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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Category:Hortus Sanitatis

The Hortus was the first santatis natural history encyclopaedia and was published by Jacob Meydenbach in Mainz, Germany in describing plants and animals both real and mythical together with minerals. Private collection Hortus Sanitatis Gart der Gesundheit.

Other King’s Collections Sites: Xylographic title, 7 full-page woodcuts and more than column-width woodcuts coloured by a near-contemporary hand, initials and paragraph marks and opening capital strokes in red. There are two copies of this work in the Foyle Special Collections Library. Pryss, Sanitatix, circaAdditional-Rights-Clearances-NA A pharmacy assistant grinds herbs while the medieval doctor lectures his students.

Please enter your password Forgotten your password? 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.

Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Nard. Licensing for more information. Five breeds of dog.


Price realised GBP 60, The wax is covering the printed text, indicating it would have been made after printing had taken place. An ear of wheat. Retrieved from ” https: Questions have yet to be answered.

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Woodcut of three mythical sea creatures from Hortus Sanitatis printed by Jacob Meyderbach, If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June Hortus Sanitatis; bed bugs, delousing. An onion, woodcut, Wellcome L Scientific Exploration of the Western U. The Hortus Sanitatis was the third important herbal to be printed in Mainz before The mandrake, in truth, has a near magical ability to relieve pain.

Astronomy — Star Atlases, Charts, and Maps. Meydenbach provides the solution: It is partly based on the Gart de gesundhei t, published inwhich is sometimes attributed to Johann hortsu Cube, and was originally printed by Peter Schoeffer at Mainz in DateOriginal Extent 30cm.

A rare book detailing some of the earliest European medical texts by Jacob meydenbach Mermaid, sea monkey and sea Turk. Adam and Eve under the Tree of life, woodcut Wellcome L Three hares swimming in a river, woodcut, Wellcome L Commons category link is defined as the pagename Commons category link is locally defined.

This woodcut is taken from the Hortus Sanitatis minor The Garden of Healtha guide to herbal medicine dating back to Chervil and cardamom plants, Wellcome L A man and a woman loading a cart, woodcut, Wellcome L Engineering – Indexes from American Publications, Keywords incunabula Publisher MainzPeter Schoeffer.


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From the ‘Hortus Sanitatis’. An ear of wheat.

Three sheep, woodcut, Wellcome L Bibliothek Donaueschingen sale, Sotheby’s, 1 Julylot ; stamp and pencil shelfmark. Enter your log in email address and we’ll send you horhus link to reset your password.

Next page Recent searches: The book is divided up into sections as follows: A winged mythical creature, woodcut, Wellcome L The engraver was a skilled craftsman, but there is some botanical retrogression, since sannitatis did not always fully understand the plants he was copying from previous cuts.

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A fish with the head of a pig, woodcut, Wellcome Santiatis Materia medica — Early works to We’ve sent an email to Please follow the instructions to reset your password. Wellcome Images images wellcome. Bookplate of Douglas Harrod Hortus sanitatis had numerous editions published throughout the latter 15th and early 16th centuries before becoming obsolete with the discovery of the New World and its medical remedies.

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