Lot 664

SPRENGEL, Kurt Polycarp Joachim (1766-1833). Versuch einer pragmatischen Geschichte der Arzneykunde, Halle [and Vienna],1821-40, 6 vols. bound in 8, frontispieces, contemporary half calf. (8)

Estimate: £200 - £300
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SPRENGEL, Kurt Polycarp Joachim (1766-1833).  Versuch einer pragmatischen Geschichte der Arzenykunde. Halle: Gebauerschen Buchhandlung [vol. VI (in 2 vols.): Vienna: In Commission der Carl Gerold'schen Buchhandlung, 1837-40]. 6 volumes bound in 8, 8vo (203 x 120mm). 5 engraved frontispieces (variable spotting, browning and staining). Contemporary near-uniform half calf and marbled boards, spines with orange morocco lettering-pieces gilt, red edges (rubbed). Provenance: "Staatl. Institut f. exper. Therapie, Frankfurt" (stamps on front endpapers, titles and a few other leaves); illegible old signature on front free endpapers; shelf labels at feet of spines; from the Collection of Peter and Margarethe Braune. Third edition, with 2 supplementary vols. with variant imprints. Garrison-Morton 6382: "A monumental work, full of important information which has been of great assistance to later historians [of medicine]"; Hirsch V, 374. (8) 

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