2187 - 2522 NATURAL HISTORY, HUNTING AND FALCONRY, MEDICINE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, TRANS
- Not collated but apparently complete. All vols. w. library-stamps on title-p.; some hinges sl. weak. All bindings trifle/ sl. worn along extremities; boards sl. foxed/ soiled. A fine set.
= Including index vols. for the years 1852-1863 1883-1894. Periodical w. interesting plates and maps i.a. of the moon, comets, fireballs as well as plates of i.a. plants and skeletons of extinct animals.
- First part a few lvs. loosening; upper hinge weak; lower hinge broken; a few plates yellowed and some w. one fold browned; lower pastedown loosening; a few foxed spots. Paper over boards loosening; letterpiece sl. dam.
= Bibl. Walleriana 2891; Hirsch-H. II, p.323f; DSB IV, p.507ff: "Fabrici's works were collected into Opera omnia anatomica et physiologica (Leipzig 1687); a later ed. (Leiden, 1738 [sic]) is more complete".
- Textvol. fine. Atlas vol. foxed/ waterstained in outer margins; first few lvs. stained; frontcover and first free endpaper loose. Wr. sl. dam.
= Atlas volume of the 1st edition (1812). Wellcome V, p. 35/ 36; Hirsch-H. V, p.197f; DSB XII, p.136f: "Scarpa was an eminent anatomist, a skilled surgeon, and one of the powerful teachers at Pavia University during its period of greatest renown (...)".
AND BOUND WITH: Demaux, J.B. Recherches sur L'Évolution du Sac Herniaire suivies de Complications auxquelles il peut donner lieu. Ibid., J.B. Bailière, 1842, 63p.
- New endpapers; plates browned; library stamp on first free endpaper; a few lvs. w. sm. wormholes; occas. sl. foxed; htitle of 3rd work w. contemp. owner's entry in pen and ink. Cover sl. dustsoiled.
- Sl. browned and w. a few waterst., mostly in blank margins; trifle/ sl. frayed at outer margins; 1 plate foxed in lower half and w. 2 dam. spots; all plates foxed on verso.
= Four life size engravings showing the human skeleton and muscles.
- Contents w. minor imperfections. Spine repaired.
Foster, D. The Scientific Angler Being a General and Instructibe Work on Artistic Angling. Ibid., Bemrose & Sons, n.d. (1882), 1st ed., XII,300p., 6 lithogr. plates, orig. gilt pict. cl.
- A few foxed spots; upper hinge sl. weak.
AND 1 other: I. WALTON and C. COTTON, The Complete Angler (London, 1824, engr. portrait, plates and vignettes, contemp. calf w. richly gilt spine. Upper joint professionaly restored).
- Owner's entries on first free endpaper; sl. yellowed. Binding rubbed; two sm. dam. spots at foot of spine; backstrip sl. darkened.
= Houzeau Lancaster 9714 (listing this ed. in note); cf. Crone 172; Bierens de Haan 336; Cat. NHSM I, p.39. First published in Amst., 1634. Latin translation of the Dutch first ed., 1620. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.
- Owner's entry on title-p.; upper hinge broken; wormholed in (mainly) lower inner margin throughout (not affecting text); four lvs. waterst. in lower margin. Vellum soiled.
= Houzeau/ Lancaster 9714; Crone 172; Cat. NHSM I, p.39; Bierens de Haan 334. First published in Amst., 1620. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.
- Bookblock loose(ning); occas. sl. frayed. Wrapper trifle soiled.
- Spine-ends sl. rubbed; upper joint splitting.
Idem. L'Atmosphère. Météorologie populaire. Ibid., Hachette & Cie., 1888, (4),808p., col. lithogr./ woodengr. plates, ills., contemp. hmor., 4to. - AND a Dutch translation (1922) of the first work.
- Foxed throughout; owner's stamps and libr. stamps on first free endpaper and title-p. = Rare, not traced in Houzeau/ Lancaster.
- Portfolio sl. stained.
= Facs. edition of the navigator's log book of the first non-stop flight from Moscow to the United States (Vancouver, WA) over the North Pole, accomplished by Soviet aviators Valeri Chkalov, Georgi Baidukov and Alexander Belyakov, on June 18-20, 1937. The text vol. also contains an English translation of the facs. vol.
= In the early 1730s, the Dutch coast was plagued by a breed of sea-worms infesting the wooden palisades of the embankments. To avert the risk of flooding, stone constructions were made to replace to old wooden ones.
- Tear in p.13; endpapers trifle foxed. Binding partly sunned; covers sl. dampstained.
= I.a. on "De Boekdrukkunst" (p.5-32), "De houtgraveerkunst, de koper- en staalgravuren en het steendrukken" (p.33-60), "De Luchtballon" (p.126-158) and "De Daguerreotypie en Photographie" (p.202-223). With dedication leaf "Souvenir aan A.C. Keyser bij het verlaten der school (1863)" tipped onto first free endpaper.
- Lacks the portrait; all vols. w. new endpapers; a few foxed spots; vol. 2 sl. waterstained. Top of spine of vol. 2, 3 and 4 chipped. = G. van Swieten was a medical student of H. Boerhaave. During Boerhaave's lectures, van Swieten adapted an existing shorthand system to medical language, so his lecture notes reflect Boerhaave's presentation closely. Their mutual respect led Boerhaave to show his most interesting private cases to van Swieten. At various times Boerhaave stated that van Swieten would be the most suitable person to succeed him as a professor. Due to their very close relation, van Swieten considered it his life-work as a medical writer to commentate on Boerhaave's Aphorisms. "The Commentaria, which greatly contributed to the dissemination of Boerhaave's ideas beyond the circles of his pupils, was reprinted many times and was translated into four languages." (DSB XIII, p.181f). Bibl. Walleriana 9393; Wellcome V, p.219; Hirsch-H. V, p.590f; Lindeboom p.48.
- Extensive contemp. annotations incl. calculations and references to other works by Vreeswyk.
= Ferguson II, p.520-522; Duveen p.606 (ed. 1671): "A very rare work, illustrated by most charming engravings of a quite symbolical character". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.
- Front- and backwr. sl. sunned. = One of the 125 copies on Hollandsch papier.
- Lacks htitle; trifle yellowed; textlvs. trifle foxed. = A fine and rare pocket flora.
- Partly w. waterstain in upper outer blank corner (plates fine). Binding rubbed along extremities.
= Pritzel 484.