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Title
Tractatulus perutilis de pestilentia ex diuersis auctoribus aggregatus / ab eximio arciu[m] [et] medicina[rum] doctori Ambrosio Jung tu[n]c ph[is]ico spectabiliu[m] ac generosoru[m] viror[rum] d[omi]norum de capitulo maioris ecclesie Augestens[is] in laudem deiet consolat[i]o[n]em humani generis.
Tractatulus perutilis de pestilentia ex diversis auctoribus aggregatus
Name/Creator
Jung, Ambrosius, 1471-1548, creator
Schönsperger, Johann, d. 1520?
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1163094 
Location
Countway Medicine

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Place of Origin
Augsburg
Publisher
Johann Schönsperger
Language
Latin
Description
[18] leaves ; 20 cm. (4to)
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
WZ 230 J95t 1494

Film 48-60 no. 2
Subject
Plague -- Early works to 1800 ;  Plague ;  GermanyAugsburg

Category
Early Printed Books

Plague

Note
Woodcut on t.p.: The author presents his work to three Augsburgian canons. At the bottom are a quartered shield and a shield bearing two lions with intertwined tails--Cf. Schreiber.

Colophon: Impressum Auguste p[er] Joha[n]nem schoensperger. Anno d[omi]ni Millesimo q[ua]dringe[n]tesimo nonagesimo quarto. Feria quinta post Elisabeth.


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