[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 2: Early Medical Books, Part I § 4: Early Medical Books, Part II § 7: Early Medical Books. Part III § 8: Early Medical Books, Part IV § 10: Early Medical Books, Part V § 11: Early Medical Books, Part VI § 12: Early Medical Books: Part VII § 13: Early Medical Books, Part VIII § 14: Early Medical Books, Part IX § 15: Early Medical Books, Part X § 16: Early Medical Books, New Series, Part I § 17: Early Medical Books, New Series, Part II § 19: Old Science and Medicine § 21: History of Science § 22: Old Medicine and Science § 23: Old Medicine and Science § 24: Old Medicine and Science § 25: Old medicine and Science [together with: Stock Bulletins: numbered series:] 2: Old Medical books § 3: Old Rare Books § 11: Anatomy and Surgery § 19: Early Books on Medicine and Natural Sciences § 20: Old Medicine and Science [together with publications hors série] View larger
R. Lier & Co. (Milan; Florence)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 2: Early Medical Books, Part I § 4: Early Medical Books, Part II § 7: Early Medical Books. Part III § 8: Early Medical Books, Part IV § 10: Early Medical Books, Part V § 11: Early Medical Books, Part VI § 12: Early Medical Books: Part VII § 13: Early Medical Books, Part VIII § 14: Early Medical Books, Part IX § 15: Early Medical Books, Part X § 16: Early Medical Books, New Series, Part I § 17: Early Medical Books, New Series, Part II § 19: Old Science and Medicine § 21: History of Science § 22: Old Medicine and Science § 23: Old Medicine and Science § 24: Old Medicine and Science § 25: Old medicine and Science [together with: Stock Bulletins: numbered series:] 2: Old Medical books § 3: Old Rare Books § 11: Anatomy and Surgery § 19: Early Books on Medicine and Natural Sciences § 20: Old Medicine and Science [together with publications hors série]

Milan (latterly Florence), R. Lier & Co. (latterly R.A.T. Lier), 1923-1954
Twenty-seven catalogues and ephemera (various formats). - A fine series of Reinhard Lier’s very rare catalogues, comprising the complete set of Early Medical Books (Parts I-X and New Series I-II, bound in two volumes by Esther Potter, quarter-cloth), catalogues of Old Science and Medicine (6 catalogues), Bulletins (5 catalogues), Lists, and some publications hors série. ¶ Unmarked copies, mostly in very good condition.
Subjects
Author bibliography - Harvey (William), 1578-1657
Medical books - Booksellers' catalogues
Occultism and science
Trade catalogues
Authors/Creators
Lier, Reinhard
R. Lier & Co. (Florence)
R. Lier & Co. (Milan)
R. Lier & Co. (Milan; Florence)
R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)
Other names
Harvey, William, 1578-1657
Wepfer, Georg Michael, 1692-1774
Wepfer, Johann Conrad, 1657-1711
Wepfer, Johann Jakob, 1620-1695
  • This collection contains

  • R. Lier & Co. (Milan)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 2] Early Medical Books 1470-1800. Part I

    Milan, R. Lier & Co., 1923
    (24 cm), 64 pp., illustrations. Items 1-334; priced (Lire). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - The earliest of the 19 incunabula is Jacobus de Dondis, Aggregator sive De medicinis simplicibus (Strassburg: Adolf Rusch, about 1475-1480).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Milan)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 4] Early Medical Books 1467-1800. Part II

    Milan, R. Lier & Co., 1924
    (24 cm), pp.65-152, [4] p. of plates, illustrations. Items 335-904; priced (Lire). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - Includes copies of Ortolff von Bayerlandt’s Arzneibuch (Augsburg: Günther Zainer, about 1477) and a hand-coloured copy of Ketham’s Fasciculus medicinae (Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, 1493/1494).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 7] Early Medical Books. Part III

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1925
    (24 cm), 64 pp., illustrations. 317 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - Includes (item 99) a manuscript by an anonymous student at Padua containing unpublished parts of Falloppio’s lectures (now Wellcome Library, Ms. 269)
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 8] Early Medical Books. Part IV. The Library of a French collector

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1926
    (24 cm), 116 pp., [4] p. of plates, illustrations. 445 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - Includes fine series of works by Symphorien Champier (items 68-82) and Ambroise Paré (items 301-312), the first (1543) and second (1555) editions of Vesalius’ Fabrica (items 424-426), etc.
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 10] Early Medical Books. Part V. The Library of a French collector. Part II

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1927
    (24 cm), 95 (5) pp., [4] p. of plates, illustrations. 352 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 11] Early Medical Books. Part VI

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1927
    (24 cm), 104 pp., illustrations. 309 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes 37 incunabula.
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 12] Early Medical Books. Part VII

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1929
    (24 cm), 116 (2) pp., 4 p. of plates, illustrations. 319 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - Includes (item 13) a set of three anatomical fugitive sheets printed at Wittenberg in 1573 (now Wellcome Medical Library; Andrea Carlino, Paper Bodies, London 1999, no. 30) and (item 321) the first edition of Harvey’s Exercitationes de generatione animalium (London 1651).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 13] Early Medical Books. Part VIII

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1929
    (24 cm), 124 pp., [4] p. of plates, illustrations. 327 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - Includes (item 189) a 14th century manuscript on vellum (Libellus de medicina animae et corporis) from the Buxheim Charterhouse (now Uppsala University Library, Waller Ms cod-00057).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 14] Early Medical Books. Part IX

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1930
    (24 cm), 112 pp., [4] p. of plates, illustrations. 326 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place). - Includes (item 35) a copy of Jacopo Berengarius da Carpi, Isagoge breves 1522 (priced Frs 3250).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 15] Early Medical Books. Part X

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1930
    (24 cm), 110 (2) pp., illustrations. 329 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 16] Early Medical Books. New Series : Part I

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1931
    (24 cm), 110 (6) pp., illustrations. [289] items. Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 17] Early Medical Books. New Series : Part II

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1932
    (24 cm), 64 pp., illustrations. 447 items; priced (Swiss francs). Publisher’s printed wrappers (bound in place).
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 2] William Harvey 1628-1928

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1928
    (32 × 22 cm), 16 pp., illustrations. 58 items; priced (Swiss francs). Slip tipped-in: “Last acquisition”. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes copies of the third and fourth editions of Harvey’s De motu cordis (priced respectively 850 and 650 Sfrs). Preface (in English) by Stephen d’Irsay (1894-1934). ¶ Lateral fold.
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock Bulletins: numbered series: 2] Old Medical Books

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1926
    (21 cm), 32 pp. 58 items; priced (Lire). Publisher’s self-wrappers. ¶ Outer sheet cracked along the spine, edges browned.
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock Bulletins: numbered series: 3] Old Rare Books on Alchemy : Astrology, Chemistry : Chiromancy, Occult Science : Physiognomy

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1926
    (21 cm), 56 pp., illustrations. 190 items; priced (Lire). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. ¶ Edges browned, covers lightly soiled.
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock Bulletins: numbered series: 11] Anatomy and Surgery

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1930
    (21 cm), 28 pp., illustrations. 115 items; priced (Swiss francs). Tipped in: “Last acquisition”. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. ¶ Covers lightly soiled,
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    R. Lier & Co. (Florence)
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock Bulletins: numbered series: 19] Early Books on Medicine and Natural Sciences offered at adapted prices

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1933
    (22.5 cm), 16 pp. 146 items; priced (US$). Tipped in: “Important notice! To our American Customers”. Self-wrappers. ¶ Lightly soiled, edges browned.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    R. Lier & Co. (Florence)
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock Bulletins: numbered series: 20] Old Medicine and Science from 1482 to 1880 : Including first editions of important XIXth century scientifical works

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., 1937
    (24.5 cm), 32 pp. 252 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Covers detached from contents; paper brittle, short tears in page edges.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    R. Lier & Co. (Florence)
  • R. Lier & Co. (Florence)

    [Stock Bulletins, hors série] Collection of 650 Medical Manuscripts from 1635-1791. Archives of the Medical Family of Wepfer of Schaffhausen in Switzerland

    Florence, R. Lier & Co., [1925?-1930]
    (22 cm), 8 pp. Self-wrappers. - The collection includes the correspondence (136 letters) between J.J. Wepfer (1620-1695) and his son, J.C. Wepfer (1657-1711), a volume containing notes taken by G.M. Wepfer during the chemical lectures held by Boerhaave in Leiden, etc. The collection priced Swiss francs 2500.
  • R. Lier & Co. (Milan; Florence)

    [Ephemera, hors série] Prospectuses for facsimile editions in series "Monumenta Medica" issued by R. Lier & Co.

    Milan (latterly Florence), R. Lier & Co., [1923-1930]
    Four items (28 × 20, 21 × 16, 20.5 × 14 cm), each [4] pp., publisher’s self-wrappers. - Prospectus for Jenner’s Inquiry Into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, Or Cow-Pox (1798); others for Brunschwig, Buch der Chirurgia (1497), with commentary by Henry E. Sigerist; and Canano, Musculorum humani corporis picturata dissectio (1541?), with commentary by Harvey Cushing and Edward C. Streeter; together with an advertisement for the publisher’s series “Monumenta Medica”.
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 19] Old Science and Medicine

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1949
    (22.5 cm), 46 pp. 158 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes a complete, ten-volume set of De Bononiensi scientiarum et artium Instituto atque Academia commentarii (1731-1791), the fourth edition of Harvey’s De motu cordis (Padua 1643), the second edition of Vesalius’ Venesection letter (Venice 1544), and first edition of Vesalius’ Consilium pro fistula to Ingrassia (Venice 1568).
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 21] History of Science

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1950
    (22.5 cm), 32 pp. 168 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 22] Old Medicine and Science

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1952
    (22.5 cm), 32 pp. 225 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 23] Old Medicine and Science

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1953
    (22.5 cm), 34 pp., illustrations. 262 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 24] Old Medicine and Science

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1953
    (22.5 cm), 38 (2 blank) pp. 349 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 36) a copy of Guilelmus de Saliceto, Chirurgia [Italian] (Venice: Nicolaus de Ferrariis, 1491) bound with Guido de Cauliaco, Chirurgia (Venice: Petrus de Quarengiis, 1493).
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 25] Old Medicine and Science

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1954
    (22.5 cm), 22 (2 blank) pp. 259 items; priced (US$). Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Two pencilled annotations on upper cover.
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock lists: numbered series: 9] Short Offer No. 9. New Acquisitions of Old Medicine and Science. November-December 1951

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1951
    (27.5 × 21.5 cm), 24 pp. (printed on rectos only). 139 items; priced (US$). Sheets gathered by original metal clip. - Colophon: Tip. B. Coppini, Firenze.
  • R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria (Florence)

    [Stock catalogues, hors série] A Small List of New Acquisitions on Early Medicine and science. March, 1954

    Florence, R.A.T. Lier Libreria Antiquaria, 1954
    (27.5 × 21.5 cm), 16 pp. (text on rectos and versos). 114 items; priced (US$). Typewritten carbon copy. Sheets gathered by original metal clip. - “Important Notice: one of only 40 Typewritten copies”. ¶ Lateral fold; browned, creased, minor paper defects.
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