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A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-shot Wounds. To which is prefixed, a short account of the author's life, by his brother-in-law, Everard Howe.

By: HUNTER, John (1728-93).

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: London:, John Richardson for George Nicol, 1794., 1794


4to. lxvii, [1 blank], 575 pp. Frontispiece, 9 plates (one with 2 figures between pp. 160-61, the others at rear numbered I-VIII); plates foxed, occasional light scattered foxing throughout text. Modern quarter gilt-stamped calf over marbled paper-backed boards, gilt-stamped red leather spine label; corners faintly rubbed. Title-page inscription to W. Buxton from David Rice, 8/25/1820. Better than very good. SCARCE. FIRST EDITION [Grolier Club & Norman One Hundred Books... View more info

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De lactibus sive lacteis venis quarto vasorum mesaraicorum genere novo invento. . . dissertatio.

By: ASELLI, Gaspare (1581-1625).

Price: $65,000.00

Publisher: Milan:, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627., 1627


4to. [24], 79, [1] pp. [Collation]: †4, †4, †4, A-K4. Engraved title and engraved portrait of the author by Cesare Bassano, both conjugate with text leaves. 4 large folding chiaroscuro woodcut plates printed in black, dark red, and light red; occasional light spotting or foxing. Pages 75-78 showing a neatly closed tear. Original full vellum; upper corner showing a bit, some minor cover stains, but very well preserved in the original binding. Bottom fore... View more info

Francisci Deleboe, Sylvii … Opera Medica, hoc est, Disputationum medicarum decas, Methodi methendi libri duo …

By: SYLVIUS, Francois de le Boe, (1614-1672).

Price: $262.50

Publisher: Genevae,, Apud Samuelem de Tournes, 1681., 1681


358 x 232 mm. Large 4to. [18], 747, [39] pp. Title printed in red & black; title vignette, woodcut initial letters. Lacking frontis. portrait and half-title [both supplied in photocopy facs.], a few prick marks on title margins, usual occasional browning and spotting throughout. Modern quarter tan calf, marbled boards, white tips, maroon morocco spine label, new endleaves. Early ownership inscription: "Petri Martini Borrini, . . . Michaelis Antonii Moni Gallieanensis... View more info

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Memoires, sur la Nature Sensible et Irritable, des Parties du Corps Animal….

By: HALLER, Albrecht von (1708-1777).

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Lausanne:, Marc-Michel Bousquet (part 1); Sigismond d'Arnay (parts 2, 3, 4), 1756-1760., 1756


Four volumes in two. 12mo. x, 399; [vi], 500; [ii], 512, [4], xxiv, 232 pp. Engraved frontis., titles printed in red and black, small title vignettes, tailpieces, 2 engraved folding plate (Vols. I facing p. 432; III facing p.322); couple of small marginal tears, tiny puncture affecting several leaves in Vol. II. Old tan boards re-backed with brown library cloth, original calf corners; corner calf a remnant, extremities showing, joints starting. Very good. Bookplates of C... View more info

Opera Ambrosii Parei Regis Primarii et Parisiensis Chirvrgi. A Docto viro plerisque locis recognita: Et Latinitate donata, Iacobi Gvillemeav, Regij & Parisiensis Chirurgi labore & diligentia. Ad Clarissimum virum Marcvm Mironem Regis Archiatrum dignissimum.

By: PARE, Ambroise (1510-1590).

Price: $5,950.00

Publisher: Parisiis,, Apud Iacobvm Dv-pvys, 1582., 1582


Folio in sixes (351 x 208 mm) [12], 884, [22] pp. Collated complete: ã6, A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, AA-ZZ6, AAa-DDd6, EEe4, FFf-GGg6, index, errata leaf, woodcut of Pare, aged sixty-eight, on verso of ã4, 362 woodcuts; lightly foxed, title-page and 2 ff. following re-margined, a few repairs, not affecting text or images, some damp-staining, occasional early in k underlining and marginal notes showing early evidence of reading the text. Contemporary limp full vellum, m.s. spine ... View more info

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Opera Posthuma. In quibus Excellentissimi Authoris vita continetur, ac pleraque . . . Editio ultima figuris aeneis illustrata, priori longe praeferenda.

By: MALPIGHI, Marcello (1628-1694) & Pierre S. REGIS (1628-1694).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Georgium Gallet, 1698., 1698


4to. [2], [iii-xvi], 136, [137-38], 139-267, [268-271], 272-387, [1 blank] pp. Frontispiece, 19 numbered folding plates; extremities of pastedowns, frontispiece (gutter partly loose), title-page, and free end-leaves chipped, occasional light scattered foxing, not affecting legibility. Original full vellum, holograph spine title; soiled, spine foot torn. Library call number mounted at spine foot. Bookplate of Yale University Library, donated from the library of Professor ... View more info