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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Für Pestilentz :  ain seer nützlicher unnd bewerter Tractat, der Christlichen gemayn zu Nutz und Wolfart, auss dess weitberuembten und hocherfarnen Doctoris Philippi Theophrasti Paracelsi Buch gezogen, welches er von diser Khranckhait beschriben : darinn vil unnd manicherlay Latwergen, Püllel, Wasser, Confect und Pulver, sampt anndernn Preservatifen erfunnden werden : damit sich die befunden in disen geschwinden leüffen der regierenden Pestilentz bewaren mügen : auch wie den Khrannckhen so mit disem Gebrechen behafft soll geholffen werden &c. : diss alles nach Ordnung innhalt volgunds Registers inn sechs Thayl, vormals in Truckh nye kommen verfertigt  
Phrasti, Contra pestem
Name/Creator
Paracelsus, 1493-1541, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1170264 
Location
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[Salzburg]
Publisher
Getruckht in der Ertzbischoflichen Statt Saltzburg durch Hansen Bauman
Language
German
Description
[10], XXXXIII, [1] leaves ; 19 cm. (4to)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Plague -- Early works to 1800 ;  Plague -- Prevention -- Early works to 1800

Category
Early Printed Books

Pestilence

Plague

Note
"Das Buchel zu der Christlichen gemayn. Zu deinem Nutz thue khauffen mich, dann es wirdt nit gereuen dich."

Leaves are printed on both sides; leaf [1v] (3rd group) is blank.

Title in red and black; tailpiece; initials; marginal notes.

Epitaph and coat of arms of Paracelsus on t.p. verso.


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