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...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...
...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...
...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...
...Garcia de Orta (1501? – 1568) was a Portuguese Jewish physician, herbalist and naturalist. De Orta practised and taught medicine in Portugal, before sailing to India in 1534 as a physician with the Portuguese navy and settling in Goa. He...
...Very rare second edition of Concoregio's Practica noua medicine (the first was published in Pavia in 1485, under the title Opus de aegritudinibus), here with the first printing of De curis febrium. Born in Milan around 1380, Giovani de...
...The Canicularia is printed in Latin, with a significant amount of Greek and occasional phrases in Arabic and Hebrew. The Persian title of the appended work of Ulugh Beg is given as مواضع بعض كواكب مشهورة در طول و عرض (p.83). The Persian...
...Geographical findings of an expedition in 1927–8 in central Asia. Volume 1, by Emil Trinkler, describes the research in western Central Asia and the Karakoram and Himalayas; Trinkler died in April 1931, the year before the book...