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2057 - 2238     NATURAL HISTORY, MEDICINE, SCIENCE, TRANSPORT, TECHNOLOGY

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71 2197 Occultism  Albertus Magnus 71 2197 Occultism Albertus Magnus
71/2197 [Occultism]. Albertus Magnus. Les admirables secrets d'Albert le Grand, contenant plusieurs traités sur la conception des femmes, des vertus des herbes, des pierres précieuses et des animaux (...). Lyon, Les Héritiers de Beringos Fratres, 1729, (20),306,(6)p., engr. frontisp., 4 plates, contemp. wr., sm. 8vo.

- Uncut copy; sm. library and cancellation stamp on recto frontisp. and first free endpaper; sm. tear in title-p. Paper over spine worn off; sm. paper ticket on frontwr.

= Ferguson IV, p.35; Duveen p.9 (ed. 1758); cf. Caillet 131 (ed. 1721). Curious work dealing with medicine, astrology and the benefits of certain herbs, animals and gemstones to the human body.

€ (200-300)
71 2198 Occultism  Albertus Parvus 71 2198 Occultism Albertus Parvus
71 2198 Occultism  Albertus Parvus 71 2198 Occultism Albertus Parvus
71/2198 [Occultism]. Albertus Parvus. Secrets merveilleux de la magie naturelle et cabalistique. Lyon, Les Héritiers de Beringos Fratres, 1729, (12),252p., 10 engr. (fold.) plates, contemp. wr., sm. 8vo.

- Uncut copy; sm. library stamp on recto frontisp. and first free endpaper; inner margin partly sl. waterstained. Wr. partly dam.; paper over spine partly worn off; sm. paper ticket on frontwr.

= Ferguson IV, p.35; Duveen p.9 (ed. 1745); Caillet 137. Also known the Petit Albert.

€ (200-300) 200
71 2199 Occultism  Bang T 71 2199 Occultism Bang T
71/2199 [Occultism]. Bang, T. Caelum orientis et prisci mundi triade. Copenhagen, P. Morsingus for P. Hauboldus, 1657, (12),224p., engr. frontisp. by H.A. GREIJS, ills., contemp. calf, sm. 4to.

- From the library of Benjamin Schmolck (1672-1737, Lutheran composer of hymns) with his owner's entry on title-p. and vaguely in lower margin of frontisp. and a few annots. in his hand; several other owner's entries/ library stamps on upper endpaper and (verso) title-p.; wormholed from p.165 onwards (just touching text); frontisp. cut trifle short; preliminary leaves sl. dampstained in margins; some underlining in text. Binding rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities; foot of spine dam.

= Rare study on the origin of letters and alphabets. By comparing known written ancient and modern alphabets with each other, Bang tries to show similarities between languages that point to one primeval source from which all languages stem. Caillet 687; Ferguson, Bibl. Chemica I, p.69. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.

€ (300-500) 300
71/2200 Occultism  Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglauben Ed H Bächtold Stäubli and E Hoffmann Krayer Introd C Daxelmüller 71/2200 Occultism Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglauben Ed H Bächtold Stäubli and E Hoffmann Krayer Introd C Daxelmüller
71/2200 [Occultism]. Handwörterbuch des deutschen Aberglauben. Ed. H. Bächtold-Stäubli and E. Hoffmann-Krayer. Introd. C. Daxelmüller. N.pl., W. de Gruyter(?), n.d. (±2000), 10 vols. (incl. index), orig. unif. cl., 4to.

= Facs. reprint of the edition 1927-1942.

€ (100-150)
71 2201 Occultism  Lavater L 71 2201 Occultism Lavater L
71 2201 Occultism  Lavater L 71 2201 Occultism Lavater L
71/2201 [Occultism]. Lavater, L. Vande Spooken, Nagt-geesten, en andere diergelijke verschijningen, Verdeelt in drie Deelen, Met bewijs, I. Dat 'er Spooken zijn. II. Wat de Spooken zijn. III. Waerom God toelaet dat sy verschijnen. Gorinchem, P. Vink, 1681, (22),525,(3)p., engr. title and 7 engr. plates by R. DE HOOGHE, contemp. vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Lacks p.155-158. = Landwehr, Romeyn de Hooghe as Book Illustrator, 56. Rare.

€ (100-150) 220
71 2202 Occultism  Thoden van Velzen S K 71 2202 Occultism Thoden van Velzen S K
71/2202 [Occultism]. Thoden van Velzen, S.K. De Droom, het Voorgevoel, het Helderzien in de Stervensuren. Een drietal verschijnselen van het zieleleven, aan de hand van geschiedenis en ervaring. Apeldoorn, N.A. Hingst, 1886, 2 vols., 336,V; (4),318,(2 blank),VIIp., orig. unif. wr.

- Wrappers soiled and chipped; backstrips dam. and pasted over w. sellotape. = Rare.

(Hoogendorp, J.). De geheimen der magnétiseurs en somnambules ontmaskerd voor weldenkende en deugdgezinde menschen. Naar het Fransch. N.pl., n.publ. (Dordr., A. Blussé & Zoon), 1816, 88p., contemp. plain wr.

- Backstrip worn/ dam. = Not in Crabtree; BMN I, p.153.

AND 2 others, i.a. H. FISCHER, Aardstralen en De Wichelroede. Een stuk beschavingsgeschiedenis (The Hague, 1938, ills., orig. cl.).

€ (50-70)
71 2203 Pharmacy  Water J A van de 71 2203 Pharmacy Water J A van de
71/2203 [Pharmacy]. Water, J.A. van de. Beknopt doch zoo veel mogelijk volledig handboek voor de leer der geneesmiddelen. (Materia Medica). Ed. M.W. Plagge. Amst., C.G. Sulpke, 1834, 2nd rev. ed., XL,558p., engr. title-p., contemp. gilt hcalf w. orange mor. letterpiece.

- Owner´s stamp on htitle; title-p. sl. waterstained. Covers rubbed along extremities. = BMN I, p.361. Rare.

€ (60-80) 70
71 2204 Physiognomy  Lavater J C 71 2204 Physiognomy Lavater J C
71/2204 [Physiognomy]. Lavater, J.C. Essays on Physiognomy, Destined to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind. London, J. Murray/ H. Hunter/ T. Holloway, 1789-1792, 3 parts in 5 vols., 173 engr. plates and num. ills. by i.a. W. BLAKE, T. HOLLOWAY and T. TROTTER after H. FUSELI, modern unif. gilt hleather, folio.

- Occas. sl. yellowed and foxed.

= Large paper copy of the rare folio edition. Ray 20; cf. Cohen-De Ricci p.606; Garrison-Morton 154. "(...) The best realization of this aim ["to render the most dramatic episodes of Shakespeare in the pictorial language of Michaelangelo"] among Fuseli's illustrations is to be found, not in the Boydell Shakespeare, but in Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy. Lavater remarks of his friend and fellow countryman: "Spectres, Demons, and madmen; fantoms, exterminating angels; murders and acts of violence - such are his favourite objects". (...) Fuseli's drawings are rendered with unusual distinction in the engravings of T. Holloway (...)." (Ray). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.

€ (300-500) 400
71 2205 Physiognomy  Lavater J C 71 2205 Physiognomy Lavater J C
71/2205 [Physiognomy]. Lavater, J.C. Over de physiognomie. Amst., J. Allart, 1780-1781, 1st Dutch ed., 3 (of 4) vols., 388; VIII,342; (6),347,(2)p., 3 engr. title-vignettes, 37 (of 38) engr. plates, num. full-, half- and quarter-page engr. ills., later unif. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece.

- Lacks vol. 4. Vol. 3 lacks plate 13. All vols. bookplate on upper pastedown and wormholed. Bindings worn; vol. 1 letterpiece dam.; vol. 2 letterpiece cracked.

= Goedeke IV, 1, p.264; Schulte-Strathaus 77c; Kippenberg I, 581; BMN II, p.39. The very charming decoration for this work, vignettes and larger and smaller plates and illustrations, was newly executed by J.R. Schellenberg, R. Brichtet, J. Hegi, J. Heidegger and others. The text was selected by Lavater himself from parts of his monumental first German edition (Leipsic, 1775), revised under his supervision and translated into Dutch by Joh. W. van der Haar.

€ (80-100) 80
71 2206 Pyrotechnics  Perrinet d'Orval J C  71 2206 Pyrotechnics Perrinet d'Orval J C
71 2206 Pyrotechnics  Perrinet d'Orval J C  71 2206 Pyrotechnics Perrinet d'Orval J C
71/2206 [Pyrotechnics]. (Perrinet d'Orval, J. C.). Essay sur les feux d'artifice pour le spectacle et pour la guerre Paris, Coustelier, 1745, 1st ed., XII,(4),224p., 13 engr. plates, contemp. marbled calf w. gilt backstrip w. red mor. letterpiece.

- Libr. stamps on title-p.; occas. sl. foxed. Backstrip professionally restored with use of orig. backstrip.

= Cf. Philip P060.1; Kat. Orn. Berlin 3302. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.

€ (300-500)
71 2207 Railways  Cattier E 71 2207 Railways Cattier E
71/2207 [Railways]. Cattier, E. Cortège historique des moyens de transport. Cinquantenaire des chemins de fer Belges, 1835-1885. Brussels, Librairie Universelle de Vve J. Rozez, 1886, (4),IV,82p., 36 (double-p.) col. lithogr. plates (partly with gold) and woodengr. ills. by A. HEINS, orig. giltlettered and embossed cl. by L.T. HOFFMANN, a.e.g., obl. folio.

- Htitle sl. creased and sl. worn; new endpapers. Rebacked.

= Nice plates of various means of transport through the ages.

€ (70-90)
71/2208 Railways  Lot of 14 col  lithogr maps 71/2208 Railways Lot of 14 col lithogr maps
71/2208 Railways  Lot of 14 col  lithogr maps 71/2208 Railways Lot of 14 col lithogr maps
71/2208 Railways  Lot of 14 col  lithogr maps 71/2208 Railways Lot of 14 col lithogr maps
71/2208 [Railways]. Lot of 14 (col.) lithogr. maps, 19th cent., all folded, i.a. "Map of the Mariette and Pittsburgh Railroad" (partly handcol. lithogr. map (New York, G.W. and C.B. Colton, ±1870). Large tear on fold). "Map of the Paducah & Memphis Railroad" (partly handcol. lithogr. map (Amst., G. Reimeringer, ±1870). Sl. yellowed along margins); "Map Showing the Connections of the Illinois Central Rail Road with the Railway Lines to the Gulf Ports (lithogr. map by H.H. LLOYD (n.pl., n.publ., ±1850). Trifle foxed) and "Eisenbahn-Karte der Vereinigten-Staaten von Nord-Amerika, Britisch Canada & Mexico" (col. lithogr. map by E.G. RAVENSTEIN (Frankf.a.M., Jaegers'schen Buch-Papier-&Landkarten Handlung, 1882, kept in orig. dec. wr.). Trifle foxed). - ADDED: 2 similar col. lithogr. railway maps of Canada. - ADDED: 4 col. lithogr. railway (and 1x mineral) maps of Brazil (3x) and Peru and Bolivia.
€ (150-250) 325
71 2209 Robinet J B 71 2209 Robinet J B
71/2209 Robinet, J.B. De la nature. Amst. E. van Harrevelt, 1763-1766, 3rd ed., 4 vols., 1 woodengr. frontisp., 4 title-vignettes, 6 plates, contemp. unif. gilt calf.

- Vol. 3 and 4 sl. foxed.

= First vol. with presentation leaf to the "Concordia Crescimus", a Portuguese-Isrealite literary society, dated 1812.

€ (70-90) 100
71 2210 Robinet J B 71 2210 Robinet J B
71 2210 Robinet J B 71 2210 Robinet J B
71/2210 Robinet, J.B. Vue Philosophique de la Gradation Naturelle des Formes de l'Etre ou les Essais de la Nature. Amst., E. van Harrevelt, 1768, (8),266,(4)p., engr. title-vign., 10 plates, contemp. gilt calf.

- Backstrip sl. worn; corners bumped.

€ (250-350)
71 2211 Shipbuilding  Bouguer P 71 2211 Shipbuilding Bouguer P
71/2211 [Shipbuilding]. Bouguer, P. Traité du navire, de sa construction et de ses mouvemens. Paris, Jombert, 1746, 1st ed., XL,682,(4 errata)p., 12 engr. fold. plates, 4 engr. headpieces, contemp. cat's paw calf w. gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, 4to.

- A few leaves sl. yellowed; upper joint professionally and almost invisibly restored. A very fine copy.

= Cat. NHSM p.747; Poggendorf I, p.254; DSB II, p.343-344; Norman Library 284: "The first treatise on naval architecture written on a scientific basis. Bouguer was among the first to investigate mathematical principles in relation to shipbuilding, and to devise methods for calculating displacement and stability. The work was very useful to the naval services of the time, and was widely studied, translated and adapted (...)".

€ (500-700)
71 2212 Stephens H 71 2212 Stephens H
71 2212 Stephens H 71 2212 Stephens H
71/2212 Stephens, H. The Book of the Farm: Detailing the labours of the farmer, farm-steward, ploughman, sheperd, hedger, farm-labourer, field-worker, and cattleman. Edinb./ London, W. Blackwood and Sons, 1871, 3rd ed., 2 vols., XVI,550,(2 publ. cat.); XI,654,(12 publ. cat.)p., steelengr. portrait of the author, 2 double-p. plates, 11 plates, num. woodengr. ills., contemp. unif. gilt hmor.

- Occas. trifle foxed. Rebacked.

€ (70-90)
71/2213 Stratz, C.H. Der Körper des Kindes und seine Pflege. Für Eltern, Erzieher, Ärzte und Künstler. Stuttg., F. Enke, 1909, 3rd ed., XVII,(1),386,(14)p., 4 plates, 312 ills., orig. cl. Die Schönheit des menschlichen Körpers. Ibid., Klemm & Beckmann, 1905, (8),152p., num. (full-p.) tinted photogr. ills., orig. gilt cl., t.e.g., 4to.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown. Sm. stains on frontcover.

AND 6 others, i.a. F.S. KRAUSS, Die Anmut des Frauenleibes (Berlin etc., 1923, ills., orig. cl., 4to); C.H. STRATZ, De schoonheid der vrouw bij verschillende rassen (Amst., 1902, double-p. col. lithogr. map, num. ills., orig. cl.); E. GLÄSMER and R. AMERSBACH, Die weibliche Brust. Die Erhaltung ihrer Gesundheit und Formschönheit (Stuttg., 1929, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.) and K. MICHAELIS, Das Antlitz des Kindes (Berlin, 1931, plates, orig. cl.).

€ (50-70)
71 2214 Sundials  Caus S de 71 2214 Sundials Caus S de
71/2214 [Sundials]. Caus, S. de. La pratique et demonstration des horloges solaires. Avec un discours sur les proportions, tiré de la raisons de la 35. Propositions du premier livre d'Euclide, & autres raisons & Proportions, & l'usage de la Sphere Plate. Paris, H. Droüart, 1624, (20),80p., woodcut ill. on title-p., num. woodcut (2x engr.) ills. (9x w. movable parts), contemp. vellum, folio.

- Lacks the pasted slip on a1 verso and the cancel woodcut pasted to page 72; partly waterstained in margins; a few lvs. w. tear in margin (occas. into text); title-p. partly doubled and w. closed tear; a few lvs. mounted on new stubs and w. sl. dam. blank inner margin; sm. libr. stamp (Bibliotheca Sancti Pauli Oosterholt) on title-p. and on verso final text leaf; bookplates on upper pastedown (F.C.G. Comte de Kuijpers seignr. de Rijmenam and le Vicomte Obert de Thieusies); owner's entries on first free endpaper (illegible and/ or crossed out), on title-p. (J.P. Allard (dated 1867)) and on final pastedown (François Joseph Duraij). Upper hinge splitting; vellum creased and with some small stains; lacks ties.

= Houzeau/ Lancaster I/2, 11432; Macclesfield Sale lot 498. Rare work and despite the defects an interesting work on sundials. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (400-600) 400
71 2215 Sundials  Penther J F 71 2215 Sundials Penther J F
71/2215 [Sundials]. Penther, J.F. Gnomonica fundamentalis et mechanica Worinnen gewiesen wird wie man so wohl gründlich als auf Mechanischer Art Allerhand Sonnen-Uhren regulaire, irregulaire mit Minuten und himmlischen Zeichen auf allerhand Flächen (...) verfertigen solle. Worzu noch eine neue Invention einer Universal-Sonnen Uhr kommt (...). Augsb., M. Schoeneg for J. Wolff, 1733, 1st ed., 44,(3)p., engr. frontisp., 15 plates, contemp. calf w. gilt spine, folio.

- Gilt on spine dulled; corners trifle worn. Otherwise fine.

= Poggendorff II, 399f; Houzeau/ Lancaster I, 11614; Kat. Orn. Berl. 1755; Tardy 193. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (250-350) 250
71/2216 Tapestries and textiles  Säure Beizen und basische Farbstoffe 71/2216 Tapestries and textiles Säure Beizen und basische Farbstoffe
71/2216 [Tapestries and textiles]. Säure Beizen und basische Farbstoffe. Basel, Gesellschaft für Chemische Industrie, (1925), 53p., 17 lvs. w. 576 mounted col. textile samples, orig. cl.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown; a few samples trifle worn. = Very rich sample album.

€ (50-70) 70