Sunday, January 13, 2008

Vaulted Treasures of the University of Virginia

I found a whole website with LOTS and LOTS of pictures of old and rare MEDICAL books and title pages.
Vaulted Treasures.

Here are some of my favourites.

Galen, …De naturalibus facultatibus libri tres. 1537

Galen Page

Galen, In aphorismos Hippocratis commentarii septem… 1554

Liber canonis medicine. [Venetiis: In edibus Luce Antonii Junta, 1527.]

Avicenna Page

Hippocratis coi medicorum omnium longe principis, opera quae apud nos extant omnia. Lugduni: Apud Ant. Vincentium, 1555.

Hippocrates page

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