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Identifier: 
exws_pages_b02_item27
Title: 
Leaf from Hortus Sanitatis
Creator: 
Wonnecke von Cuba, Johann, active 1484-1503
Date: 
1491
Description: 
From "Hortus Sanitatis", a compilation of mediaeval lore about the therapeutic properties of animal, vegetable and mineral substances. "Hortus Sanitatis" was a generic name for books of this type; this version by Johann von Cube of Frankfort was a compilation of two others with the same title that were published at Mainz in 1491. This edition by Cube was brought out by Reinhard Beck at Strassburg in 1517.
Dimensions: 
8 x 12.2 in. (20.3 x 31 cm)
Subject: 
Printing--Specimens
Subject: 
detached leaves
Location: 
Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Century: 
Fifteenth century
Contributor: 
Beck, Reinhard, -1522
Language: 
Latin
Collection: 
Pages from the Past
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Source: 
Z4 .P33x. Pages from the past : original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Rights: 
The digital version is available for education use under ‘Fair Use’ guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Digital Date: 
2018