Auction 06.12.2004

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 06.12.2004

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ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770). Historia musculorum hominis...

ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770). Historia musculorum hominis. Leiden: Theodor Haak and Hendrik Mulhovius, 1734. 4 o (245 x 181 mm). 8 folding engraved plates by Jan Wandelaar, including 4 outline plates. (Title a bit soiled and with marginal patch, some browning and spotting.) Modern quarter

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried. Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei...

ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried. Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei Eustachii... Accedit tabularum editio nova. Leiden: Langerak and Verbeek, 1744. 2 o (390 x 243 mm). Title printed in red and black, with engraved vignette, 89 engraved plates comprising 47 engraved plates mostly accompanied

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried. Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani...

ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried. Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani. Leiden: Johan and Herman Verbeek, 1747. Broadsheet 2 o (693 x 514 mm). Engraved title vignette, engraved dedication and 40 engraved plates by Jan Wandelaar including 12 outline plates. (Some spotting and light soiling

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ALBINUS, Bernard Siegfried. Academicarum annotationum, liber primus...

ALBINUS, Bernard Siegfried. Academicarum annotationum, liber primus [-- octavus ], Leiden: Johan and Herman Verbeek, 1754-68. 8 volumes in 2, 4 o (270 x 208 mm), 37 engraved plates by and after Jan Wandelaar. Contemporary half calf, uncut (spine ends worn, light wear to covers). FIRST EDITION. A

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ANATOMY]. -- DIEMERBROECK, Isbrandus de. Opera omnia, anatomica et medica...

ANATOMY]. -- DIEMERBROECK, Isbrandus de. Opera omnia, anatomica et medica . Utrecht, 1685. 3 parts in 2 volumes, 2 o . Plates. Contemporary calf. FIRST EDITION. NLM/Krivatsy 3200. -- MACLISE, Joseph. Surgical Anatomy . London, 1856. 2 o . Plates. Later half morocco. -- ALBINUS, Bernard Siegfried

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ANDRY DE BOISREGARD, Nicolas (1658-1742). De la génération des vers dans le...

ANDRY DE BOISREGARD, Nicolas (1658-1742). De la génération des vers dans le corps de l'homme. Paris: Laurent d'Houry, 1700. 12 o (159 x 89 mm). 5 engraved illustrations on 3 plates, including one large folding. (Oo7 torn, short tear to folding plate.) Modern morocco. FIRST EDITION. The first

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ARETAEUS of Cappadocia. De acutorum, ac diuturnorum morborum causis...

ARETAEUS of Cappadocia. De acutorum, ac diuturnorum morborum causis & signis, Lib. IIII , in Greek. - De acutorum, ac diuturnorum morborum curatione, Lib. IIII , in Greek. Paris: Adrien Turnèbe, 1554. 8 o (163 x 105 mm). 102 leaves. Greek and roman types. Woodcut ornamental initials, initial spaces

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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ARNALDUS DE VILLA NOVA (ca 1235-ca 1312). Le tresor des pouvres: selon...

ARNALDUS DE VILLA NOVA (ca 1235-ca 1312). Le tresor des pouvres: selon maistre Arnoult de ville nove, maistre Gerard de solo, & plusieurs aultres Docteurs en medicine de Montpellier. Nouvellement imprime et corrige . Lyons: Claude Nourry, 1527. 4 o (250 x 165 mm). Woodcut title vignette portrait of

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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Ausslegung und beschreybung der Anatomi oder warhafften abconterfetung...

Ausslegung und beschreybung der Anatomi oder warhafften abconterfetung eines inwendigen cörpers des Manns und Weybes mit erklerung seiner innerlichen gelider... Nuremberg: Hans Guldenmundt, 1539. 4 o (193 x 140 mm). 10 woodcut illustrations, with contemporary hand-coloring, headlines highlighted in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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AUVERT, Alexander Ivanovich (d.1865). Selecta Praxis Medico-Chirurgicae...

AUVERT, Alexander Ivanovich (d.1865). Selecta Praxis Medico-Chirurgicae quam Mosquae exercat... typis et figuris expressa Parisiis moderante Ambr[oise] Tardieu . Paris: Baillière & Bossange; Moscow: Urbain & Renaud, 1848-51. 2 volumes, 2 o (555 x 388 mm). Half-titles. 120 stipple-engraved plates

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BACON, Francis (1561-1626). Instauratio magna [ Novum organum ]. London...

BACON, Francis (1561-1626). Instauratio magna [ Novum organum ]. London: John Bill, 1620. 2 o (290 x 190 mm). Engraved title by Simon van de Passe, woodcut head-pieces and historiated initials. Seventeenth-century vellum (some soiling, remains of old blue paper wrapper on pastedowns). Provenance

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BAGLIVI, Giorgio (1668-1707). De fibra motrice, et morbosa ... Epistola ad...

BAGLIVI, Giorgio (1668-1707). De fibra motrice, et morbosa ... Epistola ad Alexandrum Pascoli. Perugia: Constantino, 1700. 4 o (209 x 150 mm). (Some light soiling.) Modern quarter morocco. FIRST EDITION. Baglivi was the first to distinguish between smooth and striated muscle. Heirs of Hippocrates

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BAILLIE, Matthew (1761-1823). The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most...

BAILLIE, Matthew (1761-1823). The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body . London: J. Johnson, and G. Nichol, 1793. 8 o (208 x 126 mm). Contemporary tree calf (few chips to spine, some light edgewear). Provenance : Thomas Wainwright (signature on title). FIRST EDITION

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BAILLIE, Matthew. A Series of Engravings, accompanied with Explanations...

BAILLIE, Matthew. A Series of Engravings, accompanied with Explanations, which are intended to illustrate the morbid Anatomy of some of the most important parts of the Human Body. London: W. Bulmer & Co. for J. Johnson, and G. and W. Nicol, 1803. 2 o (318 x 243 mm). 73 engraved plates after

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BARONIO, Giuseppe (1759-1811). Degli innesti animali. Milan: Stamperia e...

BARONIO, Giuseppe (1759-1811). Degli innesti animali. Milan: Stamperia e Fonderia del Genio, 1804. 8 o (234 x 150 mm). Stipple-engraved frontispiece portrait by F. Bordiga, 2 engraved plates, one folding. (Title, frontispiece and last page with clean cut to lower margin repaired with tape, minor

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BARTHOLINUS, Caspar (1655-17038). De ductu salivali hactenus non descripto...

BARTHOLINUS, Caspar (1655-17038). De ductu salivali hactenus non descripto observatio anatomica . Copenhagen: Bockenhoffer, 1685. 4 o (179 x 135 mm). Engraved folding plate. Modern calf antique. Provenance : Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752-1840), the founder of scientific anthropology (his note on

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BARTHOLINUS, Thomas. Dissertatio anatomica de hepate defuncto novis...

BARTHOLINUS, Thomas. Dissertatio anatomica de hepate defuncto novis bilsianorum observationibus opposita . Copenhagen: Printed by Christian Wering for Peter Haubold, 1661. 8 o . Modern boards. NLM/Krivatsky 828. [ Bound with: ] Responsio de experimentis anatomicis bilsianis et difficili hepatis

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BARTON, William Paul Crillon (1786-1856). Vegetable materia medica of the...

BARTON, William Paul Crillon (1786-1856). Vegetable materia medica of the United States; or Medical botany . Philadelphia: M. Carey, 1817-19. 2 volumes, 4 o (272 x 218 mm). Half-titles, list of subscribers, advertisement leaf after p.76 in vol I and binder's note at end of vol I. (Some foxing and

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BATEMAN, Thomas (1778-1821). Delineations of Cutaneous Diseases: exhibiting...

BATEMAN, Thomas (1778-1821). Delineations of Cutaneous Diseases: exhibiting the characteristic appearances of the principal genera and species comprised in the classification of the late Dr Willan; and completing the series of engravings begun by that author . London: Longman, 1817. 4 o (266 x 209

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BATTIE, William (1703-1776). A Treatise on Madness . London: for J...

BATTIE, William (1703-1776). A Treatise on Madness . London: for J. Whiston, and B. White, 1758. 4 o (228 x169 mm). (B4v with torn away at lower corner [clipping one letter] and silked repairing tear crossing text, some scattered foxing and spotting, pale marginal dampstaining at center.) Modern

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BAUHINUS, Caspar (1560-1624). Theatrum anatomicum . Frankfurt: [de Bry...

BAUHINUS, Caspar (1560-1624). Theatrum anatomicum . Frankfurt: [de Bry, 1600, Appendix] and Matthew Becker, 1605. 8 o (185 x 120 mm). Approximately 150 full-page engravings in text. (Some browning, stain at lower gutter throughout second half of vol.). Contemporary vellum gilt, initials "S.R.D." and

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BEARDSLEY, Hezekiah (1748-1790). "Case of a schirrous in the pylorus of an...

BEARDSLEY, Hezekiah (1748-1790). "Case of a schirrous in the pylorus of an infant." In: Cases and Observations; by the Medical Society of New-Haven County, in the State of Connecticut . New-Haven: J. Meigs, 1788. 8 o (179 x 109 mm). (Closely trimmed with loss of some page numbers, some browning and

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BECKHER, Daniel (1594-1655). Cultrivori Prussiaci Curatio singularis...

BECKHER, Daniel (1594-1655). Cultrivori Prussiaci Curatio singularis . Leyden: Joannis Maire, 1640. 8 o (141 x 90 mm). Folding woodcut illustration. Contemporary paste-paper boards (textblock loose in boards). Third edition, FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. The text relays an amusing account of a patient

Lot #: 36

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BECQUEREL, Henri (1852-1908). "Sur les radiations émises par...

BECQUEREL, Henri (1852-1908). "Sur les radiations émises par phosphorescence" (pp.420-421) -- "Sur les radiations invisibles émises par les corps phosphorescence" (pp.501-502) -- "Sur quelques propriétés nouvelles des radiations invisibles émises par divers corps phosphorescents" (pp.559-564

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BELL, Charles (1774-1842). The Anatomy of the Brain, explained in a Series...

BELL, Charles (1774-1842). The Anatomy of the Brain, explained in a Series of Engravings. London: C. Whittingham for T. Longman and others, 1802. 4 o (310 x 244 mm). 12 stipple-engraved plates (11 hand-colored) by Thomas Medland, Freeman, John Stewart and William Archibald after drawings by the

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BELL, Charles. Surgical Observations, being a Quarterly Report of Cases in...

BELL, Charles. Surgical Observations, being a Quarterly Report of Cases in Surgery... London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816-1818. 2 volumes in one, 8 o (213 x 128 mm). 20 engraved plates (a few captions of plates trimmed, minor offsetting from plates). Contemporary marbled boards

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BELL, Charles. Illustrations of the Great Operations of Surgery, Trepan...

BELL, Charles. Illustrations of the Great Operations of Surgery, Trepan, Hernia, Amputation, Aneurism and Lithotomy . London: A. & R. Spottiswoode for Longman, Hurst, et al, 1821. Oblong 4 o (272 x 375 mm). 20 etched plates, 6 in sepia, all but 3 hand colored (some fingersoiling and occasional

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BELL, Charles. A Series of Engravings, Explaining the Course of the Nerves...

BELL, Charles. A Series of Engravings, Explaining the Course of the Nerves . London: Longman and Rees; Cadell and Davies, 1803. 4 o . 9 plates, 3 of which are folding (some foxing and staining). (Some staining, title page trimmed at upper margin.) Modern brown cloth, gilt-lettered on spine

Lot #: 41

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BENIVIENI, Antonio (1443-1502). De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum...

BENIVIENI, Antonio (1443-1502). De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis . Edited by Girolamo Benivieni (ca 1453-1542) and Giovanni Rosati (fl. 1480-1507). Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. 8 o (198 x 140 mm). 54 leaves. Roman type. Chapter initials supplied in red manuscript

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 6 Dec 2004

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BERENGARIO DA CARPI, Giacomo (ca 1460-ca 1530). De fractura cranii, liber...

BERENGARIO DA CARPI, Giacomo (ca 1460-ca 1530). De fractura cranii, liber aureus. Hactenus desideratus. Editio nova, ab innumeris mendis vindicata. Leiden: Jan Maire, 1629. 8 o (158 x 95 mm). Woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary vellum. Revised edition of this important treatise on head

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 6 Dec 2004