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...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...