Medical Xylography

Description Block 2

 

By Hieronymous Brunschwig (ca. 1450-ca. 1512) Book: Das Buch zu Distilieren die zusamen gethonen Ding: Composita genant: durch die einzigen Ding u das buch Thesaurus pauperum genant, fr die armen yetz von newem wider getruckt und von unzalbarn irrthumen gereynigt unnd gebessert.  Date: ca. 1532. 

Notes: the first edition of Brunschwig's seminal work was published in 1512.  The third edition was from 1532 and may be where this block was used.  The book was the most extensive early handbook of pharmacology.

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