Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

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Related works from Eskind's History of Medicine Collection, many included in the exhibit

  • Blunt, Wilfrid, 1901- . The illustrated herbal. (1979)
  • Durante, Castore, 1529-1590. Herbario nuovo di Castore Durante. (1684)
  • Gesner, Konrad, 1516-1565. The newe jewell of health. (1576)
  • Harcouet de Longeville (ca 1660-1720). Long Livers: a Curious History of Such Persons of Both Sexes who have Liv'd Several Ages, and Grown Young Again. (1722)
  • Lonicerus, Adamus. Kreuterbuch künstliche Conferteytunge der Bäume, Stauden etc. (1577)
  • Paracelsus, 1493-1541. Der bucher und schrifften des edlen/hochgelehrten und bemehrten philosophi. v. 1. (1589-1590)
  • Paracelsus, 1493-1541. Opera Omnia v. 1., v.3 (1658)
  • Pare, Ambroise, 1510?-1590. The works of that famous chirurgion Ambrose Parey...(1634)
  • Tryon, Thomas, 1634-1703. The way to health, long life and happiness... (1697)
  • Turner, William, d. 1568. A new herball wherein are conteyned the names of herbes in Greke, Latin, Englysh, Duch, Frenche... (1551)
  • Uffenbach, Peter, 1566-1635. Thesaurus chirurgiae... (1610)
  • Weyer, Johann, 1515-1588. Histoires, disputes et discours, des illusions et impostures des diables... (1579)
  • Woodville, William, 1752-1805. Medical botany, containing systematic and general descriptions, with plates, of all the medicinal plants indigenous and exotic... v. 1-3. (1790-1794)