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...Third edition of Abu 'l-Saqr al-Qabisi's tenth-century text al-Madkhal , ‘Introduction to the Art of Astrology’, translated to Latin in the twelfth century by Johannes Hispalensis, with the fourteenth century commentary by Johannes...
...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‘...
...One of the earliest printed editions of the famous Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Written in doggerel Latin verse, it was memorized by generations of doctors. Its sayings became popular maxims of hygiene some of which survive today....
...Very rare edition ( the first, virtually unobtainable, had appeared in Venice, 1497). The treatise is a commentary on the famed Tahāfut al-Tahāfut, in which Averroes (1126–1198) defends the use of Aristotelian philosophy within Islamic...
...Rhazes, a Persian philosopher and physician, was one of the most important writers on medicine in the medieval Islamic world and ranks with Hippocrates and Galen as one of the founders of clinical medicine. A follower of Galen, whose works...
...From the eighth to the thirteenth centuries, scientists from across the Islamic world made great advances in the study of medicine, compiling the knowledge of the ancient Greeks, Romans, Persians and Indians and building upon it themselves,...
...Dated 24th December, 1496. Second edition, of Dino's commentaries on Avicenna's work on epidemics and surgery, generally known as Dino's Chirurgis. Two of his original works are included, one on plasters and unguents, and for the first...
...First and only fifteenth century edition of the first of Avicenna’s philosophical works to be published, this is an extremely rare volume. De anima forms part of the second part of the Kitab al-shifa (Book on the Cure [for ignorance...
...Second edition (first Ratdolt) (first, Rome, 1473) of Abū al-Ṣaqr al-Qabīṣī's tenth-century text Kitāb al-mudkhal ilā ‘ilm ṣinā‘at aḥkām al-nujūm (Book of the Introduction to the Art of the Judgements of the Stars), translated to Latin...
...A fine incunable edition of the surgical work by Argellata, a distinguished pupil of Guy de Chauliac. He lectured on medicine at Bologna at the end of the 14th and beginning of the 15th centuries and was noted for his skill and knowledge...