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Lowth, Emma Caroline.
From the library of Paola & Bertrand Lazard
The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types., They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived ...
This edition contains an apothecary's manual, which was the most popular handbook of drugs in medieval Europe; and an incomplete manual of special therapeutics., Works by Arabic author Ibn Māsawayh were ordinarily issued in Latin translation as by Jean Mesue or Mesue Major., The life of Mesue and D ...
This edition contains an apothecary's manual, which was the most popular handbook of drugs in medieval Europe; and an incomplete manual of special therapeutics., Works by Arabic author Ibn Māsawayh were ordinarily issued in Latin translation as by Jean Mesue or Mesue Major., The life of Mesue and D ...
a Ioanne Stoflerino Iustingensi viro Germano atq[ue] totius spherice doctissimo nuper ingeniose co[n]cinnata atq[ue] in lucem edita.
Commentary on the Islamic alchemist Geber (Jābir ibn Hayyān) by Giovanni Braccesco, alchemist and physician from Brescia. The Esposition is arranged as a dialogue between instructor and student on how to guard against infirmities of the "humid radical." Also included is Braccesco's "Legna della ...
Known as Flores astrologiae., Probably an abridgment of De magnis coniunctionibus, translated by Joannes Hispalensis from the author's Kitāb aḥkām sinī al-mawālīd and other of his works. Cf. Sarton's An introd. to the history of science, I, p. 568; II, p. 170; and Enzyk. d. Islam.
The author of this book is believed to be the 13th century alchemist referred to as Pseudo-Geber whose real name was probably Paul of Taranto, a Franciscan scholar from Southern Italy, not Jābir ibn Ḥayyān, the 8th century Arab alchemist and father of Arab chemistry. Cf. Newman.