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...One of the rarest and most valuable pieces in the Arcadian Library’s History of Science and Medicine collection is an early fourteenth-century manuscript of the Liber de Cirurgia—the Latin translation...
...Cyril Elgood (1893-1970) served as physician to the British Embassy in Tehran, and was a keen student of the language, culture and history of Iran. He begins this short work by reviewing three major accounts of medical history written...
...The rare collected edition of Mariano Santo's writings. More than two thirds of the book are taken up with commentaries on Avicenna. These are in four parts, only one of which has been published previously. The remainder of the book...
...Persian-language anatomy textbook of the Austrian physician Jakob Eduard Polak (1818–91), who played a major role in establishing modern Western medicine in Iran. Polak was hired to teach medicine and surgery at Dār al-fonun in Tehran...
...An early and complete manuscript of the most important medieval treatment of practical surgery and the first illustrated treatise on surgical instruments. Albucasis (c. 936 - c. 1013) "was the greatest Muslim surgeon; he exerted a very deep...
..."The third of three incunable editions of Arcolani's commentary on the ninth book of Rhazes' Liber ad Almansorem (with the text). Arcolani was born in Verona c. 1390. He made rapid progress in medical studies and by 1412 was professor...
...In this volume Cyril Elgood traces the practice of medicine, surgery, and gynecology in Iran from around 1500 to the middle of the 18th century. The discussions cover the period from the reign of the Safavid King Ismail I to the dynasty...
...Dated 24th December, 1496. Second edition, of Dino's commentaries on Avicenna's work on epidemics and surgery, generally known as Dino's Chirurgis. Two of his original works are included, one on plasters and unguents, and for the first...
...A fine incunable edition of the surgical work by Argellata, a distinguished pupil of Guy de Chauliac. He lectured on medicine at Bologna at the end of the 14th and beginning of the 15th centuries and was noted for his skill and knowledge...