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...First edition of a history of the republic of Genoa in the sixteenth century. It consists of ten books of annals. Subjects discussed include the Genoese conflicts with the Ottoman Empire, especially over Corsica, and the Habsburg-Ottoman...
...Extremely rare third edition (first, 1485) of one of the most popular and influential astrological compendiums in East and West, published by Lucantonio Giunti. Giunti (or Giunta) was a significant Florentine book publisher and printer, who...
...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‘...
...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...
...Kitab al-Musta‘ini, or Kitab al-adwiyah al-mufradah (Book of Simples), is a treatise on medical remedies and drugs which draws on the learning of earlier Arab scholars such as Ibn Butlan, Al-Kindi and Al-Biruni, as well as classical Greek...
...This is the first edition with the commentary by Jacques Desparts (c. 1380-1458), which makes up most of the text. Avicenna’s original text is printed at the centre of the pages. Latin translation by Gerard of Cremona (c. 1113/4-1187)....
...As an enlightened despot, Catherine II was aware of the need to reform the administrative structure of Russia and she contributed a great deal to the codification and modification of laws during her reign. This book is the Ottoman Turkish...