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Mikrokosmographia

Mikrokosmographia

a description of the body of man : together with the controversies and figures thereto belonging

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Published by printed by R.C. and are to be sold by Iohn Clarke ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human anatomy -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA description of the body of man
    Statementcollected and translated out of all the best authors of anatomy, especially out of Gaspar Bauhinus and Andréas Laurentius, by Helkiah Crooke ..
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1589:22
    ContributionsBauhin, Caspar, 1560-1624, Du Laurens, André, 1558-1609
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[30], 766 p.
    Number of Pages766
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15043162M

    The first great scientific book written in English, beautifully illustrated (many of the drawings were by Hookes friend Christopher Wren) and easily accessible for the layman. Samuel Pepys got an early copy and sat up reading it until 2 am, writing in his diary that it was the most ingenious book that ever I read in my life/5. In the first edition of Mikrokosmographia (printed , , and ), the illustration includes detailed depiction of the vaginal cleft. In the second edition (printed and ), the anatomical detail in that area of the woodblock has been obliterated.

    The three books in this section, each at the border of anatomy and pornography, blur the bounds between use and abuse. Some of the illustrations in Charles Estienne's medical text (Item 1) use woodblocks that, in other contexts, had a pornographic function; Estienne adapted these by superimposing on the original image a second plate showing the. "While testicles were key signs of the male body and the penis was essential for emission, those markers had to work in conjunction with performative cues, such as standing erect while urinating, growing beards and discharging a certain kind of semen. Some of the most important behavioural signs of the gender of masculinity were thus tied to the biologically sexed male body, and the .

      4 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves, (i. e. ) leaves: (8vo) STC Extracted by Alexander Read from Crooke's Mikrokosmographia, first published in Pages: His book, Mikrokosmographia, was printed by William Jaggard, who also published Shakespeare’s First Folio. But both Crooke’s and Jaggard’s careers were endangered by their decision to produce this controversial text, which made detailed medical knowledge available to the general public.


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#27 Helkiah Crooke, Mikrokosmographia, or a Description of the Body of Man () InWilliam Jaggard partnered with Helkiah Crooke to publish Mikrokosmographia, the first anatomy book in English to be compiled by a physician.

In a letter to the reader Jaggard explained his interest in the book, writing that anatomy was “a matter much affected by me,” and that he. Published on December 1, Canterbury Cathedral Library holds a edition of the first anatomy book published in English, Mikrokosmographia, Mikrokosmographia book physician Helkiah Crooke (first published in ).

This expensive expanded edition came into the possession of Henry Oxinden, whose books form the core of the Elham Parish Library. Mikrokosmographia a description of the body of man. Together vvith the controuersies thereto belonging.

Collected and translated out of all the best authors of anatomy, especially out of Gasper Bauhinus and Andreas Laurentius. By Helkiah Crooke Doctor of Physicke, physitian to His Maiestie, and his Highnesse professor in anatomy and chyrurgerie.

I bought this book after seeing an antique printing of it on display at my library. I was very upset to find that the marvelous sketches of the author, which each took up a whole folio page in the old book wer ereduced to 2" long at most in this printing.

THe Mikrokosmographia book are the marvel of the original work and they are miniscule in the reprint/5(31). MIKROKOSMOGRAPHIA, A DESCRIPTION OF THE BODY OF MAN was first published inand is a general treatise on human anatomy and physiology based upon the two anatomical writers of the greatest repute at the time, Bauhin and Laurentius.

Although I’d rather see it some place more unobtrusive, I do like the idea of a permanent mark being placed on the book by each and every one of its owners, as a matter of provenance as well as narrative—it’s part of the book’s own story.

The images within the Mikrokosmographia also vary from the edition. There are new. Unfortunately Hooke's wonderful illustrations, reproduced in this book, are far too small to discern any details. Even the wonderful flea picture is barely 2cm x 2cm.

Very disappointing as the rest of the book is well produced, however the illustrations are the work's most impressive point and this version does them no justice at all/5(31). Mikrokosmographia: a description of the body of man.

Together vvith the controuersies thereto belonging. Collected and translated out of all the best authors of anatomy, especially out of Gasper Bauhinus and Andreas Laurentius. By Helkiah Crooke Doctor of Physicke, physitian to His Maiestie, and his Highnesse professor in anatomy and chyrurgerie.

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Mikrokosmographia, The Mikrokosmographia is an anatomical textbook written by Helkia Crooke. I've used it in past projects it's a great resource for insight into the way people understood the body in early modern Europe.

Here's what's on the table, according to the book: "Razors of all sortes, great, small, meane, sharpe, blunt Author: Sarah Redmond. Microcosmographia Academica ("A Study of a Tiny Academic World" in Latin) is a short pamphlet on university politics written by F.

Cornford and published in It was Jaggard who in published Helkiah's best-known work, Mikrokosmographia. The book was a popular success, although it was caused some controversy, partly because it was written in English, and partly because it criticised the teachings of Galen, which were still accepted without question by most of the medical profession.

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Book history Random scenes from seventeenth century books. The Books That Made Shakespeare is an exhibition drawn from the holdings of The University of Iowa Libraries' Special Collections, the John Martin Rare Book Room at the University of Iowa. Posts about Mikrokosmographia written by worcestercl1.

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Mar - From 'Mikrokosmographia, a description of the body of man', by Helkiah Crooke, Genre/Form: Early works to Additional Physical Format: Ann Arbor, Mich: UMI, Digital version of: (Early English books, ; ).

Some parts of Crooke's Mikrokosmographia ultimately came to the attention of the College of Physicians whose members were disturbed because they felt that the illustrations dealing with generation, conception, and reproduction were indecent.

However, the College was unsuccessful in its attempts to have the book suppressed or altered before publication. The first edition of Mikrokosmographia was published in A compendium or textbook of anatomy, the book was banned by the Church for the elaborate engravings of sexual organs.

Despite this, Mikrokosmographia was a great commercial success, in part due to the illustrations, but also because it was written in English. Crooke, however, was. James I and published his book anyway.

Mikrokosmographia. was printed in three editions as well as in “epitome” form. Because the original book was large and expensive, the publisher also produced a more affordable and portable version to sell to a wider audience. Copies of both books Cited by: 1. title Mikrokosmographia: A Description of the Body of Man (O’Malley ).

In Jaggard printed two small books for Nicholas Bourne and an edition for Simon Waterson as well as two books he issued himself. One was a book of sermons, and the other (far more expensive) volume was Crooke’s Mikrokosmographia (Willoughby ).

Folio sized.English physician Helkiah Crooke () wrote the first comprehensive vernacular anatomy manual, Mikrokosmographia (). Although scholars in many disciplines have drawn heavily on the text of the anatomy manual as a source for their research, the book and its author have not yet been properly examined and by: 1.

Microcosmographia [In Greek]. A Description of the Body of Man. Together with the controversies thereto belonging. Collected and translated out of all the best authors of anatomy especially out of Gasper Bauhinus and Andreas Laurentius.

London: William Jaggard, 2 o ( x mm). Woodcut vignettes on title and numerous woodcut.