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...An exhortation to the Pope Pius IV to enlist the help of various European states for a major aggressive offensive against the Turks. Drawing on the recent victory of the Knights of St John over the Turks' siege of Malta as an example...
...This scarce work is the earliest European monograph on the history of Arabic medicine. The first half of the eighteenth century saw the appearance of the first large-scale histories of medicine, the works of John Freind and Daniel Le Clerc....
...The rare first edition of Jacob Sylvius' (Jacques Dubois) translation of Mesue's (Yūhannā ibn Māsawaih) classic treatise on materia medica and pharmacology. This, and the second edition, issued by the same printer two years later, were...
...A fine incunable edition of the surgical work by Argellata, a distinguished pupil of Guy de Chauliac. He lectured on medicine at Bologna at the end of the 14th and beginning of the 15th centuries and was noted for his skill and knowledge...
...The first de Tournes edition of the three books of Mesue; Ducois had previously printed the Sylvius edition in Paris in 1542 and it was reprinted several times thereafter both in Paris and Lyons having become the standard text-book...
...A series of three letters by Capitan Pasha Hüseyin, High Admiral of the Turkish fleet, probably written by a secretary, but stamped with his own seal, addressing thanks to Admiral Lord Keith, currently commanding the British fleet...
...Manuscript folio notebook with 'Secret Letters and Orders' on the front wrapper and 'Secret Letter Book Admiral Hon. Sir Robert Stopford, Commander-in-Chief on the Mediterranean Station, 1837-1838'. Consisting of 67 pages in a neat...