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Prof. Werner Dressendorfer

Werner Dressendorfer is a pharmaceutical historian and academic librarian. He taught at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, where he was an honorary professor. His particular spheres of interest are the history of the Early Modern herbal, the cultural history of useful and medicinal plants, and plant symbolism in art. He has published extensively on pharmaceutical and botanical history. He is the author of TASCHEN's The Garden at Eichstatt, The Lilies, Leonhart Fuchs: The New Herbal of 1543,...See more