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