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  Plan der Battaille bey Gross=Jaegersdorf (= Groί-Jägersdorff) am 30ten augusti Ao 1757, zwischen dem preussichen Corps d'Armee unter Commando des General- Feld-Marschals von Lehwald und der russchischen Armée, unter Anführung des General Feldmarschals von Apraxin.
w.y.w.publishers, ca., 1757.Contemporary partly handcoloured etched plan with battle-formations and manoeuvres, with a legend ( incl. names & ranks of the Russian regiments) and description in German below.38 x 55 cm
Feldmarschall Johann v. Lehwaldt hatte mit 28 000 Mann die Aufgabe bekommen, Ostpreuίen gegen die Russen zu sichern. Battlefield in the East-Prussia Now Russia. ( Near Königsberg).
EUR 375.00

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Plan von der glorieusen Batille beij Leuthen 5 Decembr ao 1757 zwischen der Königl. preuss. Armee (....) und der Oesterreichischen. ( ...) beij welcher der preussiche Armee den vollkomensten Sieg über die Oestereichische erhalten (etc...) (Battle of Lytunia in Schlesien / Silesia. Poland).
Breslau, J.J.Korn ca., 1757.Contemporary partly handcoloured engraved plan by Strachowsky with battle-field fpomations and manoeuvres, legend and description. 30.3 x 39.7 cm. Levé par un officier Prussien. Some wormholing and browning. Nice cartouche.
Very rare and nicely handcoloured battlefield map. Published separately and not in an atlas. Battle in the seventh year war of succession between Prussia and Austria.
EUR 450.00

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Poisson, Siméon-Denis, 1781-1840. ;Migout, J.-C.; Bergery, C.-L. (Claude-Lucien), 1787-1863. Formules relatives aux effets du tir sur les différentes parties de l'affut. Par. S-D. Poisson. Deuxiëme édition conformé à la prémière, imprimée par ordre de M. le Minsitre de la Guerre. bound with: Théorie des affuts et voitures d'artillerie / par J.-C. Migout et C.L. Bergery.
Paris, Bachelier, 1838.Two titles bound in 1 volume.19th century halfcalf. Ad 1. : (iv), 82pp. 1 large folding lithographed plate. Some slight foxing but in very good condition. Ad 2. (viii), 295 pp. 2 folding lithographed plates.
Ad 1.Bibl. mech. p. 259 :" Poisson, S.D. (1781 - 1840). attended the École Polytechnique, commencing his carreer on its teaching staff almost immediately upon his graduation... Of great importance as an educator, his prolific wrtings, though often elaborations on the work of others, did much to establish the direction for French Science. This second edition is quite scarce not in O.C.L.C. Ad2. This first edition not in O.C.L.C. Both items very scarce.
EUR 875.00

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Pringle, John. (1707-1782); Donald Monro; Lambertus Bicker (1732-1801) Verhandeling over de legerziekten : behelzende eene beschryving van de oorzaaken, aart, voorbehoeding en geneezing der ziekten, die in de legers en garnizoenen voorvallen / door John Pringle ; naar den laatsten dr. uit het Engelsch vert., met de nieuwste waarneemingen verrykt en verm. met eene geneeskundige beschryving der hospitaalen door Donald Monro ; mede uit het Engelsch vert. door L. Bicker.
Te Amsterdam, by Petrus Conradi, 1767.-1788 xlii, 298, (ii), vi, 327; xii, 228pp. Original marbled ( spickled ) boared.) Hand written label on spine. ut in very good, almost fine condition. 3 volumes.
Rather scarce only 3 copies in Dutch University Libraries according to the Dutch internet catalogue (= N.C.C.). The first and only Dutch edition of 'Observations on the diseases of the army by Sir John Pringle', originally published in 1752. See Heirs no. 879 :" Pringle the founder of military medicine, served as Physician=-General of the British Army from 1744 to 1752.. In this book he outlined the basic principles of milittary sanitation and stressed the proper ventilation of military quarters regardsless of their location."
( Garrison & Morton no. 2150 )
Donald Monro was the second son of Alexander Monro primus and also a army surgeon. He was physician to the British military hospital in Germany during the 7 years War, until 1763 and this is his work which originally has been published as. :" An account of the diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany, from January 1761 to the return of the troops to England in March 1763. " Both titles by Pringle and Monro mixed up to a new work in Dutch That's the reason the book is in 3 volumes. On the translator Lambertus Bicker see Lindeboom p. 134-5:" He was the first secretary of the ' Bataafsch Genootschap' and professor of medicine and physics at Rotterdam"

EUR 975.00

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Ranby, M.J. Méthode de traiter les plaies d'arme-à-feu.
Paris, Durand, 1745.12, 116pp. contemp. full calf. with supralibros. (arms).
A very good copy of this surgical treatise on gun-shot wounds. R. was surgeon at London. First and only French edition not in Wellcome ( Only English ed. of 1744 :" A method of treating gunshot wounds". Scarce.
EUR 750.00

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  Rapport van gecommitteerdens, van hun Ed. Groot Mogenden Heeren Staaten van Holland en Westfriesland nopens den Staat van 's lands Frontieren, Magazijnen en Arzenaalen.
In Holland, 1784.112pp. mod. wrps. with libr. ticket on front. uncut.
Very scarce report issued on behalve of the Dutch Governement on the condition and improvement of arsenals, armouries, dockyards and magazines.
EUR 219.00

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Reglement op de exercitien en manoeuvres der infanterie, van den 1 August 1791. II.de stuk; behelzende de Bataillons School. Naar het Fransch. ( Rangaku).
Den Haag, Koninklijke Staats-Drukkerij, 1807.[2], 189-380p, uncut, damage of water. small tear on page 189, modern half calf.
Breda. 1855. nr. 73 hoffm. en idem 74 en 75 en hoffm. 80 The rules for drilling and manoevring at the Dutch Military school at Breda. This book is reprinted at Nagasaki in the year Ansei 4. (1857). The so called "Battaillon-school. " of Kai-sei Ren sots gun-go. See at length Catalogue Hoffmann no. 80. Due to the subject of this book it is of course of utmost rarity. Most copies get lost after the rules were changed.
EUR 800.00

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Reglement op het geneeskundig onderzoek omtrent de geschiktheid voor de krijgsdienst te land en te water.
Utrecht, Boekhoven, 1862.36pp. sm. 8v0. orig.pr. wrps. very good copy.
EUR 75.00

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Robins, Benjamin Nouveaux principes d'artillerie de M. Benjamin Robins, commentés par M. Léonard Euler, traduits de l'allemand, avec des notes, par M. Lombard, prof. royal aux Ecoles d 'Artillerie à Auxonne.
Dyon/ Paris, Frantin/ Jombert, 1783.xiv, ii, 538, x pp. 2 fold. engr. plates. orig. full calf. spine richly gilt. decor. A Fine copy.
D.S.B. IV p. 470 :" An inquiry from the King about the best work on artillery moved Euler to translate into German Benjamin Robins' "New principles of Gunnery". Euler added his own supplements on ballistics, which were five times longer than the original text. These supplements occupy an important place in the history of ballistics.: Euler himself had written a short work on the subject as early as 1727 or 1728 in connection with the testing of guns". This is again a revised edition of the German by the French Professor of Gunnung and Ballistics. Lombard. Very scarce and important.
EUR 1,380.00

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Rose, E. Ueber Stichwunden der Oberschenkelgefässe und ihre sicherste Behandlung.
Leipzig, 1875.ca. 20pp. Sammlung Klin. Vorträge herausg. by R.Volkmann no.92. or.pr.wrps.
EUR 30.00

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  Rusting, or Rustingh Salomon van (1652-ca1710) Nieuw-gebouw der genees-konst : Gegrondvest op reeden en ervarentheid. Waar in ... geleerd word de geneezing der ziekten, beneffens hunne oorzaken : met byvoeging van wel-ondervonden hulp-middelen / Salomon van RustingNieuw-gebouw der genees-konst : Gegrondvest op reeden en ervarentheid. Waar in ... geleerd word de geneezing der ziekten, beneffens hunne oorzaken : met byvoeging van wel-ondervonden hulp-middelen / Salomon van RustingNieuw-gebouw der genees-konst : Gegrondvest op reeden en ervaren
Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1706.fine engraved front. xxiv, 496, viii pp. original full vellum. fine copy. Name and title in handwritting on spine.
Lindeboom p. 1695.:"He practised at Zuid-Schermer It may be presumed that R. was a surgeon, without a university training in medicine. The content of his work make it very probably that he had much experience in military surgery." B.M.N.I.p. 296. .R. had a plaster, "emplastrum Rustingii'. which was much sought and was still inserted in the third edition of the Pharmacopoeia Leidensis. (1751). It consisted of Lithargurym with several irritating and solvent gums. Titsingh praised it as to be excellent in contusions and luxations." Some subjects : Van 't voeden en vermageren; Hooft-Pynen, Valzugt of vallende Ziekte; De Teering, Geelzucht of Geeluw. Very scarce only 2 copies in Dutch Public Libraries according to N.C.C. ( U.B. A'dam/ Leiden. ); No copy on a West european Bookauction sale during the last 50 years ( Hauswedell.) Van Eeghen/Van der Kellen 415 . Title- engraving is made by Jan Luyken. ". Een jong man staande voor eende tafel, rondom welke zeven aandachtig naar hem luisterende heeren zijn gezeten. De achtergrond vertoont eene groote ziekenzaal met verscheidene door gordijnen omgeven bedden en een aantal patienten en verplegers. Daaronder eene kleinere afbeelding, waarop rechts eene tent, waar een chirurg een gewonde verbindt, terwijl een andere wordt aangedragen uit den hevigen ruiterstrijd, die op den achtergrond links wordt gevoerd." First edition. With fine engraved titelpage by the famous Dutch engraver Jan Luyken. ( Wounded patients leaving the battlefield). Copy from the library of Dr. Jan van der Hoeven. With his name in handwritting and bookplate. Only 2 copies in Dutch public libraries.
EUR 1,250.00

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Seidel, O. Pathologisch-anatomischer Befund bei Dynamitverletzung am Auge.
Heidelberg, 1912.29pp. diss. or.pr.wrps.
EUR 30.00

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Sheehan, J.E. General and Plastic Surgery with emphasis on war injuries.
New York, 1945.345pp. with 496 figs. or.cl.
EUR 81.00

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Smith, F.M. A Handbook of the Manufacture and Proof of Gunpowder, as carried on at the Royal Gunpowder Factory, Waltham Abbey.
London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1870.[2]-122m[2]p, 26 (folding) lithl plates, woodengr. ills., orgi.gilt and blindst.cl.,owners' ticket on the back of the frontcover, libraryticket on the frontcover; contents very good, binding partly with wear, but otherwise good.
An richly illustrated work on the manufacturing of gunpowder.
EUR 449.00

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Steinmetz, S.R. Die Philosophie des Krieges.
Leipzig, 1907.XVI-352pp. or.cl.
EUR 104.00

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Taylor, Carl A.; Rinkenbach, William Henry. Explosives, their materials, constitution, and analysis
Washington, G.P.O., 1923.First edition.xii, 188 p. ; 24 cm, original printed wrappers, librarystamp, mildly browned, spine slightly damaged. else in a very good condition.
United States. Bureau of Mines. Bulletin ; 219 . Includes index. "Publications on investigations of explosives": p. 178.
EUR 60.00

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Th. Ritschard. Orthopédie prothèses. Bruxelles. Modèles, Originaux, Illustrés d'après photographies. Bandages - Ceintures. Bas pour varices.
Bruxelles, Th. Ritschard. sept., 1914.128pp. original printed wrappers. Very good condition. ( stamps on frontcover).
A finely illustrated trade catalogue on all kind of orthopaedic devices.
EUR 125.00

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Timmerman, M. R. Handleiding der gezondheidsleer, vooral met betrekking tot den krijgs- en zeemansstand : ten gebruike bij het onderwijs aan 's rijks kweekschool voor militaire geneeskundigen.
Utrecht, J.G. van Terveen, 1864.xiii, 383 p. ; 23 cm., 4 folding coloured diagrams, original half calf, gilt lettering on spine, boards, library stamps on titlepage, slightly foxed, else a very good copy.
EUR 200.00

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Vaume, J.S. Traité de la fièvre putride précédé d'une dissertation sur les remèdies généraux et d'un plan pour former un code complet de médecine et de chirurgie pratiques.
Paris, Bigot, 1796.AN IV , 288p. mod. halfcloth with orig. marbl. boards. browned.
Hirsch V p.713: "Und veröffentlichte, als Resultat seiner langjähr. Beobachtungen, das hervorrangende Werk. ...Zeichnete sich besonders durch seine erfolgreiche Behandlung der vom Kriegstyphus Befallenen aus." Important book on typhoid fever in wartime.
EUR 675.00

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Verdoorn, J.A. Arts en Oorlog. Medische en sociale zorg voor oorlogsslachtoffers in de geschiedenis van Europa. Inleiding in de medische polemologie. Deel I Van de Antieke Wereld tot de twintigste eeuw. Deel II Van de eerste wereldoorlog tot de tegenwoordige tijd.
Amsterdam, St.Uitgeverij Lynx, 1972.2 Vols,. viii,924p, or.paperback
EUR 18.00

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