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Title: A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna incorporating a translation of the first book.
Description: London, Luzac & Co. 46 Great Russell Street W.C. I, 1930. sm. 4to. W. col. front. [of a physician and his patient], numer. textills. & a few (full page) pls. W. 2 large folding tables. Original gray - black moiré publ. cloth, covers and spine giltlettered. (Excellent condition, minimal imperf. to spine ends and lower corners.). (VIII, 612 pp.). Original edition of this authoritative work. A very good copy. G&M 45: 'This translation of Book I of the Canon is accompanied by a large number of valuable notes and comments on the text., which bring out the close connection between Arabic and Chinese medicine, and the influence which Avicenna had upon many medieval scholars...': Note at G&M 43: 'His [ Avicenna's] Canon is one of the most famous medical texts ever written, a complete exposition of Galenism. ... "it stands fro the epitome of all precedent development, the final codofication of of all Graeco - Arabic medicine"... It dominated the medical schools of Europe and Asia for 5 centuries.':

Keywords: classical classic liber canonis medicinae Galenus history

Price: EUR 375.00 = appr. US$ 407.57 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 7851