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...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...
...A very rare letter on the situation of the Allied and the Turkish fleets in summer 1572, dated 12 August, from the island of Cerigo (Kythira) - at the end of the letter 'De Cirigo le douzieme jour d'Aoust, 1572.'. Göllner emphasises...
...Louis Dumay wrote a number of historical works as well as this book on Hungary, including 'L'Estat de l'Empire, ou Abbrégé do Droict Public d'Allemagne' (1660), translated into English in 1676. Dumay also wrote a funeral elegy for Eberhard...
...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...
...Pierre Bon was Governor of Marseille and, in this letter to Monsieur de Foucquevaulx, Governor of Narbonne, he discusses the problem of the Turkish corsairs plying off the French coast. Like Marseille, Narbonne was another Mediterranean...
...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...
...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...
...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...