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Lot 0007
Greek and Arabic Medicine. AL,RHAZI, ALEXANDER TRALLIANUS. Alexandri Tralliani Medici Absolutissimi Libri Duodecim. Razae de Pestilentia Libellus. Venezia, Gerolamo Scoto, 1555

Small 8vo, mm. 150x100; Sewing binding; cc. (8), 247, (l); PrinterÂ’s device on title page and on the recto of the last leaf, Illustrated initials. Signature of possession by a medic of the XVIIIth century. Slight sign of humidity at the first and last leaves, sign of wear, good unsophisticated copy.


Precious Venetian edition with two works of medicine that are widely spread in Europe. The first treatise, consisting of 12 books, is a work of therapy by the Greek of Alessandro di Tralle, active in Rome in the 6th century. From page 233 there is the treatise on the plague of the physician, philosopher and Arab scientist Ar,Razi, known in Europe with the Latinized form Rhazes or Razes. The two works are translated into Latin by Gonthier dAndernach. Choulant, Handbuch, p. 137; Durling, n. 150. Wellcome, I, n. 211. The lot is offered with a valid export license.

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Estimate €1,200 - €1,500Feb 14, 2019