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...First and only edition of a collection of papers on Iraqi zoology by members of the British Expeditionary Forces in Mesopotamia and Persia, based on specimens collected during the First World War and first published in the Journal...
...Publication based on the findings of the author's journey to the Caucasus undertaken under the auspices of the "Ministère de l'instruction publique et des beaux arts" of France with the purpose of archaeological exploration. Comprises 2...
...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...
...Garcia de Orta (1501? – 1568) was a Portuguese Jewish physician, herbalist and naturalist. De Orta practised and taught medicine in Portugal, before sailing to India in 1534 as a physician with the Portuguese navy and settling in Goa. He...
...Geographical findings of an expedition in 1927–8 in central Asia. Volume 1, by Emil Trinkler, describes the research in western Central Asia and the Karakoram and Himalayas; Trinkler died in April 1931, the year before the book...
...A summary description of the Leper Mission to the East and the multiple stations established there, some of which the author had visited, to help locals with leprosy. Intended to bring to readers' attention the plight of these people, what...
...The history of Afghan ornithology including account of bird migration, physiography and characteristics using data collected during Danish expeditions to Central Asia....
...Offprint of Léopold de Saussure's 'Le système cosmologique Sino-Iranien', Journal asiatique (April–June 1923): 235–97, concluding that the similar Chinese and Iranian cosmological systems originated either in ancient Babylonia or in China....
...Crawford's interest in the history of the Indian Medical Service began in 1844, as he was serving as Resident Surgeon of the Medical College Hospital in Calcutta. Volume 1 begins with the surgeons of the East India Company and progresses...