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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From Johann de Cuba’s ‘Hortus Sanitatis’, Unknown Asarum Hortus sanitatis Extraction of the magical toadstone from the head of a toad. This is a wax seal, which is unusual in both nature and placement. The mandrake, in truth, has a near magical ability to relieve pain. Five different types hortys dogs, woodcut, Wellcome L An onion, woodcut, Wellcome L A rare book detailing some of the earliest European medical texts by Jacob meydenbach Mermaid, sea monkey and sea Turk.

From a French edition of ‘Hortus Sanitatis’, Paris Illustration of a medieval Italian pharmacy. Furthermore, if it was pulled up it would emit a shriek so appalling that it would kill the collector.

Slide number and EPB Incunabula 5. Four insects, possibly bees, woodcut, Wellcome L Several repaired tears, a few into text without loss, 13 leaves partly [in a few cases, largely] defective and repaired, occasional staining and light browning. Retrieved 28 February Railroad Journals from the 19th Century.


Treasures of the Library : Ortus sanitatis

During the middle ages all manner of land animals were thought to have their own scaled and finned equivalents in the sea. Link to King’s College London catalogue record: Extracting the magic stone from the sanitztis of a toad.

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The mythical Myrmecoleon “ant-lion” Page illustrated with a woman delousing a man. Twin-tailed Siren or Mermaid, Hortus Sanitatis.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Herbal. It describes species in the natural world along with their medicinal uses and modes of preparation.

Small engraving of butterflies and two hand-coloured drawings horuts birds cut round and mounted on Birds section title. Thumbnails Content Hortus sanitatis [minor]. Adam and Eve under the Tree of life, woodcut Wellcome L Astronomy — Early Works. Four insects, possibly bees, woodcut, Wellcome L This woodcut is taken from the Hortus Sanitatis minor, a guide to herbal medicine dating back to An ear of wheat. The book provides information on the medicinal use of plants and animals both real and mythical, and these themes are illustrated by its accompanying woodcuts which are both a scientific and fantastical nature.


Questions have yet to be answered. Search by date Search by date: A plant with two children growing out of the buds. Linda Hall Library Exhibition Catalogs. London 14 November A link to contact details and our takedown policy is available here.

Herbs — Therapeutic use — Early works to Doctor operating a calculation of the gallbladder. Chervil and cardamom plants, Wellcome L Botany — Pre-Linnean works.

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Woman in bed, woodcut from Hortus Sanitatis Wellcome L There is no text for this item. 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. Doctor examining urine Wellcome L