Hand-coloured wooducts and text from Hortus sanitatis Hand-coloured wooducts and text from Hortus sanitatis​Hortus sanitatis, or Garden of health, is in the. Uniform Title(s):: Hortus sanitatis; Contributor(s):: Meydenbach, Jakob, active 15th century., printer; Publication: [Mainz: Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June ]. HORTUS SANITATIS. BY J. CHRISTIAN BAY. In Peter Schoffer, in Mainz, published a book on popular medicine entitled Herbarius. This was the first of the .

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A fish with the head of a pig, woodcut, Wellcome L Natural history — Pre-Linnean works.

Hortus sanitatis

From the ‘Hortus Sanitatis’. Woman in bed, woodcut from Hortus Sanitatis Wellcome L It was described as a “rare medieval book” which gave “an insight into the bizarre medical practices used years ago. Many of the plants, while delightfully stylized, are easily recognizable.

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Subsequently, there is no evidence of further correspondence and 80 years have passed with the seal remaining a mystery. He would have had no difficulty, of course, in reading the Latin. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.


Red wax seal on page of hotrus Letter of correspondence from Howard Nixon In the study of incunabula, the provenance of a book is of great interest.

Railroad Maps and Plans. MainzPeter Schoeffer.

A facsimile edition of this was published in London in by B. A copy once owned by the apothecary George Peacock of Aberdeen is held by the University of Aberdeen.

HORTUS SANITATIS. Mainz: Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June | Christie’s

Arber, Agnes [], Herbals: Uortus winged mythical creature, woodcut, Wellcome L A Man looking for a deer tears for being aphrodisiac.

A rare book detailing some of the earliest European medical texts by Jacob meydenbach Mermaid, sea monkey and sea Turk.

A man and two birds storks? Adam and Eve under the Tree of life, woodcut Wellcome L From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Treasures of the Library : Ortus sanitatis

After the ‘Hortus sanitatis’ ofGod, three Persons of Trinity, creating the plants and the animals. Natural History – Original Investigations. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Astronomy — Early Works. Three hares swimming in a river, woodcut, Wellcome L God, three Persons of Trinity, creating the plants and the animals. Woodcut of three mythical sea creatures from Hortus Sanitatis printed by Jacob Meyderbach, There is no text for this item.


Subcategories This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Hortus sanitatis Wellcome L Physics – Early Works. Copies often contain early inscriptions giving plant identifications in the vernacular, but the present copy is of special interest since it contains contemporary colour guides for numerous plants, as well as some identifications. From Johann de Cuba’s ‘Hortus Sanitatis’, Panama Canal – A. During the middle ages all manner of land animals were thought to have their own scaled and finned equivalents in the sea.

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Treasures of the Library : Ortus sanitatis

History of Cosmology – Views of the Stars. Private collection Hortus Sanitatis Gart der Gesundheit. This woodcut is taken from the Hortus Sanitatis minor, a guide to herbal medicine dating back to

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