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First Temptation from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 47v

First Temptation from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 47v

Detail of a miniature of the first temptation of Christ. Image taken from f. 47v of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

First Trumpet from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 14

First Trumpet from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 14

Detail of a miniature of an angel playing the trumpet and a fire coming from heavens on earth, illustrating the description of the First Trumpet (Revelation 8: 7). Image taken from f. 14 of Apocalypse, with com... more

First Trumpet from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 14

First Trumpet from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 14

Miniature of an angel playing the trumpet and a fire coming from heavens on earth, illustrating the description of the First Trumpet (Revelation 8: 7). Image taken from f. 14 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The... more

Distribution of Trumpets and First Trumpet from BL Royal 19 B XV, ff. 13v-14

Distribution of Trumpets and First Trumpet from BL Royal 19 B XV, ff. ...

Miniature of Christ and angels playing trumpets and censing the altar, illustrating Revelation 8:2-4, and a miniature of an angel playing the trumpet and a fire coming from heavens on earth, illustrating the de... more

First vial from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 29

First vial from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 29

Detail of a miniature of the emptying of the first vial. Image taken from f. 29 of Apocalypse, with commentary (The 'Queen Mary Apocalypse'), with the prologue of Gilbert de la Porrée translated in French. Writ... more

"Rustam's First Course: Rakhsh Kills a Lion", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam's First Course: Rakhsh Kills a Lion", Folio from a Shahnama (B...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Attributed to India

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: John 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels an...

Printed vellum page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Printing...; Bible, NT; RBD; Shelf.

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: Luke 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels an...

Printed vellum page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Printing...; Bible, NT; RBD; Shelf.

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

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

Illus. in: Durantis, Rationale divinorum officiorum [Mainz], 1459. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

[Geometric diagrams in margins of text of first printed edition of Euc...

Repr. of line drawing by Erhard Ratdolt, printer of the edition. Illus. in: Euclides Elementa Geometriae, Venice, 1482. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397 P. This record contains unverified, old data from captio... more

[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")]

[Geometric diagrams in margins of text of first printed edition of Euc...

Repr. of line drawing by Erhard Ratdolt, printer of the edition. Illus. in: Euclides Elementa Geometriae, Venice, 1482. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397 P. This record contains unverified, old data from captio... more

The First Tournament

The First Tournament

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)

First flyleaf from BL Royal 11 E XI, first flyleaf

First flyleaf from BL Royal 11 E XI, first flyleaf

First flyleaf. Image taken from first flyleaf of Motets. Written in Latin.

First flyleaf verso from BL Royal 11 E XI, first flyleaf verso

First flyleaf verso from BL Royal 11 E XI, first flyleaf verso

First flyleaf verso. Image taken from first flyleaf verso of Motets. Written in Latin.

Dirk First Count of Holland

Dirk First Count of Holland

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

[The story of the first men]

[The story of the first men]

Print shows 6 small scenes. Each measures ca. 8.8 x 6.5 cm. Title from shelflist card. Each scene signed with monogram and dated on plate. Hubbard Fund, 217.

Virgin and Child with patron from BL Arundel 255, first leaf

Virgin and Child with patron from BL Arundel 255, first leaf

Miniature of the Virgin and Child with Benedictus Longus, the winged lion of Venice beside him, linked to the frame by use of gold; in the lower center of the frame his arms. Image taken from first leaf of Com... more

Adam at Work after the Fall from The Story of the First Men

Adam at Work after the Fall from The Story of the First Men

Johann Sadeler I (Netherlandish, Brussels 1550–1600/1601 Venice)

The First Day (Dies I), from the series The Creation of the World

The First Day (Dies I), from the series The Creation of the World

Jan Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1571–1628 Amsterdam)

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... more

Plate 1: Emperor Julius Caesar on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 1: Emperor Julius Caesar on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Ro...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 4: Emperor Gaius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 4: Emperor Gaius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caes...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 5: Emperor Claudius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 5: Emperor Claudius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman C...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 6: Emperor Nero on Horseback, from ' The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 6: Emperor Nero on Horseback, from ' The First Twelve Roman Caes...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 3: Emperor Tiberius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 3: Emperor Tiberius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman C...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 2: Emperor Augustus on Horseback, from 'the First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 2: Emperor Augustus on Horseback, from 'the First Twelve Roman C...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Emperor Vespasian on Horseback, from the series The First Twelve Roman Caesars, plate 10

Emperor Vespasian on Horseback, from the series The First Twelve Roman...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 8: Emperor Otho on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 8: Emperor Otho on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesa...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 9: Emperor Vitellus on Horseback, from  'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 9: Emperor Vitellus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman ...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Frontispiece to the series 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' with the Coat of Arms of Jacopo Bosio

Frontispiece to the series 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' with the C...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 7: Emperor Galba on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars'

Plate 7: Emperor Galba on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caes...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and a...

This image has been taken from scan 000051 from volume 02 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

Garlands from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

Garlands from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected a...

This image has been taken from scan 000017 from volume 01 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

cover from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

cover from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from volume 01 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and a...

This image has been taken from scan 000055 from volume 02 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and a...

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from volume 01 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

Puti from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and a...

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from volume 02 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

cover from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

cover from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from volume 02 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

cover from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

cover from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000049 from volume 02 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

Garlands from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the Civill Warres,” “Musophilus,” “A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius,” “The Tragedie of Cleopatra,” and “The Complaint of Rosamond.”]"

Garlands from "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected a...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "The Poeticall Essayes of Sam. Danyel. Newly corrected and augmented. [Containing “The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars,” “The fyft Booke of the... more

Fish from "[Antonio and Mellida.] The History of Antonio and Mellida. The first part. As it hath beene sundry times acted, by the children of Paules. Written by I. M. [i.e. J. Marston.]"

Fish from "[Antonio and Mellida.] The History of Antonio and Mellida. ...

This image has been taken from scan 000015 from "[Antonio and Mellida.] The History of Antonio and Mellida. The first part. As it hath beene sundry times acted, by the children of Paules. Written by I. M. [i.e.... more

First interlude: palace of fame (Intermedio sesto: palazzo della fama), from the series 'Seven Interludes' for the wedding celebration of Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, 1608

First interlude: palace of fame (Intermedio sesto: palazzo della fama)...

Remigio Cantagallina (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro ca. 1582–1656 Florence)

Plate 10: Emperor Titus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' after Tempesta

Plate 10: Emperor Titus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Cae...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 6: Emperor Nero on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars', after Tempesta

Plate 6: Emperor Nero on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesa...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 12: Emperor Domitian on horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' after Tempesta

Plate 12: Emperor Domitian on horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman ...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Emperor Vespasian on Horseback, from the series The First Twelve Roman Caesars, plate 11

Emperor Vespasian on Horseback, from the series The First Twelve Roman...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 9: Emperor Vitellus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' after Tempesta

Plate 9: Emperor Vitellus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman C...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 4: Emperor Gaius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars', after Tempesta

Plate 4: Emperor Gaius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caes...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 2: Emperor Augustus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars', after Tempesta

Plate 2: Emperor Augustus on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman C...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 8: Emperor Otho on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars', after Tempesta

Plate 8: Emperor Otho on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesa...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 5: Emperor Claudius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' after Tempesta

Plate 5: Emperor Claudius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman C...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 1: Emperor Julius Caesar on Horseback, from ' The First Twelve Roman Caesars', after Tempesta

Plate 1: Emperor Julius Caesar on Horseback, from ' The First Twelve R...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 3: Emperor Tiberius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars', after Tempesta

Plate 3: Emperor Tiberius on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman C...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Plate 7: Emperor Galba on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caesars' after Tempesta

Plate 7: Emperor Galba on Horseback, from 'The First Twelve Roman Caes...

Matthäus Merian the Elder (Swiss, Basel 1593–1650 Schwalbach)

Noah kneeling before God at left, the construction of the ark underway beyond, from a series of engravings made for the first edition of the 'Liber Genesis'

Noah kneeling before God at left, the construction of the ark underway...

Crispijn de Passe the Elder (Netherlandish, Arnemuiden 1564–1637 Utrecht)

The Moon in its First Quarter

The Moon in its First Quarter

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

First scene, in Florence, from 'The marriage of the gods' (Le nozze degli Dei)

First scene, in Florence, from 'The marriage of the gods' (Le nozze de...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the Commonwealth. By the Court, in the years 1641. 1642 ... Printed first in New-England, and reprinted in London for Ben Allen in Popes-head Allen. 1643.

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the C...

Positive Photostat.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 2.

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopic drawings of moon to be published]

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopi...

Illus. and text in: Syderus nuncius. In Opere di Galileo Galilei. Vol. 2. Bononiae : HH. de Ducijs, 1655 p. 14. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress,... more

"Rustam's First Encounter with Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam's First Encounter with Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Attributed to Iran, Isfahan

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (church) San Francesco]

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (ch...

Inscribed: Primo schizzo p[er] la capella dal Bonaventura a Potenza in S. Francesco. Drawing not signed; attribution to Franceschini (known as "Il Volterrano") based on Walker Collection files. Title devised by... more