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Item Description: London, imp. R. Chiswell#ad insigne Rosae Corona, 1683. (48) 1-334 (2) ( last page blank. With fine engraved frontispiece by John Sturt ( 1658 - 1730) and six engraved ( 5 folding ) plates. original overlapping vellum. small whole in the lower margin of one text page. 1 textpage with repairs and one folding plate with repairs. Title in handwritting on spine. A remarkeble fresh copy. First edition. Lindeboom Dutch medical biography : " Willen ten Rhijne Deventer 2 January 1649 - Batavia 1 June 1700 .He studied in Deventer and Franeker, . travelled to France, where he received the degree of MD at Angers in 1670. On his return Ten Rhijne was appointed physician to the Dutch East India Company. He sailed on the ship Ternate. . After his arrival in Japan he is said to have been consulted by the Japanese emperor, who was very ill, but recovered. Ten Rhijne returned to Java, where he passed the rest of his life engaged in botanical and medical studies. He contributed to the great work Hortus Malabaricus." Bowers p. 31 :" The first Deshima doctor to describe the medicine and culture of Japan to the West was a Hollander, Willem Ten Rhyne. There had been brief notes on the unique practices of Kampô in the letters of the Jesuits, . but Ten Rhijne was the first physician to publish in Europe a detailed description of the indications for and practices of acupuncture and moxibustion. He was as well the first physician with a full university education in medicine to come to Deshima, and his studies and publications indicate hat he was dedicated to scholarship". Catalogue of Historical writings and Materials in early stage of the Development of Modern Medicine in Japan ( 1959 ) .no 5. :" Wellknown as the first literature that introduced scientifically to Europe acupuncture and moxocausis peculiar to the Orient". Lu and Needham p. 271 :" In 1673 he was sent to Deshima a resident physician, where for two years he had considerable opportunities for coferring with the physicians of Japan. Ten Rhyne present in his book four pictures, two Chinese and two Japanese, which show the acu-tracts and the loci appropriate for acupuncture and for moxa cautery. He mentioned also the bronze acupuncture models, referring to Wang Wei-I.It has justly been , called ' The western world's first detailed treatise on acupunture." Very scarce first edition of the first Western book on acupuncture. Bookseller Inventory # 1132

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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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Disquisitiones Arithmeticae. Auctore D. Carolo Friderico Gauss. First edition.

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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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: 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: 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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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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Views & costumes of Japan / by Stillfried & Andersen. Original photographs. ( albumen prints.

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: 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: Cairo, Délié and Béchard ca., 1870. Both albums in oblong folio. 45 x 35 cm. ( Some) Loosening. Binding with worning and some damaging. In contemporary green cloth with "Souvenir du Caire " in gold on frontcover. All with handwritten captions below. Neatly written in French and well legible. Photographs ca. 24,8 x 20 cm. Pages with some foxing but photographs in excellent condition. Both albums with in the first photograph a blindstamp :" H Délié & H. Béchard photographs. Egypte ". 1. Grande pyramide de Gyzeh. 2. Sphinx ( Gizeh) 3. Sphinx et pyramides ( Gyzeh). 4. Village arabe au pied des pyrmides pendants línudations. 5. Sphynx et grande pyramide ( Gyzeh). 6. Vue de la citadelle ( Côté Nord). 7. Vue de Caire ( Côté Nord). 8. Vue orientale de la mosquée du Sultan Hassan. 9. Porte de la mosquée du Sultan Hassan ( Côte Nord). 10. Fontaine cour intérieure mosquée Sultan Hassan. 11. Rue de la citadelle. ( Corps de gardes). 12. Vue générale des tombeaux des califes ( Citadelle). 13. Vue de Caire (est) des . Bab et Garaib. 14. Vue de la place de Remmilich et du côte est de la mosquee du Sultan Hassan. 15. Porte de la mosquée du Sultan Hassan. (Nord). 16.Ruines de la mosquée cité el Nour ( Lumière) au Sud du Caire. 17. Vue du Caire ( Ouest). 18. Mosquées sultans Hassan + Mahmoudi. 19. Mosquée du Kaid Bey ( Nord) à Coté des tombeaux des Mamelucks 20. Vue du Caire ( Nord- Ouest). 21. Ruines de la mosquée du Sultan Hakim au nord du Caire à côté de la porte Babel Nasr. 22. Vue des tombeaux à l'est on Caire et au sud de la porte dite bab el Garaib. 23. Tombeaux et sibilles à la sortie de bab el Garail ( Est du Caire). 24. Tombeaux des Mamelucks. 25. Tombeau du sultan Mameluck dit Sultan Ynal. 26. Vue de la ville prise des tombeaux Coté Nord. 27. Tombeaux modernes au Nord du Caire. 28. Tombeaux au Sud du Caire au pied du Mokatan. 29. Face au Nord du Sultan Bark=ouck ( tombeau) Mamelucks. 30. Keba de la mosquée du Sultan Hassan. 31. Fontaine de la cour intérieure de la mosquée de Toulonin. 32. Vue de l Ezbekiek ( Prise de l'Hotel d'Orient). 33. Vue du port de Boulacq. 34. Bois des Palmiers. 35. Aiguille de Cléopatre ( Alexandrie). 36. ( Alexandrie ) Aiguille de Cléopatre et rue du vieux port. Album 2: 37.Cittadelle du Cair. ( Tombeaux). 38. Tombeau du Sultan Bourguoug 39. Choire du Sultan Bourguoug 40. Porte et cimetière Bab - El - Quirir. 41. Cour interieure du tombeau du Sultan Bourguoug. 42. Place des Consuls à Alexandrie. 43. Vue prise sous la port d'Alexandrie. 44. Sibyle d'Abrihim Kykhyeh. Quartier Souq - el - el Asr. 45. Mosquée abondonnée sur le flame du Mokatam. 46. Keblah de la mosquée du Sultan Hafsan. 46. Cour intérieure de la mosquée El-Toulomm. 47. Porte de la mosquée du Sultan Hassan. 48. Cour intérieure sur des tombeaux des Mamelouks. 48 Rue de la Citadelle. 49. Palais de S. A. le Khédive à l'Esbékioh. 50. Figuiers de Barbarie. 51. Groupe de Chameaux. 52. Mosque de S.A. le Khédive à Guézireh. ( Côté Nord). 53. Grotte du jardin de Guérizeh. 54. Palais de Guérizeh. ( Côté Nord). 55. Vue du jardin de Guezireh. 56. Mosque du jardin de Guézireh. 57. Vue du jardin de Guezireh. 58. Mosque du jardin de Guezireh. ( Côté Sud). 59. Vue du Jardin de Guézireh. 60. Vue du Jardin de Guérizeh. 61. Femme Arabe. 62. Type Fellah. 63. Marchand d'eau. 64. Marchands d'eaux et dóranges. 65. Mamelouk. 66. Bédouin. 67. Bédouin. 68. Derviche. 69. Chef des derviches à Boulaq. 70. Derviche ( Persan). 71 Olhuée. 72. Olhuée. two extremely rare photo albums. by Henri Béchard and Delié. Egypt caught in tiem p. 141. Henri Béchard active 1870 -1880.: "Awaded the Gold medal at the Universale exposition 1878. In 1887 Emile Béchard and A. Palmieri published Henri's photogravures in 'L'Egypt et la Nubie'. His studio was in the Ezbekiyeh gardens, Cairo. .On Delié about whom nothing is known.".Excursions along the Nile. Santa Barbara Museum of Art. p. 159:"Délié and Béchard became partners after Délié arrived in Cairo, about the time of the opening of the Suez Ca. Bookseller Inventory # 3758

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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. Scarpa's anatomic masterpiece, the product of twenty years of research on the nerves. The seven life-size plates illustrate the human glossopharyngeal, vagus and hypoglossal nerves, which had never before correctly shown. Scarpa was also the first to delineate correctly the nerves of the hart, and showed that the terminal ramifications of the 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.( Norman 1897. G. & M. no.1253. With large handwritten dedication on the first blank :" 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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An very interesting collection of 49 original vintage photographs by Andre Cauvin from the private collection of the photographer. + additional material all from the private archives of the photographer. All on Rwanda and Congo

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: Batavia, Landesdruckerei, 1894. iv, 39 pages. 2 plates each with a page descriptive text and 3 text ills. 4to. loose, browned throughout. Original halfcloth. Binding worn and damaged. Obviously printed in a very small edition as most items printed in Batavia are. The extermely scarce first edition of this work by Eugène Dubois. Most books printed in Indonesia in the 19th. century are in very bad condition due to the climatological circumstances. A very interesting association copy with handwritten dedication by the author. : " Met broederlijken groet van den schrijver ". ( = With brotherly greetings from the author ). Loose inserted is an ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH taken by Dubois and in his handwritting at the back. " vindplaats Pithecanthropus ". ( = the site were the Pithecanthropus was found). The location isn't Trinil on Java 1891but the first site where bones of the Pithecantrhopus has been found Kedung Brubus (or Kedoeng Broeboe). At this site Dubois found a part of the jaw of the Pthecanthropus. Garrison & Morton no. 210 :" Discovery of the homo erectus, the oldest type of Homo. The skull-cap of Pithecanthropus erectus ( Java man ), the earliest type of ape-like man known was discovered by Dubois at Trinil, Java, in 1891. It is here dscribed for the first time." Theunissen p. 263 :" The initial reactions were extremely sceptical. The situation improved, however, after Dubois had supplied additional information. Mosts cientists continued to raise objections to his views, but the number of those who agreed with him that the Pithecanthropus fossils could rank as evidence for human evolution, gradually increased. Thus, Java man was the first fossil hominid to gain acceptance as a human ancestor." Very rare first edition. There is also a reprint of this edition with the impressum Batavia Landesdruckerei 1894 Nachdruck Stechert _ Co New York. On the photograph see at length " Through Eugène Dubois' Eyes, Stills of a turbulent life." Paul Albers et al. Bookseller Inventory # 6183

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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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Item Description: 1926. -1927. The collection is brought together by DONATH the physician WHO ISOLATED VITAMINE B1 in BUITENZORG (now Indonesia). Most of the colllection is mounted in a contemporary album. Folio. Mainly 1926 - 1927. (The first description of the isolation of Vitamine B1 was in 1926 see G. &.M.no. 3746). The collection consist of the following items. I. Photographs: 1. orig. photograph of Donath, Jansen and Soedartono outside the laboratory. 2. the office were the Vit.B1 has been isolated. again with Donath and Jansen and the Indonesian staff. 3. the room in which the rats were breed. (same persons) 4. photograph of the vit.B. stand at the 1e Nl. Hygiene tentoonstelling te Bandoeng. (all these are mounted) .Loosely inserted are 5 other photographs (2 duplicates) one other orig. photograph of the rat room. ( with Donath and Jansen). A photograph of probably the farewell dinner for Donath. A portrait of an Indonesian Scientist. II:Press-cuttings. 85 orig. press-cuttings mainly reflecting the isolation of vitamine B1. Some on Donath and Eijkman. and 20 loosely inserted press-cuttings on the same. III: Letters. A typoscript transcription of a letter by Eykman to Jansen. A telegramm by Ruys. 9 transcription of letters to B.C.P. Jansen in the handwritting of Donath. ( Letters by a.o. K.H.A.Plmmer, W.Weitzel, P. Zjorgy. P.Karrer (The Nobel-Prize Winner). Vogel. E.C.Kendall and H.C.Sherman. 1 Menucard for the 4th. Nl._Ind. Nat.Wet. Congres. (mounted) IV: Transcriptions in handwritting by Donath of the following papers. By W.J.Bair. (In Trop. Dis. Bull.). by Meier in Chemis Zentralblatt. by C. Eykman in Kon. Ak. v. Wet. by Kurten in Ber. über die gesam. Biol. by Kirscher in Archiv für Schiffs- und Tropenhygien. by. M.S.Barr in Brit. Chem. Abstr. by Hermans in Pharm. Tijdschrift. by Vrijling in Tijdschr. v. Diergeneeskunde.by Whittinham (Trop. Dis. Bull.) and some 5 others. V : Loosely inserted are the following letters. A letter by Welter. dated 1 oct. 1932. (A.L.) . 8 pp. letter from Donath for his mother and sister.(Orig. handwrit.) dated 30/11/1928. 4 page orig. letter in handwrit. by Donath to Dr. Stoffel. Dated 4 Jan 1927. Orig. letter dated 24/11/27 by H. Zwaardemaker to Donath. (1 p.) orig. letter (2 p.) dated 14/12/1927 by H. Zwaardemaker to Donath. (Signed). Orig. handwr. letter by Donath to Dr. Bernard dated 24/4/29. A letter by G.A. de Stoppelaar in handwrit. and sign. dated 20/8/33. A Letter by A.C. de Jong van Wassenaar in handwr. dated 23/8/33. and signed. A 1 p. manuscipt with chemical analysis signed Soepad in handwrit. A Letter to Nieuw van de Dag. by Donath.(Handwritten). 2 p. handwritten letter and signed by Donath. A typoscript letter by C. Eykman signed and dated 25/1/28 to Donath. another typoscript letter signed and dated 24/5/97 to Donath by Eijkman., and 3 other signed typoscript letters. 2 printed invitations and 1 telegramm. Mounted in is one orig first ed. offpr. by Eijkman in which he discusses the work done by Donath and Jansen. A very fine collection reflecting the isolation of Vitamine B1 in scientific periodicals and in original and transcriptions of letters. All brought together by Donath with nummerous annotations in his hand. Of special importance are of course the two typoscript letters by Eijkman (signed and dated.) An authority on the subject on winner of the NOBEL-PRIZE for his vitamin and Beri-Beri Research. Bookseller Inventory # 20086

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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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Beiträge zur Entwickelungsgeschichte des Hühnchens im Eye.

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: 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: Nurnberg, Montani & Neuber, 1549. 64 leaves; 20 x 16 cm. sm. 4to.; with fine woodcut printersdevice and some woodcut text ills.; half vellum over marbled boards. new endpapers; some (marginal) waterstaining; especially at the end of the book, but a very good/ fine condition. Caillet 151 only the edition Nurnberg 1546. This is the second edition of this classic Arabic text on astrology. Extremely rare (fort rare according to Caillet). The book is dedicated to Ph. Melanchton. See Thorndike III p. 231.Translated from the Arabic by Plato Tiburtinus.--cf. Brit. Mus., Supplementary cat. of Arabic books. Impressus Noribergae, in officina Ioanis Montani, & Vlrici Neuber, publicatiejaar: Anno Domini 1549. Bookseller Inventory # 2600

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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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: 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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Collection de quelques vues dessinées en Suisse d' après nature.

Aberli Johann Ludwig

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Item Description: Berne, Chez Aberli et Rieter, 1782. (19), i pp 10 finely handcolored engraved views of Swiss sceneries, Broad margins obong 8v0. Original marbled boards. 26 x 19 cm. ( Views 17.1 x 8,8 cm.) with nice provenance. : " Ex Biliotheca J.W.Six ". The famous Dutch bookcollector. His library has been auctioned in the Hague in 1925. "Johann Ludwig Aberli 14.11.1723 Winterthur,17.10.1786 Bern. 14.11.1723 Winterthur,17.10.1786 Bern, von Winterthur. Sohn des Hans Jakob, Stadtwachtmeisters, und der Anna Barbara Forrer. 8 Christina Barbara Janss von Saanen. A. begann eine künstler. Lehre bei Heinrich Meyer in Winterthur, Sohn des bekannteren Felix Meyer. Verm. 1741 war er in Bern als Flachmaler tätig, nahm aber gleichzeitig Zeichenunterricht bei Johann Grimm. Nach dessen Tod 1747 führte A. die Grimmsche Hausakad. weiter. Er erhielt zahlreiche Porträt-Aufträge, oft in Landschaften oder Interieurs eingefügte Gruppenbilder. Die Berner Regierung beauftragte ihn 1752, eine Planvedute der Stadt Bern von Gregor Sikkinger aus den Jahren 1603-07 zu kopieren. Mit der Serie "12 Landschäftlein" begann 1757 die Zusammenarbeit mit dem Kupferstecher Adrian Zingg. Im folgenden Jahr verlegten beide zwei topograph. Radierungen: Veduten der Stadt Bern "Von der Morgen Seite" und "Von der Mittag Seite". Während eines fünfmonatigen Pariser Aufenthalts 1759 empfahl ihm Johann Georg Wille, die holländ. Landschaftsmalerei zu studieren. 1762 unternahm er mit Emanuel Handmann und Christian Georg Schütz eine Reise ins Berner Oberland. Um 1765/66 entstanden mit den Blättern "Thun" und "Nidau" die ersten kolorierten Umrissradierungen in einem dreistufigen Arbeitsprozess: dem Radieren von Umrisslinien, der Behandlung von Schattenpartien mit verdünnter Tusche und schliessl. einem transparenten Farbauftrag. Dieses Vorgehen, die sog. Aberlische Manier, trug ihm als einem der wichtigsten Vertreter der Schweizer Kleinmeister europ. Ruhm ein, u.a. den Besuch Goethes. Er war mit Salomon Gessner befreundet und steht, angesprochen von den Naturanschauungen Rousseaus und Albrecht von Hallers, am Anfang der Entwicklung einer autonomen Landschaftsmalerei in der Schweiz. Frucht seiner Reise mit Sigmund Freudenberger 1774 an den Lac de Joux war die "Collection de quelques vues dessinées en Suisse" (1782). 1773-75 schuf er die Folge von Trachtenbildern. In späteren Jahren widmete er sich wieder vermehrt der Ölmalerei." ( Hist. Lexikon der Schweiz.".) The following illustrations. 1. Luschertz, près du Lac de Bienne. 2. Le Chateau de Cerlier. 3. L'ISle St. Jean, près du Lac de Berne. 4.Pont de Thiele, près du Lac de Neuchatel. 5. Au Pout, près du Lac de Joux. 6. Au Pont près du Lac de Joux.7. A Charbonieres près du Lac de Joux. 8. A Orbe. 9. A orbe. 10.A Montcherand, pres d' Orbe. Extremely scarce work. Not in Helvikat only reprint edition 1928. Sehr selten, nicht i.Helvikat. Bookseller Inventory # 6361

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