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Dictionnaire des sciences medicales, par une societe de medecins et de chirurgiens.

By: ADELON, ALARD, Barbier ALIBERT, et al.

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: Paris:, Crapart & C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1812-22.: 1812

Seller ID: M12282

Complete set of 60 volumes. 127 engraved plates, list of subscribers in the index volume, 10 folding charts; occasional foxing, ink and water-stains. Modern quarter green spines over original marbled boards, gilt-stamped black leather spine labels; re-backed. Ex-lib bookplates and ink stamps of the Norwich & Norfolk United Medical Book Society, early ownership inscription of Hudson Gurney. Fine. FIRST EDITION. [19th Century French Medical Encyclopedia] Possibly one of the most important encyclopedia/dictionaries of medicine ever assembled, and certainly the earliest. As Diderot's encyclopedia... View more info

Dizionario Universale Critico, Enciclopedico della Lingua Italia. Tomo Primo: A-CA. [Tomo Secondo: CE-E. Tomo Terzo: F-I]. [3 volumes].

By: ALBERTI DI VILLANOVA, Francesco (1737-1801).

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Lucca, Italy:, Domenico Marescandoli, 1797.: 1797

Seller ID: LV1859

Three vols. ONLY. 4to. xlvii, [1], 392; 417, [1]; 428 pp. Engraved title-page vignettes; Vol. II p. 11 lower right corner torn (not affecting text). Contemporary tree calf, spines re-backed in polished calf with original spine fragments laid down; extremities worn. Hartford Seminary Foundation/Case Memorial Library bookplates, Theological Institute of Connecticut blind-stamps to first and last few pages. RARE. Very good. FIRST EDITION of the first 3 volumes of Villanova's encyclopedia of the Italian language. The five volumes Alberti compiled were published from 1797-1800. He "was seized ... View more info

Les inspecteurs generaux de l'Instruction publique, dictionnaire biographique 1802-1914.

By: CAPLAT, G. (editor); Isabelle Havelange; Francoise Huguet; Bernadette Lebedeff.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Paris:, Institut National de Recherche Pedagogique, Editions du CNRS, 1986.: 1986

Seller ID: BL3810

ISBN: 2222037689

Series: Collection Histoire Biographique de l'Enseignement. At head of title: Service d'histoire de l'education, Institut national de recherche pedagogique. 8vo. 700 pp. Pictorial printed wrappers. Very good. ISBN: 2222037689 View more info

Thesaurus Eruditionis Scholasticae: sive Supellex instructissima Dictionum, Verborum, Phrasium, Adagiorum, Sententiarum, Exemplorum, Rerumq; variorum, qvae docentibus juxta, atq; discentibus ad intelligendos tam prorsae . . . Jam Olim post Aliorum Operas per Augustum Buchnerum . . . suppletus, et locupletatus.

By: FABER, Basil [Basilius].

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Lipsae & Francofurti,, Sumptibus Johannis Fritzschii, 1680.: 1680

Seller ID: LV1777

Folio in 6s. [xvi] pp., 1479; 2036 double-columns, [5], [2 blank], [80] pp. Large copperplate engraved frontispiece by Christian Romstet (1640-1721), index. Title with the ownership signature of L.L. Hinsch. Original full blind-stamped vellum; joints repaired, recent front endleaves. Very good copy. Early edition of this massive lexicon, first published in 1571, which is Faber's best known work. It contains an exhaustive array of citations given in Latin with some German references. In this regard it followed the innovation of Estienne who introduced vernacular French to his Latin lexicon in ... View more info

Apuntaciones al Vocabulario Medico.

By: FALCON, J. Huarque.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe:, Ed. Castellvi, (1958).: 1958

Seller ID: M9282

8vo. 116 pp. Index. Printed wrappers; spine base worn. Very good. On the origins of medical terminology. View more info

A New Dictionary of the English Language: Containing, Not only the Explanation of Words, with their Orthography, Etymology, and Idiomatical Use in Writing; but likewise, Their Orthoepia . . . .

By: KENRICK, William (c. 1725-1799).

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London:, John and Francis Rivington, William Johnston, Thomas Longman, and Thomas Cadell, 1773.: 1773

Seller ID: LV2104

4to. [8], viii, 57, [1 blank], [724] pp. Errata - dictionary text printed in double columns; title-page with small upper margin tear and related gutter staining, outer edges to leaves somewhat browned. Later quarter brown cloth over contemporary calf, gilt-stamped black leather spine label, 5 raised bands; leather worn, later end-papers. Library paper spine label. Title-page signature of Andrew Law. Title-page and last few pages blind-stamp of Hartford Theological Seminary. Good. FIRST edition of Kenrick's dictionary, "the first to indicate pronunciation with diacritical marks and to divi... View more info

The Harper Encyclopedia of Science.

By: NEWMAN, James Roy (editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Harper & Row, 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: BL3852

4 volumes. 4to. 1379 pp. Profusely illustrated [2500] (250+ in color), index. Red gilt-stamped cloth. Slip-case (some wear). Very heavy and large set – extra postage required. Complete. Very good. Newman (1907-1966), American mathematician and mathematical historian, is credited for coining and first describing the mathematical concept "googol" in his book (co-authored by Edward Kasner) Mathematics and The Imagination. View more info

Dictionnaire Etymologique du Francais.

By: PICOCHE, Jacqueline.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Paris:, Les usuels du Robert, 1985.: 1985

Seller ID: BL4229

ISBN: 2850360139

Thin 8vo. xii, 827 pp. Cloth; top edge soiled. Very good. ISBN: 2850360139 View more info

Dictionnaire des Expressions et Locutions. Nouvelle edition revue et augmentee.

By: REY, Alain; Sophie CHANTREAU.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris:, Les usuels du Robert, 1986.: 1986

Seller ID: BL4242

ISBN: 2850360678

Thin 8vo. xiii, 1035 pp. Cloth; top edge soiled, rear board dinged at top edge. Good. ISBN: 2850360678 / 2-85036-067-8 View more info

Lexicon Persico-Latinum Etymologicum cum linguis maxime cognatis Sanscrita et Zendica et Pehlevica comparatum, e lexicis persice scriptis Borhâni Qâtiu, Haft Qulzum et Bahâri agam et persico-turcico Farhangi-Shuûrî confectum, adhibitis etiam Castelli, Meninski, Richardson et aliorum operibus et auctoritate scriptorum Persicorum adauctum. [2 volumes].

By: VULLERS, Johann August (1803-1880).

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Bonnae ad Rhenum:, Impensis Adolphi Marci, 1855-1864.: 1855

Seller ID: LV1878

2 volumes. 4to. 965, [3]; x, [2], 1566 pp. Double columns, includes appendix and addenda & corrigenda. Early half-calf, marbled boards; neatly re-backed preserving original spines, rubbed, new endpapers. Very good. First and only edition; this is the most comprehensive study of Persian languages with translation into Latin. Beautifully printed with the Persian words and letters printed in the Tauchnitz-type, as well as Sanskrit and Zend in Lichtenberger-type. This is an exhaustive work – a culmination of many years devoted to the study of Persian languages. This Lexicon is one of the m... View more info

A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists.

By: WILLIAMS, Trevor I.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London:, Adam & Charles Black, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: BL4266

8vo. xi, 592 pp. Dark green cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Very good book in poor d.j. View more info

Charles Darwin; a Companion.


Price: $75.00

Publisher: (Folkstone, UK):, Dawson, (1978).:

Seller ID: S11557

8vo. 309 pp. Text figs. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Dust jacket present. View more info