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Recto: The Port City of Alexandria (? Allusion to Dinocrates's Building of Alexandria, Vitruvius, Book 2, introduction, no. 1); Verso: Fragmentary Writing ("Libro Primo...").

A recent discovery, this sheet and seven others (acc. nos. 2008.105.1-8) comprised a manuscript draft for an Italian edition of the sole surviving architectural treatise of Roman antiquity, Ten Books on Archite... more

The Incubation of the Silkworm Eggs, Plate 3 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus]

Third plate from the series Vermis Sericus, engraved by Karel van Mallery, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle around 1595. Illustration of the incubation of silkworm eggs... more

Emperor Justinian Receiving the First Imported Silkworm Eggs from Nestorian Monks, Plate 2 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus]

Second plate from the series Vermis Sericus, engraved by Karel van Mallery, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle around 1595. Illustration of Emperor Justinian on horseback... more

The Reeling of Silk, Plate 6 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus]

Sixth plate from the series Vermis Sericus, engraved by Karel van Mallery, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle around 1595. Illustration of a factory where silk-reeling ta... more

The Silkworm Eggs Spread Out On Shelves, Plate 4 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus]

Fourth plate from the series Vermis Sericus, engraved by Karel van Mallery, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle around 1595. Illustration of women spreading the silkworm e... more

The Gathering of Mulberry Leaves and the Feeding of the Silkworms, Plate 5 from "The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus]

Fifth plate from the series Vermis Sericus, engraved by Karel van Mallery, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle around 1595. Illustration of men and women gathering mulberr... more

Title Plate from "The Introduction of the Silkworm" [Vermis Sericus]

Title plate to the series Vermis Sericus, engraved by Karel van Mallery, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle around 1595. The title is printed on a piece of cloth hanging ... more

Title page for François de Sales, Introduction à la vie dévote

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Title page for François de Sales, Introduction à la vie dévote

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

in jail from "Harlequin Sheppard. A nigh scene in grotesque characters: as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane ... To which is prefixed an introduction, giving an account of Sheppard's life, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Harlequin Sheppard. A nigh scene in grotesque characters: as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane ... To which is prefixed an introduction, giving ... more

A new Dunciad done with a view of ye fluctuating ideas of taste, without preface or introduction

Engraving shows the interior of a room, where Hogarth, "no.1", leans against a table while holding an artist's pallette and a Pantin, or child's scaramouch. Around Hogarth are arrayed, no. 2, "his Genius", no. ... more

Introduction

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

map from "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustrated by charts, etc. Translated from the French, etc. (Journal of the route ... by Captain P. Chanal.)"

This image has been taken from scan 000515 from volume 01 of "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustra... more

map from "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustrated by charts, etc. Translated from the French, etc. (Journal of the route ... by Captain P. Chanal.)"

This image has been taken from scan 000514 from volume 01 of "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustra... more

map from "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustrated by charts, etc. Translated from the French, etc. (Journal of the route ... by Captain P. Chanal.)"

This image has been taken from scan 000517 from volume 01 of "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustra... more

map from "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustrated by charts, etc. Translated from the French, etc. (Journal of the route ... by Captain P. Chanal.)"

This image has been taken from scan 000519 from volume 01 of "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustra... more

map from "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustrated by charts, etc. Translated from the French, etc. (Journal of the route ... by Captain P. Chanal.)"

This image has been taken from scan 000521 from volume 01 of "A Voyage round the World, performed during the years 1790, 1791, and 1792, by Étienne Marchand, preceded by a historical introduction, and illustra... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000393 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000630 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000450 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000599 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000690 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000355 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000652 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

planet from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000045 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000803 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

quadrant from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000033 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000831 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000288 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000140 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000141 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

Turkey from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000601 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000666 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000473 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000486 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000734 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

diagram from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000056 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000638 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000776 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000701 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000106 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000789 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000577 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000810 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000020 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000438 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000762 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000265 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000154 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000534 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000800 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000715 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000181 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000532 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000352 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000142 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000784 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000035 from volume 02 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000559 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more

map from "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomical Introduction by the Rev. S. Vince. With numerous maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000282 from volume 01 of "Modern Geography, a description of the Empires, states, and colonies, with the oceans, seas and islands in all parts of the World ... The Astronomic... more