Medieval Health Handbook: Tacuinum Sanitatis

NY: George Braziller, 1976. First Thus. Hard Cover. The illuminated manuscripts collectively known as Tacuinum Sanitatis were late-medieval (late 1300s and early 1400s) handbooks which illustyrated and explained the effects of foods, winds, waters, seasons and even human emotions upon a person's health. The charming and lively plates reproduce the original manuscript pages. Near fine (prev. own., gift inscr. front free endpaper). In bright, crisp dust jacket, price clipped and with two short closed tear. / Yes. Item #E2338
ISBN: 0807608084

Price: $17.50

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