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...Publication based on the findings of the author's journey to the Caucasus undertaken under the auspices of the "Ministère de l'instruction publique et des beaux arts" of France with the purpose of archaeological exploration. Comprises 2...
...Granger was a doctor from Dijon who had changed his name from Tourtechot and who travelled in Egypt and Syria in the 1730s. He was a friend of Pignon, French consul in Cairo and his major interest was in natural history. He died in 1734...
...Written in French, with numerous words and brief passages in Arabic, this book is the report of a detailed ethnographic and sociological study, resulting from an expedition which departed in 1891. The expedition leader, Jules-Léon Dutreuil...
...Late fifteenth century saw the flourishing of the so called 'Prenostications', prediction for the coming year. Little is known about Bernard de la Forest, a mathematician, astrologer, and physician, who was active in the first half...
...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...
...Offprint of Léopold de Saussure's 'Le système cosmologique Sino-Iranien', Journal asiatique (April–June 1923): 235–97, concluding that the similar Chinese and Iranian cosmological systems originated either in ancient Babylonia or in China....
...The author was a professor at the Catholic Institute in Paris. Contents: I. Industrie de la Nourriture; II. Industrie Textile; III. Industrie Chimique et Silicates; IV. Teinture et Blanchiment; V. Industries d'Art; VI.Industries Diverses....
...This scarce work is the earliest European monograph on the history of Arabic medicine. The first half of the eighteenth century saw the appearance of the first large-scale histories of medicine, the works of John Freind and Daniel Le Clerc....
...A publication consequent to a scientific and artistic expedition to Mesopotamia to explore antiquities, undertaken by the authors at the commission of the French government....