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Title
Liber pestilentialis de venenis epidimie = :  Das Bůch der Vergift der Pestile[n]tz das da gena[n]t ist der gemein Sterbent der Trüsen Blatren   / von Jeronimo bru[n]swig.
Büch der Vergift der Pestile[n]tz das da gena[n]t ist der gemein Sterbent der Trüsen Blatren
Bůch der vergift der pestilentz das da genant ist der gemein sterbent der Trüsen Blatren
Pestbuch
Name/Creator
Brunschwig, Hieronymus, approximately 1450-approximately 1512, creator
Steinhöwel, Heinrich, 1412-1482?
Grüninger, Johann, -1532?, printer.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Countway Medicine

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Place of Origin
[Strassburg]
Publisher
Getruckt und volendt durch Meister Hansen Grüninger
Language
German
Description
[4], XXXVI leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 29 cm. (fol.)
Form/Genre
text

Incunabula.

Incunabula-France-Strasbourg-1500.

Incunabula

print
Classification
INCUN 130

WZ 230 B899L 1500

Film 48-27 no.1
Subject
Plague ;  Plague -- Early works to 1800 ;  Plague ;  FranceStrasbourg

Category
Pestilence

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Plague

Note
Largely based on Heinrich Steinhöwel's treatise on the plague, first printed in Ulm in 1473. Entire passages are copied verbatim. Cf. H.E. Sigerist, Hieronymus Brunschwig and his work. New York, 1946, p. 37-40.

Printed "mitwoch nach vnser lieben frowen humelfart"; Sudhoff dates it 18 Aug.

Fol. 40a, line 30: doch/vnderwegen liess vnd (BM: doch/nit vnderwegē liess vn̄).

Title in ISTC and Schullian: Pestbuch.


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