|Title||Garten der gesuntheit |
|Detail Depicted||Illustrations--Relief--Woodcut |
|Creator/Author||Cuba, Johannes von|
Breydenbach, Bernhard von
|Publisher||Grüninger, Johann |
|Place of Publication||Straßburg [Germany-Strassburg] |
|Date of Publication||1489 |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Ortus sanitatis|
|Genre Heading||Early printed books--1401-1500 (15th century)|
|Printing Method||Printed on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Gruninger, Johann |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--Woodcuts|
|General Notes||Hand-colored woodcut.|
This plate is taken from Garten der gesuntheit (printed 1489), the second edition of a 1486 reprint by Johann Gruninger of the 1485 original by Peter Schoffer.
This is Gruninger's second edition with all illustrations having been re-cut. These same blocks were used later to print Hieronymus Brunschwig's Book of Distillation.
This is leaf no. 8 taken from the modern collection entitled: Herbals of five centuries; 50 original leaves from German, French, Dutch, English, Italian, and Swiss herbals; with an introduction and bibliography by Claus Nissen. Zurich: L'Art Ancien, Olten, Weiss-Hesse [etc.], 1958.
|Digital Collection||Historical Bookarts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books QK 98 N57 1958 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009. |
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