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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...
...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...
...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...
...Second edition of this collection of three anti-Arab polemics, focusing on errors and confusion in botanical and pharmacological terminology. Denigration of Avicenna was the central theme of the collection, published under the title Little...
...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...