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UK Medical Heritage Library

The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc (http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/) and the Wellcome Library (http://wellcomelibrary.org). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library (archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary).



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viii, 144 pages, folded plate ; (8vo)
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Topic: Chemical apparatus
Wellcome Library
Oct 6, 2022 Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794. n 50039793; Fourcroy, Antoine-François de, comte, 1755-1809. n 84102152; Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816. n 79099117
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Tome. 3. has title: Nomenclature chimique ou synonymie ancienne et moderne
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Topic: Chemistry
Wellcome Library
Oct 6, 2022 Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816. n 79099117
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2 volumes, 4 folded plates & folded table ; (8vo)
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Topic: Water
Wellcome Library
Aug 27, 2022 Stower, C. (Caleb), 1778 or 1779-1816
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14 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf : (8vo)
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The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
Aug 10, 2022 The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
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54 volumes : 25 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Pharmacy
2 volumes : (folio)
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Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Wellcome Library
Aug 4, 2022 Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
Wellcome Library
Aug 3, 2022 Great Britain. Census Office
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55 volumes : 34 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Demography, Censuses, Vital Statistics, Population, England, Wales
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
Jul 29, 2022 Kipling John Lockwood, 1837-1911; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
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This material has been provided by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The original may be consulted at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
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Topics: India - Social life and customs, Human-animal relationships - India, Domestic animals - India
Chemist and Druggist
Jul 27, 2022 UBM
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Wellcome Library
Jul 8, 2022 Thompson, C. J. S. (Charles John Samuel), 1862-1943. n 50008333
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xvii, 320 pages :
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Magic, Witchcraft
Wellcome Sexology Collection
Jun 3, 2022 Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
Wellcome Library
May 22, 2022 Egerton, George, 1859-1945. n 84125174
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George Egerton is the pseudonym of Mary Chavelita Dunne Bright
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Topic: Short stories, English
Callisen 3402
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Topic: Latin language
Callisen 3402
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Topic: Latin language
This material has been provided by The University of Glasgow Library. The original may be consulted at The University of Glasgow Library
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Topic: Botany
Wellcome Library
Apr 13, 2022 Aristotle. n 79004182; Simplicius, of Cilicia. n 82102480; Taylor, Thomas, 1758-1835. n 79054710
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Half title: The treatises of Aristotle on the soul, &c. &c
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Topic: Philosophy
Wellcome Library
Apr 10, 2022 Barrett, William, Sir, 1844-1925. n 88141849
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xi, 116 pages ; 18 cm
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Topics: Deathbed hallucinations, Parapsychology, Hallucinations
Wellcome Library
Mar 24, 2022 California. Department of Public Health
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95 pages :
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Topics: Health Surveys, Public Health, Health surveys, Public health, California
Wellcome Library
Mar 11, 2022 Napier, James Murdoch
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7 pages, 1 folded leaf of plates : 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Ointments
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Mar 2, 2022 Seeley, H. G. (Harry Govier), 1839-1909; Royal College of Surgeons of England
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In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 186 (1895), B, pp. 149-162
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Topics: Fossils, Reptiles, anatomy & histology
Wellcome Journals
Mar 2, 2022 Weekly return of the Registrar-General Scotland : births, deaths and marriages, infectious diseases, new claims to sickness benefit, weather report.
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volumes ; 24 cm
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Topics: Vital Statistics, Birth Rate -- statistics & numerical data, Mortality -- statistics &...
Royal College of Physicians, London
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Early Printing
Medical Officer of Health reports
Feb 14, 2022 Wymondham (England). Urban District Council
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B000002593384 (Email library@wellcomecollection.org to tell us why you need the physical copy. Wéll reply within a week.)
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Disease Outbreaks, Public Health, Sanitation, Water Supply, Wymondham (Norfolk, England)
Medical Officer of Health reports
Feb 14, 2022 Wymondham (England). Urban District Council
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B000002593384 (Email library@wellcomecollection.org to tell us why you need the physical copy. Wéll reply within a week.)
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Topics: Disease Outbreaks, Public Health, Sanitation, Water Supply, Wymondham (Norfolk, England)
Medical Officer of Health reports
Feb 14, 2022 Wymondham (England). Urban District Council
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B000002593384 (Email library@wellcomecollection.org to tell us why you need the physical copy. Wéll reply within a week.)
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Disease Outbreaks, Public Health, Sanitation, Water Supply, Wymondham (Norfolk, England)
Man in the moon.
Jan 30, 2022 Man in the moon.
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Edited by Albert Smith and Angus B. Reach
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Topic: English literature
Wellcome Library
Dec 7, 2021 Letteris, Meir, 1800?-1871. n 83158372
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Allan, 'Catalogue of Hebrew printed books...in the Wellcome Institute' in Journal of Semitic Studies, 39 (1994), 183-206, no. 15
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Wellcome Library
Nov 25, 2021 Mawṣilī, ʻAmmār ibn ʻAlī, -approximately 1010
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117 pages : 23 cm
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Topics: Cataract Extraction -- history, Medicine, Arabic -- history, Cataract, Medicine, Arab
volumes ; 25 cm
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Topics: Medicine, Medicine, Egypt
3 volumes : (folio)
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Topic: French language
Source: folio
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
Oct 18, 2021 Haygarth, John, 1740-1827; Society for Promoting General Inoculation at Stated Periods, and Preventing the Natural Small-pox in Chester; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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The pages have deckle edges. The book is covered in brown buckram, stamped inside the front board : 'Bound by Wood, London'. Mss inscription on title-page : 'Wm. Yonge. - 1785'; mss inscription on first leaf (blank) : 'R.J.R. from G.S.B. 1922'
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Wellcome Library
Sep 28, 2021 Forchhammer, Emanuel, 1851-1890. n 85343189
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17 pages ; 25 cm
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Topics: Historical geography, Historiography
Wellcome Library
Sep 27, 2021 Liddell, Henry George, 1811-1898
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xlv, 2042, xi, 153 pages ; 30 cm
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Topic: Greek language
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anatomy, education, Grave Robbing, Dissection, legislation & jurisprudence
Wellcome Library
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xv, 268 pages :
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Wellcome Library
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Includes index
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Topics: Eclecticism, Homeopathy
University of Leeds Library
Aug 31, 2021 Dufty, Joseph; University of Leeds. Library
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[3] pp. of advertisements at end
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Topics: Asthma, Bronchitis
ESTC
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Topic: Goldwork
Wellcome Library
Jul 27, 2021 Brewster, David, 1781-1868. n 84239125
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vii, 166 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf : (8vo)
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Topic: Kaleidoscopes
Wellcome Library
Jul 13, 2021 Chevalier, Charles, 1804-1859. n 83022643; Wollaston, William Hyde, 1766-1828. nr 88002823; Amici (Professor)
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3 unnumbered leaves, 100 pages, folded plates ; (8vo)
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Topic: Camera obscuras
Wellcome Library
Jul 9, 2021 Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804
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v pages, 4 unnumbered leaves, xvi, 812 pages, 12 unnumbered pages, XXIIII folded plates : (4to)
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Topic: Optics
8 unnumbered pages, xxviii, 209, that is, 210 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 279-572, that is, 505 pages, 12 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates, 5 unnumbered folded : 33 cm (folio)
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Topics: Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703, Vossius, Isaac, 1618-1689, Dee, John, 1527-1608, Physical sciences,...
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
Jun 20, 2021 The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
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54 volumes : 25 cm
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Topic: Pharmacy
Wellcome Library
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2 volumes, folded plates : (8vo)
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Topics: Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727. Principia, Celestial mechanics, Physics, Physics -- Experiments
Wellcome Library
Jun 9, 2021 Brewster, David, 1781-1868. n 84239125
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Engraved title-plate
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Topics: Optics, Optics
University of Glasgow Library
Jun 4, 2021 Rāy, Praphullacandra, 1861-1944; Kaviratna, Hariścandra; Asiatic Society of Bengal; University of Glasgow. Library
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"Nos. 1193, 1220 and 1238."--t.p
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Alchemy
Royal College of Physicians, London
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Topic: Dance of Death
Wellcome Sexology Collection
Jun 1, 2021 (no author)
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Published by 'A virtuoso of the good fashion'
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Wellcome Library
May 24, 2021 Cole, John, 1792-1848. n 96082257
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On spine: Zodiac of Tentyra
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Topics: Zodiac, Astronomy, Antiquities, Astronomy, Egyptian, Precession, Zodiac
Wellcome Library
May 23, 2021 Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696?
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351 unnumbered leaves : (folio)
( 1 reviews )
Wellcome Library
May 18, 2021 Lovett, Edward
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8 pages ; 19 cm
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Topics: Amulets, Magic, Folklore, England
Wellcome Library
May 5, 2021 Bechstein, Ludwig, 1801-1860. n 84068683; Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543. n 81117179; Frenzel, Johann Gottfried Abraham, 1782-1855. no2002058773
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viii, 200 pages, 48 plates : (8vo)
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Topics: Dance of Death, Dance of death
Royal College of Physicians
Apr 24, 2021 Rolleston, Humphry Davy, Sir, 1862-1944, Former owner; Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543 (Attributed name); Royal College of Physicians of London
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Contains Holbein's Small alphabet of death and a series of miniatures from the French Book of Hours of Vostre and Kerver
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Topic: Dance of Death
Wellcome Library
Apr 14, 2021 Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727
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3 volumes : (4to)
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Topics: Celestial mechanics, Tides, Mechanics, Celestial mechanics, Fluid dynamics -- Mathematics,...
Wellcome Library
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pages 163-176 ; 25 cm
( 1 reviews )
Wellcome Library
Mar 17, 2021 Atkinson, William Walker, 1862-1932. n 88661832
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Topics: New Thought, Mental Healing
This material has been provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The original may be consulted at The Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Topics: Porcell, Juan Tomás, 1528-1583, Plague, history, Physicians
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Feb 19, 2021 Werner, Alice, 1859-1935; Royal College of Surgeons of England
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In: Revue d'ethnographie et de sociologie
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Topics: Animals, Classification, Terminology
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Feb 19, 2021 Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871; Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Caption title: Observations on street nuisances
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Topics: Music, Noise, adverse effects
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Feb 19, 2021 Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett, 1836-1917; Royal College of Surgeons of England
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This material has been provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The original may be consulted at The Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Topics: Temperance, Hygiene, education, Schools
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Feb 19, 2021 Zeissl, Hermann, 1817-1884; Royal College of Surgeons of England
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Topic: Syphilis
Wellcome Library
Jan 2, 2021 Halkett, Samuel, 1814-1871
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9 volumes ; 27 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Anonyms and pseudonyms, English
Wellcome Library
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136 pages ; 17 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Wellcome Library
Nov 25, 2020 Bergier, M. (Nicolas-Sylvestre), 1718-1790. n 87105824
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"Edition enrichie de notes extraites des plus célèbres apologistes de la religion, par Mgr Gousset, augmentée d'articles nouveaux, par Mgr Doney, et précédée du Plan de théologie, manuscrit autographe de Bergier"
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Theology
Wellcome Library
Nov 25, 2020 Bergier, M. (Nicolas-Sylvestre), 1718-1790. n 87105824
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"Edition enrichie de notes extraites des plus célèbres apologistes de la religion, par Mgr Gousset, augmentée d'articles nouveaux, par Mgr Doney, et précédée du Plan de théologie, manuscrit autographe de Bergier"
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Theology
Wellcome Library
Nov 25, 2020 Bergier, M. (Nicolas-Sylvestre), 1718-1790. n 87105824
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"Edition enrichie de notes extraites des plus célèbres apologistes de la religion, par Mgr Gousset, augmentée d'articles nouveaux, par Mgr Doney, et précédée du Plan de théologie, manuscrit autographe de Bergier"
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Theology
Wellcome Library
Nov 25, 2020 Bergier, M. (Nicolas-Sylvestre), 1718-1790. n 87105824
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"Edition enrichie de notes extraites des plus célèbres apologistes de la religion, par Mgr Gousset, augmentée d'articles nouveaux, par Mgr Doney, et précédée du Plan de théologie, manuscrit autographe de Bergier"
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Theology
University of Glasgow Library
Oct 30, 2020 Great Britain. Army School of Cookery; Great Britain. War Office; University of Glasgow. Library
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"40, War Office, 1089"
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Cookery, Military
Wellcome Library
Oct 21, 2020 Hermes, Trismegistus
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16 unnumbered pages, 215 pages : (8vo)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Hermetism, Occultism
Source: folio
Wellcome Library
Oct 7, 2020 Aristotle. n 79004182; Ruska, Julius, 1867-1949. n 84805390; Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq al-ʻIbādī, 809?-873, al'Ībādi. n 80145641; Luḳa ben Serapion; Bibliothèque nationale (France). MSA2772. n 79046293
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Presumably a Syriac treatise (by Hu̇nain ibn Isn̈āk?) preserved in Arabic, Hebrew and Latin versions. The Arabic version is in the Paris ms. (2772) ascribed to one Luka ben Serapion. cf. Introduction and Steinschneider, Die arabischen uebersetzungen aus dem griechischen (p. 85)
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Gems, Lapidaries (Medieval literature)
Wellcome Library
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[v]-liii pages, 1 leaf, 227 pages, 1 leaf ; 3 preliminary leaves, 222 pages ; 25 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Medicine, Arabic, Ophthalmology, Eye Diseases, Eye -- Diseases, Medicine, Arab, Ophthalmology
Wellcome Library
Oct 7, 2020 Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq al-ʻIbādī, 809?-873
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xv 53 unnumbered pages, 48 pages ; 23 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Galen, Arabic language -- Texts, Arabic language
Wellcome Library
Oct 1, 2020 Ginzberg, Louis, 1873-1953. n 50033429; Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945. n 50012675; Radin, Paul, 1883-1959. n 50052440; Cohen, Boaz, 1899-1968. n 79079258
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Vol. 3 translated by Paul Radin
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Jewish legends
8 unnumbered leaves, 266 pages, 14 unnumbered pages, folded plates ; (8vo)
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Distillation, Formulas, recipes, etc, Perfume, Alcoholic beverages, Perfumes