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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

[Masonic chart]

[William Howard Taft, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in a mason's garb]

Dude sweet music, superb costumes.

[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany]

[Da Mulla Palace, Venice, Italy]

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.

Zeichnet 7. Kriegsanleihe / Alfred Offner.

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Embossed leather binding on 12th century manuscript]

[Christ crowned with thorns] / MS.

[The Angel of the Annunciation] / MS.

[Christ praying on the Mount of Olives] / M.S.

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

[Printed vellum page from the first book printed in small type. 1459]

[Marcus Tullus Cicero, bust portrait on page of Latin text]

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and the devil]

[Printed vellum page from Corpus Juris Civilis, 1468]

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar year]

[Portable siege ladder]

[The Capture of Christ]

[Fisherman using hand net]

[Page of text in Physica, with decorated initial Q]

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

[World map by Ptolemy]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and the crane, ca. 1479 - item 57]

[Fable of crane and peacock]

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page including border

Animals sawing wooden planks

Coat-of-arms

[Half-human monsters called "wonder-people" and soulless animal monsters]

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pots]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surrounded by symbols of fables, 1481 - #60]

[Geometric diagrams in margins of text of first printed edition of Euclid's "Elements," which they illus.: 2 diagrams at left of text (page headed "Liber")]

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P and geometric diagrams]

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzuwayh, the sage, to go to India to procure the Kalilah Wa Dimnah ("Book of Wisdom")]

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

[Illus: Prognostication: Clergyman ("Jupiter") blessing farmer ("Sagitarius") tilling soil; "Mars" in armor is radiating beams upon them]

[The Last Supper]

[Knight in armor slaying dragon; woman kneeling]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

"View of Venice"

[Life stages from infancy to old age with various accoutrements]

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

"View of Venice"

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Pope Urban II urging kings and knights to join a Crusade, Nov. 1095

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Du Temps

[Christ]

[The Trojan Horse]

Woman with hunting horn and dog on leash; symbolic representation of "the Soul hunting the child Jesus"

Lion with two shields

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

[Life of the Virgin. Angel appearing to Joachim] / AD.

[Christ on the cross] / DH.

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

Dante & Virgil confronted by wolf, leopard, and lion

St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible to remove a thorn from a lion's paw

[Illustrated title page]

[Cosmos]

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

[Saint Pantaleon, d. 305, full, standing, facing slightly right]

[Viticultural scenes - man crushing grapes in vat with his feet]

[Viticultural scenes - grape vine]

[Viticultural scenes - man making wine vats]

[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

Cessolis. Libro de giuocho di Scacchi. Firenze...1493

[Adam and Eve in Garden]

[Viticultural scenes - man offering another a cup of wine]

[Viticultural scenes - man using two-pronged hoe in vineyard]

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

[Lion and bird]

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

Herodotus. Historia. Venezia...1494

[2 men standing beside woman scribe(?) seated at reading stand]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Man performing autopsy on cadaver lying on table as 8 other men look on]

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek and Arabic medical books, and three patients waiting to have their urine examined]

Illus. of St. Dympna, 7th Century Irish princess who was martyred by resisting the incestuous designs of her pagan father

[Seated figure writing at desk]

[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regiomontanus, seated beneath an armillary sphere and surrounded by decorated border]

[2 botanical illus. and page of text]