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    12 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    [MEDICINE -- EUROPEAN]. AUENBRUGGER, Leopold. Nouvelle méthode pour reconnaitre les maladies internes de la poitrine par la percussion de cette cavité. Translated from Latin into French by Jean Corvisart. Paris: Migneret, 1808. 8o. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards (joints weak, a bit rubbed). Provenance: Alfred M. Hellman (bookplate). Second edition in French, the first edition of Corvisart's important translation. -- BAILLOU, Guillaume de (or BALLONIUS). Epidemiorum ephemeridum libri duo. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. (Some browning and spotting.) Contemporary limp vellum. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST DESCRIPTION OF WHOOPING COUGH. [Bound with:] BAILLOU. Definitionum medicarum liber. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. FIRST EDITION. [Bound with:] BAILLOU. Commentarius in libellum theophrasti vertigine. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. FIRST EDITION. [Bound with:] BAILLOU. De convulsionibus, libellus. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. FIRST EDITION. -- BAILLOU. Opera omnia medica. Edited by Jacques Thevart. Venice: A. Jeremias, 1734-36. 4 volumes, 4o. Engraved portrait of the author in first volume. (Some occasional foxing.) Modern half sheep antique, uncut. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. -- BOERHAAVE, Hermann. Elementa Chemiae. Leiden: Jacob Severin,1732. 2 volumes, 4o. Engraved title vignettes and 17 engraved plates. (Text leaf Ggg4 lacking in first vol., some browning and staining). Contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance: John E. Parker (ownership inscription, dated 1879, on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. -- BONDT, Jacob de. De medicina indorum libri IV. Leiden: Francis Hack, 1642. 12o (123 x 72 mm). Engraved title by Cornelis v. Dalen. (Tear crossing text on B2, some browning and pale spotting.) Eighteenth-century vellum. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST DUTCH WORK ON TROPICAL MEDICINE and the first modern description of beri-beri and cholera. -- BORDEU, Théophile de. Dissertatio phisiologica de sensu generice considerato. Montpellier: A. Rochard, 1742. Small 4o. Modern wrappers. Provenance: Joseph Faubiere (contemporary signature on title). RARE FIRST EDITION of Bordeu's thesis. -- BORDEU. Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action. Paris: G.F. Quillau, 1751. 12o. Half-title. Contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt (slight edgewear, small chip to head of spine). FIRST EDITION.. -- BORDEU. Recherches sur le pouls par rapport aux crises. Paris: de Bure, 1756. 12o. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. FIRST EDITION. -- BORDEU. RECHERCHES SUR LE TISSU MUQUEUX... [L'USAGE DES EAUX DE BAREGES ET DU MERCURE.] PARIS: PIERRE FRANC. DIDOT, 1767. 2 VOLUMES IN ONE, 12O. CONTEMPORARY CALF (WORN). FIRST EDITION of the first volume. -- BORDEU. Recherches sur quelques points d'histoire de la Médecine. Liege: Cailleau, 1764. 2 volumes, 12o. Contemporary calf (some worming to covers). FIRST EDITION.. -- BORDEU. Recherches sur les Maladies Chroniques. Paris: Ruault, 1775. Volume one (all published?). 8o. Early 19th-century boards. Provenance: S.C. Lucae (German physiologist, 1787-1821, bookplate). FIRST EDITION. -- BRUNNER, Johann Conrad. Experimenta nova circa pancreas. Accedit diatribe de lympha & genuino pancreatis usu. Amsterdam: H. Wetstein, 1683. 8o. Engraved title, 4 engraved plates (2 folding). (Letterpress title supplied in facsimile.) Contemporary half vellum (spine worn. FIRST EDITION of this pioneering work on internal secretion. --DOUGLAS, James. Bibliographiae anatomicae specimen: sive catalogus omnium penè auctorum qui ab Hippocrate ad Harveaum. Leiden: Gisbert Langerak, 1734. 8o. Title printed in red and black. Contemporary half calf (a bit rubbed). Second edition, englarged. -- RAAF, Regnier de. De virorum organis generationi inservientibus, de clysteribus et de usu siphonis in anatomia. Leiden and Rotterdam: Hack, 1668. 8o. 11 engraved folding plates (lacking the engraved portrait frontispiece). 20th-century vellum. Provenance: Alfred M. Hellman (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. -- RAAF, Regnier de. De mulierum organis generationi inservientibus tractatus novus. Leiden: Hack, 1672. 8o. Engraved title, 27 engraved plates ( 9 folding) (lacks engraved portrait). Contemporary paper boards (rubbing to joints and edges). FIRST EDITION. -- GRAAF, Regnier de. De mulierum organis generationi inservientibus. Leiden: Hack, 1672. 8o. Engraved vignette title-page, engraved portrait of Graaf, and 27 plates, 8 of which are folding (most with minor tears, a few with repairs to versos). Early blind-stamped calf, spine gilt, edges stained blue (edges slightly bumped, spine cracking with some loss). Provenance: Early inscriptions on title-page; Herbert McLean Evans (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. [Bound chronologically with:] GRAAF. De virorum organis generationi inservientibus, de clysteribus et de usu siphonis in anatomia. Leiden and Rotterdam: Hack, 1668. 8o. Engraved title-page and 11 folding plates (lacks engraved portrait, most with tears, some inexpertly repaired on versos). FIRST EDITION. [And with:] GRAAF. Tractatus anatomico-medicus de succi pancreatici natura & usu. Leiden: Hack, 1671. 8o. Engraved vignette title-page, engraved portrait of Graaf, and three plates ( 2 folding) (plate 1 with tear repaired on verso). Second edition.

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    [MEDICINE -- EUROPEAN]. AUENBRUGGER, Leopold. Nouvelle méthode pour reconnaitre les maladies internes de la poitrine par la percussion de cette cavité. Translated from Latin into French by Jean Corvisart. Paris: Migneret, 1808. 8o. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards (joints weak, a bit rubbed). Provenance: Alfred M. Hellman (bookplate). Second edition in French, the first edition of Corvisart's important translation. -- BAILLOU, Guillaume de (or BALLONIUS). Epidemiorum ephemeridum libri duo. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. (Some browning and spotting.) Contemporary limp vellum. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST DESCRIPTION OF WHOOPING COUGH. [Bound with:] BAILLOU. Definitionum medicarum liber. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. FIRST EDITION. [Bound with:] BAILLOU. Commentarius in libellum theophrasti vertigine. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. FIRST EDITION. [Bound with:] BAILLOU. De convulsionibus, libellus. Paris: Jacob Quesnel, 1640. 4o. FIRST EDITION. -- BAILLOU. Opera omnia medica. Edited by Jacques Thevart. Venice: A. Jeremias, 1734-36. 4 volumes, 4o. Engraved portrait of the author in first volume. (Some occasional foxing.) Modern half sheep antique, uncut. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. -- BOERHAAVE, Hermann. Elementa Chemiae. Leiden: Jacob Severin,1732. 2 volumes, 4o. Engraved title vignettes and 17 engraved plates. (Text leaf Ggg4 lacking in first vol., some browning and staining). Contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance: John E. Parker (ownership inscription, dated 1879, on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. -- BONDT, Jacob de. De medicina indorum libri IV. Leiden: Francis Hack, 1642. 12o (123 x 72 mm). Engraved title by Cornelis v. Dalen. (Tear crossing text on B2, some browning and pale spotting.) Eighteenth-century vellum. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST DUTCH WORK ON TROPICAL MEDICINE and the first modern description of beri-beri and cholera. -- BORDEU, Théophile de. Dissertatio phisiologica de sensu generice considerato. Montpellier: A. Rochard, 1742. Small 4o. Modern wrappers. Provenance: Joseph Faubiere (contemporary signature on title). RARE FIRST EDITION of Bordeu's thesis. -- BORDEU. Recherches anatomiques sur la position des glandes et sur leur action. Paris: G.F. Quillau, 1751. 12o. Half-title. Contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt (slight edgewear, small chip to head of spine). FIRST EDITION.. -- BORDEU. Recherches sur le pouls par rapport aux crises. Paris: de Bure, 1756. 12o. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. FIRST EDITION. -- BORDEU. RECHERCHES SUR LE TISSU MUQUEUX... [L'USAGE DES EAUX DE BAREGES ET DU MERCURE.] PARIS: PIERRE FRANC. DIDOT, 1767. 2 VOLUMES IN ONE, 12O. CONTEMPORARY CALF (WORN). FIRST EDITION of the first volume. -- BORDEU. Recherches sur quelques points d'histoire de la Médecine. Liege: Cailleau, 1764. 2 volumes, 12o. Contemporary calf (some worming to covers). FIRST EDITION.. -- BORDEU. Recherches sur les Maladies Chroniques. Paris: Ruault, 1775. Volume one (all published?). 8o. Early 19th-century boards. Provenance: S.C. Lucae (German physiologist, 1787-1821, bookplate). FIRST EDITION. -- BRUNNER, Johann Conrad. Experimenta nova circa pancreas. Accedit diatribe de lympha & genuino pancreatis usu. Amsterdam: H. Wetstein, 1683. 8o. Engraved title, 4 engraved plates (2 folding). (Letterpress title supplied in facsimile.) Contemporary half vellum (spine worn. FIRST EDITION of this pioneering work on internal secretion. --DOUGLAS, James. Bibliographiae anatomicae specimen: sive catalogus omnium penè auctorum qui ab Hippocrate ad Harveaum. Leiden: Gisbert Langerak, 1734. 8o. Title printed in red and black. Contemporary half calf (a bit rubbed). Second edition, englarged. -- RAAF, Regnier de. De virorum organis generationi inservientibus, de clysteribus et de usu siphonis in anatomia. Leiden and Rotterdam: Hack, 1668. 8o. 11 engraved folding plates (lacking the engraved portrait frontispiece). 20th-century vellum. Provenance: Alfred M. Hellman (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. -- RAAF, Regnier de. De mulierum organis generationi inservientibus tractatus novus. Leiden: Hack, 1672. 8o. Engraved title, 27 engraved plates ( 9 folding) (lacks engraved portrait). Contemporary paper boards (rubbing to joints and edges). FIRST EDITION. -- GRAAF, Regnier de. De mulierum organis generationi inservientibus. Leiden: Hack, 1672. 8o. Engraved vignette title-page, engraved portrait of Graaf, and 27 plates, 8 of which are folding (most with minor tears, a few with repairs to versos). Early blind-stamped calf, spine gilt, edges stained blue (edges slightly bumped, spine cracking with some loss). Provenance: Early inscriptions on title-page; Herbert McLean Evans (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. [Bound chronologically with:] GRAAF. De virorum organis generationi inservientibus, de clysteribus et de usu siphonis in anatomia. Leiden and Rotterdam: Hack, 1668. 8o. Engraved title-page and 11 folding plates (lacks engraved portrait, most with tears, some inexpertly repaired on versos). FIRST EDITION. [And with:] GRAAF. Tractatus anatomico-medicus de succi pancreatici natura & usu. Leiden: Hack, 1671. 8o. Engraved vignette title-page, engraved portrait of Graaf, and three plates ( 2 folding) (plate 1 with tear repaired on verso). Second edition.


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