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The text concerns Zâl's fight with the Turanian hero Khazarvân, but the illustration shows Rustam in his traditional costume and mounted on Rakhsh striking off the head of a dragon with his sword.

Illustration of Su Shi's "Second Ode on the Red Cliff"

Opening of main text with initial and illustration of kiss.

Come My Beloved, Let Us Go Forth Into the Field, illustration from a Canticum Canticorum blockbook, 2nd edition

Moses Receiving the Law, illustration from a Biblia Pauperum blockbook, 4th edition

The Triumph of Chastity; she stands on a vase upon a chariot, before her kneels Cupid bound and blindfolded, the chariot is escorted by young women, leading them a maiden carrying a banner with the emblem of an ermine, illustration to Petrarch's 'Triumph of Chastity'

White Lily, illustration from Gart der Gesundheit (Sch.4332)

70 CE: Romans soldiers are trapped in the Temple portico by a Jewish ruse. Longus, a young Roman, kills himself rather than damage his reputatation. The illustration, not of ""Longus"" but of a woman, is evidently intended as a generic depiction of suicide.

68 CE: Vespasian, on a visit to the Dead Sea, demonstrates its famed buoyancy. He orders some non-swimmers to be thrown into deep water with their hands tied behind their back; all rise to the surface and float. Other remarkable properties of the Dead Sea are also described, such as the changing color of its water and its bituminous mud, so sticky that it can only be removed from the hulls of boats with women's monthly secretions. Use of this illustration of swans a-swimming is evidently an allusion to the buoyancy of the water.

69 CE: Vespasian's soldiers urge him to seize the crown from the emperor Vitellius. Use of this illustration of a mother and child may be intended as a metaphor for the soldiers' devotion and support.

Book illustration or more likely a trademark with a coat of arms featuring a lion and a tower set within an arch

Caring for the Dead, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

Angels Served at a Table, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

Crucifixion by a table, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the earth in the center]

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolphins and illustration of St. Michael lancing dragon]

Illustration to Proverbs 11: 26

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustration of crowded ship: Der Stotten Schip]

illustration, jakt, teckning

illustration, jakt, teckning

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowshoe "baskets" in mountains]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: reindeer pair drawing loaded wagon; 1 man driving & the other shooting rabbits with bow & arrow]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: woman milking reindeer]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: men spearing, and smoking salmon]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: hunting seals, wearing "counterfeit black skins"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting with bows and arrows on snowshoes; "women hunt...as nimbly...or more than men"]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustration of crowded ship: Nauis stultorum]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

[Chapter opening with illustration of man heating and hammering iron bar aligned in north-south orientation to magnetize it, decorated initial H and two cherubs, and surrounding text]

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

Illustration from "L'Ariane" by Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin; Palamede on Horseback Confronts His Enemies while Searching for Epicharis

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled with plenum and a system of vortexes that carries planets around the sun]

French Judith, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des femmes fortes'

Zenobia, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des femmes fortes'

Von allerhandt Freudenvöglen, illustration from Petrarch, Glück und Unglück Spiegel, figure 66

Von Weihern und Fischteichen, illustration from Petrarch, Glück und Unglück Spiegel, figure 65

Von sorglichkeit ansächtung, schwere und mühsamkeit der Tugent, so vornemlich in der Demut betehet, illustration from Petrarch, Glück und Unglück Spiegel, figure 12

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer without scale]

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

Judith, illustration to Hendrik Jansen van Barrefelt, called Hiel, Biblesche figuren ofte afbeeldingen...

The dog in the manger from illustration to John Ogilby's 'Æsopic's: Or A Second Collection of Fables...

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a man standing amid artillery shooting cannon balls]

[King Garcia II of Kongo greets Capuchin missionaries] page 336

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

[Book illustration showing hunting scene] / Bb. del.

Design for Book Illustration

Drawing for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration [?]

Design for Book Illustration

Woodblock for an Illustration by Nishikawa Sukenobu

Illustration from a Ragamala Series (Garland of Musical Modes)

Design for a Book Illustration [?]

Design for a Stage Set or Illustration in a Fête Book with a Blank Scroll Above

Design for an Illustration to Hans Friedrich von Fleming, "Der Volkommene Teursche Jäger..." Leipzig 1719

Drawing for a book illustration

[Title page illustration with feathered headdress]

[Title page, no illustration]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

A new and accurate map of part of North-America, comprehending the provinces of New England, New York, Pensilvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island & part of Virginia, Canada and Hallifax, for the illustration of Mr. Peter Kalms travels.

Study for a Book Illustration

Illustration for 'Philosophie de la nature'

Illustration for 'Philosophie de la nature'

Krishna Subdues the Serpent Kaliya in the Yamuna River: Illustration from a Bhagavata Purana Series

Drawing for an Illustration from a Sat Sai of Bihari Lal Series: The Message of the Eyes (recto); Lady in Search of Her Lover on a Dark Night (verso)

Parson Adams Engaged In A Perilous Hunting Adventure..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

The constancy of Tom Jones subdued by the charms of Black Moll..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book V, chapter 10)

Tom Jones detects the Philsopher in Black Molls Bed Chamber..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 5)

["The conjurer's magazine" title page and frontispiece with illustration of magician]

Parson Adams Betrayed into an Unhappy Dunking Scene..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Joseph Hastens to Rescue Fanny from Imminent Danger..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Partridge cruelly accused and maltreated by his Wife &..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 4)

The infant Jones found in the bed of Mr. Allworthy..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 3)

Illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Parson Adams Discovered in a Suspicious Situation with Mrs. Slipslop..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend Mr Abraham Adams"

Men Dancing in a Coffee House, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

A Drawing Room Altercation, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Humphry Clinker Smashing a Dish at Dinner..., an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Lismahago Outside The Inn at Durham, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Lord Oxmington Repelling Lismahago's Challenge to Single Combat, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

The First Meeting of Matthew Bramble and Humphry Clinker, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1. 1793

The Duke of N-'s Levée, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Clinker Preaching in Clerkenwell Prison, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

The Wedding of Lismahago and Tabitha, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1. 1793

Matthew Bramble Offering Charity to the Ensign's Widow, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Illustration for "Seven Chiefs Against Thebes" (recto); Studies of Figures (verso)

Illustration for the House of York

Design for a Book Illustration: Two Women Dancing around a Plant

Design for a Book Illustration: Two Women in a Pawn Shop

Illustration of a Landscape with a Thorn Border