Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Ortus sanitatis.

23 June 1491
  • Books
  • Online

Available online

view Ortus sanitatis.
Download options


Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions
Credit: Ortus sanitatis. Public Domain Mark

Selected images from this work

About this work

Also known as

Hortus sanitatis [maior].


Mainz : Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June 1491.

Physical description

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.

Publications note

Hain-Copinger *8944
Klebs 509.1
Goff H486
Poynter 306-309



  • Latin

Permanent link