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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Pryss, Strasbourg, circaAdditional-Rights-Clearances-NA A pharmacy assistant grinds herbs while the medieval doctor lectures his students. Edera terrestis Hortus sanitatis Asarum Hortus sanitatis. Next page Recent searches: Female mandrake, Wellcome L Today we consult such works to discover more about wonders of the world we saniyatis in, but readers at the end of the fifteenth century had more practical concerns.

A woman milking a cow, woodcut, Wellcome L Hortus Sanitatis; mandrake Wellcome L A fish with the head of a pig, woodcut, Wellcome L It also includes descriptions of exotic creatures which few, if any, of its readers could have seen. The Hortus was the first printed natural history encyclopaedia and was hortsu by Jacob Meydenbach in Mainz, Germany in describing plants and animals both real and mythical together with minerals.


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A facsimile edition of this was published in London in by B. Chervil and cardamom plants, Wellcome L Woman in bed, woodcut from Hortus Sanitatis Wellcome L Unknown Asarum Hortus sanitatis Extraction of the magical toadstone from the head of a toad. Retrieved sahitatis February Then, after stopping his ears to shut out the lethal shriek, he should beat the dog so that it flees and so pulls up the root.

Hortus Sanitatis Incunabula Mandrake mythological plant. Hortus Sanitatis Frontispiece The first two were by Peter Schoefferhis Latin Herbarius infollowed by an updated hkrtus enlarged German version in Retrieved from ” https: A man and a woman loading a cart, woodcut, Wellcome L In Wikipedia Add links. Three sheep, woodcut, Wellcome L Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Acacia.


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Mythical winged creatures Wellcome L The colour instructions light green, liver-brown, red, yellow, white, blue, etc. A winged mythical creature, woodcut, Wellcome L Retrieved from ” https: 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.


Select the collections to add or remove from your search. He describes plants and animals both real and mythical together with minerals and medicine.

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A page illustrated with a phoenix and birds in trees. Hortus sanitatis Wellcome L A normal copyright tag is still required.

Five different types of dogs, woodcut, Wellcome L Xylographic title, 7 full-page woodcuts and more sanitatid column-width woodcuts coloured by a near-contemporary hand, initials and paragraph marks and opening capital strokes in red.