An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15011 entries, 12906 authors and 1846 subjects. Updated: June 10, 2021

BOYM, Michal Piotr

2 entries
  • 8591

Flora sinensis, fructus floresque humillime porrigens serenissimo et potentissimo Leopoldo Ignatio, Hungariae regi florentissimo, &c. Fructus saecul promittenti Augustissimos.

Vienna: Typis Matthaei Rictij, 1656.

The first description published in Europe of an ecosystem of the Far East, including animals as well as plants, with particular attention to Chinese fruit bearing plants, and medicinal properties of Chinese plants. Digital facsimile from the Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.

In 1664 Mechisédech Thévenot published a 15-page translation of Boym's text as Flora Sinensis, ou traité des fleurs, des fruits, des plantes et des animaux particuliers à la Chine IN: Relations de divers voyages curieux : qui n'ont point esté publiées, est qu'on a traduit or tiré des originaux des voyageurs françois, espagnols, allemands, portugais, anglois, hollandois, persans, arabes & autres orientaux. Digital facsimile from the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel  at this link.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Ecology / Environment, BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine , PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines, ZOOLOGY
  • 6492.1

Clavis medica ad Chinarum doctrinam de pulsibus. Autore R.P. Michaele Boymo, e Soc. Jesu, & in China missionario. Huius operis ultra viginti annos iam sepulti fragmenta, hinc inde dispersa, collegit & in gratiam medicae facultatis in lucem Europaeam produxit Cl. Dn. Andreas Cleyerus, M.D. & Societatis Batavo-Orientalis Proto-Medicus. A quo nunc demum mittitur totius operis exemplar, e China recens allatum, & a mendis purgatum, Procuratore R.P. Philippo Copletio, Belga, e Soc. Jesu, Chinensis missionis Romam misso.

Nuremberg: [No publisher identified], 1686.

Translations of Chinese treatises on pulse medicine with illustrations of hands and wrists to illustrate pulse-taking. The texts published here are different from those published by Cleyer in No. 6492. Previously published in Misc. cur. Acad. Nat. Cur. (Nürnberg), Dec. II, 4, 1686, 1-144. Digital facsimile of the 1686 edition from Biusante.Parisdescartes.fr at this link.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupressure, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › China, People's Republic of, Chinese Medicine