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Registrum huius Operis libri cronicarum cum figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mundi

Registrum huius Operis libri cronicarum cum figuris et ymagibus ab ini...

The Liber Chronicarum, more commonly known as the Nuremberg Chronicle, was the most profusely illustrated book of the 15th century. Two Nuremberg artists, Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff, collaborated... more

(Liber chronicarum) Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum cum figuris et ymagibus ab inicio mundi

(Liber chronicarum) Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum cum figuri...

One of the most famous early illustrated books, this ambitious text chronicles the history of the world, from the Creation to 1493, with a final section devoted to the anticipated Last Days of the World. It was... more

Conrad Celtis Presenting His Book  "Quatuor Libri Amorum" to Maximilian I ( from the book)

Conrad Celtis Presenting His Book "Quatuor Libri Amorum" to Maximilia...

This woodcut illustration is on the verso of title page of Conrad Celtis's book 'Conradi Celtis Protucii...quatuor libri amorum secundum quatuor latera Germanie,' published in Nuremberg, April 5, 1502. Albrecht... more

Apulegio volgare, diuiso in undeci libri, novamente stampato & in molti lochi aggiontoui che nella prima impressione gli manchaua, & de molte più figure adornato

Apulegio volgare, diuiso in undeci libri, novamente stampato & in molt...

Boiardo's popular translation of Apuleius' Metamorphoses (also known as 'The Golden Ass'), which originated in the Ferrarese court in the 1470s at the request of Ercole I d'Este, was only supplanted in 1549, wh... more

Di Lucio Vitruvio Pollione De architectura Libri Dece traducti de latino in vulgare affigurati: commentati: & con mirando ordine insigniti

Di Lucio Vitruvio Pollione De architectura Libri Dece traducti de lati...

The publication of Vitruvius’s classical text De architectura had a tremendous impact on Renaissance architectural theory. While many printed editions appeared from the late fifteenth century onward, Cesariano’... more

Di Lucio Vitruvio Pollione De architectura Libri Dece traducti de latino in vulgare affigurati: commentati: & con mirando ordine insigniti

Di Lucio Vitruvio Pollione De architectura Libri Dece traducti de lati...

Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)

In Claudii Ptolemaei Geographiacae Enarrationis Libri octo.

In Claudii Ptolemaei Geographiacae Enarrationis Libri octo.

Claudius Ptolemaeus (Greek, Alexandria (?) A.D. 100?–?170 Alexandria (?))

Portrait of Andreas Vesalius, half-length in profile standing in front of a table dissecting the arm of a body; frontispiece to Andreas Vesalius 'De humani corporis fabrica libri septem'

Portrait of Andreas Vesalius, half-length in profile standing in front...

Attributed to John of Calcar (John Stephen Calcar) (Netherlandish, Calcar, Cleves 1499–1546/50 Naples (active Italy))

De dissectione partium corporis humani libri tres

De dissectione partium corporis humani libri tres

Charles Estienne (French, Paris ca. 1504–1564 Paris)

Historiae Venetae. Libri XII

Historiae Venetae. Libri XII

Written by Cardinal Pietro Bembo (Italian, 1470–1547)

I dieci libri dell'architettura di M. Vitruvio tradutti et commentati da monsignor Barbaro eletto patriarca d'aquileggia

I dieci libri dell'architettura di M. Vitruvio tradutti et commentati ...

Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well.

I dieci libri dell'architettura di M. Vitruvio tradutti et commentati da monsignor Barbaro eletto patriarca d'aquileggia

I dieci libri dell'architettura di M. Vitruvio tradutti et commentati ...

Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)

I dieci libri dell'architettura di M. Vitruvio tradutti et commentati da monsignor Barbaro eletto patriarca d'aquileggia

I dieci libri dell'architettura di M. Vitruvio tradutti et commentati ...

The ten books of architecture by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius are the only text devoted to the art of building that remained from Roman Antiquity. The text was a great resource for Renaissance artists and architects... more

Bononiensis de architectura libri quinque quibus cuncta fere architectonicae facultatis mysteria docte, perspicue . . .

Bononiensis de architectura libri quinque quibus cuncta fere architect...

Although Serlio began his career as a painter, he became famous as an architect and architectural theorist. After working in architecture in Rome and Venice, he moved to France and the court at Fontainebleau. S... more

Villa Almerico (Villa Rotunda), from I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio (Book 2, page 19)

Villa Almerico (Villa Rotunda), from I quattro libri dell'architettura...

One of the best-known and often copied villas of the Renaissance, the Villa Americo (1566–69), originally built for Monsignor Paolo Americo and completed by Vincenzo Scamozzi, still overlooks the vineyards and ... more

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio (Italian, Padua 1508–1580 Vicenza)

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

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

Villa Barbaro, from I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio (Book 2, page 51)

Villa Barbaro, from I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Pallad...

One of Palladio's architectural masterpieces, the Villa Barbaro (1557–58) overlooks the farmlands near Asolo and Vicenza. The villa has an elongated composition consisting of a central wing with various side pa... more

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio . . .

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio . . .

Palladio's palazzi, villas, and churches are among the unforgettable monuments of Venice and the Veneto, but it was his "Quattro libri" that made the man and his architecture internationally renowned. First pub... more

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio. Ne'quale dopo un breue trattato de' cinque ordini

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio. Ne'quale dopo un...

The palazzi, villas, and churches of Andrea Palladio are among the unforgettable monuments of Venice and the Veneto, but it was his Quattro libri that earned the man and his architecture international renown. F... more

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio. Ne'quale dopo un breue trattato de' cinque ordini (Book 2, page 19)

I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio. Ne'quale dopo un...

The palazzi, villas, and churches of Andrea Palladio are among the unforgettable monuments of Venice and the Veneto, but it was his Quattro libri that earned the man and his architecture international renown. F... more

De Humana Physiognomonia. Libri III

De Humana Physiognomonia. Libri III

Written by Giovanni Battista della Porta (Italian, 1538–1615)

De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diversi parti del mondo, libri due ...

De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diversi parti del mondo, libri due...

Cesare Vecellio, who joined the workshop of his famous cousin Titian before 1548, was active as a publisher by 1570. This book contains 420 illustrations of costumes (exotic and domestic) by the woodcutter Chri... more

Tavolette, e Libri per li putti / A.C. ; S.G.

Tavolette, e Libri per li putti / A.C. ; S.G.

Print shows man selling books which he carries in a basket.

Hesperides sive de Malorum Aureorum cultura et usu. Libri Quatuor

Hesperides sive de Malorum Aureorum cultura et usu. Libri Quatuor

This book on citrus fruit by Giovanni Battista Ferrari (1584–1655), published in Rome in 1646, belongs to one of the most splendid and scientifically precise botanical works of seventeenth-century Europe. Its i... more

The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books containing a Short Treatise on the Five Orders (L'Architecture de A. Palladio en quatre livres... / Il quattro libri dell'architettura)

The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books containing a Short Treat...

Palladio's treatise, republished in this lavish two-volume edition by Giacomo Leoni in London (1715) as The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books, with refined prints by Bernard Picart and John Harris, grea... more

Design for a Corinthian Hall, in The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books containing a Short Treatise on the Five Orders (L'Architecture de A. Palladio en quatre livres... / Il quattro libri dell'architettura) (Volume 1, book 2, plate 28)

Design for a Corinthian Hall, in The Architecture of A. Palladio in Fo...

This beautifully illustrated English edition of Palladio's work on architecture and interior decoration greatly influenced the classical idiom that developed in early eighteenth-century England. In the Quattro ... more

Villa Rotunda, in The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books containing a Short Treatise on the Five Orders (L'Architecture de A. Palladio en quatre livres... / Il quattro libri dell'architettura) (Volume 1, book 2, plate 15)

Villa Rotunda, in The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books contai...

Palladio's treatise, republished in this lavish two-volume edition by Giacomo Leoni in London (1715) as The Architecture of A. Palladio in Four Books, with refined prints by Bernard Picart and John Harris, grea... more

map from "Pomponii Melæ de situ orbis libri tres; ad omnium Angliæ et Hiberniæ Codicum MSS. fidem ... recogniti et collati; tabulisque ... illustrati. Opera et studio J. Reinoldii ... Editio altera, emendata"

map from "Pomponii Melæ de situ orbis libri tres; ad omnium Angliæ et ...

This image has been taken from scan 000146 from "Pomponii Melæ de situ orbis libri tres; ad omnium Angliæ et Hiberniæ Codicum MSS. fidem ... recogniti et collati; tabulisque ... illustrati. Opera et studio J. R... more

map from "Historiæ Monasterii S. Severi Libri X"

map from "Historiæ Monasterii S. Severi Libri X"

This image has been taken from scan 000417 from "Historiæ Monasterii S. Severi Libri X". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr... more

hill towns from "Alpi Giulie. Seguito ai libri Marine istriane, Lagune di Grado, etc. [With plates.]"

hill towns from "Alpi Giulie. Seguito ai libri Marine istriane, Lagune...

This image has been taken from scan 000363 from "Alpi Giulie. Seguito ai libri Marine istriane, Lagune di Grado, etc. [With plates.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... more