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A Discourse of the Preservation of the Sight: Of Melancholike Diseases; of Rheumes, and of Old Age  [ ie "melancholic" ]
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A Discourse of the Preservation of the Sight: Of Melancholike Diseases; of Rheumes, and of Old Age [ ie "melancholic" ]

By Laurentius, M. Andreas, Translated [into English] by Richard Surphlet (1599), and with a 25 Page Introduction by Sanford V. Larkey

Amen House, Warwick Square, E.C. [ London ]: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1938 150mm x 122mm tall (6" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xv, [xvi], 194 + 1p. Almost fine and largely unopened, in the original doubled thin-card covers/black titles. Published as No. 15 in the series "Shakespeare Association Facsimiles", and only edition thus . First & Only Edition Thus. Almost Fine/No d/w.

$27.07

Antique Dental Instruments

By Bennion, Elisabeth

London: Sotheby's Publications, 1986 Hardback. 190mm x 252mm tall. 192pp with illustrated endpaper, 162 illustrations in b/w & line and 21 colour plates. A very good copy, in the original brown boards/gilt titles, and with very slightly spine-sunned, but otherwise very good, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition.

$64.96

Anglo-Saxon Skull Contours

By Parsons, F.G., F.R.C.S., F.S.A.

London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland , 1928 Hardback. Approx 260mm x 290mm tall. Green buckram-covered board folder with beige linen-covered card flaps, having the title-leaf as front paste-down, as issued; a double-sided leaf numbered to iv [Title-page leaf will have counted as Pp i & ii] plus 66 single-sided card leaves, each with an individual skull shown, by dioptographic tracings, from three different angles. Spine creased and some light foxing, otherwise a good copy with the green cloth ties intact. Published as Occasional Paper No. 9. The uncommon original edition. . First Edition.

$54.14

Cyclopaedia of Practical Receipts: A Manual for the Use of Private Families, Chemists &c. Comprising the uses and modes of preparation of medicines; and formulæ for trade preparations, mineral waters, powders, beverages, dietetic articles, perfumery...
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Cyclopaedia of Practical Receipts: A Manual for the Use of Private Families, Chemists &c. Comprising the uses and modes of preparation of medicines; and formulæ for trade preparations, mineral waters, powders, beverages, dietetic articles, perfumery...

By Branston, Thomas F.

London: Ward Lock, 1860 The title continues: "... perfumery, cosmetics, etc.; A glossary of the terms used in chemistry and medicine, including old names, contractions, vulgar and scientific denominations. With a copious index to all the preparations.". Hardback, 110mm x 168mm tall (4.25" x 6.5" approx.). Pp xii, (ii), 265. Internally very good., with the original binding of blind-decorated cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title somewhat marked and rear endpaper joint reglued. Most uncommon, this edition [undated, but circa 1857-1860) not currently listed in COPAC.. New Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$115.04

Antique Medical Instruments
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Antique Medical Instruments

By Bennion, Elisabeth

California: Sotheby's Publications, 1986 Hardback 228mm x 225mm tall (9" x 10" approx.). Pp xiii, 355 + 16 colour plates, with a total of 380 b/w & colour photo-illustrations. Very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and very good, unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please email for the cheapest mailing option for this heavy book before ordering.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$115.04

Antique Medical Instruments
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Antique Medical Instruments

By Bennion, Elisabeth

California: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1980 Hardback 228mm x 225mm tall (9" x 10" approx.). Pp xiii, 355 + 16 colour plates, with a total of 380 b/w & colour photo-illustrations. Very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with very good, unclipped, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please email for the cheapest mailing option for this heavy book before ordering.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$121.81