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Siebold's last journey to Japan, in original publisher's wrappers

SIEBOLD, Alexander Freiherr von. Ph. Fr. von Siebold's letzte Reise nach Japan 1859-1862 ... von seinem ältesten Sohne.
Berlin, Kisak Tamai, 1903. 8vo (22.5 x 14 cm). With title-page in Japanese and German, 2 half-tone plates showing photographic portraits of Philip von Siebold (1 with his son Alexander) and 3 photographic views in the text. Original publisher's printed cloth-covered paper wrappers, with publisher's advertisements printed on paste-downs. Full description
€ 1,950
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Daring satire of the court of the Elector Palatine at the mineral baths,
with 4 engraved folding maps and views

[SOLIGNAC, Pierre Joseph de La Pimpie or David François de MERVEILLEUX]. Amusemens des Eaux de Schwalsbach, des bains de Wisbaden et de Schlangenbad. Avec deux relations curieuses; ... de la Nouvelle Jerusalem; et ... d'une partie de la Tartarie Independante. ... Nouvelle Edition.
Liège, Everard Kints, 1739. 8vo. With 4 folding engraved plates (a map of Bad Schwalbach, a map and a fortification plan of "Nouvelle Jerusalem" (= Mannheim), and a view of "Mont Payen" (= Heidelberg). Contemporary tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 300
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The first official Swiss pharmacopoeia

[SWITZERLAND - PHARMACOPOEIA]. Pharmacopoea Helvetica, in duas partes divisa, quarum prior materiam medicam, botanico-physico-medice descriptam, posterios composita & praeparata, modum praeparandi vires & usum exhibet.
Including: Syllabus medicamentorum simplicium et compositorum, in Pharmacopoea Helvetica comprehensorum, ...
Basel, Johann Rudolf Imhof and sons, 1771. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece. Near-contemporary half vellum. Full description
€ 4,000
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Presentation copy of the extremely rare first issue of an Italian mycological work with coloured illustrations

TONINI, Ferdinand. Prospetto cromo-litografíco confrontativo tolto dal vero dei funghi mangerecci coi funghi velenosi o sospetti i più comuni ...
Como, printed by the sons of Carlantonio Ostinelli (lithographed by Vasalli, Milano), 1845. Oblong 4to (25.5 x 35.5 cm). With lithographed and letterpress title-page, and 15 partly hand-coloured lithographs on 8 leaves with descriptive letterpress text. Original printed wrappers, with a wide variety of decorative types and borders. Full description
€ 1,750
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Austrian folk medicine and magic, covering about 400 ailments in horses and about 50 in people

[MANUSCRIPT - MEDICAL - VETERINARY & HUMAN]. Wolfgang S. Ein Gerecht und Wohl Aprobierte Haus Apodeken oder Pferd Artznei Buch
With: (2) Eine Agadami dass ist Artzney Mittel vor Menschen zu gebrauchen.
[Upper Austria, part 1 of 1st work dated 1812 at end]. 2 works in 1 volume, the 1st in 2 parts. Folio (35 x 22.5 cm). A practical manuscript handbook in brown and black ink on paper, written in German in a German gothic hand and with numerous headings and paragraph openings in a variety of decorated gothic styles. With an elaborately decorated main title-page in at least 6 colours, the title-page of part 2 of the main work with decorative lettering and flowers in brown and red with a half-page colour drawing of a bleeding horse in the foreground of a landscape with a partly ruined castle, a church, a stone entry and other buildings, and the title-page to the 2nd work with decorated lettering and a crowned figure of death (a skeleton with scythe and hourglass). Further with drawings of 2 magical signs to protect people and livestock, and a vase of flowers and a scene with 2 buildings as tailpieces. Contemporary blind-tooled half calf. Full description
€ 14,000
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