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In armis ars. [Catalogue no. 4. By Ian D. D. Eaves et al; edited by Peter Scott-Edeson, John Wallace]

By Finer (Peter), firm

Shipston-on-Stour (Warks): Peter Finer, 1999     ¶ A typically lavish catalogue prepared by the leading dealers in the field; presenting forty-four exceptional helmets, swords, shields, maces, armors, pistols, daggers, guns, axes, walking-staffs, rapiers, rifles, cannon, etc, -- and even an iron prosthetic hand --, chiefly Continental, chiefly ca 1450 - ca 1800.   ||| Collation: In 8s (298 x 209 mm): Seventy-eight leaves, paginated [1-156] (ie, not paginated).  Illustration: Numerous full-page and smaller color illustrations throughout.  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers lettered in gilt.  Condition: Fine.  Reference: MMA. .

$85.00

Autograph Inscription signed

By (Nobel Prizes. Peace. 1985.) Lown, Bernard, MD, b. 1921

1985 ¶ AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION SIGNED. Himself a distinguished cardiologist, Bernard Lown (Harvard) accepted the prize on behalf of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (Boston), which he and Evgenii Chazov had founded just five years before.   ¶ Collation: One leaf (76 x 127 mm). Autograph Inscription "To Judy" signed and dated "Bernard Lown MD October 1985", written in black ink on machine-made white wove cardstock. ¶  Provenance: J. Stahl, of Lees Summit near Kansas City, Missouri, docketed and dated "1985" in pencil verso. .

$25.00

Missel de l'amour sentimental; précéde d'un discours préliminarie suivi d'un lexique. Par M. George Barral. Deuxième édition elzévirienne

By Barral, Georges, 1842-1913

Paris: C. Marpon & E. Flammarion (26, rue Racine) [et] Bibliothèque Physiologique (38, boulevard St-Germain), 1884 (colophon 1883)    ¶ Twelve essays on marriage -- (1) La recherche de l'amour sentimental, (2) Le choix de l'époux, (3) La coquetterie morale, (4) La coquetterie physique. (5) Le verbe d'amour conjugal, (6) La maison sans enfants, (7) Les garçons, (8) Les filles, (9) Les amis du mari, (10) Les amies de la femme, (11) Le mari et la religion, (12) Le paradis de l'amour dans la mariage --; together with a Discours préliminaire (pages [7]-13) and a Lexique des "mots spéciaux employés dans le Missel" ([177]-215). The colophon (page [223]) is dated 7 November 1883. Very scarce.   ||| At head of title: Le livre de l'épouse.  Collation: In 8s (123 x 80 mm): 112 leaves, paginated [1-7] 8-221 [222-224].  Binding: Fine three-quarter brown morocco lettered in gilt, patterned boards, patterned endpapers, 2 + 2 flyleaves, green-yellow-and-red register and headbands, top-edges gilt, unsigned, preserving the original printed wrappers bound in; bound en suite with Guyot Bréviaire de l'amour expérimental (1882) qv .  Condition: Very good, scattered foxing, joints trifle rubbed.  Provenance: Beatrice Reiter Leval (1911-2004), of New York, picture-collector.   ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon  Rare Books + Manuscripts, as below.  Pour plus de détails, veuillez contacter Jay Dillon  Rare Books + Manuscripts, comme ci-dessous..

$100.00

Autograph Inscription signed

By (Nobel Prizes. Physiology or Medicine. 1977.) Schally, Andrew Victor, b. 1926

1992 ¶ AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION SIGNED. Schally (New Orleans) shared the prize with Roger Guillemin of San Diego "for their discoveries concerning the peptide hormone production of the brain", and with Rosalyn Yalow of New York.   ¶ Collation: One leaf (76 x 127 mm). Autograph Inscription "To Nancy with compliments" signed "Andrew V Schally", written in blue ball-pen ink on machine-made white wove cardstock. ¶ Provenance: J. Stahl, of Lees Summit near Kansas City, Missouri, docketed and dated "1992" in pencil verso. .

$25.00

The medical library of Dr Meyer Friedman

By Friedman, Meyer, MD, 1910-2001

New York, 2001 ¶ Only edition of this landmark catalogue: "[In] a charged salesroom, the Medical Library of Dr. Meyer Friedman brought an outstanding $5.8 million, double its high estimate of $2.9 million. The combination of provenance, quality and rarity resulted in frenzied bidding on numerous occasions, driving many prices to multiples of their high estimates. The sale was 100% sold, with all of the top ten lots soaring above their high estimates, and all but one shattering their previous record[s] at auction. Highlighting the sale was . . . Harvey's 1628 Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis, which announced the discovery of the circulation of blood and sold for $748,250, far surpassing a high estimate of $400,000, and establishing a record for this work at auction." (Sotheby's.) Dr Friedman was responsible for the theory of 'type A' behavior and its links to heart disease. 176 lots. (Sale no. 7732.) ||| Collation: 270 x 211 mm: Pp [1-7] 8-154. Illustration: Numerous color and monochrome facsimiles and illustrations. Binding: Printed wrappers, pictorial dust-jacket. Condition: Fine. .

$85.00

Bréviaire de l'amour expérimental: Méditations sur le mariage selon la physiologie du genre humain. Par feu le Dr Jules Guyot . . . . Publié avec un discours préliminaire, une notice biographique et un lex

By Guyot, Jules, 1807-1872

Paris: Marpon et Flammarion (26, rue Racine) [et] Librairie Physiologique (38, boulevard St.-Germain), 1882 . . . et Ch. Dufaure de la Prade. Édition elzévirienne. Deuxième mille.    ¶ Twelve "méditations" -- (1) La mariage selon la physiologie expérimentale, (2) La manière d'habiter et de faire génération, (3) L'appareil générateur du genre humain, (4) Le spasme génésique chez l'homme et chez la femme, (5) Le théologie et la fonction génésiaque, (6) Les instruments de l'amour experimental, (7) Règles à suivre dans l'art de fair l'amour, (8) Les symphonies conjugales de l'amour, (9) L'épouse incomprise et le mari battu, (10) Hygiène physique et morale de l'amour, (11) Le fécondation de l'épouse, (12) Les devoirs physiologiques de l'époux --; together with a Notice biographique sur le dr Jules Guyot (pages [135]-154) and a Lexique du Bréviaire de l'amour experimental ([155]-174). The colophon (page [181]) is dated 31 May 1882.   ||| Collation: In 8s (122 x 81 mm): 94 leaves, paginated [i-ii], [1-9] 10-179 [180-186]. Pages [i-ii] and [183-186] are blank as issued.  Binding: Fine three-quarter brown morocco lettered in gilt, patterned boards, patterned endpapers, 2 + 2 flyleaves, green-yellow-and-red register and headbands, top-edges gilt, unsigned, preserving the original printed wrappers bound in; bound en suite with Barral Missel de l'amour sentimental (1884) qv .  Condition: Very good, joints trifle rubbed.  Provenance: Beatrice Reiter Leval (1911-2004), of New York, picture-collector.   ||| For further details please contact Jay Dillon  Rare Books + Manuscripts, as below.  Pour plus de détails, veuillez contacter Jay Dillon  Rare Books + Manuscripts, comme ci-dessous..

$250.00

Continental books and manuscripts

By Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.) Sotheby's (London, 2000.12.07)

London &c, 2000 ¶ Only edition; including a three-page description of the Charles de Valois (duc d'Angouêlme) copy of Don Quixote 1605, £223,250 ($321,976). (Sale no. L00210, 7 December 2000.) ||| Collation: 270 x 212 mm: Pp [1-10] 11-136. Illustration: Numerous color and monochrome facsimiles and illustrations. Binding: Pictorial wrappers. Condition: Fine. .

$45.00

Autograph Inscription signed

By (Nobel Prizes. Physiology or Medicine. 1989.) Bishop, J. Michael, b. 1936

    ¶ AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION SIGNED. Bishop and Varmus, both of the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, shared the prize "for their discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes".   ¶ Collation: One leaf (76 x 127 mm). Autograph Inscription "To John" signed "J M Bishop", written in black ink (two pens) on machine-made blue wove cardstock. ¶ Provenance: J. Stahl, of Lees Summit near Kansas City, Missouri, docketed and dated "89" in pencil verso. .

$25.00

Signature

By (Nobel Prizes. Physiology or medicine. 1985.) Goldstein, Joseph Leonard, b. 1940

1986 ¶ Goldstein, of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas, shared the prize with his longtime collaborator Michael S. Brown ""for their discoveries concerning the regulation of cholesterol metabolism".   ¶ Collation: One leaf (76 x 127 mm). Signature "Joseph L Goldstein" written in black ink on machine-made white wove cardstock. ¶ Provenance: J. Stahl, of Lees Summit near Kansas City, Missouri, docketed and dated "1986" in pencil verso. .

$25.00

Autograph Inscription signed

By (Nobel Prizes. Physiology or Medicine. 1977.) Guillemin, Roger Charles Louis., b. 1924

1989 ¶ AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION SIGNED. Guillemin (Salk Institute, San Diego) shared the prize with Andrew V. Schally of New Orleans "for their discoveries concerning the peptide hormone production of the brain", and with Rosalyn Yalow of New York.   ¶ Collation: One leaf (76 x 127 mm). Autograph Inscription "for Steve" signed "Roger Guillemin", written in black ink on machine-made white wove cardstock ruled in red and blue verso. ¶ Provenance: J. Stahl, of Lees Summit near Kansas City, Missouri, docketed and dated "1989" in pencil verso. .

$25.00