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Shinkyu Bassui Taisei

OKAMOTO. Ippo

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1699 Japanese Acupuncture Illustrated Woodblock Medicine Shinkyu Bassui Taisei A rare, 17th-century Japanese woodblock acupuncture and moxibustion manual. This treatise is presumed to have been originally written by the famous Chinese Physician Emporer, KO-TEI (or HWANG Ti). "The detail available in Shinkyu bassui, especially regarding descriptions and instructions for use, is impressive-no less than 22 sections consider the following aspects of moxa and acupuncture: theory; relationship to the pulse; stomach; other internal organs; treatment (which was differentiated by sex); the "philosophy" of acupuncture; cautions in the use of acupuncture and moxa; the preparation and use of moxa cones;" how to remove needles (including a separate section on needles which are broken off in the skin); how to twist the needle; how to hit the needle (with a mallet); how to use the needle with a tube;'2 the use of needles (with a separate section on their use in the treatment of boils); on the names of spots (not the "righ ... Read more

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1866 1ed New York Stage American THEATER Actor Joseph Ireland James Hackett 2vThis major work on the early history of the American theatre chronicles more than a century of the plays presented at the various New York houses and the performers who appeared in them. According to the "Oxford Companion to American Theatre," author Joseph Ireland has "filled the book with numerous useful biographical sketches and other background information."Ireland devoted himself to the history of the stage producing two biographies of actors and notable American performances. He was excessively complimentary of various actors and much of his attention to their performances is noticeable in 'Records' โ€“ actors such as James Hackett. This 1866-67 edition of 'Records of the New York stage' is extremely rare known to be one of only 200 known copies, according to sources.Item number: #5354Price: $550IRELAND, Joseph NortonRecords of the New York stage, from 1750-1860New York: T.H. Morrell, 1866-1867. First EditionDetails: Collation ... Read more

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1870 Rip Van Winkle FAMOUS Jefferson Ed Irving Sarony Photograph IllustrationsWashington Irving (1783 โ€“ 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by American author Washington Irving published in 1819 as well as the name of the story's fictional protagonist made famous by Joseph Jefferson's play adaption. This "Jefferson edition "of 'Rip Van Winkle' is notable for the photographs of the actor Joseph Jefferson as Rip (his most famous role, according to BAL.) Illustrated with four photographs of Jefferson by one of the most successful 19th-century New York photographers Napoleon Sarony, as well as 13 in-text wood engravings by Darley, Hopin and others. These are typical of carte-de-visite style portraits of actors that would have been offered for sale by theaters and stationers. A fine piece!Item number: #5468Price: $399IRVING, WashingtonRip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill MountainsNew York: G.P. Putnam and Son ... Read more

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