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...The Arcadian Library, from its very inception, has always been more than a private collection. Its acquisition policy has always been secondary to its ethical mission—to facilitate peaceful dialogue between East and West. In a tense age...
...Dated 10 February [and after 10 November], 1520. Extremely rare first edition of the first substantial book printed in Bordeaux, known only in a handful of copies. Gabriel Tarrega was a native of Catalonia, a Jew converted to Christianity...
...Extremely rare and beautifully illustrated, this is an alphabetical index of maladies, with their remedies excerpted from Mesue’s De simplicibus, or Antidotarium, by the physician Jacques Desparts. This ‘ready-reckoner’ was clearly...
...These two parts stand alone and relate the events of two separate campaigns. The first is a campaign in Bosnia which the Ottomans recaptured from the Austrians in August 1737. The second describes a campaign in the Crimea where Russia...
...The Arcadian Library acquired the manuscript of the Kitāb al-Musta‘īnī in 2003. The codex was reportedly purchased in Paris in the 1960s by a Middle Eastern historian of medicine and arrived in the UK by family descent. Its...
...Initially published for governmental use only, a prefaratory note states that this paper was prepared to summarize the geology of Mesopotamia and its borderlands, with particular attention to its mineral resources and likely industrial...
...One of the rarest and most valuable pieces in the Arcadian Library’s History of Science and Medicine collection is an early fourteenth-century manuscript of the Liber de Cirurgia—the Latin translation...
...Second edition (Leiden, 1598) of Joseph Justus Scaliger's Opus novum de emendatione temporum, first published in 1583. Scaliger was a controversial French-born humanist scholar especially influential in the fields of textual criticism...
...An excellent example of a medical sammelband, typical of the Parisian curriculum in the mid-sixteenth century, comprising an almost complete collection of Sylvius’s commentaries on Hippocrates and Galen and his recension of Mesue’s work...
...Engelbert Kaempfer (16 September 1651 – 2 November 1716) was a German naturalist and physician and is best known for his tour of Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693. Amoenitatum Exoticarum is important...