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Rare bird book by C. Nozeman

***   "The first comprehensive account of the avifauna of Holland" (Anker)   ***

 
Nozeman Cornelius & Houttuyn M. Nederlandsche vogelen; volgens hunne huishoudinge, aert en eigenschappen. Amsterdam, Jan Christ. Sepp (and son), 1770-1829.
 
5 volumes, folio (Vol. 1: 1770; Vol.2: 1789; Vol 3: 1797; Vol 4: 1799; Vol 5: 1829). 250 contemporary hand-coloured engraved plates + 5 hand-coloured additional engraved titles, a few plates double-page. Half calf, rebacked retaining the original spine. First edition.

Item number: 25106 -

Piso G. De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica, ... Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1658.

*** A pioneer work on tropical medicine ***

 

PISO G.  De Indiae utriusque re naturali et medica, libri quatuordecim. Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1658. 11p, 329pp, 2p, 39pp, 226pp, 1p.

Second edition, revised and enlarged, folio (346 x 214mm.), engraved title, approx. 650 woodcuts in the text, contemporary vellum.

Item number: 21499 -
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