An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”
15893 entries, 13847 authors and 1929 subjects. Updated: May 25, 2023
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De proprietatibus rerum.Cologne: Printer of the 'Flores Sancti Augustini' (Johann Schilling), for William Caxton, 1471.
A condensed encyclopedia of what was then understood by natural science. The work was probably written about the middle of the 13th century. It was one of the most widely read scientific works of the Middle Ages. Caxton is said to have learned to print from this book. ISTC No. ib00131000. Digital facsimile from Heinrich Heine Universität Dusseldorf at this link.
Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), Encyclopedias, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › England