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...First edition of Arthur J. Arberry's translation of al-Rāzī's al-Tibb al-rūḥānī (Spiritual Medicine). The physician and philosopher al-Rāzī, one of the greatest medical authorities of the Middle Ages, dedicated this book, like his...
...Avicenna exerted perhaps a more profound influence on both Eastern and Western medical thought than any other Islamic scholar. The Canon of Medicine was considered standard reading in European universities until well into the eighteenth...
...First (and only) edition of this rare commentary on Aristotle’s De caelo, correlated with Averroës’ text on the same subject. A native of Sessa Aurunca, near Naples, Nifo (1473–1545?) was one of the most important commentators on Aristotle...
...Volume 1) Flores - The first edition to contain this epitome of the Canon, edited by Michael de Capella (the first was separately issued in 1508), together with the Flores de animalibus (apparently not published before) and the Cantica...
...First edition, very rare, of the Italian philosopher Agostino Nifo's commentary on the twelfth-century Andalusian philosopher Averroes' all-comprehensive celestial physics. Averroes wrote commentaries on Aristotle's Physica and De caelo...
...Dated May 10, 1503. Very rare first edition of this commentary upon Averroes’ reception of Aristotle’s metaphysical work...
...Extremely rare first edition of Lignamine’s commentary on Averroes’ Aristotelian philosophy of science. Lignamine was a Professor of Philosophy and medicine at the University of Padua. He died in 1568. There is not much information about...