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...Reprinted from the Journal of the Institution of Petroleum Technologists, Vol. 10, no. 43, June 1924, this article focusses on a "long belt of petroliferous territory" to the east and north-west of the Persian Gulf. It provides a broad...
...One document: a list of four ships in the 'American Squadron' in the Mediterranean, 1836-1837...
...Richard Mead was physician to King George II, Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians at London and Edinburgh, and of the Royal Society. With an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. In three volumes. Volume 1: Memoirs...
...First edition. A study of Arabic calendars and the methods for calculating dates used by the Arabs in Sicily. Gregorio was a canon of Palermo Cathedral who wrote several learned works on the history of the Arabs in Sicily...
...Rhazes (860-932), a great clinician, ranks with Hippocrates, Aretaeus, and Sydenham as one of the original portrayers of disease. His description of smallpox and measles is the first authentic account in literature, a classic text...
...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...
...First edition of Mead's work on smallpox and measles, which includes a Latin translation of Rhazes work. Mead favoured inoculation, and his great authority and influence helped towards a more general acceptance of this measure. Rhazes...
...Contains only two documents: a list of details of the Ottoman Navy, by Sir Adolphous Slade, dated 15 August 1835 and a list of the Austrian Naval Force in the Mediterranean, 1835-36...
...Only three documents for this year: 'Letter from the Treasury to the Admiralty, dated 20 May 1844'; 'Copy of Treasury minutes, dated 17 May 1844'; 'Details of the Royal Navy "Prize money" - the distribution of "rewards" allocated...