Medical Xylography

 Showing anatomy, surgery, bloodletting, and other medical procedures in print

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Examples of woodcut blocks actually used in 16th - 17th century medical books

 Xylography Blocks Index:  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

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No. Printed image Wood block Description of Source (Book, etc.)
61 Author: Possibly by  Ambroise Pare. Depicts Galen

Book: Opera Chirurgica

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62 Author: Unknown, shows a plague doctor.

Book: Unknown

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63 Author: Ambroise Pare

Book: Animaux, Monstres, & Prodiges

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64 Author: Hans von Gersdorff

Book: Feldbuch der Wundartzney. Strassburg: Durch Joannem Schott (1517)

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65 Author: Gasparo Tagliacozzi

Book: De Curtorum Chirurgia per insitionem, Libri Duo. Venice: Bindonus, 1597

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66 Author: Gregor Reisch (d. 1525)

Book: Margarita philosophica (1503)

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67 Author: Possibly Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) or Jakob Ruff (1500-1558).

Book: "Monstrorum Historia" from the series "Opera Omnia" (General Natural History, 1642) or De conceptu et generationi hominis, et ils quae circa hec potissimum consyderantur, libri sex (Zurich: Christophorus Froschoverus, 1554)

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68 Author: Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)

Book: Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten (Nuremberg 23 December 1493)

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69 Author: Ambroise Pare

Book: Collected works early 17th century.

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70 Author: Johannes Dryander (Mondino Dei Luzzi)

Book: Anatomia (1541)

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71 Author: Wilhelm Fabry (1560-1634)

Book: Observationum et Curationum Chirurgicarum Centuriae

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72 Author: Unknown

Book: Unknown

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73 Author: Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

Book: Monstrorum Historia (Bologna: 1642)

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74 Author: Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

Book: Monstrorum Historia (Bologna: 1642)

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75 Author: Unknown

Book: Unknown

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76 Author: Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

Book: Monstrorum Historia (Bologna: 1642)

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77 Author: Unknown

Book: Mostro Nuovamentre Nato Nella Villa Di Ghiran

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78 Author: Jehan Cousin

Book: Livre de pourtraiture (Paris: Jean Leclerc, 1608)

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79 Author: Unknown

Book: Unknown

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80 Author: Unknown

Book: Unknown

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 Xylography Blocks Index:  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7