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...As Tristram describes in the preface, the object of this book is to illustrate every allusion to natural history found in Christian scripture. It is the product of his travels in the Holy Land, accompanied by botanical and zoological...
...Illuminated border in upper and side margins, fourteen lines written in an elegant scribal hand in brown ink with initial letters in liquid gold; large initial letter 'C' and baluster-shaped capitals in first line, and border of symmetrical...
...First edition of a fundamental work on optics, and Alhazen’s work. Known as the father of optics, Alhazen (Ibn al-Haytham) is considered the greatest Muslim physicist and one of the great scientists of the Middle Ages unmatched in his field...
...Extremely rare first French edition of Avicenna's Najat, a brief exposition of philosophical subjects that he was asked to write after publishing "The Cure" (al-Shifā'). The literal translation of "al-Najat" is "The Salvation". The French...
...FIRST EDITION of this commentary by Da Monte on Book I, fen IV, of the Canon of Avicenna, a text which Da Monte was particularly keen to promote in the curriculum at Padua. This fen is on general therapeutics. Da Monte was eager to see...