1588 German Wirsung Artzney MEDICINE Surgery Tabernaemontanus Cures Alchemy

WIRSUNG, Christopher

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Christoph Wirsung was a 16th-century physician and clergyman who practiced in Augsburg, Germany. This work, “Ein New Artzney Buch” is a revised edition of a work by Tabernaemontanus first published in 1538. This book includes over 15,000 recipes and types of cures. It is truly a comprehensive collection written specifically for the layman in need of making medicine. Topics included in this book:

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1588 German Wirsung Artzney MEDICINE Surgery Tabernaemontanus Cures Alchemy

15,000 Recipes! HUGE FOLIO with RARE CONTENTS

 

Christoph Wirsung was a 16th-century physician and clergyman who practiced in Augsburg, Germany. This work, “Ein New Artzney Buch” is a revised edition of a work by Tabernaemontanus first published in 1538. This book includes over 15,000 recipes and types of cures. It is truly a comprehensive collection written specifically for the layman in need of making medicine. Topics included in this book:

Diseases

  • Scurvy
  • Cholera
  • Melancholy
  • tooth pain (dentistry)
  • madness
  • peripneumonia, pneumonia
  • nephritis
  • Elephantiasis

Cures

  • bloodletting
  • laxatives
  • opium
  • absinth
  • oxymel
  • treatment of burns with aloes
  • Sarcocolla plant, healing wounds

 

Item number: #879

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WIRSUNG, Christopher

 

Ein new Artzney Buch : Darinn fast alle eußerliche unnd innerliche Glieder deß menschlichen Leibs, sampt jhren Kranckheiten und Gebrechen, von dem Haupt an biß zu den Füssen, und wie man dieselbigen durch Gottes hülff, und seine darzu geschaffene Mittel, auff mancherley weiß wenden und curieren soll

 

Neustadt an der Hardt, durch Mattheum Harnisch, 1588.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [13], 850, [116]
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • References: Wellcome 1:6755; Hirsch-H. V, 968; VD16 W 3609; BM, German Books 920; USTC 644833
  • Language: German
  • Size: ~13.5in X 9in (34.5cm x 23cm)

 

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Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

WIRSUNG, Christopher

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

German

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete