Strassburg, Austria: H. Knobloch, 1557.
The first pocket reference for travelers by land or sea, dealing with topics such as infected genitalia, frostbite, fouled drinking water, shipboard stench, the best boots and shoes. The recipes in this work comprised an essential medical kit for soldiers, sailors, merchants, diplomats and pilgrims. Includes an early description of snow blindness and a recommended treatment. It was issued three times in 1557.
Subjects: MILITARY MEDICINE, SURGERY & HYGIENE › Navy, VOYAGES & Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientists
Baderbüchlin: Gantz kurtzer Bericht von allerhand Einfachten, und 38. Componierten mineralischen Teütsches Lands wild Bädern ... ; Mit angehenckter Beschreybung, was nutz Schrepffen Bringe.No place identified: [No publisher identified], 1560.
In this short treatise on balneotherapy physician, humanist , and prolific writer Georg Pictorius described 38 different bathing facilities. Digital facsimile from Bayerische StaatsBibliothek at this link
Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Balneotherapy