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Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Beginning text of the third book of Etymologiae, about arithmetic. Title page in: De vocabulo arithmetic disciplinae / Saint Isidorus, Bishop of Seville. In his Etymologiae. [Augustae Vindelicorum] : G. Zainer,... more

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Decorative border and text in: De natura animalium [...] / Aristotle. Venice : Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... 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

Medicinarius. Das buch der Gesundheit. Liber de arte distillandi Simplicia et Composita

Medicinarius. Das buch der Gesundheit. Liber de arte distillandi Simpl...

Printed by Johann Grüninger (German, Markgröningen 1455?–?1533 Strasbourg) , Strassburg

A. Persii Satyrarum liber I.D. Iunii Iuuenalis Satyrarum lib. V. Supliciae Satyra I : cum veteribus commentarijs nunc primum editis ex bibliotheca P. Pithoei I C. cuius etiam notae quaedam adiectae sunt

A. Persii Satyrarum liber I.D. Iunii Iuuenalis Satyrarum lib. V. Supli...

Bound in red morocco; gold tooled, with the arms of Charles de Castellan gold-stamped on both covers, triple-rule frame borders, spines with raised bands gilt in compartments, each compartment stamped with an i... more

God enters into a covenant with Noah: next to a smoking pyre Noah kneels in a gesture of prayer, surrounded by members of his family, a rainbow stretches over them, from a series of engravings for the 'Liber Genesis'

God enters into a covenant with Noah: next to a smoking pyre Noah knee...

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

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)

Aftermath of the Flood: human bodies strewn on dry land in the foreground, Noah's ark moored on a rocky outcrop beyond, from a series of engravings for the 'Liber Genesis'

Aftermath of the Flood: human bodies strewn on dry land in the foregro...

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

Mutus liber, in quo tamen ...

Mutus liber, in quo tamen ...

Angels descending Jacob's ladder blowing trumpets with sleeping Jacob below. Part of a series supposedly depicting the preparation of the alchemist's philosopher's stone. Frontispiece in: Biblioteca chemica cur... more