2075 - 2373 NATURAL HISTORY, MEDICINE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY etc.
- Wrappers sl. dustsoiled. A good set.
= George Soulié de Morant served as a French diplomat in China and was an outspoken advocate of acupuncture.
- One part loose.
Ebenhoech, P. De Mensch of hoe ons lichaam er van binnen uitziet. Amst./ Weltevreden, Gebr. Graauw, n.d. (±1910), 21,(3)p., fold. col. lithogr. multi-layered plate, ills., orig. boards. - AND 2 others similar (1x defective).
- Lacks one plate; partly (vaguely) waterst. Binding trifle rubbed.
= Hannema/ Klaversma 443; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen 26.
- Without the 2 text vols. Both vols. a few scattered owner's stamps on textp.; occas. sl. foxed; vol. 1 occas. waterst. in upper (blank) margin; endpapers inkstained; vol. 2 one plate dam. w. remnants of sellotape. Both vols. spine w. a few dam. spots; boards worn; corners showing.
= Hirsch IV, p.509. Rare, no copies traced in NCC.
- Vaguely waterst. in lower corner. = Bibl. Piscatoria p.6. Rare.
Bickerdyke, J. Angling for Game Fish. Ibid., L. Upcott Gill, 1889, 1st ed., VIII,134,(6),12,(2)p., woodengr. frontisp., ills., orig. chromolithogr. wr.
- Owner's stamp on title-p. and verso frontisp. Backstrip lacks portions at spine-ends.
= Bibl. Piscatoria p.240.
AND 11 others, i.a. D. FOSTER, The Scientific Angler (ibid., 1883, 2nd ed., steelengr. frontisp. portrait, 6 lithogr. plates, contemp. hcalf); R. BLAKEY, The Angler's Complete Guide to the Rivers and Lakes of England (ibid., 1859, 2nd ed., woodengr. frontisp., orig. boards) and 3 vols. from the BADMINTON LIBRARY OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES (ibid., 1886-1904).
- Sl. foxed at the beginning; title-p. lacks lower blank corner.
= Cf. Bibl. Piscatoria p.37f. First published under the title The art of angling improved in all its parts, especially fly-fishing (Worcester, 1758).
(Burns-Begg, R.). The Lochleven Angler. By an ex-President of the Kinross-Shire Fishing-Club. Kinross etc., G. Barnet etc., 1874, 144p., col. lithogr. frontisp., fold. col. lithogr. map, orig. cl., sm. 8vo.
- Binding trifle stained; manuscript paper letterpiece on spine. = Bibl. Piscatoria p.136.
AND 2 others: THE JOLLY ANGLER; OR WATER SIDE COMPANION (London, n.d. (±1860), 4th ed., woodengr. frontisp., ills., contemp. hcl., sm. 8vo) and W.C. STEWART, The Practical Angler or the Art of Trout-Fishing (Edinb., 1867, 5th rev. ed., woodengr. ills., orig. gilt cl.).
- Fine copy. = Bibl. Piscatoria p.168f. With an appendix containing pike recipes.
Spence, P.F. The Pike Fisher. London, A. & C. Black, 1928, XV,(1),264,(2)p., frontisp. portrait, 7 plates, ills., orig. dec. cl.
- Sl. foxed. Binding rubbed and sl. worn.
AND 3 others, i.a. J. BICKERDYKE, Angling for Pike (ibid., n.d. (±1900), plates, ills., later hleather, orig. backwr. pres.) and W. SENIOR a.o., Pike and Perch (ibid., 1900, plates, orig. pict. cl. Fur, Feather & Fin Series).
- Some faded spots along edges frontcover.
Robertson, R. MacDonald. In Scotland with a Fishing Rod. Ibid., H. Jenkins Ltd., 1935, 277,(9)p., plates, orig. cl.
- Backstrip faded.
AND 4 others, i.a. M. HEADLAM, A Holiday Fisherman (ibid., 1934, plates, orig. cl.) and A.H. BEAVAN, Fishes I have known (ibid., 1908, (full-p.) ills., orig. pict. cl.).
- Spine chafed; binding sl. worn; spine-ends chipped. = Bibl. Piscatoria p.246.
- Rebacked; covers sl. chafed and worn along extremities; corners showing. = Bibl. Piscatoria p.115.
- Hinges sl. weak; title-p. foxed and w. old owner's entry. = Bibl. Piscatoria p.127.
- One map loose; plates waterst.; hinges weak; some foxing. Joints and spine-ends worn.
- Fingeroiled; hinges sl. weak; owner's entry on title-p. Binding sl. (water)stained.
= Bibl. Piscatoria p.178: "This work, though in some respects inaccurate, displays a rare combination of entomological and piscatorial science. The drawings of the natural fly in juxtaposition with the artificial, are of great value and nicety (...)". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LII.
- Wr. sl. soiled/ stained.
Scrope, W. Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the River Tweed. London/ Glasgow, Hamilton, Adams & Co./ T.D. Morison, 1885, 3rd ed., 317p., lithogr. title, frontisp. and 11 plates, 10 woodengr. ills., orig. giltlettered cl.
- Spine-ends worn; traces of removed ticket on spine. = Cf. Bibl. Piscatoria p.191.
Hodgson, W.E. Trout Fishing. London, A. & C. Black, 1925, XXII,(2),328p., col. frontisp., 6 col. plates, orig. cl. - AND 8 others, i.a. E. TAVERNER, Trout Fishing From All Angles (London, n.d., plates, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.); P.E. NOBBS, Salmon Tactics (ibid., 1934, ills., orig. cl.); W. CARTER PLATTS, Modern Trout Fishing (ibid., 1938, plates, orig. cl.); and H.T. SHERINGHAM, Coarse Fishing (ibid., 1912, ills., orig. pict. cl.).
- Portrait sl. foxed. Joints and spine-ends sl. rubbed. A fine copy.
= 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 (...)."
- Hinges weak. Otherwise fine.
= With the bookplate of J.G. van Marle on first free endpaper.
AND 1 other by the same: Eerste aflevering der systematische beschrijving der voor ons meest belangrijke voortbrengselen uit de drie rijken der natuur (ibid., 1822, (1 vol. (of 6), letterpress fold. table, later cl. Partly darkened; owner's stamp on title).
- Some sl. occas. thumbing/ soiling.
= Van Ortroy (Apian) 83; Alden, European Americana 533/2; Harisse 150; Church 60b. Often reprinted abridged edition of Apianus' Cosmographicus liber (1524), one of the most important and popular 16th cent. works on cosmography. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LII.
- Manuscript index on final blanks; a few scattered owner's entries; lower hinge strengthened w. sellotape. Joints split but holding on cords.
= Horn & Schenkling 24185; British Bee Books 119: "[Wildman's] treatise shows culture and an unusual knowledge of continental beekeeping". With the engr. armorial bookplate of Henry William Aytoun(?) on upper pastedown (reading "virtute orta occidunt rarius" and "Aytoun of Inchdarnie").