Mechelen & Lier,: Bij den Schrijver & Jozef van In & Cie,, (1910).. viii, 491, [i] pp. Large 8vo (17,5 x 26 cm.). Contemporary half calf with 4 raised bands, spine gilt lettered (rubbed); marbled boards. With 6 photographic plates and 1600 woodengravings in the text after Robert Scheffermeyer and Vivtor Van Roey. ¶ Last and best edition of this Handbook on Swedish Gymnastics.
Kempten,: Rösel"schen Buchhandlung,, 1891.. vii, [i], 368, [xvi, advertisements] pp. Small 8vo (13 X 18,5 cm.). Original green decorative gilt cloth. With the portrait of pastor Kneipp, and numerous text figures. ¶ Kneipp's main work, a combination of hydrotherapy, dietetics and regemen. A very good copy of an early edition. First published in 1886, this book conquered Europe instantly. It was translated into many languages, and reprinted many times. The second part is the "Apotheke" (p. 110-160).--(Canceled library stamps on title; paper age toned).
Paris & Londre: J.-B. & H. Baillière,, 1846.. 3 volume, [iv], VIII, 635, [i]; [iv], 589;[iv], 648 pp. 8vo (14.5 x 22,5 cm). Contemporary dark brown half morocco, spine with 5, gilt rulled, raised bands; glt lettered (top of spine of the first volume with some loss of leather;som slight rubbing; 3 lower corners slightly bumped). ¶ Rozet A 366. The very rare second, (only a few copies in the WorldCat), and much expanded, edition of this important text. Hahnemann wrote this work in Paris during the last years of his life. In this work Hahnemann gives the history of 22 medicines and their application in chronic diseases. It is an indispensable complement to his "Organon". It is Hahnemann's last work, and includes in extension his "Psora-Lehre". --(A usual with the Baillière publication of this period, foxed throughout the volumes).
Stuttgart,: A. Zimmer,, 1901.. viii, 286, [ii] pp. Sm 8vo. Original cloth. ¶ This work may be considered as a manifesto. Lahmann, physician and pioneer, wast the first to apply on a scientific base, the so called Naturheilverfahren. Hed founded i.a. the famous Sanatorium "Wieser Hirsch"at Dresden. See Brauchle, Naturheilkunde, p 293-312.
Paris,: Vigot,, 1959.. [ii], 134, [vi] pp. 8vo. (16 x 24 cm.). Original printed wrappers. With some illustrations and diagrams. In 1958 the author published a thesis with the title: "Les points sensibles cutanés couplés; leur fonction de protection physiologique; leur rôle dans l'origine de l'acupuncture".
Strasbrourg & Paris,: le Roux & Retaux-Bray,, 1890.. xii, 560 pp. Small 8vo. Contemporary half dark brown morocco (very slightly rubbed, spine gilt lettered. With numerous figures in the text. First French edition of Mein Wasser-Kur. -- (Cancelled library stamps on half title and title).
Paris,: Mercure de France,, 1938.. [vi], 201, [iv] pp. Small 8vo (14,5 x 19,5 cm.). Original printed wrappers, uncut. With 6 text-figures and 8 plates. Soulié de Morant is regarded as the authorative author on Chinese acupunture. --(Paper slightly tanned; the pages 168-194 have a small tear in the lower margin, affecting a few letters).
Leipzig,: Wilmar Schabe,, 1896.. x, [ii], 359, [i]; 16 pp. Small 8vo. Original red decorative cloth (partly slightly stained). With several figures in the text. ¶ The last 16 pages are a price list of Schwabe's Homöopatische Central-Apotheke.
Bruxelles,: Ecole ... de Kinesitherapie,, 1956.. xii (advertisements), [xii], 423, [i] pp. Royal 8vo. (16 x 24,5 cm.). Original printed wrappers (some slight traces of use). Richly illustrated with 113 plates and figures. ¶ A good copy of this very extensive, and well illustrated, history on the subject, by a legendary figure in the development of physiotherapy.
Paris,: Librarie L. Hachette,, 1876.. [ii], xv, [i], 277, [iii] pp. 8vo (13,5 x 22 cm.). Contemporary half blue morocco, spine gilt decorated (top & bottom of spine slightly damaged; rubbed). With 100 charming illustrations in the text. ¶ Paz, directeur du Grand Gymnase Médical, was the most ardent promotor of Gymnastics in France those days, and became the French champion of gymnastics. During his youth Paz was curred from neuralgic complains as the result of gymnastics exercise and hydrotherapy. He took up studies in anatomy, physiology and gymnastics. He was a student of H. Triat, the precursor of power lifting.
Peking,: Editions en Langues Etrangeres,, (1977).. [vi}, 327, [iii] pp. 4to. (20 x 26.5 cm.). Original half green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and side). With 2 large (35 x 50 cm.) folded coloured plates and numerous plain and coloured illustrations in the text and on plates. ¶ First edition of this "official" handbook.--(Some underlining).
Paris,: Librarie Vuibert,, 1921.. vi, 198, [iv, catalogue] pp. Small 8vo (12,5 x 19 cm.). Contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt lettered and decorated, marbled end-papers. With 57 figures in the text and 78 photographic plates in black and white. A good copy of a Hébertism classic, nicely illustrated.
Leipzig,: Willmar Schwabe,, 1899.. xxxii, 610 pp. 8vo. (15.5 x 22.5 cm.). Contemporary gilt lettered cloth (a few minor spotting at the lower part of the spine). With 2 partly coloured plates and some text figures in wood engraving. ** Rare, only a few copies in the WorldCat. The author has followed the preparations as described in the 'Pharmacopoea homoeopathica polyglotta', thus stricktly according to Samuel Hahnemann. La préparation des médicaments est absolument conforme aux instructions du fondateur de l'homéopathie, Samuel Hahnemann. Rozet, A757 (together with an edition of 1897 with the same imprint & collation). Nice clean inner copy.
Kempten,: Verlag der Jos. Köschel'schen Buchhandlung,, 1891.. xii, 364 pp. Small 8vo. Contemporary half calf with calf corners, spine gilt lettered and decorated, gilt borders on sides. With a frontispiece. ¶ A very fine copy. Kneipp's regimen and supplement to his Wasser-Kur in an early de luxe-edition. First published in 1889. Quite a rare piece of Kneippiana. -- (Cancelled library stamps on half title and title).
Paris,: J.B. Ballière,, 1877.. xii, 584 pp. Small 8vo (12 x 18 cm.). Contemporary half roan over marbled boards (rubbed and worn), spine gilt lettered. With 8 small illustrations. ¶ The first edition was published in 1858, the last (9th) in 1927, reprinted in 1928). A mediocre copy, thus priced accordingly: Some former owner stamps; last blanks with crude annotations; first index leaf missing; slightly loose in binding. Rozet A684.
(Bruxelles),: Privatelly puiblished by the author,, (1950).. 22, [ii] pp. 8vo. (15.5 x 24 cm.). Original wrappers printed in red and black. 3rd edition, published in a limited edition. Loosely inserted in a one leaf prospectus for author's "L'Acuponcture sans Aiguilles ni Moxas"(1948).
Coethen,: F.A. Estockel,, 1860.. [viii], xcvi, 656, 235 (Repertorium & index), [iii] pp. Small 8vo. (11.5 x 17.5 cm.). Contemporary green cloth, spine with gilt rullers and gilt lettered. The very rare first edition. Lutze was a controversial figure in Homeopathy with an enormous influence among the layman. This very contraversional book is a fundament in the history of Homeopathy. --(Partly some light stains and/or foxing, but a very good copy).