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...An important group of twenty early Arabic fragmentary papyrus documents dating from the 8th-10th century and ranging in subject matter from religious quotations to medical advice, from traders' accounts to historical notes, and from...
...Granger was a doctor from Dijon who had changed his name from Tourtechot and who travelled in Egypt and Syria in the 1730s. He was a friend of Pignon, French consul in Cairo and his major interest was in natural history. He died in 1734...
...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...
...The work is dedicated to Admiral Robert Stopford, under whose command Hunter saw action in the Anglo-Egyptian War in Syria in 1840. It includes accounts of the taking of Gebail, Tripoli and Tyre, the storming of Sidon, the battle...
...First edition. Edited by Tychsen from an Arabic manuscript at Leiden, this is the text of a treatise by the Egyptian historian al-Maqrizi (1364–1442) concerning the legal weights and measures of the Arabs. Silvestre de Sacy had published...
...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...
...The son of a surgeon in the East India Company's service (1847-1928), Archibald Dunbar Walker was born in India. He received his medical education at the University of Edinburgh. After some years as a medical missionary in Palestine, he...
...Muḥammad ibn Mūsá al-Damīrī (d. 1405/808) completed his popular encyclopedia of animal lore in 1372/773 in Cairo, where he spent most of his life. The treatise was arranged alphabetically by the name of the animal, with 1069 entries...