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Item Description: Yokohama, Felice Beato ca. 1863 -, 1870. Captions in handwriting in French, ( partly in English) ] Images with different seizes 29 x 21cm; 23 x 23 cm; 28 x 18 cm; oblong folio. All neatly mounted on the four corners on the board two photographs with small tears. Album ca 48 x 36 cm. On front cover in gilt lettering :"Vues du Japon" Rebacked. original cloth. new endpapers. In fine condition, photographs in fine tonal range. Felice Beato arrived in Japan in 1862/3 and lived in Yokohama from 1863 until 1884. He visited Nagasaki in 1864 and took some of the earliest known photographs in this region. 1. Vue dans Jeddo. 2. Près de Jedo. 3. Hama Goten jardin. Jédo.4. Hama Goten Jédo. 5. Hama Goten with Samurai. 6. Boulevard du Chateau a Jedo. 7. . du Chateau. 8. Hama Goten. 9. Odjie prës de Jedo. 10. Jédo. ( Palais.) 11. Jardin et Ferme 12. Chateau a Jedo. 13. Jedo. 14. Jedo. ( Vue de Akasaka Mitsuki.) 15. Temple a Jedo. 16. Jedo. Palais. 17 Jedo Palace. 18. Jedo. 19 Jedo. 20.Remplants du Chateau a Jedo. 21. Remplants du Chateau a Jedo. 22. Legation américaine a Jedo. 23. Pres de Jedo. 24. Remplants du Chateau de Jedo. 25. Asakusa temple 26. Entré a Jedo. 27.Atango-Yama at Yedo. Boulevard du Chateau a Jedo. 28. Vue de Yokohama quartier japonais. 29.Tokaido grande Route. 30. Fusijama vue depuis Ennosima ( = Enoshima Island ) 31. Nagasaki from Battaery Hill. 32 Papenburg a Nagasaki. 33. Dai-on-ji a Nagasaki. 34. Great Buddha of Kamakura (Daibutsu) 35. View of native town Nagasaki. 36 Temple of Kamakura. 37 Temple of Dai wonghi 38. Temple Street Nagasaki. 39.Nagasaki avec le quartier des etrangers. 40.Partie du quartier European a Yokohama.41. Mejangashi (?) dans les montagnes pres du Yokohama. 42.Myangashi (?) 43. Un cimetiere japonais. 44.Nouvelle route vue sur la baie a Yokohama. 45. Ei-jama, montagne.Eyame on the road to Nagasaki. 46.House boat. Bateau Japonais. 47. Nagasaki with Deshima. 48. Temple a Kamakura. 49. Clocher du temple a Kawasaki. 50. Native town Nagasaki. ( Quartier de la ville du Nagsaki.).A striking and rare album. A lot of photographs are illustrated in the wellknown books on Beato. Like. Felice Beato in Japan a.o. Bookseller Inventory # 7358

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Gauss, Carl Friedrich.

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Item Description: Lipsiae = Leipzig, In Com. apud Gerh. Fleischer Jun, 1801. (vi-vi), xviii, (i) 2- 668. ; x pp. ( = 3 pages with tabula and 2 pages errata typographica.) Original halfcalf with marbled boards. Small portion of top of spine gone. (ca 1.5 cm) Front joint weak. Corners bumped, some stamps erased from titlepage. Some mild foxing. Inside a very good copy. First edition.Printing and the Mind of Man: no 257 :" Gauss ranks, together with Archimedes and Newton, as one of the greatest geniuses in the history of mathematics. Gauss published his ' Arithmetical Disquisitions' at the age of twenty-four, an astonishing achievement, as it is considered to be a book that begins a new epoch in mathematics, being a fundamental book in the modern theory of numbers" Kline p. 813 :" In this book Gauss standardized the notation; he systematized the existing theory and extended it; and he classified the problems to be studied and the known methods of attack and introduced new methods. it not only began the modern theory of numbers but determined the directions of work in the subject up to the present time". Norman No 878 :" The typesetters of this work were unable to understand Gauss's new and difficult mathematics, creating numerous elaborate mistakes which Gauss was unable to correct in proof. ( with four pages with errata). . Gauss's highly technical work was printed in a small edition, and the difficulty of understanding it was hardly alleviated by the sloppy typesetting. The few mathematicians who were able to read the book immediately hailed Gauss as their price, but the full understanding required for further development did not occur until publication in 1863 of Dirichlet's less austere exposition in his Vorlesungen über Zahlentheorie." Dibner Herals of Science no. 114. Bookseller Inventory # 832

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Berryat, Jean.; Robinet, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1735-1820.

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Item Description: Dijon/ Paris, Desvente/ Pancocuke/ Cuchet, 1754. - 1787. 16 volumes. Suivi. : Collection académique composée de mémoires, actes ou journaux des plus célèbres académies. Dijon Desvente Paris Pancocuke 1755 - 1779. 13 volumes. Suivi; Rozier, A.: Nouvelle table des articles contenues dans les volumes de l'Académie royale des sciences de Paris depuis 1666 jusqu'en 1770 Paris, Ruault. 1775 - 1776. 4 volumes. In all 33 volumes. 4to. orig. full. calf. spine richly gilt. decor.and red. labelled. some marginal browning, but a very good and decorative set. A very scarce set in 33 volumes including the 4 Rozier register volumes of this highly important 18th century scientific " handbook". which deals with all kind of scientific subjects in the 18th century. The first part on the French Acad. of science with 175 folding engr. plts, the part on the foreign Academies with 289 engr. folding plates. Some names. Maupertuis, Réaumur, Buffon, Jussieu, Leibniz, Newton van Leeuwenhoek. etc. A lot of plates depicting scientific instruments. Bookseller Inventory # 66200

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Item Description: Leipzig, 1910. - 1935. This highly rare collection is in 46 original cases. The general condition is very fine. There are totally 2187 original offprints. 365 have an dedication by the authors, mainly for Prof. Held. numerous are annotated by Prof. Held. About 80 % was published between 1920 - 1935. About 20 % before 1920. Prof. Held was born in Neukloster in Mecklenburg, studied at Rostock and Leipzig ( biology and medicine), and worked at the " Anatomischen Institut " at Leipzig. He worked in the field of embryology and was appointed professor in 1917 at the same institut. ( See Fisscher I p. 604-605) This is his great collection of offprints in the field of classical and comparative anatomy, experimental anatomy, embryology, teratology, microscopy, genetics, zoology. ( Also dentistry , gynaecology, anthropology, orthopaedics, veterinary science, physiology, ophthalmology, microsopy, histology as far as they are related to embryology). The authors worked mainly in that time leading anatomical and embryological instituts. Like Leipzig ( Held) ; München ( Wetzel, Mollier) ; Würzburg ( Braus, Stöhr); Freibrug im Breisgau ( W. v. Möllendorff); Greifswald; Hamburg ( Poll); Rostock ( Elze); Breslau, Halle, Königsberg, Göttingen ( H. Fuchs); Wien, (Hochstetter/A. Fischel) among others. There are numerous female scientists and also a lot of Japanese and American scientists. List of authors available. Bookseller Inventory # 7630

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Item Description: Ecaudor, 1890. - 1910. 1. Album with 188 Original Photographs. Vintages. Silvergelatin prints. ca.1910. Formats ca. 6 x 10,5 cm und 12 x 16,5 cm. With handwritten dedication in Spanish. : "A mi distinguido amigo el Sr. Hans Grimm. Un recuverdo de la . impatia que le profer/ Augusto N. Martinez. novembre 8 de 1910. ". With handwritten list in Spanish with description of the photographs. Quito. Quapulo Chillogallo. Atalcalzo. La region volcanica del Ecaudor. Ibarra etc.Original cloth. Oblong 4to. 40 x 28 cm. ( Front loose) Otherwise in good / very good condition. 2. Guayaquil 1900-1907. Album with 78 Original Photographs. Vintages. Silvergelatin prints. Format mostly 11 x 16 cm. Some are 16 x 23 cm. Loosely inserted 7 photographs 11 x 16 cm. and a handwritten list with description in German. 4to. original halfcalf. On Frontcover : " Guayaquil. 1900 - 1907. "3. Guayaquil und Umgebung. ( Guayaquil and surroundings.) Guayaquil und Umgebung 1890. Album with 44 Original Photographs Vintages. Albumen prints. Folio. 29 x 38 cm. Original halfcalf en green cloth. on frontcover : "Guayaquil und Umgebung 1890". Formats ca. 9 x 5 cm or 14 x 19,5 cm. In very good condition. 4. Von Hamburg bis Guayaquil. Mai - Juni 1907. Album with 96 Original photographs and 15 loosely inserted photographs. Nice album of a trip from Hamburg in Germany to Ecaudor. Most photographs sceneries in Ecaudor. Format ca. 8 x 11 cm. Some with handwritten descriptions on verso or below. Original green cloth. With in gilt on frontcover. : " Von Hamburg bis Guayauil Mai 23- Juni 28. 1907. ".29.5 x 23 cm. oblong small 4to. 5. Zeuthen, Hermanos Album with 48 Original Photographs. Vintages. Silbergelatine. Formats. ca. 11 x 16 cm. At the beginning and and of this album an ex libris. in gold :" Fotografia Danesa Zeuthen Hermanos Quito. Original full snakeskin ( Green). Folio. 28.5 x 40 cm. All photographs mounted in the album in ornamental bordure. All with well legible descriptions in handwritting below. ( Machalilla; Jipijapa; Portoviejo. Santa Ana; Montreristi; Manta; Bahia de Caraquez; San Vicomte; Chone; Camuto; Calcita; . ) Loosely inserted one other photographs. ca. 22,5 x 17,5 cm. In very good condition. 6. Horgan, John jr. (1859-1926) Album with 62 Collotypes. ca. 1900. Oblong folio. Halfcalf. 40 x 28,5 cm. ( Spine sligthly damaged. But in very good condition. Formats 17,5 x 22,5 cm, with captions in the photographs. With label on first blank. "Published by J. Horgan Jr. Scranton Pa. Box 116 ". , John Horgan jr. is a renowned American photographer. In very good condition. Some subjects : Lake Colta; Chimborazo; Mujer Ecaudor con Ninjo; Cathedral di Riobamba.; Ciudad de Riobamba. Mrket Riobamba. Ciudad di Ambato. Entrada de Quito. The Old Guapula Church Quito. A very important and interesting collection of six albums. Mostly in good very good condition. An important photographic document illustrating the history and topography of Ecaudor cq 1890-1910. Bookseller Inventory # 7267

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Item Description: circa, 1760. Fine V.O.C. Binding a kind of Memorandum with silver clasps and stylus. With the often lacking silver stylus. Stylus or pencil connecting the clasps and functioning as a cath.Further details upon request. ( Images etc.) Extreme scarce in this very fine / mint condition. V.O.C. silver from the Rotterdam chamber is very scarce. Landwehr p. XXVII :"Few VOC bindings bearing the initials of the less important chambers, such as Delft and Rotterdam, have come to light. . The Rotterdam chamber followed Delft in the presentation of its monogram. Actually the two chambers jointly commisioned notebooks and / or almanacs on a yearly basis from the same silversmith. Elegantly bound in sealskin, they were provided with a silver plate of an East Indiaman surrouned by scrollwork on the front and back covers. Two clasps, bearing the VOC- D or VOC-R monogram both outside and inside and both ith rings, were held together by a silver stylus. Possibly these books served as gifts for freinds and relations of the directors. Our copy bears the initials "E B " which is probably the Rotterdam Silversmith Evert Boerman ( who worked in Rotterdam ca. 1789). Of course there are images available. ( Image in Landwehr V.O.C. on p. XXIX). See M. Scharloo. De almanakken van de Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie in Antiek: 25. ( 1991) pp. 286- 292. Bookseller Inventory # 70895

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Item Description: Leiden, Chalmot, 1778. 1793. Tweede druk geheel verbetert, en meer als de helfte vermeerdert door J.A. de or. hf calf. spine richly gilt decor. frontisp. and 100 engraved, folding plates. With the continuation ibidim Vervolg op M.Noel Chomel algemeen huishoudelyk, natuur, zedekundig, en konst woordenboek. door J.A. de Chalmot. Campen. 1786- 1793. 4to 9 vols. In all 16 volumes over 11000 (!) pages + index p. Contemporray halfvellum over mrabled boards. ( Not original) new endpapers. Some water damage in the blank margin of 4 volumes without affecting the text or the plates. A nicely bound uniform set. Rare complete set. Famous Dutch encyclopedic dictionary for family-use, especially in country- houses, with answers to all questions arising in dispute or in practice. The second enlarged Dutch edition. It contains ca. almost 9000 p. more than the first edition (in 2 vols.) and also 73 more plates. The so called " Grote Chomel ". ( = "Large ChomeL" ) One of the most famous Rangaku Books and an important source for the history of science and medicine in Japan. Complete copies of the "Grote Chomel " with the continuation by de Chalmot and all the 153 (and not 152 as often mentioned) engraved, folding plates are getting very scarce. 1 fine engraved frontisp. Library of Matsuura Seizan nr. 3.Dodonaeus in Japan p. 142 ef.: " When Baba Sajûrô was summed by he Bafuku to Edo in 1808, it meant that Rangaku transformed itself from a private avocation to an official position. Baba was ordered to make a world map, but in 1811 he was appointed ' official translator' ( Oranda shoseki wage goyô, commonly called honyaku kyoku) In this capacity he was commissioned with the translation of Noël Chomel's encyclopaedia, with the collaboration of ôtsuki Gentaku, Udagawa Genshin, Udagawa Yôan, and others."Dodonaeus in Japan p. 142 ef.: " When Baba Sajûrô was summed by he Bafuku to Edo in 1808, it meant that Rangaku transformed itself from a private avocation to an official position. Baba was ordered to make a world map, but in 1811 he was appointed ' official translator' ( Oranda shoseki wage goyô, commonly called honyaku kyoku) In this capacity he was commissioned with the translation of Noël Chomel's encyclopaedia, with the collaboration of ôtsuki Gentaku, Udagawa Genshin, Udagawa Yôan, and others." Rangaku. Bookseller Inventory # 3884

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Item Description: Leide, E.J. Brill, 1892. 190, [1] p. 24 cm. original brown printed wrappers. Some restoration, but in fine condition. The first edition, not the issue from the periodical, but with separate pagination and on the front the Cover-title. Extrait des Archives néerlandaises des sciences exactes et naturelles, T. XXV. Small label mounted on front: " Leide E.J. Brill 1892". D.S.B. VIII p. 494. :" Lorentz, declared his conversion to contiguous action in electromagnetic processes. Lorentz objected , however, to two features of Hertz's electrodynamics, which prompted his first memoir in 1892 on the electron theory: ' La théorie électromagnetique de Maxwell et son applications aux corps mouvants.' He criticized Hertz's totally dragged ether on well-known optical grounds; and although he admired the clear, succinct mathematical form that Hertz and Heavisde had given to Maxwell's theory, he criticized Hertz's bare postulation of the field equations. Referring to ' one of the most beautiful ' chapters in Maxwell's Treatise, in which Maxwell applied Langrangian mechanics to elucidate electromagetism without assuming a detailed mechanism, Lorentz in 1892 continued the mechanical exploration begun by Maxwell. He remarked that ' one has always tried to return to mechanical explanations', and properly so in his opinion. After leaving down his own hypotheses concerning the stationary ether and electrons, he applied d'Alembert's principle to derive the field equations and the equations of motion of an electron in the field. Charateristically, Lorentz spelled out at the start the physical suppositions of his theory; it was a constructive effort of exemplary clarity in a science chronically subject to obscurity. Lorentz incorporated into his electron theory Fresnel's view that the ether penetrates matter. He assumed that electrons are contained in all molecules of ordinary matter. In contrast with Maxwell and Hertz, Lorentz provided a clear , simple interpretation of electric charge and current and of their relation to the electromagnetic field. Because Lorentz completely separated ether and matter, he needed only one pair of directed magnitudes - one electric and one magnetic- to define the field at a point. From his understanding of ether and electricity in 1892, Lorentz explained the interaction of light and matter in a way close to that of his optical theory of the 1870's.Printing and the mind of man no 378 A. (Dated 1893 'sic') :" In these papers Lorentz assumed the electrical nature of matter and stated that all electrical particles become shortened when in motion along the direction in which the ether drifts. In 1905 Einstein propounded a special, limited theory of relativity with the express purpose of clarifying the aberration problem, to which end he adopted Lorentz's theory. The importance of this paper is that coincidentally with J.J.Thomson Lorentz had hit upon the electron theory of matter. While Thomson explained electricity in terms of matter, Lorentz expressed matter in terms of electricity. " Not in Norman, Herals of Science, Horblitt, Sparrow. Extremely scarce, the only copy on a book auction sale was the Honeyman copy. Bookseller Inventory # 1504

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Item Description: Paris, J. Guerin, 1738. Fine engraved frontispiece 23, ( i) pp.; Old. marbled boards (almost contemp.); lower outer corner faintly waterstained; very slightly foxed but a good copy with broad uncut margins. A statue of a flute player in the Tuilleries Gardens at Paris inspired Jacques de Vaucanson to build an automaton flute player which could play airs and move his limbs as naturally as possible. After many years of experimenting he overcame the technical difficulties and demonstrated his automaton to the excited members of the "Académie Royale" in 1738, together with a similar tambourine player and a duck which could eat and even had a kind of digestive system! He outrivaled all who were active at the time building such 'machines'. In his later years he improved many industrial processes & found new technical solutions. NBG 45 p. 1019-20. In the first part he described what the contemporary "Journal des Scavans" called "The most profound researches into physics and anatomy to explain the acoustics and playing technique of the flute." As far as I know, Vaucanson was the first person to write about the flute's acoustics, and indeed the only person in the 18th century. In the second part of his memoir describes the workings of his flute player (= from the preface of the 1979 reprint (Lasocki). See at lenght Simmen: der Mechanische Mensch. A very rare and early work on automatons and androids.the frontisp. dep. a mechanical flute player, a tambourine man and a mechanical duck. Hapsels, Automatic musical instruments p. 89 :" The earliest reference to helicoidal notation I have found is in a small french monograph by Vaucanson ( the above), This delightful booklet, describes in great detail three automata, two of which play music from a programmed cylinder. Vaucanson goes on to explain that, with a cylinder circumference of 64 ' pouces' c. 173 cm, and a total of 12 helicoidal revolutions, the full length of each notation line is no less than 2075 cm. That these automata have actually been made and that they were a great success, appaers from an official extract of the Academie Royale des Sciences, dated 30 april 1738 ." Rather scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 2802

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Item Description: 1827. (ii), 121; (ii), 119 pp. 2 volumes. Original mottled calf. Edges gilt. Spine nicely gilt decorated. Bindings not quite uniform. In fine condition. The manuscript written in a fine and well legible hand. Illustrated with 20 watercolorings made by Koopmans ( 4 coloured). The follwoing plates.:1.Galate.( loosely inserted) 2 Schip Holland. Folding.3. Het uitzetten van de groote Mast. 4. Om de boegspriet en bazanen mast uit te zetten. 5. Hol van 't Schip. 6. De ruimen. 7. Koebrugdek.8. Tussen deks. 9. Kuildek. 10 Bovendek. Volume 2. : 11. Natie vlaggen.( 2 pages ). 12. Een 36 ponder Kanon binnen boord gehaald. 13. Kogels. Een druif. Een schrootbos een ronde kogel Kneppel kogel. .14. Kielemmer. Blusstok. Kardoes etc.15. Kruidhoorn, Blikken of ledere bos. Platlood.16. Krasser, wisser, Aanzetter. 17 Schietlood 18. Verklaring der meest gebruikte tekenen. 19. Geschut aan stuurboord en bakboord met benamingen. Nummerous tabs etc. A very fine and nicely illustrated instruction manual ( manuscript ) for midshipmen and officers at the Dutch Navy. Written by the Vice-Admiral of the Dutch Navy J. C. Koopman. Dutch J.C.Koopman (1790 - 1855) marine-officier en Commandeur in de Militaire Willems-Orde Schrijver van :" Zijner Majesteits zeemagt vóór Antwerpen 1830-1832" Later Vice-admiraal van de Nederlandsche marine. Commandant van de flotille voor Antwerpen. De directe superieur van 'van Speijk'. Bookseller Inventory # 8264

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Stillfried, Baron Raimund von Stillfried und Radenitz ; Beato, Felice or Felix. and Andersen, H.2

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Item Description: Yokohama, Stillfried & Andersen ca., 1878. Album with photographic titlepage and 45 photographs of which 23 are coloured by hand measuring 194 x 244 mm. All laid down on thick cardboard leaves. Rather luxurious 19th richly calf binding over wooden boards, ruled and tooled in gilt & blind, gilt edges with brass oval shield in the centre of the front side, brass dosses on every corner of back side. brass clasps. Skillfully rebacked. boards browned, photographs partly discoloured, especially in the margin, but in all in very good condition. See Souvenirs from Japan by Winkel p. 26 :" Beato continued his photographic business until 1877 when he sold out to the firm of an Austrian, Baron von Stillfried. Beato stayed in Yokohama as a general merchant until 1884 after which time he settled in Rangoon.Baron Raimund von Stillfried und Radenitz was born in Bohemia in 1839. Like Beato , he travellled extensively before arriving in Japan. He came to Japan in 1870, apparently for the second time, with the ' Imperial Austrian Expedition' Von Stillfried decided to stay and established himself as a photographer in Yokohama. His photographs of Japan, shown at the 1873 Japan exhibition in Vienna, brought him fame not only in Austria but also in Japan. He regularly changed the name of his firm, for Example Stillfried & Co, ( 1871 - 1874); The Japan Photographic Association ( 1876) , and Stillfried and Andersen (1876 - 1879) , the firm that took over Beato's stock in 1877. Von Stillfried and Andersen produced an album, Views and costumes of Japan, in the late 1870s" All custom photographs in a contemporary handcolouring. All views in black and white. We tried to identify the photographers. Some we could trace by books on the history of photography in Japan (as indicated) , others were identified by means of the Japanese old photographs database of the Nagasaki University. Presumably a lot of pictures are much older as 1878 as Stillfried take over the entire stock of Beato. We assume there are even pre 1870 photographs. A detailed description is giving below. The photographs of Nagasaki/ Desima are all quite rare as they aren't in the database nor in the important work on Deshima : "Deshima. Its pictorial heritage ". As there was a number in the plate this number is giving in the description of the photographs. 1. Two Japanese women holding an umbrella.no 731. (R. Stillfried) 2. Portrait of a beautiful woman .Ukiyo-e bijin-ga .3 A mother carrying her child on her back in a sling slung. ( Felice Beato). no. 598 4. Two Japanese woman. A girl dancing to the shamisen ( Stillfried) 5. Two sumo wrestlers with in the middle the 'refere' gyoji. no 834 6. Two 'fighting' sumo wrestlers. no. 833. 7. Blind masseur. With a flute and a cane. no 791. 8. Woman around a smoking box holding a pipe. (Stillfried). 9. Hairdresser and two customers. One sitting in front of a mirror and the other sitting and waiting. 624. 10 Two women one wearing a Kasa 607. 11. Two warriors or Samurai ( Picture in Once upon a time p. 90. " Warriors of Olden days".R. Stillfried) no 780. 12 Six persons in front of a teahouse. 645. 13. Roadside teahouse. 14. A woman in a palanquin or kago with two carriers. no 701. 15. A woman in a palanquin or kago with two carriers. no 827. 16. A woman in a rickshaw or jinrikisha with two friends standing near and a man in front of the rickshaw. no 756.( R. Stillfried). 17. Odd Job Man. By Felice Beato. See once upon a time p. 79. no 18. A house-shaped boat or yakatabune. no 647. 19 Execution scenery??? 20. Shinchi and Dejima seen from Don-no-Yama (1) no 539. R. Stillfried. 21. /22. Two views on Nagasaki Harbor and bay. With on the right hand the graveyard for foreigners in Nagasaki. Together forming one large panorama of the entire bay area. 23. View in Nagasaki Small boat and houses near a river. In the plate Nagasaki. 24. One man and four women in front of a house. A wealthy family? 25.view of Takahoko Island at the mouth of the Nagasaki Harbour from. Bookseller Inventory # 2857

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Item Description: ca., 1930. All watercolours ca. 9 x 13,5 cm. In a beautiful decorated and signed full calf binding. In fine if not mint condition. most signed or person named by Razanamaniraka. Really realistic daily life sceneries. He exhibited at a colonial exposition in Paris, September 18th 1931and was the offical painter of Madagascar at this exposition. He won the Prize "Prix Du Concours D'Affiches De Tananarive" ("La Tribune", December 19, 1931). See Andrianetrazafy, H. La Peinture malgache des origines à 1940. .:" Razanamaniraka. En effet, de par le style qu'íl a développé, il manque à lui tout seul le passage du réalisme orthodoxe à l 'éclectisme pragmatique. A l ínstar de Ramanankamonjjy, Razanamaniraka 's intéresse à la peinture des son plus jeun âge. Il a, lui aussi, reçu une formation presque permanente auprës de Ratovo. Il aurait par ailleurs bénéficié de l'encadrement de Rakotova et de Ratrena. Aprës cette prémiëre phase de formation, Razanamanirka sést inscrit à l 'Ecole de Beaux-Arts de Tanarive lorsque celle-ci fut foonctionnelle en 1922. Des ses premiers pas Razanamanirka est donc rompu à toutes les subtitlités techniques quéxige la maîtrise de la transposition figurative réaliste, Est-ce la formation reçue au sein de l 'Ecole des Beaux-arts qui l'a incité à se démarquer de celle-ci?. Bookseller Inventory # 8309

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Item Description: Amsterdam, Kornelis van der Sys, 1721. 21(ll) ; 448, (II) ll., 146 fol. ca 30 x 45 cm. originally full calf. richly blindstamped and decorated. with 2 original brass clasps and 8 original cornerpieces. top and bottom of spine repaired. ( clasps with new leather). With six contemporary handcoloured maps and plans. Le Long 680 Cat. Bijbel-Tentoonstelling, 1914: no. 505 Not in Darlow-Moule. The first edition was printed in Emden by Nicolaes Biestkens in 1560. This is the so-called " Biestkens Bijbel or Bible " . A bible for the Anabaptists or Mennonites. Rare 1721 edition. This 1721 is normally not illustrated and quite a rare Bible edition. Our copy has 6 magnificent handcoloured maps. The 6 maps are by Cornelis Danckerts II. The maps were engraved by Albert Schut. ( Worldmap Shirley 615) See at lenght Poortman en Augusteijn Kaarten in Bijbels p. 230 -236. With illustrations of the maps. A lovely copy of the Mennonite Bible , normally not illustrated. At the end there is genealogical register of the Dutch families Bolte and van Calker. Bookseller Inventory # 925

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Item Description: Ticini, Balthassar Comini, 1794. (iv), 44 pp; 7 engraved plates after Scarpa's drawings by Faustino Anderloni numbered I - VII, accompanied by 7 outline keyplayes also numbered I - VII. endpapers very dusty. Titelpage and halftitle with foxing. the plates 4-7 of the keyplates are also foxed. Prize binding with on the frontcover. the arms of the Bartholomeus. ( Sancti Bartholomei Nosocomii) corners bumped and a bit damaged. original half calf. rebacked. But a remarkeble copy of the first edition in a Prize Binding. with the seven plates in very fine condition. elephant folio. ca 60 x 45 cm. FIRST EDITION. SCARPA'S ANATOMIC MASTERPIECE. The seven life-size plates, engraved from Scarpa's own drawings by Faustino Anderloni (1766-1847), "show his [Scarpa's] mastery of both anatomy and draughtsmanship. Technical drawing in architecture, engineering, and anatomy sometimes not only achieves its primary purpose, but, passing beyond the transmission of information, reaches an excellence akin to that of commissioned fine art. Scarpa's work is of this quality. Until 1794 various engravers from Milan, London, Vienna, and Florence were employed to put Scarpa's ink drawing on the copperplates; in that year, Scarpa employed and trained Faustino Anderloni, one of a family of engravers, whose work comes to match the achievement of the anatomist-illustrator. In later publications Anderloni, presumably closely watched by Scarpa, made both the drawing and the engraving from Scarpa's preparations. The paper used for the impressions, the inks, and the presswork were of a quality appropriate to contemporary fine printing in Italy, headed by the Bodoni presses in Parma. The plates of Scarpa and Anderloni must stand among the finest anatomical illustrations ever produced" (Roberts & Tomlinson p. 376). The plates in this work illustrate the human glossopharyngeal, vagus and hypoglossal nerves, which had never before been correctly shown. Scarpa was also the first to delineate correctly the nerves of the heart, and showed that the terminal ramifications of the cardiac nerves are directly connected to cardiac muscular fibers. Scarpa also showed that nerves are not always excited by a stimulus, which shed light on the inhibitory function of the cardiac nerves. Choulant-Frank, p. 299; Garrison-Morton 1253; Heirs of Hippocrates 1105; McHenry, Garrison's History of Neurology, pp. 97-99; Norman 1897; Waller 8545." At the annual competion for the Prizes offered by the medical Teachers of St. Bartholomeus Hospital in May 1840, this book was presented to Mr. William Hall by Mr. Edward Stanley, lecturer on anatomy and physiology as the Second Prize for proficiency in these sciences , in testimony whereof the Medical Officers and Teachers of the Hospital have . their signature". Signed in full by, Edward Stanley John P. Vincent. Edwrad Rigley. Arthur Jappe. and 5 others. Bookseller Inventory # 15

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Cauvin, André. Brussels 1907 - 2004. Famous Belgian Photographer, Author Director and Producer on Africa especially Congo and Rwanda.

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Item Description: ca., 1935. -1957. Photographs with different dimensions. 20 x 24 cm. -/ 28 x 38 cm. 1 coloured one ( =The King of Belgium visiting Congo 1955) Some signed or with his stamp. Neatly mounted on blue board. Added original wrapper of the book Congo. A copy of Festival Mondial Belgique 1958 with photographs of Cauvin. Newspapercuttings. Advertisement for Bongolo with photographs by Cauvin. Bongolo et la princesse Noire. Une fable moderne un cadre primitif. Film belge tourne au Congo Belge. André Cauvin. Bwana Kitoko. 4pp. Bwana Kitoko Réalisé par André Cauvin. 3 copies 4to. Belgique d' outremer signed on frontcover by André Cauvin. (Industrialisation 1957) ibidem. L' avenir politique du Congo Belge. ( signed. on front cover). La patriote Illustré Le Congo 6 Mai 1945 with on frontcover a photo by Cauvin. 3 handwritten picture postcard signed : " André "and a small note with in Cauvin's handwritting :"Pour mon cher Jean- Pierre. en souvenir des cent visages de l 'equator que j 'aitant aimés André Cauvin Avril 1990 ) and two original film posters.1. Voyage Royal Bwana Kitoko. Le film de André Cauvin en couleurs 33 x 45 cm. and 2. L'Équator aux cent visages. 36 x 55 cm. André Cauvin renowed Belgian filmmaker , photographer and author. Films: Bwana Kitoko (1955) Bongolo and the Negro Princess Author or photographer and author of books. : (1952) L' Équateur aux cent visages, (1948) Congo (1945) Nos soldats d'Afrique (1939) etc. This collection from the private archives of Cauvin contains a.o. the photograph, which is on the frontcover of the book by John Latouche. Congo. published in 1945 with in Cauvin's handwritten on the verso :" Photo André Cauvin. Reproduction sans autorisation interdite." A very interesting and rich collection of material on Congo and Rwanda. Bookseller Inventory # 6228

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Item Description: Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1847. viii, (2), 357, (1) pp. Contemporary half calf with gilt title marbled boards. Some slight worning. In very good if not fine condition. Important provenance. Copy from the library at Deshima. With contenporary manuscript ex-libris on first pastedown 'Bibliotheek te Desima, no. 32' (corrected from 35), and with the same number on a ticket on the front side. Also with later ex-libris of W.M. v.d. Tak, consul of the NHM-post at Yokohama. Rare work by the Dutch historian and linguist Gerard Lauts (1787-1865) on the history and government institutions of Japan and its relations with Europe. Lauts is famous for his writings on Dutch linguistics and Dutch overseas expansion. His standard work in 7 volumes is: Geschiedenis van de vestiging, uitbreiding, bloei en verval van de magt der Nederlanders in Indië (1852-66). Ulrich Gerard Lauts (1787-1865) was Dutch historian & literator. In 1830 he became professor at the "Kon. Instituut voor het Zeewezen" in Medemblik. Most of his works deal with overseas territories and possessions. In the foreword he claims to be different to other writers on Japan, as he consulted many manuscripts and used oral communication from government officials and J. Cock Blomhoff, the former head of Deshima. Indeed, the book offers an in-depth analysis of the development of the trade of the Dutch with the Japanese, and the attempts and failures of other nations to do so. - Very rare. NNBW VIII, 1014-16; Cordier, 504; Alt-Japan-Kat., 788. Bookseller Inventory # 148

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Item Description: London, Murray, 1860. ix,502p.+ advertisements 50pages Murray dated Jan. 1860. original green cloth gilt decorated (a bit rubbed, some slight foxing. Old owner's entrie on titlepage.) In very good condition. in it's original cloth binding. with binder's label. : " Bound by Edmonds & Remnants London". (At the last flyleave.) Second edition. (Freeman 376 c).with fifth thousand on titlepage. Dibner Heralds 199. G. & M. nr. 220. Horblit 23 b. P.M.M. 344b ( all first ed.) The theory of evolution. A good copy of the sec. ed. Dibner :"This, the most important single work in science, brought man to his true place in nature". In very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 15680

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Pander, Christian Heinrich, 1794-1865.

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Item Description: Würzburg, without publisher, 1817. iv, 42 p.(ii) pp., 20 engraved plates 35 cm. uncut. modern boards, part of original printed wrapper mounted. (= author and titleLast textpage with the printermark. " Gedruckt bei Heinrich Ludwig Brönner in Frankfurt a/M." The 20 plates are numbered I - X and there are also 9 outline key plates for the number s I - X and a plate named : " Tafel der Querdurchschnitte" Uncut. some foxing. plate IX and X with damage of water in the margin. copy on heavy paper except the plates. But a very good copy. First German edition and the First edition with the plates. The plates are by Joseph Wilhelm Edouard d'Alton the elder ( 1772 - 1840), a German naturalist who took part in Pander's embryological investigations. The plates are accurate and contained the most complete representation of the chick's embryological development to that date.( See Norman no 1632). Garrison & Morton no. 474 ( Latin edition in the same year). :" Pander's doctoral thesis in which he announced his discovery of the trilaminar structure of the chick blastoderm, which term he also coined. This discovery stimulated von Baer's research. Pander later paid for the publication of an illustrated German-language edition of the thesis. The original Latin edition has no illustrations." The word Pander used is the German for Blastoderm ( Keimhaut.) Very scarce the last copy on a German auction sale was about 25 years ago in 1979. Bookseller Inventory # 250

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Item Description: 1852. Important manuscript containing research on mineral waters, travel accounts, scientific research, altitude measurements etc.in Indonesia in the mid 19th century. Folio [Meas. appr. 3.5 x 21 cm]. Original manuscript in brown ink. Paginated 1 - 276. 1852. W. a number of original drawings in ink, including a series of 10 - 12 depicting apparatus in a Japanese chemical laboratory for the extraction of Campherous oil on pp. 8-9. Further ills. of japanese gold & copper coins, pp. 141, 142, 220 , 221. Loosely inserted 1 single and 1 double sheet of blue writing paper, one of which with a map in ink of the West coast of Timor, the other a double sheet, of which 3 pp. w. a handwritten account by Netscher belonging to page 270. Also loosely inserted a number of sheets and pieces of paper containing rough draughts, calculations and loose notes / annotations. Inserted before page 1 a letter to Maijer [signature unclear] dated 'Semarang den 9 Februarij 1846'. The annotations in pencil on the verso of this letter are identical to to the handwriting of the manuscript, thus identifying the author as 'Maijer' [=Maier, P.J.]. Contemp. half smooth clf., over marbled brds., top of spine a portion missing [ca. 3 x 3 cm]. Corners rubbed and dam., calf corner covering gone. (1 - 270, 271-272 blank, 273, 274, II [contents] pp.). (Paper watermarked 'Pro Patria . Libertate', countermark 'Gebrs van Kapel'. (Ex bibliotheca Prof. Brouwer, Groningen). Binding worn and ( slightly damaged ) otherwise in very good condition 'Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indie', Batavia, 1850 - 1860 contains a large number of articles by P.J.Maier, 'together with Dr. Bleeker [the famous ichthyologist], founding member and governor of the 'Natuurkundige Vereeniging in Nederlandsch - Indië' established in 1850. Maier was also director of the Museum of the Dutch - Indies Society of Industry, hosting an important exhibition in 1853 in Batavia ['Tentoonstellingsatalogus van producten der natuur en der industrie van den Indischen Archipel' (Batavia, Lange & Co., 1853]. Maier had been in the Indies since the mid forties, working his way up in the ranks as Apothecary 1st Class and 1st laboratory assistant, up to a Major's rank and with full responsibility for the chemical laboratory in Batavia. Maier's name is no longer found in the minutes of the board meetings of the 'Natuurkundige Vereeniging' [renamed 'Koninklijke Natuurkundige Vereeniging''in 1859] from December 1855 onwards. Many of the manuscript accounts in this volume ended up in the vols. of the 'Verhandelingen', among which his account of the extraction of campherous oil in Japan and the lay out of a Japanese chemical laboratory. The information was acquired by Maier from a Japanes chemist who responded to a letter sent by Maier in June 1851. The said Japanes chemist further comments on the rather poor standard of chemistry in Japan, which is primarily based on the works of the european authors Ypey, Smallenburg, Boommes [Baumes?], Berzelius, Tromsdorf. The printed article appeared in Vol. X (7th part of the new series), 1856. It can be found in the manuscript notes on pp. 7 - 9 accompanied by 10 - 12 very nice pencil drawings of the actual process of manufacture & distillation, based on the lay out of a japanese laboratory. The opening pages of the manuscript describe 'de minerale bronnen te Oresino en Takiwo' [the mineral spas at Oresino & Takiwo']. Another article on Japan may be found on pp. 141 - 142, 220 & 221 on the 'scheikundig onderzoek van Japan'sche Muntsoorten' [chemical reseach into Japanese species of coins]. In the blank margins we find 8 small pencil drawings illustrating [gold] coins called 'boontje', halfboontje' and 'kwartboontje'. On pp. 221 a further 4 illustrations of golden coins & copper coins. Maier's research often focused on chemical analysis of mineral waters, coal, iron ore, tin, obsidian, copper, gold and silver for coins, vanilla plants, chinese medicine, etc. The manuscrip. Bookseller Inventory # 8496

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Item Description: A Paris, Charles Sevestre, rue Dauphine, proche, 1624. livre 1. [ 3] 46 leaves. livre 2 : [ 2], 28 leaves livre 3. [1] 9, [3] leaves. 2 engraved titlepages. 23 engraved and woodcut text illustrations and 64 fullpage engraved and etched illustrations.num. fine wood-engr. initials and vignettes ( Diagrams. Music etc.Folio. Halfvellum over marbled boards. ( a bit worn ) Some faint water staining, but a very fine copy in a contemporary binding. Marbling a bit rubbed. Second edition. Second edition. A beautifully illustrated work. Salomon de Caus (1576, Dieppe – 1626) was a French Huguenot engineer, once (falsely) credited with the development of the steam engine. He was the elder brother of Isaac de Caus. Being a Huguenot, Caus spent his life moving across Europe. He worked as an hydraulic engineer and architect under Louis XIII. Caus also designed gardens in England, that of Somerset House among them; also, the Hortus Palatinus, or Garden of the Palatinate, in Heidelberg, Germany. In 1615, he published a book showing a steam-driven pump similar to one developed by Giovanni Battista della Porta fourteen years earlier. Nevertheless, François Arago called him the inventor of the steam engine as a result. In this same book, Les Raisons des forces mouvantes, Caus presents[1] a well-known just-intonation scale, now known as the Ellis Duodene, after Alexander John Ellis who reinvented it. It is to Caus that the term work is owed in the sense that it is used in the field of mechanics. The plates in the first 2 parts show fountains, hugh grottoes with (moving) statues, water clocks, musical fountains (2 full-page engr. musical score: a madrigal of A. Strigio) water ballet fountains, a fire engine, sawing-machine, make a stuffed bird sing, powered by water (one illustration shows a fountain powered by the sun), (terraced) garden designs, aviaries, etc. The 3rd parts treats organ-building. -. Bookseller Inventory # 10065

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Item Description: w.pl., w.y. ca, 1733. xvi, b.w.2: Decalaration du roy, pour faciliter la perception des Rentes des Tontines. Donnée à Versailles le 23. Juillet 1737. Paris 4pp.e l'impr. Royale 1737. b.w 3: Arrest du conseil d'estat du roy. Pour faciliter la perception des arrerages des Rentes Viageres, acquises sur l' hostel de ville de Paris par les Estrangers. b.w.4: 4 pp. Paris L'Impr. royale. 1737. b.w.5: 29 printed folio pages with numeroushandwritten annotations of a tontine. b.w. 6: Edit du Roy portant creation de rentes viagres en forme de Tontine, Donné a Versailles au mois d'aout 1734. 8 handwritten pages; b.w. 7: folio 95 pages with nummerous handwritten annotations and additions. small 4to. bind. with some whormholing and dryout. Otherwise a very good copy. An interesting treatise of 7 items some printed and some in handwritting all on the Tontine. See at length on the tontine: Jennings et al. :" The Tontine, from the Reign of Louis XIV to the French Revolutionary era. Philadelphia 1982." p.1. " A gold mine for the king. a treasure hidden away in the realm. Lorenzo Tonti- Banker, polictical adventurer, and promotor- was certain he could channel such riches into the coffers of Louis XIV of France. " The Tontine is a kind of life-assurance, with gambling aspects and bears the name of the inventor Tonti. This convolute consist of the complete 1733 and 1734 Tontines, together with the " edicts " and the "declarations" of the French King. p. 38.: The edict which established the simple tontine of 1733 observed that Louis XIV's tontines had been ' eagerly' taken up by subscribers and it contended that payments had been made exactly, without' diminuation or retrenchment'. In thruth, tontine subscribers seem to have fared better than holders of perpetual rentes. The edict specified over 1 million livres in interest to be divided among seven classes at 150,000 l. each. Minor changes aside, the administration of the 1733 tontine was similar to that of 1689. By then however, it was vlear that the crucial certificat de vie should be drawn up by the same notary who had prepared the tontien extract. The 1734 tontine arranged classes in five-year gradations, reduced the number to enlarge the prizes for last survivors, anticipated a total principal of 15 million livres. The public overscribed the 1734 tontine, investing over 15 million livres, the largest yield for a tontine thus far. Of course, these tontines were war war measures. The first of these tontines ( the above) came in response to a relatively minor confrontation, the War of the Polish Succession. Faced with a shortage of funds to pursue the conflict, the government recognized that the perpetuals were too discredited to attract a wide public." All handwritten annotations by the buyer of this tontine are in a careful and very readible Dutch handwritting. " Ick hebbe ghenomen op het leven van prins Eugenius de Savoije. etc. with annotations like 1737 " Is doot". In all the buyer bought about 150 different tontines on the life of 150 different persons. All are carefully annoted. Further details upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 69869

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Item Description: Stuttgart, 1830. 12, 190 pp. With engraved title vignet skillfully coloured by hand & heightened with gold. and 2 folding aquatinta plates. Halfcalf ( original.) marbled boards. A bit browned, marginal staining in places. touching both plates but not really affecting the image, in very good condition. With contemporary manuscript ex-libris on first pastedown. : 'Bibliotheek te Desima, no. 31' (corrected from 34), and with the same number on a ticket on the front side. Also with later ex-libris of W.M. v.d. Tak, consul of the NHM-post at Yokohama. - Germain Felix Meijlan (1785-1831) entered the Dutch East India Company in 1806. From 1827 to 1830 he was the head of the company's factory in Nagasaki. This work was completed in the spring of 1829 and is concerned chiefly with the author's observations of life and conditions in Nagasaki. It is divided into fifteen chapters treating of such diverse topics as the government of the town of Nagasaki and that of Japan as a whole, the island of Dejima, Japanese religion and festivals and including a short sketch of the Japanese language. - Cordier, 486; Alt-Japan-Kat., 1001; Landwehr, Bks. w. cold. plts., 376; Tiele, 754. Bookseller Inventory # 63

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Item Description: Witten a. d. Ruhr, Friedrich Goebel, 1886. Totally 31 x 455 cm. 4to. In original richly decorated and gilt cloth. ( 35 x 32 cm. ) Photographic leporello or concertina in 14 parts as issued and mounted as issued. Small stain on frontcover otherwise in very good / fine condition. Von der Plattform des Helenenturms fertigte im Jahre 1886 der Hofphotograph Friedrich Goebel sein einmaliges Panorama der Stadt Witten an. Man hat einen Blick über weite Teile des Stadt Bereiches. Panoramabild das einen vollständigen 360 grad Rundblid von Witten vorstellt. Der '''Helenenturm''' ist ein Aussichtsturm , erbaut in 1858. Als Privatdenkmal des Justizrats Ed.Strohn zu Ehren seiner Frau Helene Strohn , Seit 1909 ist der Turm im Besitz der Stadt. Sehr Selten. Nicht in Karlsruhe Virtuelle Bibliothek oder in O.C.L.C/ Worldcat. A giant 360 degree photographic ( collotype?) Panorama of the city of Witten in the Ruhrgebiet in Germany. Friedrich Goebel was a photographer who was based in Witten. ( exteremly scarce not in KVK nor Worldcat / OCLC ). Bookseller Inventory # 4284

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Item Description: Calcutta, Charles Wilkins Superintendant, 1782. 3lvs, 70 (i), 213 pp. Large 4to. broad margins, half-title not included. spine reinforced by paper, contemporary boards. A fine copy of this important document, in which Hastings set out to justify his actions against Chait SIngh, raja of Benares, and , the wazir of Oudh. Both princes had fallen in arrears with their payment to the British chest, and besides that, the raja had shown signs of disloyalty. In 1781 Hastings embarked upon an expedition to Benares to set things right. When confronted with Hastings'demans, the raja rose in insurrection. The British troops were routed, and Hastings barely escaped with his life. It took several expeditions to suppress the ensuing riots. The wazir proved less of an obstacle. He compiled fully with the Governor - General's demands. In order to obtain payment, however, Hastings had to put great pressure on the begum, the wazir's mother, who administrated her son's finances. She was accused of having part in the risings, and was made to pay a fine of over a million sterling. In anticipating of the disapproval, with which - he felt - his actions would be judged, Hastings compiled the Narrative. In it he provided factual evidence which proved the raja's disloyalty and clarified the course of events. When, in 1782 , his superiors called him to account, he did indeed find them in a severly reproving mood. In the course of the following process he was able - both by means of his personal defence and by the important documentary evidence of the Narrative- to reverse his adverse vein. In the end he was lent an extra-judicial sanction, and even gained praise for his actions. The value of the Narrative- apart from its importance as a historical document, leading up to the trials of the 1790's- is enhanced by the fact that it may be considered to be the first major historical publication, printed at the Honourable Company Press, Calcutta. Previous publications consisted in calendars, almanacs, administrative regulations, a religious treatise, a translation of a short Sanskrit text, and a Persian reader. Not in Diehl, Lowndes, The Bibliographer's manaul of English literature p. 883; Check- List of works know to have been printed in Calcutta 1777 - 99 no. 13. ( In G. Shaw, printing in Calcutta to 1800, Lodnon 1981). Shaw's description shows some discrepancies concerning the imprint and the size of the work, which is definitely 4to. though a large format, and not folio, as stated. (cf Lowndes). Very scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 6256

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Item Description: The Netherlands., Without year and place ca., 1775. Manuscript atlas in very good condition with carefully drawn maps of the western part of Russia. ( European Russia ) The maps all with degrees of longitude and latitude and within broad watercoloured border. original halfcalf over marbled boards. Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 8070

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Item Description: Vannes, ca., 1831. 3 portfolio's with totally 159 samples of alga. 4to. with printed text on front :" 10 Fascicules in 4. Chaque fascicule est de 20 plantes. Il en paraît un tous les deux mois. Prix deu fascicule. 6 fr. et 7,50 c. franc de port. " and in handwritting :" Les initiales placée en regard de chaque nom porté sous les étiquettes indiguent le D. D. Duby. L.H. Hooker et L.A. Agardh". Lacks no 120. All alga with a printed descriptive label below with handwritten annotations. In very good if not fine original condition. Extremely scarce seaweed collection of the Alga living in the sea near Morbihan in France. Oclc. Worldcat mentions only 2 other copies with 100 alga. ( a.o. Cambridge Univ. Lib.). Not in Plesch, Hunt, Stafleu & Cowan. This set which we offer is the most complete one, we could trace. Bookseller Inventory # 8096

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Item Description: Amsterdam, A.v.Huyssteen, 1733. . Van de tydrekening, en opvoeding van de geestelyke en wereldlyke keyzers, van de oorspronkelyke afstamming, godsdiensten, gewoonten en handwerkselen der inboorlingen, en van hunnen koophandel met de Nederlanders en de Chineesen, benevens eene Beschryving van het Koningryk Siam. In 't hoogduitsch beschreven door Engelbert Kaempfer. M.D. Geneesheer van het Hollandsche Gezantschap na't Hof van den Keyzer.onder het opzicht van den Ridder Hans Sloane uytgegeven, en uyt het Engelsch in't Nederduytsch vertaalt. vi,50, 500p.; with 48 plts., maps and views large Japan map with 2 tears ; orig. full cf.; spine gilt decor.; folio. some slight browning and spotting. Loosely inserted is one extra plate probably taken from the French edition of Kaempfer. Corner s bit bumped.and rest. but a very good copy. Landwehr V.O.C. 531. Nipponalia n.r 1932 :"E. Kaempfer (651 - 1716), the German physician, assumed the 1post of medical officer to the Dutch factory on Deshima in the year 1690. During his three-year term of duty he twice made the journey to Edo in the company of the head of the factory". Catalogue of the Japanese Soc. for the History of Medicine nr. 8:"It introduced for the first time systematically Japan, which still remained a mysterious land to Europeans at that time". With plate A .Good copy of this important description with 1 extra plate (49). ( This one is loosely inserted). Bookseller Inventory # 8175

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Item Description: Leiden, P.v.d. Aa., 1698. -1700 ibidim. S. de VRIES. Omstandigh vervolgh op Joh. Lodew. Gottfrieds Historische kronyck (.) tot aen 't jaer 16983 vols. 1700. Totally 3 volumes in 4. (48), 2011 (cols.), (58); (12), 1483 (cols.), (64); (26), 1640 (cols.), (80) pp. W. engraved titlepage, engraved portrait of De Vries, engraved folding worldmap, 28 engraved plates (each with nummerous engraved portraits) & 584 historical text-engrs. (for a great part by J. & C. Luyken). Large folio. 29,5 x 46 cm. Original full vellum. Vellum Richly gilt decorated and with titles in handwriting on spine. SOme mild browning, but a magnificent and complete set. A scarce work complete with the scarce worldmap. With the continuation by de Vries in three folio bindings. Of importance for the history of art in Japan in the Rangaku era. ( Jan Luyken Illustrations) Rangaku. Bookseller Inventory # 7502

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Item Description: Leiden, Eduoard IJdo, 1902. Ad 1. 4to. In: Herinneringsbundel Prof.S.S. Rosenstein. Leiden, 1902, page 101 - 106. with 1 plate.original green brown publisher's cloth. floral endpapers. ( Item offered is of course the complete volume.). Very good / fine condition of the first and only edition.( Some slight wearing). Ad 2. Die galvanometrische Registrirung des menschlichen Elektrokardiogramms, zugleich eine Beurtheilung der Anwendung des Capillar-Elektrometers in der Physiologie. Bonn, 1903. 472- 480pp. 1 plate and 2 text illustrations. Separat abdruck aus dem Archiv für die ges. Physiologie Bd.99. Verlag von Emil Strauss. ( Physiol. lab. in Leyden). original printed wrappers. some mild browning. Spine with some repairs. First edition. Offprint ( sep. Abdr. ) Ad 3. Ein neues Galvanometer. Leipzig J.A. Barth. Separat Abdruck aus dem Annalen der Physik. 4te Folgfe. Bd. 12. 1903. With printed text on front :" überreicht vom Verfasser. ( = From the author.).1059 - 1071. original printed wrappers. Some mild browning and sligthly damaged, but in very good condition. Ad 4. De leer der specifieke energieën. Redevoering bij de aanvaarding van het hoogleraarambt aan de Rijksuniversietit te leiden op den 24stebn Februari 1886. Uitgesproken door Dr. W. Einthoven. Leiden. S.C. Doesburgh 1886. 31 pp. original printed wrappers. very good condition on front.in Einthoven's handwriting : "V.d.S." = van de schrijver which emans from the author. Ad 1. Grolier One hundred famous books in Medicine no 89. :" In 1902 Einthoven published an article in Dutch that included the first description of a human electrocardiogram recorded with a string galvanometer. This was followed by a series of papers in German, French, and English that brought the new technique to the attention of physiologists and clinicains throughout Europe and America. The introduction of the electrocardiogram, together with the discovery of X-rays in 1896, revolutionized the practice of medicine, signalling the advent of the modern era. Preface page. xvi :" the ' galvanomatrische Registrirung des menschlichen Elektrocardiogramms was not the first publication on the electrocardiogram. , but this paper preceeding the German by a year". Ad 2. The original German paper which has been seen for years as the first description of the human electrocardiogram, until recently his Dutch publication dated 1902. ( see A.) has been discovered. First edition original offprint. Ad 3. The first description of the string galvanometer used by Einthoven for his discovery of the electrocardiogram. First edition. Offprint. ( separad_Abdruck aus dem Annalen der Physik.).:" überreicht vom Verfasser. ( = From the author.) Ad 4. First edition of Einthoven's address by his appoinment as Professor of medicine and physiology at the Leiden University. This collection of important papers in the history of cardiology, illustrated the beginning of modern cardiology. The dawn of a new science by the eminent Dutch Nobel-Prize winner. Einthoven. See at lenght. William Einthoven Father of electrocardiography by H.A> Snellen added to this collection. Bookseller Inventory # 602

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Item Description: China, ca, 1890. - 1907. 4to. Fine condition. Different format mostly 8v0 booklets. A very rare collection of small printed material almost all relating to Shanghai and China. Some handwritten. Among the emphera. 1. Nagasaki Aquatic Sports. Fourth Meeting 1890. 2. Invitation Prince of Prussia. 3. Dances diner King of Prussia. 4. Shanghai Philharmonic Society. 20th Jan 1899. 5. Shanghai Club. 1898. The smoking club Sanghai. Rules of the Shanghai Club. Rules of the smoking Concert Club. Rules of the Chefoo Club. Nummerous other emphera. A lovely album with all related printed and handwritten material to Mr. V. Reitzel Nielsen adventures in China. Further details upon request. Extremely scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 7554

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