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    Sale 2011

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    12 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    [REFERENCE -- MEDICAL FACSIMILES]. A collection of 44 facsimiles of early medical books, including: MORGAGNI, Giovanni Battista. The Seats and Causes of Diseases. New York, 1960. 3 volumes, 4o. Cloth; slipcase. Facsimile reprint of the 1769 edition. -- BROWNE, John. Myographia Nova. New York, n.d. 4o. Plates. Quarter morocco; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 2481 of 2800 copies. -- AVICENNA. Liber canonis medicine. cum castigationibus andree bellunensis. Brussels, 1971. 2o. Full brown replica calf. Facsimile reprint of the Venice: Gunta, 1527 edition. -- BAILLIE, Matthew. The Morbid Anatomy of the Human Body. Melbourne, 1985. 4o. Plates. Maroon Zamorin lamb; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 57 of 520 copies. -- BELL, Charles. Illustrations of the Great Operations of Surgery. Pacific Palisades, [1976]. Oblong 2o. Plates. Beige cloth; slipcase. Facsimile reprint of the 1821 edition. -- EUW, Anton von & Joachim M. PLOTZEK. Die handschriften der sammlung ludwig. Cologne, 1979. 4 volumes, 2o. Plates. Original cloth; dust jackets. -- CASSERIUS, Julius. Tabulae anatomicae & de formato foetu tabulae. Weiler im Allgäu, n.d. 2o. Plates. Cloth backed boards; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION of the facscimile reprint of the 1627 Venice edition. This copy is out-of-series. -- BARKER, Nicolas, editor. Two East Anglian Picture Books. A Facsimile of the Helmingham Herbal and Bestiary and Bodleian Ms. Ashmole 1504. London: Roxburghe Club, 1988. 2o. Plates. Quarter morocco. PRESENTATION COPY. -- HUNGER, Friedrich Wilhelm Tobias. The Herbal of Pseudo-Apuleius From the Ninth-century Manuscript.... Leiden, 1935. 2o. Plates. Vellum backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, number 27 of 200 copies. -- and 30 others, 8o-2o, condition varies. A complete list is available upon request. (44)

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    [REFERENCE -- MEDICAL FACSIMILES]. A collection of 44 facsimiles of early medical books, including: MORGAGNI, Giovanni Battista. The Seats and Causes of Diseases. New York, 1960. 3 volumes, 4o. Cloth; slipcase. Facsimile reprint of the 1769 edition. -- BROWNE, John. Myographia Nova. New York, n.d. 4o. Plates. Quarter morocco; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 2481 of 2800 copies. -- AVICENNA. Liber canonis medicine. cum castigationibus andree bellunensis. Brussels, 1971. 2o. Full brown replica calf. Facsimile reprint of the Venice: Gunta, 1527 edition. -- BAILLIE, Matthew. The Morbid Anatomy of the Human Body. Melbourne, 1985. 4o. Plates. Maroon Zamorin lamb; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 57 of 520 copies. -- BELL, Charles. Illustrations of the Great Operations of Surgery. Pacific Palisades, [1976]. Oblong 2o. Plates. Beige cloth; slipcase. Facsimile reprint of the 1821 edition. -- EUW, Anton von & Joachim M. PLOTZEK. Die handschriften der sammlung ludwig. Cologne, 1979. 4 volumes, 2o. Plates. Original cloth; dust jackets. -- CASSERIUS, Julius. Tabulae anatomicae & de formato foetu tabulae. Weiler im Allgäu, n.d. 2o. Plates. Cloth backed boards; slipcase. LIMITED EDITION of the facscimile reprint of the 1627 Venice edition. This copy is out-of-series. -- BARKER, Nicolas, editor. Two East Anglian Picture Books. A Facsimile of the Helmingham Herbal and Bestiary and Bodleian Ms. Ashmole 1504. London: Roxburghe Club, 1988. 2o. Plates. Quarter morocco. PRESENTATION COPY. -- HUNGER, Friedrich Wilhelm Tobias. The Herbal of Pseudo-Apuleius From the Ninth-century Manuscript.... Leiden, 1935. 2o. Plates. Vellum backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, number 27 of 200 copies. -- and 30 others, 8o-2o, condition varies. A complete list is available upon request. (44)


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