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.)
81 Author: Helkiah Crooke (1576-1635)

Book: Microcosmographia: A Description of the body of man

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82 Author: Ambroise Pare (1510-1590)

Book: Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise Pare

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83 Author: Jacobus Berengarius da Carpi 1460-1530)

Book: Isagoge Brevis (1535)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
84 Author: Gerome Scipione Mercurio (d. 1615)

Book: La commare Oriccoglitrice. Diuisa in tre libri ristampata correta et accresciuta dall'istesso autore (1621)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
85 Author: Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

Book: Monstrorum Historia (Bologna: 1642)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
86 Author: Unknown, but similar to Jakob Ruff (1500-1558)

Book: Similar to De conceptu et generatione hominis (1554)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
87 Author: Georg Reisch (ca. 1467-1525)

Book: Aepitoma omnis phylosophiae (better known as "Margarita philosophica"), 1503

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88 Author: Probably Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605)

Book: Monstrorum Historia (Bologna: 1642)

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89 Author: Possibly Helkiah Crooke (1576-1635)

Book: Microcosmographia: A Description of the body of man

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90 Author: Lorenz Fries of Colmar (ca. 1490-1531)

Book: Spiegl der Artzny. . . (Straszburg: Johanni Grieninger, 1519)

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91 Author: Bartholomeus Anglicus

Book: Unknown, 1485, Lyon

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92 Author: Jakob Rueff (1500-1558)

Book: De conceptu et generatione hominis (1554)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
93 Author: Eucharus Roeslin (d. 1526)

Book: Der swangern Frauwen und Hebammen Rosegarten (Argentine: Martinus Flach Jr.,1513)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
94 Author: Jakob Rueff (1500-1558)

Book: De conceptu et generatione hominis (1554)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
95 Author: Jacopo Berengario

Book: Isagoge brevis (1522)

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Note: Ex. Grantham Collection
96 Author: Jehan Cousin the Younger (ca. 15221595)

Book: Livre de Pourtraiture (1608)

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97 Author: Pinder, Ulrich (d. ?1519).

Book: Epiphanie Medicorum. Speculum videndi urinas hominum. Clavis aperiendi portas pulsuum. Berillus discernendi causas & differentias febrium. (Nuremberg: Friedrich Peypus for the author, 1506).

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98

Author: Giovanni Andrea Dalla Croce (1514-1575).

Book: Chirurgiae Ioannis Andreae a Cruce, Veneti medici libri septem, quamplurimis instrumentorum imaginibus arti chirurgicae opportunis suis locis exornati, theoricam, practicam, acuerissimam experientiam continentes.

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99 Author: Mondino Dei Luzzi

Book: Anatomie de Mondin Paris, A. Lotrian et D. Janot 1532

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100  

Author: Possibly Rene Descartes (1596-1650).

Book: "Treatise on Man".  (ca. 1664).

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