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SUPERB 1788 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TREATISE ON THE CURE AND TREATMENT OF TETANUS BY DAZILLE ADDRESSED TO AND WITH HOLOGRAPH NOTE BY EDME-CLAUDE BOURRU ESTEEMED FRENCH DOCTOR, DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE IN PARIS AND ORATOR AT FUNERAL OF GUILLOTIN

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $955.99

Publisher: France, 1788

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: N00TP133

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a super 20 page manuscript treatise, dated 1788, on tetanus and its treatment. This essay is a commentary on the works written by Jean Barthélemy Dazille, (1732-1812), famed doctor of tropical medicine whose 'Observations générales sur les maladies des climats chauds', being his distinguished work while doctor of the King in Saint-Domingue, Port-au-Prince, Haïti. He is also the author of a treatise on the 'Observations of Negroes diseases'. Dazille 'was a... View more info

c1730 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT GERMAN ARMY MILITARY ORDERS DETAILING THE PARADE PROGRAM AND MILITARY MANEUVERS TO ENTERTAIN A PRINCE OF GERMANY

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,185.99

Publisher: Germany, 1730

Seller ID: 000778

Condition: Good


On offer is a superb circa 1730 handwritten manuscript military orders titled "Unterrichtsplan der General-inspection des Jägercorps un der ersten Escadron Cavallerie" outlining the program of a planned visitation of a un-named German prince to the cavalry military unit. A complete set of maneuvers had been scheduled for the celebration and this manuscript describes in detail the program for the Prince. The program contains for example: maneuver of the cavalry a... View more info

1754 - 1763 TEN YEAR ACCOUNTING FOR A HOSPITAL SUPPLY COMPANY SPECIALIZING IN BUILDING SUPPLY AND BED CONSTRUCTION

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $945.99

Publisher: Reims, France, 1754

Seller ID: 00TP127

Condition: Good+


On offer is an accounting summary for a ten year period being 1754 through 1763 for an unidentified hospital supply company. While the clients and the company are unnamed the document was part of a file from the Sir Thomas Phillipps collection relating to Hotel Dieu and the Hopital Incurables. G+. View more info

EARLY 18TH CENTURY HANDWRITTEN REPORT DETAILING THE VARIOUS ASSEMBLIES OF THE FRENCH CATHOLIC REGULARS (REGULIERS) DURING THE 17th CENTURY BEGINNING SOON AFTER THE DEATH OF CLEMENT VIII

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,245.99

Publisher: FRANCE,

Seller ID: 00MV631

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is an interesting handwritten manuscript document beginning "Discussions sur les exemptions Reguliers" and other chapters " Accusations Contre L'Assemble 1650" et al. Circa early 1700s report is a history of the various assemblies over the 17th century appearing to start in 1605 at the end of Clement VIII's reign or soon after his death through to the late 1600s. Of particular note to collector's and students of Catholic history will be the detai... View more info

1793 - YEAR II - FRENCH REVOLUTION DOCUMENT CALLING UP CITIZEN TRAVERSIGNY TO DUTY IN THE NATIONAL GUARD

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $245.99

Publisher: DIJON FRANCE, 1793

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00JT58B

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a small French Revolutionary document calling a citizen up for active duty in the National Guard. This 4 x 5 inch printed document is mounted on board with a small fault to the bottom right corner not affecting the document. Manuscript entries include the name of the citizen, the dates to show up for service and it is signed but illegible. Some stains, perhaps old thumbprints to the front of the document, otherwise G+. View more info

1786 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT PRE FRENCH REVOLUTION AUDIT OF EXPENSES OF A WEALTHY NOBLE FAMILY

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $759.99

Publisher: PARIS LYON FRANCE, 1786

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 000944

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting enigmatic 1786 handwritten manuscript economic portrait titled "Naissance de George & Mort de Benjamin Reverdun" being what appears to be a financial breakdown and accounting table of expenses of a late 18th Century noble French family divided for Monsieur, his [business, travel to and from Paris, Lyon] and for Madame, her "domestiques, blanchissage, pain, vin, viande, boisson" etc. etc. and also "menus plaisirs: journal, co... View more info

c. 1740s HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT, ORIGINAL LIMP VELLUM HANDWRITTEN OFFICER'S VADE MECUM IN A FINE CALLIGRAPHIC HAND FRENCH MILITARY THEORY AND PRACTICE: "TRAITE DE FORTIFICATION"

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $3,255.99

Publisher: France, 1740

Seller ID: 0001089

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb original French handwritten manuscript titled "Traite de fortification" circa 1740 bound in contemporary limp vellum. In a fine calligraphic hand this book, probably an officer's vade mecum details the epitome of military theory and practice of the era as evidenced by the authors referenced in the manuscript with the greatest frequency being Blondel (1618-1686) and the Comte de Pagan (1604 - 1665). The inclusion of the latter is particularly ... View more info

1783 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRANSCRIPT OF A PROSECUTORIAL INTERROGATION REGARDING THE THEFT OF MONEY

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,255.99

Publisher: France, 1783

Seller ID: 00JT91

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an intriguing, original manuscript transcript dated 1783 during the reign of Louis XVI of what appears to be a prosecutorial interrogation taking place over a number of days involving the theft of money. Nine [9] tightly written pages and sometimes written in excitement make for an mysterious pre Revolution document. Overall VG. View more info

c. 1730 - 1750s ORIGINAL 500+ PP MANUSCRIPT BOOK OF ANCIENT MONASTIC [?] ALCHEMY, CHEMISTRY, PHARMACOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL LORE

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $12,855.99

Publisher: 1750

Seller ID: 0001419

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb, original 18th Century Latin, and some Greek, manuscript book of over 328+ hand-numbered and some unnumbered leaves of handwritten writings being a treasure trove of ancient medical and alchemy lore and history epitomizing the state of post Renaissance sciences, the book includes various charts, indices, remedies, tinctures, other pharmacological and chemical recipes, alchemy, observations, treatments and astrological notes. Circa 1730 to 1750s, as... View more info

1795 DUBLIN TOWNSHIP ENUMERATION OF THE NUMBER OF "BASTARD CHILDREN, NEGRO OR MOLATTO SLAVES, THE NUMBER OF LIQUOR RETAILERS..."

By: UNIDENTIFIED CLERK FOR DUBLIN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA

Price: $325.99

Publisher: Pennsylvania, 1795

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 0MV1531

Condition: Good+


Dublin Township, Pennsylvania, term 1795. Bedford County, although not mentioned. Approx. 7 x 5-1/4 in. Reads: Bastard Children born none / Deer kild out of season none / Negro or molatto slaves none / retailers of liquor....etc. View more info

HANDWRITTEN FRENCH MANUSCRIPT PRECIS DOCUMENT REVIEWING OR WRITING UPON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. From the estate of the world renowned bibliophile and antiquary, Sir Thomas Phillipps.

By: UNIDENTIFIED DOCTOR OR MEDICAL STUDENT

Price: $259.99

Publisher: France,

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00TP01

Condition: Fine


PRECIS DOCUMENT REVIEWING OR WRITING UPON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. From the estate of the world renowned bibliophile and antiquary, Sir Thomas Phillipps. THE ITEM: Undated and unsigned, though most certainly late 18th century early 19th century given the other dated documents in the file, in this precis, the author expounds on the nervous system. I am not quite sure if this is an essay by a medical student or a precis written by a doctor though it does appear pretty advanced ... View more info

CIRCA LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY BEAUTIFULLY HANDWRITTEN RECIPE FOR GLUE SPECIFICALLY TO REPAIR PORCELAIN

By: UNIDENTIFIED DOCTOR OR MEDICAL STUDENT

Price: $169.99

Publisher: France, 1799

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00TP99

Condition: Good+


Small handwritten recipe for a glue to hold porcelain together. Blending lead, oils, paper and flour. Biographical Notes: SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS (1792-1872). Born in 1792, Sir Thomas Phillipps from childhood was obsessed with the idea of obtaining virtually anything written or printed on paper, including cartloads of documents from wastepaper merchants and the entire inventories of booksellers. "I wish to have one copy of every book in the world," he declared to a ... View more info

FROM THE FILE OF FAMED BIBLIOPHILE SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS: HAND WRITTEN AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BUT INDECHIPERHABLE PRECIS ON THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM

By: UNIDENTIFIED PHYSICIAN

Price: $399.99

Publisher: Paris,

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00TP73

Condition: Good+


Handwritten over four pages, not easily read, undated but assuredly mid-18th century as are other documents in this very same file, the author writes of his understanding of the lymphatic system and swollen glands all in the first person. Very interesting but requiring further research. Biographical Notes: SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS (1792-1872). Born in 1792, Sir Thomas Phillipps from childhood was obsessed with the idea of obtaining virtually anything written or printed on pa... View more info

18TH CENTURY HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT RECIPE FOR 'EAU DIVINE' DIVINE OR HOLY WATER - FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $459.99

Publisher: France,

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 0TP82B

Condition: Very Good+


Beautifully penned manuscript medicinal recipe for Eau Divine, presented poetically as a cure or remedy against fevers, vomiting, sweating, common colds, diarrhoea, fainting spells etc.. Undated and unsigned but most certainly a mid to late 18th century item. 3pp. Biographical Notes: SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS (1792-1872). Born in 1792, Sir Thomas Phillipps from childhood was obsessed with the idea of obtaining virtually anything written or printed on paper, including cartload... View more info

18TH CENTURY HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT RECIPE FOR CLEANING HARD STAINS FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $125.99

Publisher: France,

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00TP76

Condition: Very Good+


Undated, unsigned, late 18th century small note, while nicely penned, full of spelling errors, most likely written by a woman, giving various instructions on how to clean out hard stains using this specific "water" being a blend of detergent and a soapy-like cologne. Very interesting for someone studying late 18th century women's studies. Biographical Notes: SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS (1792-1872). Born in 1792, Sir Thomas Phillipps from childhood was obsessed with the ... View more info

1734 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT: CONTRACT TO BORROW MONEY FROM A JEWISH MONEYLENDER

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $2,059.99

Publisher: Fremersheim, Germany, 1734

Seller ID: 000477

Condition: Very Good


On offer: ORIGINAL CONTRACT TO BORROW MONEY FROM A JEWISH MONEYLENDER IN 1734 as such VERY RARE loan agreement (debt-letter) for money provided by a Jew, "David von Büdesheim" in 1734. Very Fine Judaica, manuscript in ink on thick paper from Germany. Folio double leaf, all 4 pages written: Page 1: loan contract between Christoph Schröder (and wife) and "Schutz Juden David von Büdesheim", Page 2: condition and terms for repayment, Page 3: court confirma... View more info

c. 1800 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TREATISE AND NOTES ON HERALDRY, COATS OF ARM AND EUROPEAN ROYAL HOUSES INCLUDES A RECIPE AND PROCESS FOR JAPANESE VARNISH AND LACQUER

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $1,245.99

Publisher: Europe, 1800

Seller ID: 000674

Condition: Good+


On offer is a sensational late 18th, early 19th century manuscript book where the unidentified author writes a thirteen page treatise on the subject of heraldry, Coats of arms wherein by way of example he illustrates and lists the most important European Royal Houses shields. A beautiful manuscript joined with a short three page manuscript about the Japanese varnishing methods and process. Seventy-one blank pages separate the two subjects in this 9cm x 14.5 cm. worn hard... View more info

1754-1763 COMPLETE ACCOUNTING ARCHIVE AND HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT AUDIT OF THE EXPENSES AND RECEIVABLES OF THE HOPITAL DES INCURABLES

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $1,285.99

Publisher: Paris FRANCE, 1754

Seller ID: 00TP128

Condition: Good+


On offer is an accounting report for l'Hopital des Incurables in Paris France covering the years 1754 to 1763. This folio of two 23" x 19" folded sheets is a complete and detailed accounting of expenses, receivables etc for a ten year period. Beautiful penned final audit of the hospital's accounting. Folded twice into a quarter size, the documents are in good+ shape with some framing to the facing pages and some minor splits to some of the folds. Interior pages a... View more info

c. 1750 HANDWRITTEN ORIGINAL ITALIAN MEDICAL MANUSCRIPT: EPITOME PATOLOGIE

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $4,595.99

Publisher: Italy,

Seller ID: 000828

Condition: Good+


On offer is a fine, early [circa 1750] Italian medical manuscript on pathology - EPITOME PATOLOGIE. This is a beautifully written, in one hand, though some margin notes scattered throughout but not a lot. Very comprehensive detailing of the art of pathology for the times with many, many subject headings in this 260+ pp tightly written script. Among the chapter titles are: de Forma Morborum; Tomanscini Observationes; Forma Morbosa; Pulsuum qualitates abnormes; Secretionis... View more info

c1790s ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN INVENTORY OF HERALDIC TITLES RELATING TO CHARLES FRANCOIS MASSON, BARON OF LONGERY

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $545.99

Publisher: BURGUNDY FRANCE, 1790

Seller ID: 00JT23

Condition: Good+


On offer is an original manuscript, in one beautiful hand, on watermarked, folio, being the details of Charles Francois Masson, the Baron of Longery's heraldic titles from 1686 - 1787. Save for some chipping and an old dampstain to a small portion of the upper edge this would be VG. View more info