2085 [Anatomy]. Diderot, D. and d'Alembert, J. Recueil de planches, Pour la nouvelle Édition du Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers, avec leur explication. Tome Second. Geneva, Pellet, 1779, 3rd ed., 1 part (of 3)., 56p., 31 engr. plates (1x fold.), later hcl. w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 4to.

- Library stamp on title-p.; occas. sl. foxed/ browned. Covers trifle rubbed; spine sl. sunned.

= Cf. PMM 200; Graesse II, p.389. The plates to the famous Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers, first published 1751-1765, covering all aspects of science, industries and arts.

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75 2086 Anatomy  Eustachius B 75 2086 Anatomy Eustachius B
75 2086 Anatomy  Eustachius B 75 2086 Anatomy Eustachius B
75/2086 [Anatomy]. Eustachius, B. De ontleedkundige plaaten, met eene verklaaring derzelve, vervaardigd onder toezicht van A. Bonn. Amst., J.B. Elwe, 1798, 41 engr. plates, each plate w. accomp. textpage, contemp. calf w. mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Some lvs. waterstained in outer (mainly) blank margin; some lvs. (incl. plates) stained; old. libr. stamp on title. Rebacked.

= Wellcome II, p.536; Choulant p.61; Bibl. Walleriana 2839 (all with varying collation).

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75 2087 Anatomy  Hellwig C von 75 2087 Anatomy Hellwig C von
75 2087 Anatomy  Hellwig C von 75 2087 Anatomy Hellwig C von
75/2087 [Anatomy]. Hellwig, C. von. Nosce te ipsum, vel Anatomicum Vivum, oder: Kurtz gefasstes doch richtig gestelltes Anatomisches Werck, worinnen die gantze Anatomie, nebst ihrer Eintheilung deutlich zu finden. Frankf./ Leipsic, H. Philippo, n.d. (±1720), 28 (of 40)p., engr. title-vignette, 2 (of 4) multi-layered plates, later plain boards, folio.

- Lacks 2 plates and 6 textlvs. (p.19-22; 29-36); owner's entry on first free endpaper; soiled/ (water)stained. Lacks backstrip; covers loosening; paper on covers worn away, showing boards. Sold w.a.f.

= "Christoph Hellwig (1663-1721) behoort tot het zonderlinge zeventiende/ achttiende-eeuwse gezelschap van wonderdokters annex gifmengers en alchemisten. Hij voerde een groot aantal pseudoniemen, zijn oeuvre is even weids als uitzonderlijk en er valt vaak geen touw aan vast te knopen. Nog lang na zijn verscheiden verschenen er werken van zijn hand, maar het blijft onduidelijk of hij ze daadwerkelijk geschreven heeft." (B. Büch, Een heel huis vol. Beredeneerde catalogus).

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75 2088 Anatomy  Masse J N 75 2088 Anatomy Masse J N
75 2088 Anatomy  Masse J N 75 2088 Anatomy Masse J N
75/2088 [Anatomy]. Masse, J.-N. Petit atlas complet d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain. Paris, F. Savy, 1888, new ed., (4),IX,(1),116p., 113 col. steelengr. plates w. accomp. textlvs., contemp. gilt hmor.

- Sl. foxed (worse at the beginning and end). = Hirsch IV, p.161f.

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75 2089 Anatomy  Richter Th 75 2089 Anatomy Richter Th
75 2089 Anatomy  Richter Th 75 2089 Anatomy Richter Th
75 2089 Anatomy  Richter Th 75 2089 Anatomy Richter Th
75/2089 [Anatomy]. Richter, Th. Magazyn van Ontleedkunde, of Volledige Verzameling van Ontleedkundige Afbeeldingen van het Menschelijk Ligchaam, Naar teekening der voornaamste geleerden in dat vak, als Rosenmuller, Loder, Karel Bell, Gordon, Boek enz. Met eene uitvoerige verklaring van Dr. Th. Richter. Vertaald en hier en daar vermeerderd door S.J. Galama. Amst., C.G. Sulpke, 1839, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (2),2,8,CCCXVIIIp., lithogr. title-p. and 96 handcol. plates, contemp. unif. buckram, folio.

- Text vol. partly unobtrusively waterstained. Plate vol. fine.

= BMN I, p.86; not in Choulant, Frank, Waller. On the translator, cf. Hirsch II, p.476. Rare.

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75 2090 Anatomy  Verheyen P 75 2090 Anatomy Verheyen P
75 2090 Anatomy  Verheyen P 75 2090 Anatomy Verheyen P
75/2090 [Anatomy]. Verheyen, P. (Anatomie oft ontleed-kundige beschryvinge van het menschen lichaem.) N.pl., n.publ., n.d (Brussels, Serstevens, 1711), (20[of 22]),798,(18)p., engr. portrait, 42 fold. plates, contemp. vellum, large 8vo.

- Lacks frontisp. and title-p.; annots. on upper pastedown; upper hinge widening; one plate repaired w. sellotape; occas. sl. waterstained, mainly in lower outer corner. Sl. warped; vellum sl soiled.

= Cf. Wellcome V, p.343; Hirsch VI, p.1030; cf. Garrison/ Morton 388 (first ed. in latin 1693): "This work was widely used for some years after publication, superseding Bartholin in popularity".

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75 2091 Annalen der Physik und Chemie Neue Folge vol 19 21 39 40 46 50 55 57 60 and 63 75 2091 Annalen der Physik und Chemie Neue Folge vol 19 21 39 40 46 50 55 57 60 and 63
75/2091 Annalen der Physik und Chemie. Neue Folge, vol. 19, 21, 39, 40, 46, 50, 55, 57, 60 and 63. Leipsic, J.A. Barth, 1883-1897, 9 vols., various fold. (col./ tinted) engr./ lithogr. plates, contemp. unif. giltlettered hvellum w. 2 contrast mor. letterpieces.

= Poggendorff I, p.896. Extremely important periodical with seminal contributions by numerous "heralds of science", i.a. R. Bunsen, H. von Helmoltz, H. Hertz, O. Lehmann, H.A. Lorentz, E. Mach, M. Planck and W.C. Röntgen. On Poggendorff's editorship of the Annalen, see DSB XI, p.50 and on Wiedemann's editorship, see DSB XIV, p.329f: "(...) During his editorship the Annalen became one of the most distinguished German physics periodicals. He was able to increase its usefulness by publishing the Beiblätter zu den Annalen der Physik (...)."

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75 2092 Apiculture  Clutius T  =D Cluyt 75 2092 Apiculture Clutius T =D Cluyt
75/2092 [Apiculture]. Clutius, T. (=D. Cluyt). Van de biën, Haeren wonderlyken oorspronk natuer, eygenschap, krachtige ongehoorde ende selsaeme Werken (...). Antw., P.J. Rymers, n.d. (±1770), (8),205,(11)p., later overlapping vellum.

- Browned; new endpapers; contemp. owner's entry crossed-out on title.

= Rare work, in any edition on bee-keeping. On Cluyt see Van der Aa III, p.156/157.

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75 2093 Apiculture  Placaet ende ordonnantie van Sijne Koninglijcke Majesteyt van Groot Britagne op 't verthienden van de lammeren Byen en Baggelen in sijne Majesteyts Graefschap Buyren vallende 75 2093 Apiculture Placaet ende ordonnantie van Sijne Koninglijcke Majesteyt van Groot Britagne op 't verthienden van de lammeren Byen en Baggelen in sijne Majesteyts Graefschap Buyren vallende
75/2093 [Apiculture]. Placaet ende ordonnantie van Sijne Koninglijcke Majesteyt van Groot Britagne, op 't verthienden van de lammeren, Byen en Baggelen, in sijne Majesteyts Graefschap Buyren vallende. Mitsgaders: Ordre en Regule, waernaer de Bye-luyden haer in 't setten en verplaetsen van hare Immen en Beyen sullen hebben te reguleren. The Hague, J. Scheltus, 1693, (13)p., without binding.

- Outer margin sl. frayed.

= Ordinance issued by king William III of Great Britain (and earl of Buren) on beekeeping in the city and surroundings of Buren, Gelderland.

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75 2094 Architecture  Buchotte 75 2094 Architecture Buchotte
75/2094 [Architecture]. Buchotte. Les Règles du Dessein et du Lavis, pour les Plans particuliers des Ouvrages & des Bâtimens, & pour leurs Coupes, Profils, Élévations & Façades, tant de l'Architecture militaire que civile. Paris, C.-A. Jombert, 1754, rev. and enl. ed., XV,(1),214,(2)p., 22 (of 24) fold. engr. plates, contemp. calf.

- Lacks 2 plates; library stamp on title-p. and verso plates. Binding rubbed/ scratched and worn.

= Classic treatise on perspective drawing for architecture and military plans and for mapmaking. Contains information on materials, colours, pigments, crayons and instruments. Fowler 71.

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75 2095 Architecture  Fritach = Freitag  A 75 2095 Architecture Fritach = Freitag A
75 2095 Architecture  Fritach = Freitag  A 75 2095 Architecture Fritach = Freitag A
75/2095 [Architecture]. Fritach (= Freitag), A. l'Architecture Militaire ou la Fortification Nouvelle. Paris, G. de Luyne, 1668, 3 parts in 1 vol. w. continuous pagination, 179p., engr. title, 35 double-p. plates, 8 double-p. tables, contemp. calf, large 4to.

- One plate bound upside down. Binding rubbed; portions of backstrip loose(ning)/ lacking.

= Architekt und Ingenieur 316 (German ed. 1642); Pollak 24 (idem): "This lavishly illustrated treatise is considered one of the most influential published in the seventeenth century. (...) It is divided into three parts focused on regular fortification, irregular fortification and the layout of encampment in the field. The first part includes a concordance of fortification nomenclature in French, German, Dutch and Latin."

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75 2096 Architecture  K ramer  H 75 2096 Architecture K ramer H
75/2096 [Architecture]. K(ramer), H. Architecture van verscheidene Nieuwe Poorten; of Deuren van Huisen: nooit voor dezen in 't licht geweest. Amst., C. Danckerts, n.d. (±1700), (2)p., 25 engr. plates by C. DANCKERTS, sl. later marbled boards, 4to.

- Backstrip worn.

= Very rare work on doorways, not in the usual reference works. The author is most probably Hendrick Kramer, town mason of Amsterdam. Contains an extra plate seemingly from a different series.

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75 2097 Architecture  Krayenhoff C J 75 2097 Architecture Krayenhoff C J
75/2097 [Architecture]. Krayenhoff, C.J. Proefkundige Beschouwingen van den Aart, Hoedanigheid, en Sterkte van het Timmer-hout, Waar in aangetoond wordt, dat men, door goede behandeling, het Timmerhout, zoo voor Schepen, Krygs- en Burgerlyke Gebouwen, als voor Magazyns en Artillery goederen, beter, sterker, en bestendiger maaken kan. The Hague, J. Gaillard, 1775, 2nd ed., 86p., engr. dedic. vignette, contemp. limp boards. - BOUND WITH: Idem. De Aloude Metzelwerken vergeleken tegen de Hedendaagsche, of Vertoog waarom de zwaare Muuren, van deesen tyd, kragteloos, en bouvallig zyn, in tegenoverstelling van die der Ouden. Ibid., idem, 1775, XVI,83p., fold. engr. plate and dedic. vignette.
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75 2098 Architecture  Le Clerc S 75 2098 Architecture Le Clerc S
75 2098 Architecture  Le Clerc S 75 2098 Architecture Le Clerc S
75 2098 Architecture  Le Clerc S 75 2098 Architecture Le Clerc S
75 2098 Architecture  Le Clerc S 75 2098 Architecture Le Clerc S
75 2098 Architecture  Le Clerc S 75 2098 Architecture Le Clerc S
75/2098 [Architecture]. Le Clerc, S. Verhandeling over de bouwkunde. Dutch transl. P.E. Duyvené. Amst., J. Smit en Zoon/ W. Vermandel, 1781, 2 vols., text vol.: (10),92p.; plate vol.: 2 engr. titles and 182 engr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- Corners showing; binding sl. worn along extremities; paper over covers rubbed. Contents fine.

= The first Dutch edition of this classic by the French engraver and draughtsman Sébastien Le Clerc (1637-1714). The plates depicting the orders, their application and plates of doors, windows, niches, balustrades etc.

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75 2099 Architecture  Nicholson P 75 2099 Architecture Nicholson P
75 2099 Architecture  Nicholson P 75 2099 Architecture Nicholson P
75/2099 [Architecture]. Nicholson, P. The New Practical Builder, and Workman's Companion: containing a full display and elucidation of the most recent and skilful Methods, pursued by Architects and Artificers (...). London, T. Kelly, 1823, 2 vols., text vol.: 596p., steelengr. frontisp. and title; plate vol.: 187 plates (2 fold.), contemp. unif. richly gilt and blindst. purple hcalf, 4to. - TEXT VOL. BOUND WITH: The Practical Builder's Perpetual Price-Book (...). (Ibid., idem), n.d., (2),180p.

- Frontisp. sl. foxed.

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75 2100 Architecture  Pozzo A 75 2100 Architecture Pozzo A
75 2100 Architecture  Pozzo A 75 2100 Architecture Pozzo A
75/2100 [Architecture]. Pozzo, A. Perspectivae Pictorum atque Architectorum. II Pars (...). Der Mahler und Baumeister Perspectiv. Zweyter Theil (...). Augsb., J.F. Probst, 1719, 1 vol. (of 2), 3 plates, 118 full-p. architect. plates w. accomp. textleaves, 19th cent. hcalf, folio.

- The second part only. Partly sl. (finger)soiled; owner's entry (and libr. stamp) on title-p.and first textpage. Frontcover loose; corner restored w. cloth.

= Fowler 253 and Kat. Orn. Berlin 4726 (both Augsb. edition 1708-1711); cf. The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection 103. In teaching perspective, Pozzo used examples of details from his own buildings including unexecuted projects. His ability to synthesize seemingly incompatible sources influenced the next generation of Italian architects. "(...) the crowning glory of the baroque art of illusion, of negating the distinction between the real and the imaginary or theatrical - the world of frescoes and quadratura painting, and of scenography, arts in which Pozzo excelled" (auction cat. Library of the late M.F.d.C., 1995, no. 253). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXI.

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