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...A joint production by the English polymath John Dee and the Italian mathematician Federico Commandino of this fragment 'On the division of surfaces', based on a manuscript attributed to a Muḥammad al-Baghdādī. 'The only other work of Euclid...
...Written in French, with numerous words and brief passages in Arabic, this book is the report of a detailed ethnographic and sociological study, resulting from an expedition which departed in 1891. The expedition leader, Jules-Léon Dutreuil...
...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...
...First edition of a history of the republic of Genoa in the sixteenth century. It consists of ten books of annals. Subjects discussed include the Genoese conflicts with the Ottoman Empire, especially over Corsica, and the Habsburg-Ottoman...
...The first edition of this work on falconry and ornithology. Long recognized as “the first zoological treatise written in the critical spirit of modern science” (Shearer, 1935), De Arte Venandi cum Avibus (lit. “The art of hunting...
...A doctoral thesis submitted to the University of London for the degree of Doctor of Science. An analysis of the geology of Armenia, comprising findings of previous observers' research and the author's own research, the fieldwork being...
...A tract on the coin or medal designed by Mediobarbus Biragus to celebrate the alliance of Poland and Russia and the victory of King John III Sobieski of Poland over the Ottomans at Vienna...
...Official letter announcing a naval alliance between Trieste and Naples for an expedition to counter the threat of Algerian and Russian corsairs infesting the coast around Trieste...
...An account that focuses on Ottoman-Polish relations by the Polish diplomat and historian Krzysztof Warszewicki (1543-1603). Also contains a Latin translation of Fadrique Furió Ceriol's 'El Consejo y Consejeros del Príncipe', as well...
...Letter from Captain Fanshawe to John Loudon at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, dated 26 February 1842...