London: Du-Gardianis, 1651. (26), 1 blank, 301 pages + errata. Small 4to, contemporary vellum, wallet edges; small library stamps on page 1, title page. verso, and page 50. Londini: Typis Du-Gardianis; impensis Octaviani Pulleyn, 1651. First edition. A very good(+) copy with title page re-hinged, and unfortunately lacking the engraved frontispiece but the pages are rather clean aside from the 4 stamps. In this renowned collection of observations on embryology and generation Harvey formulated "the first fundamentally new theory of.....
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Leipzig: Seeman, 1920. Frontispiece is an original signed etching, a portrait and the title page a colorful aquarelle, aquarelle initials, 15 plates with a few in color. 48pp., slim 4to, 3/4 vellum, mottled boards. Leipzig: E.A. Seeman, ca. 1920. Very good (+). Signed by Corinth under the frontispiece portrait. Limited Edition, one of only 100 copies.
Paris: Dionysium Duvallium, 1585. Large printer's device engraved on title page, and a few other engraved headpieces and initials throughout. The text consists of sections of Hippocrate's writings in Greek and Latin, interspersed with Cordaeus's commentary in Latin only. , 361,  blank,  index pp. Tall 4to, contemporary vellum. Parisiis: Apud Dionysium Duvallium, sub Bucephalo, in vico Bellouaco, 1585. Very scarce. An unusually tight clean copy. OCLC listsonly 2 copies at Yale & Oxford. Adams H615; Hirsch II 76;.....
Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1929. Numerous black & white illustrations. 6 volumes including index. Short thick 4to, 1/2 vellum (dust soiled), marbled boards - one cover scraped. Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1929-1935. Second Edition. Very good (+). An important reference book: a medical biography of eminent physicians of all ages and nations.
Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1695. Interpretatione, notis & indice illustravit Ludovicus Desprez. Engraved half title, title page vignette, 914pp. + 13pp. index. Thick 8vo, full vellum; (dust-soiled, some pages lightly foxed, a few pages expertly repaired). Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1695. Very good. Brunet, p. 318. Not in Moss.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1907. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac with 50 mounted color plates, each with lettered tissue guards, and numerous other b/w drawings in the text. 133pp. of text. Thick 4to, original gilt-stamped pictorial vellum (lacks the cloth ties). London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1907). Near fine. Edition de Luxe. Number 93 of 350 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.
Rotterdam: Regneri Leers, 1694. Extra illustrated title page and another fine portrait, both engraved by Gunst after Adrian van der Werff. Two volumes bound together. , 296, ; , 236, pp. Thick folio, contemporary blind-stamped vellum (worn but sound and quite attractive; neat repairs to front joint). Rotterdam: Regneri Leers, 1694. A nice copy of this book, with small ownership signature and book label of art historian Meyer Schapiro. The second edition, greatly expanded. An impressive compilation of ancient Greek.....
Padua: Io. Manfre, 1705. Handsomely engraved emblematic title-page. 12mo, contemporary vellum with manuscript title on spine. A reprint of Thomas Farnaby's edition of Juvenal, first published in 1612. Continuous pagination throughout, but the Persius section has a separate letterpress title, also dated 1705. Padua: Typis Seminarii apud Io. Manfre, 1705. A near fine copy. Several pages with neat contemporary marginalia, otherwise pages quite clean.
Pittsburgh: Hunt Botanical Librry, 1963. Facsimile with Critical Studies and a Translation. Colored frontis., 34 b/w plates, many double page, text illus. xcviii, 36pp. of text. Folio, parchment-backed marbled boards. Pittsburgh: The Hunt Botanical Library, 1963. Lightly worn at extremities, still a near fine copy. One of 2000 copies of this facsimile reproduction of L'Heritier's 1788 publication, containing the botanical drawings of Sowerby and Redoute. Number 1 of the Hunt Facsimile Series, George H. M. Lawrence, ed.
Paris: Dionysium Mariette, 1720. 20 copper engraved plates, some folding including the fabulous double page plate of Jerusalem. Engraved title vignette, decorative headpieces, and initials.  leaves, 1361 (i.e.1360, as column 335 omitted) columns (340 leaves),  leaves. Elephant folio, original vellum,slightly warped, eight raised bands along spine. Text in Latin printed in two columns. Water staining to a few early pages on lower margins not effecting the text. Small early library stamp on corner of title page. Paris: Dionysium.....
Florence: Orioli, 1931. Containing Hitherto Unpublished Letters, Articles and Reproductions of Pictures. Frontispiece and other photo illustrations., 275pp., thick 8vo, cream paper parchment, with red phoenix design on front cover; partially unopened; d.w. Florence: G. Orioli, 1931. Limited First Edition, one of 740 numbered copies. No. 8 of The Lugarno Series. The book is slightly bowed, as is often the case.
London: Zwemmer, 1937. Translated out of the Greek by George Thornley. Engravings by Aristide Maillol. Beautifully printed on hand made paper, hand pressed, deckled edges, 212 pages, small 8vo, full white vellum. London: A. Zwemmer, (1937). Limited Edition. A lovely book in fine condition. Number 103 of only 250 copies signed in pencil by Aristide Maillol.
Munich & Ingolstadt: Cratz, 1757. 288, pp index. Woodcut vignette on title and several other decorative tailpieces. BOUND WITH: Pauca Praecepta ad Graecam Linguam. 48pp. Woodcut decorations and 5 folding tables. Short thick 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary vellum with ornate blind-stamped designs on covers; metal clasps still perfectly functional. Munchen & Ingolstadt: Joh. Frank Xaveri Cratz, 1757. First edition? A near fine copy of this rather scarce book -- OCLC lists only 1 copy.
Geneva: Apresso Felippo Alberto, 1636. Della Peripetia has divisional title page and separate pagination. 642, , 75, pp. Decorated with ornament on title page, & woodcut headpieces and initials. Thick 12mo, contemporary limp vellum. Geneva: Apresso Felippo Alberto, 1636. Text in Italian. Very good. Scarce. OCLC lists only 1 copy at The University of Oxford.
Total of 637pp., complete. Small folio, old limp vellum, lower spine end torn; puncture tear in all leaves, minimal loss of text. Venetiis: Apud Trivisanum Bertolottum, 1613. A compilation of clinical medical opinions and knowledge, based on the author's lectures delivered as professor of medicine at Padua. Included also is his 1579 work De Peste, remarkable for his adoption of Girolamo Fracastoro's germ theory of infection. Rare; NUC lists only 2 copies.