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”

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LYDGATE, John

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Governayle of helthe. Add: John Lydgate, Medicina stomachi.

Westminster: William Caxton, circa 1490.

Though it's exact publication date is uncertain, this is the first medical publication issued in English by William Caxton, the first English printer, who set up the first English press in Westminster Abbey. Only two copies of the original edition are recorded: Oxford, Bodleian Library and New York, The Morgan Library and Museum. ISTC No. ig00328000. Facsimile edition, London: Blades East & Blades, 1858, limited to 55 copies.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › England, Medicine: General Works