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Very rare Dutch translation of a practical pharmaceutical handbook

TROMMSDORFF (TROMSDORFF), Johann Bartholomäus.

Zak-boek voor practiserende artzen, ter vermyding van scheikundige en pharmaceutische misslagen in het voorschryven van geneesmiddelen. … Volgens den laatsten druk uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald.
Including:
DURING, Josephus Philippus. Over zommige dwalingen, welke men in het voorschryven der geneesmiddelen moet vermyden.
FOCKEMA, Sybrandus. Over de voornaamste mercurial geneesmiddelen.
Groningen, J. Oomkens, 1804. 8vo. Page numbering switches to 173 after page 272. Modern half cloth.

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Complete manuscript course in pharmacological chemistry

[TROMMSDORFF, Johann Bartholomäus?]. Leerstelsel der algemeene en artsenijmengkundige proefondervindelijke scheikunde.
Including: [GRAHAM, Thomas?]. De bewerktuigde lighamen: scheikundige beschouwing aangaande de voornaamste bestaandeelen der planten benevens de meest belangrijkste[!] producten welke men door derzelver ontleding bekoomt.
[Amsterdam?], 19 October 1830. 4to. Manuscript in Dutch, written in black ink in a Latin hand on laid paper. Near contemporary half tanned sheepskin. Full description
€ 1,950
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Introducing Dutch medicine into Japan

UDAGAWA, Genshin.

Ihan Teiko.
Edo (Tokyo), 1805. 2 volumes: 3 parts in 1 text volume., and 1 atlas volume. Text volume (8vo), atlas vol. large 8vo (30 x 21 cm). With numerous anatomical illustrations on 16 engraved plates, mounted on thick paper, by the Japanese artist Aodo Denzen. Both volumes in contemporary Japanese book-bindings; rice-paper (text) and boards (atlas).

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€ 11,500
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Last and most extensive Utrecht pharmacopoeia,
with a ca. 1790 Dutch translation in manuscript

[PHARMACOPOEIA - UTRECHT]. Pharmacopoea Ultrajectina nova.
Utrecht, Jacob van Poolsum, 1749. 8vo with 4to interleaving (22.5 x 17 cm). With a large engraved allegorical vignette on the title-page by Jan Goeree and an alphabetical list of pharmacological symbols on 2 folding engraved plates. Interleaved, with manuscript Dutch translations of the headings and texts on the interleaves and extensive additions and notes, mostly on the interleaves but sometimes also on the leaves of the printed book. Half reddish brown parchment (ca. 1790). Full description
€ 1,750
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Turf, tobacco, devils, death, blacksmithing and the smoking of peculiar herbs

VENNE, Adriaen Pietersz van de. Sinne-vonck op den Hollandtschen turf, ende des selfs wonder veen-brandt: in gedicht uyt-geschildert, en aen-gewesen op de Haegsche Turf-Marct. Hier noch by gevoegt een vermakelijcken Hollandtschen sinne-droom op het nieuw wys-mal van den ouden Italiaenschen smit; mitsgaders de vindinge der tabacks wonder-smoock.
The Hague, Adriaen van de Venne and his heirs (printed by Isaac Burchoorn), 1634. 2 parts in 1 volume. 16mo (12.5 x 9.5 cm). With a full-page engraved portrait of the author-artist, 1 full-page and 8 half-page engraved illustrations by Van de Venne. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. Full description
€ 1,800
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Rare first edition, on distilling plant extracts for 233 ailments

VOGTHERR, Bartholomäus. Wie man alle Gebresten und Kranckhaiten des menschlichen Leibs, außwendig und ynwendig, vo[n] dem Haupt an biß auff die Füß, artzneyen und vertreiben soll, mit auß gepranten Wassern, ...
(Colophon: Augsburg, printed by Heinrich Steiner), 1531 (colophon: 19 July). Small 4to. With a large woodcut view of a distillery on the title-page. 20th-century half parchment, by the Thompson Bookbindery, Mineola, NY. Full description
€ 3,500
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