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The Monster of Krakow from "Comographia, das ist: Beschreibung der gantzen Welt

by Sebastian Munster

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1578
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Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1578. Disbound. Very good. This disbound leaf from Munsters "Cosmographia" measures 8" x 13.5". it contains two woodcuts, one showing the Monster of Krakow and the other the Lithuanian coat of arms. The leaf is in nice shape with some marginal toning. The Monster of Krakow was a horribly deformed baby viriously claimed to have… Read more
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Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1578. Disbound. Very good. This disbound leaf from Munsters "Cosmographia" measures 8" x 13.5". It contains six woodcuts showing unusual men and animals from the Indian subcontinent. The leaf is in nice shape with some marginal toning. One wood cut shows a pigmy conversing with a man from Dondun where the peoples' ears were so… Read more
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Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1578. Disbound. Very good. This disbound leaf from Munster's "Cosmographia" measures 8" x 13.5". It contains two woodcuts showing episodes from Alexander the Great's conquest of Central Asia. The leaf is in nice shape with some marginal toning. One woodcut shows the torturous execution of Bessus (Artaxerxes VV), who had proclaimed himself King of the… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with a large illustration of Galen from Ambroise Paré's Aphorismes

16th-century leaf with a large illustration of Galen from Ambroise Paré's Aphorismes

by Ambroise Paré

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Published
1585
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Very good
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This leaf (M.CXCI-M.CXCII) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Aphorismes. The image is strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus, sometimes known as Galen of Pergamon, was a physician, surgeon, and philosopher in the Roman Empire. … Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with four illustrations, three showing monsters that result from the mixing of species from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.XLIX-M.L) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Monstres. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The four images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré's French)… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf two illustrations of intersexed people from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

16th-century leaf two illustrations of intersexed people from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

by Ambroise Paré

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Published
1585
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Very good
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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.XXXI-M.XXXII) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Monstres. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The two images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré's French)… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with a large illustration showing the harvesting of cinnamon from Ambroise Paré's Distillations

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.CLXXVI-M.CLXXVII) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Distillations. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The image on this leaf shows (roughly translated from Paré's French) a… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with four illustrations of conjoined twins from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. This leaf (M.XXV-M.XXVI) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Monstres. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The four images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré 's French) 1) A… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with two illustrations, one of a chameleon and one of a turtle-like African beast from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.XCI-M.L) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Monstres. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The two images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré's French)… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with an illustration of a type of Unicorn known as a Camphur from Ambroise Paré's Poisons

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (VIII.CIX-VIII.CX) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Venins. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The upper right corner of the leaf is missing, but there is… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with four illustrations of conjoined twins and birth defects from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.XXIII-M.XXIIII) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Monstres. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The four images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré's French)… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with two illustrations, one showing the harvesting of white pepper and the other of a still from Ambroise Paré's Distillations

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.CLXXV-M.CLXXVi) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Distillations. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The two images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré's French)… Read more
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image of 16th-century leaf with illustrations of deformed births including a human-headed horse, a child born with wings, and a girl born with two heads from Ambroise Paré's Monsters

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Paris: Chez G Boun, 1585. Unbound. Very good. This leaf (M.XXI-M.XXII) measures approximately 8.25" x 12.5" and came from the 1585 printing of Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise . . . Des Monstres. The images are strong. The leaf has some minor soiling and edge-wear. The three images on this leaf show (roughly translated from Paré's French)… Read more
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