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Auction Description for Swann: MEDICAL BOOKS

MEDICAL BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

298 lots with images

October 18, 2005

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

ACADEMIA NATURAE CURIOSORUM.  Acta physico-medica.  Volumes 1 and 2, bound in one volume. 21 plates and one folding table in first volume, 18 plates

Lot 1: ACADEMIA NATURAE CURIOSORUM. Acta physico-medica. Volumes 1 and 2, bound in one volume. 21 plates and one folding table in first volume, 18 plates

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Description: ACADEMIA NATURAE CURIOSORUM. Acta physico-medica. Volumes 1 and 2, bound in one volume. 21 plates and one folding table in first volume, 18 plates and 2 tables in second. [40], 568, 189, [3]; [20], 470, [4], 125 [i. e., 225], [11] pages, including frontispieces. Thick 4to, contemporary vellum. Bookplates of the Baltimore gynecologist Howard A. Kelly (1858-1943) and Johns Hopkins Hospital library (Kelly gift, with release stamp). Nuremberg: Johann Ernst Adelburner for W. M. Endter & Julius Arnold Engelbrecht, 1727-30

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Lot 2: ADAM, MELCHIOR. Vitae Germanorum medicorum. [32], 451, [27] pages. 8vo, contemporary calf, spine ends chipped, front cover detached; contents

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Description: ADAM, MELCHIOR. Vitae Germanorum medicorum. [32], 451, [27] pages. 8vo, contemporary calf, spine ends chipped, front cover detached; contents heavily browned, top portion of front free endpaper excised, old stamps on title; institutional bookplate (with release stamp). Heidelberg: Johannes Georgius Geyder for heirs of Jonas Rosa, 1620

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Lot 3: ADAMS, JOSEPH. Observations on Morbid Poisons, Chronic and Acute. The First comprehending Syphilis, Yaws, Sivvens, Elephantiasis, and the Anomala

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Description: ADAMS, JOSEPH. Observations on Morbid Poisons, Chronic and Acute. The First comprehending Syphilis, Yaws, Sivvens, Elephantiasis, and the Anomala confounded with them. The Second the Acute Contagions, particularly the Variolous & Vaccine. Second Edition. 4 hand-colored etched plates. 4to, contemporary 1/2 sheep, moderate wear; contemporary institutional stamp on title and verso of plates, showing through on recto. London, 1807

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Lot 4: ALBINUS, BERNHARD SIEGFRIED. Historia musculorum hominis. 8 engraved plates by Jan Wandelaer showing the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the

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Description: ALBINUS, BERNHARD SIEGFRIED. Historia musculorum hominis. 8 engraved plates by Jan Wandelaer showing the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the hand, 4 of them duplicates in outline. 696 [i. e., 688] pages. 4to, contemporary marbled boards, modern morocco back and corners; text browned, plates relatively clean; uncut. Leiden: (Joannes Wilhelmus de Groot for) Theodorus Haak & Henricus Mulhovius, 1734

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ALBINUS, BERNHARD SIEGFRIED.  Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei Eustachii.  47 engraved plates, with duplicates in outline; the first 8

Lot 5: ALBINUS, BERNHARD SIEGFRIED. Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei Eustachii. 47 engraved plates, with duplicates in outline; the first 8

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Description: ALBINUS, BERNHARD SIEGFRIED. Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei Eustachii. 47 engraved plates, with duplicates in outline; the first 8 (including duplicates) on 4 leaves, and plates 19-21 and 23-26 each accompanied by 2 outline plates. [8], 28, 277 [i. e., 275], [3] pages. Folio, contemporary calf, rebacked, worn; some foxing or browning of text, plates generally quite clean. Logan Clendening bookplate (with Clendening Library release stamp). Leiden: (Typographia Dammeana for) Johannes Arnold Langerak et al., 1744

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