Das Buch der Cirurgia

Dublin Core

Title

Das Buch der Cirurgia

Subject

Incunabula
Woodcuts (prints)
Brunschwig, Hieronymus, approximately 1450-approximately 1512

Description

Brunschwig's Book of Surgery was intended to be a manual of general practice for the independent surgeon and is the first printed German text on this subject. The Cirurgia contains information on the treatment of wounds, dislocations, fractures, and amputations and includes one of the earliest detailed accounts of the treatment of gunshot wounds.

Abstract

Woodcut print from Hieronymus Brunschwig's Das Buch der Cirurgia (Strassburg, 4 July 1497), showing the treatment of a leg injury

Creator

Brunschwig, Hieronymus, approximately 1450-approximately 1512

Publisher

Johann Gruninger

Date Created

1497 July 04

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (Ballard 233)

Format

image

Extent

1 woodcut print

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002502

Provenance

Bequest of Dr. William Norton Bullard to the Boston Medical Library, 1931

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002502_ref.jpg

Citation

Brunschwig, Hieronymus, approximately 1450-approximately 1512, “Das Buch der Cirurgia,” OnView, accessed June 20, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12582.