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...The text of four Fitzpatrick lectures delivered by Browne in 1919 and 1920, comprising an overview of the history of Arabian medicine, brief biographical details of many of the key figures involved, and the literature they produced. Lecture...
...Avenzohar [Abu Marwan 'Abd al-Malik, ibn Abi'l-'Ala ibn Zuhr] a Moorish physician of the Western Caliphate, served the rulers of Spain and Morocco. His Kitab al-Taysir, which concerned the treatment of particular diseases, was written...
...Andrew Boorde's Breviary of Health, composed in 1542 and first published in 1547, is the first medical manual written in English by a physician. Boorde, who was also a cleric and a pioneering travel writer, presents in most of the 384 + 73...
...The ninth book of Rhazes' 'Liber ad Almansorem', which was popular as a therapeutic guide, circulated in independent copies or editions in addition to being found with the work of which it was a part. Excerpts from it first appeared...
..."The third of three incunable editions of Arcolani's commentary on the ninth book of Rhazes' Liber ad Almansorem (with the text). Arcolani was born in Verona c. 1390. He made rapid progress in medical studies and by 1412 was professor...
...First edition of Arthur J. Arberry's translation of al-Rāzī's al-Tibb al-rūḥānī (Spiritual Medicine). The physician and philosopher al-Rāzī, one of the greatest medical authorities of the Middle Ages, dedicated this book, like his...
...The only collected edition of the works of one of the most important scientists of the seventeenth century. Santorio Santorio (1561- 1636) was an Italian physician and professor of medical theory at the University of Padua. His writings...
...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...