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Anthrax in the 18th-century

CHABERT, Philibert. Traité du charbon ou anthrax dans les animaux.
Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1782. 8vo. With woodcut crowned French royal coat of arms on title-page and a woodcut headpiece (signed "B."). 19th-century(?) half tanned, mottled sheepskin. Full description
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An excellent treatise on viniculture

COLLIGNON D'ANCY, Théodore. Nouveau mode de culture et d'echalassement de la vigne, applicable à tous les vignobles où l'on cultive les vignes basses.
Metz, printed by Dembour and Gangel for Warion, [1847]. 8vo. With woodcut vignette on the title-page, and 3 large folding plates, lithographed by Dembours and Gangel. Modern half morocco, preserving the original illustrated wrappers. Full description
€ 3,950
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One of the chief equestrian works of the early modern period,
this edition with 61 newly-engraved illustration plates

LÖHNEISEN (LÖHNEYSS), Georg Engelhard. Neu-eröffnete Hof- Kriegs- und Reit-Schul, das ist: gründlicher Bericht della Cavalleria, oder von allen, was zur Reuterey gehörig und einem Cavalier davon zu wissen gebühret, ...
Nürnberg, Paul Lochner, 1729. 6 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved plate with the elaborately quartered coat-of-arms of the dedicatee, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and 61 engraved illustration plates (9 double-page, and many with 2 half-page illustrations per plate). 19th-century gold- and blind-tooled diced light brown calf, gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 15,000
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Autograph awarding a Berlin chemist a prize
for his paper on potash from the ashes of plants

MARUM, Martinus van. [Autograph letter, signed, to Johann Friedrich John].
Haarlem, 27 May 1816. 4to (22 x 18.5 cm). Letter in French, in brown ink on one side of a folded half sheet of wove paper, with the address on the back with a stamp ("Haarlem"). The letter was originally folded four times more, displaying only the address at the outside. Full description
€ 1,500
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