- 23 June 1491
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Also known as
Hortus sanitatis [maior].
Mainz : Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June 1491.
454 unnumbered leaves, the last blank : color woodcuts, illustrations ; (folio)
Leaf [1a] (t.-p.): Ortus sanitatis
Copy 1 Note: 29 cm. Title and 3 other leaves in facsimile. Last (blank) leaf wanting. 20th century binding in antique style. Some illustrations coloured. 17th century English annotations.
Copy 2 Note: 30 cm. Several leaves wanting and some supplied from another copy. 16th century binding.
Copy 3 Note: 27 cm. Several leaves wanting. All cuts coloured.
Copy 4 Note: 29 cm. Very imperfect, containing only 'de avibus; de piscis; de lapidibus' and 'tabula'. Library stamp of Free Church College, Glasgow.
Exhibited in “In Plain Sight” at Wellcome Collection, 20 October 2022- 12 February 2023
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