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...These two parts stand alone and relate the events of two separate campaigns. The first is a campaign in Bosnia which the Ottomans recaptured from the Austrians in August 1737. The second describes a campaign in the Crimea where Russia...
...Engelbert Kaempfer (16 September 1651 – 2 November 1716) was a German naturalist and physician and is best known for his tour of Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693. Amoenitatum Exoticarum is important...
...Purportedly an account of the damage suffered in Constantinople following the Lisbon earthquake of 1 November 1755, and then of a subsequent earthquake, which struck Constantinople the year after on 26 November at 11.45 in the morning....
...First edition of this rare treatise. The work was re-issued in the fourth edition of L’Art de Nager by Thevenot. With the origins of steam baths in the depths of Greek medicine, Hippocrates recommended their use as ‘beneficial to many...
...Rare Aljamiado manuscript from the 17th-century providing exceptional evidence for the survival of Morisco culture in North Africa, within a generation or two of the final expulsion of the Arabs from Spain on the orders of Philip III...
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...A very rare printing of a series of thirteen articles agreed between the Emperor Charles VI and the Captain Pasha of the Turkish fleet in an attempt to restrict Algerian piracy in the Mediterranean....
...Cyril Elgood (1893-1970) served as physician to the British Embassy in Tehran, and was a keen student of the language, culture and history of Iran. He begins this short work by reviewing three major accounts of medical history written...
...Much of the Arcadian Library has been assembled through the acquisition of the libraries of earlier collectors. Without the earlier curation work of individuals such as Şefik E. Atabey, Richard Heber and Peter Hopkirk, the Arcadian Library...