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Anonymous (1517)


Ortus Sanitatis, 1517

Ortus Sanitatis, 1517

Ortus | Sanitatis | De Herbis et Plantis. | De Animalibus et Reptilibus. | De Auibus et Uolatilibus. | De Piscibus et Natatilibus. | De Lapidibus et in terre ve- | nis nascentibus. | De Urinis et earum speciebus. | Tabula medicinalis | Cum directorio ge | nerali per omnes | tractatus. | Anno M.D.XVII.
Title in red and black within a woodcut frame

Collation: 2°: a8 b-k6 l8 m-r6 s8 t-z6 A6 B8 C-E6 F8 G-I6 K8 L-M6 N8 O-R6 S8 T-Z6 2A-2B6 2C8 2D-2E6 2F-2G8 2I-2K8; no pagination or foliation, two columns of text, ornamental initials, many woodcuts in the text

Page size: 208 x 301 mm

Binding: contemporary vellum over boards with manuscript title on back

Provenance: illegible manuscript ownership annotations on title page and many annotations in the text

Other editions: first German edition: 1485; first Latin edition: 1491; other editions in various languages: 1496-1536

References: Schuh 2237

Collection: private collection

Ortus Sanitatis, 1517

Ortus Sanitatis, 1517

Ortus Sanitatis, 1517