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Date is exactly "1555"
De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.
Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564).De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.Basel: Joannes Oporinus, 1555. (BRC0001)
The exhibited volume comes from Guillard's edition of the ten-volume complete works of St. Augustine. Guillard's woodcut device on the title page of volume one features her initials and the trademark of her successful printing shop at the sign of the…
Holbein's 1538 plates are reproduced here but are reversed and some have details adjusted.
Jesuit Canisius produced three versions of the Catholic Catechism between 1555–1558 for adults, students, and beginning readers. This edition, for adults was the complete catechism.
Although trained in the classical tradition of medicine based on the writings of Galen, Vesalius created an entirely new method of understanding human anatomy, based on dissection and direct observation, with the publication of De Humani Corporis…
Hippocrates, a physician in Greece during the classical period, is often considered the founder of Western medicine. The corpus of his writing, however, is not all positively attributed to him, but rather to a wider circle of fellow practitioners and…
This commentary on the New Testament by the Catholic theologian Erasmus of Rotterdam, contains numerous passages that were inked out or excised by a censor because they were considered inconsistent with traditional interpretations of the scriptures.…