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.)
101 Author: Hans Von Gersdorff

Book: Feldtbuch der Wundartzney (c. 1540)

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102 Author: Unknown

Book: Unknown

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103 Author: Rene Descartes

Book: Tractatus de Homine  (Paris, 1664)

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104 Author: Ambroise Pare?

Book: Prodigiorum ac ostentorum Chronicon (1557)

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

Book: Possibly 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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106 Author: Ambroise Pare

Book: Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise Paré. (Paris: Chez Gabriel Buon, 1585).

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107 Author: Possibly Helkiah Crooke (1576-1635)

Book: Possibly Microcosmographia: A Description of the body of man

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108 Author: Unknown

Book: Unknown

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109 Author: Kawsaka-Hosho?

Book: Printed onto a sack for medical remedies.

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110 Author: Unknown

Book: Printed onto a sack for medical remedies

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111 Author: Unknown

Book: Printed onto a sack for medical remedies

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112 Author: Unknown

Book: Chinese instructions for this natural remedy for fevers (Lu Remedy No. 39).

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113 Author: Unknown

Book: Chinese instructions for Lu Remedy No. 40

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114 Author:

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115 Author:

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116 Author:

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117 Author:

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118 Author:

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119 Author:

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120 Author:

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