Sale 2468 - Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, March 8, 2018

208 c BARTHOLOMAEUS ANGLICUS. El Libro de Proprietatibus Rerum en Romance. Spanish translation by Vicente de Burgos. Woodcut illustrations on title and in text. [345] (of [346]) leaves; lacks F7. Folio, 301x210 mm, old limp vellum with spine title in ink and remnants of thong ties, backstrip partly detached, book block loose in binding; marginal dampstaining and worming in blank margins at beginning and end, occasional browning, scattered marginalia, title heavily soiled and chipped along edges slightly affecting text on verso, severely oxidized stain in outer portion of approximately the last 30 leaves causing substantial text loss. Branded ownership mark of the Convento de Santa Bárbara (or de San Antonio?) de Puebla (cf. CCMF/BF-12055) on top and bottom edges. sold as is . (Toledo: Gaspar de Ávila for Juan Tomás Fabio, 10 July 1529) [800/1,200] Second edition of the Spanish version first published in 1494. “A condensed encyclopedia of what was then understood by natural science . . . one of the most widely read scientific works of the Middle Ages” (Garrison-Morton), compiled in the 12th century by an English Franciscan and first published in the original Latin circa 1471. Garrison-Morton 91; Sarton II, 586-88; Palau 102874. 209 c BEHRENS, GEORG HENNING. The Natural History of Hartz-Forest, in his Majesty King George’s German Dominions. [16], 164, [12] pages, including 2 ad leaves at end. 8vo, 181x114 mm, later 19th-century red morocco gilt, spine darkened; scattered mostly light marginal foxing. London:W. Pearson for T. Osborne, 1730 [400/600] first edition in english of the author’s 1703 Hercynia Curiosa, oder Curiöser Hartz-Wald, on the geology, mineralogy, speleology, and mines of the Harz mountain region. Schuh, Behrens 2 (“very scarce”). 210 c CARNAP, RUDOLF. Logische Syntax der Sprache. xi, [1], 274 pages. 8vo, 218x140 mm, original wrappers, cover edges worn, backstrip darkened, ends chipped, rear joint partly cracked; contents clean. Vienna: Julius Springer, 1934 [250/350] first edition of a work elaborating Carnap’s theory of logical syntax. 208 209