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...Extremely rare and beautifully illustrated, this is an alphabetical index of maladies, with their remedies excerpted from Mesue’s De simplicibus, or Antidotarium, by the physician Jacques Desparts. This ‘ready-reckoner’ was clearly...
...These two parts stand alone and relate the events of two separate campaigns. The first is a campaign in Bosnia which the Ottomans recaptured from the Austrians in August 1737. The second describes a campaign in the Crimea where Russia...
...Second edition (Leiden, 1598) of Joseph Justus Scaliger's Opus novum de emendatione temporum, first published in 1583. Scaliger was a controversial French-born humanist scholar especially influential in the fields of textual criticism...
...An excellent example of a medical sammelband, typical of the Parisian curriculum in the mid-sixteenth century, comprising an almost complete collection of Sylvius’s commentaries on Hippocrates and Galen and his recension of Mesue’s work...
...This is a short dissertation on the medical properties of balsam of Mecca (Balsamodendron Gileadense, or B. Opobalsamum). An aromatic resin, rare and costly to procure, this substance had been known and used as a medicine since ancient...
...Persian-language anatomy textbook of the Austrian physician Jakob Eduard Polak (1818–91), who played a major role in establishing modern Western medicine in Iran. Polak was hired to teach medicine and surgery at Dār al-fonun in Tehran...
...The Canicularia is printed in Latin, with a significant amount of Greek and occasional phrases in Arabic and Hebrew. The Persian title of the appended work of Ulugh Beg is given as مواضع بعض كواكب مشهورة در طول و عرض (p.83). The Persian...
...Third edition of Abu 'l-Saqr al-Qabisi's tenth-century text al-Madkhal , ‘Introduction to the Art of Astrology’, translated to Latin in the twelfth century by Johannes Hispalensis, with the fourteenth century commentary by Johannes...