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...This is the first printing of Haly Abenragel's De iudiciis astrorum (On the Judgements of the Stars), a comprehensive astrological summa. The Arab astrologer Abū al-Ḥasan ‘Alī ibn Abi al-Rijāl, active in Cordoba and Tunis, composed al-Bāri‘...
...Bound together with De viribus cordis. “From the early fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century Avicenna held a high place in Western European medical studies, ranking together with Hippocrates and Galen as an acknowledged authority. His...
...Third edition of the 'canonical' Alfonsine Tables, astronomical tables compiled in Toledo by a team of scholars commissioned by Alfonso X, 'el Sabio', to update the eleventh-century Toledan Tables. The Latin version was made from a Spanish...
...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...
...This is a very rare first edition of Farghānī’s best known and most influential work, on Ptolemaic astronomy, dated 3 September 1493. The text is descriptive and non-mathematical, which, along with its clear and well-organised presentation,...
...Illuminated border in upper and side margins, fourteen lines written in an elegant scribal hand in brown ink with initial letters in liquid gold; large initial letter 'C' and baluster-shaped capitals in first line, and border of symmetrical...
...First edition; another edition appeared in 1688 under the title 'Osservationi fatte dal fu dottor A. Benetti nel viaggio à Constantinopoli'. This work is an account of the embassy of Giovanni Battista Donado, the Venetian ambassador...
...This work celebrates the deeds of the Knights of Saint Stephen in defending Tuscany against the Turks. The fine plates show various naval battles and sieges but included in this copy is the frontispiece portrait of Cosimo III, Grand Duke...