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[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer de la rede[m]ption de humain lignaige.[Lyons] Matthias Huss, 3 Mar. 1483/84.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer d...

Title from colophon, which continues: tra[n]slate de latin en francoys ... veu corrige [et] translate par ... frere Iulien des Augustins de Lyon ... Signatures: pi⁴ a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [con]¹⁰. Goff S-662 Pierpont Morga... more

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophiae. Dutch & Latin [from old catalog]Ghent, Arend de Keysere, 3 May 1485.

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophi...

In Dutch and Latin, with Dutch commentary. Leaf [2a]: Dit es de tafele dienende desen nauolghenden vijf bouken Boecij De consolatione philosophie. Goff B-812 Hain-Copinger 3400 BM 15th cent., IX, p. 206 (IC.501... more

Recueil des histoires de Troyes.[Lyons, Michel Topié and Jacques Heremberck, 10 Oct. 1490]

Recueil des histoires de Troyes.[Lyons, Michel Topié and Jacques Herem...

Signatures: a-b⁸ c-f⁶ 2f⁸ g-i⁸ k-l⁶ m⁸ A-K⁸ L-N⁶ O⁸ P-Q⁶ R⁸. Goff L-114 Hain 7046 (variations) Copinger 2493 (variation) Rosenwald 405 LC copy: bookplate of Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Dark blue levant morocco with... more

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.  Hours [from old catalog]  [Paris, Denis Mellier? ca. 1490]  [80] leaves. cuts: illus., borders. 27 cm. (4to)

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum. Hours [from old catalog...

Begins (without title) with the cut Astrological man, on the reverse of which is the almanac for 20 years (1488-1508). Type 94G (same font as in BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 152). Goff H-369 Rosenwald 408 LC copy ru... more

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.Hours [from old catalog]Paris, Philippe Pigouchet, 19 Apr. 1494.

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Vi...

Signatures: +⁸ a-i⁸ l[et]⁸ l⁴. Goff H-376 Reichling 1764 (variations) IGI 4835 Rosenwald 425 LC copy imperfect: leaves [82-83] wanting. Initials and capitals supplied in red or blue; several illus. partly hand-... more

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip ha... more

Wij Christina medh Gudz...

Wij Christina medh Gudz...

Svenskt offentligt tryck (WWW) 3304073 Title from beginning of text. Dated at end: Datum Stockholm then 8. martif åhr 1636. Place of printing and name of printer from SOT. Ornamental initial. Also available in... more

Wij Christina medh Gudz ...

Wij Christina medh Gudz ...

Svenskt offentligt tryck (WWW) 3304256 Title from beginning of text. Dated and signed at end: Datum Stockholm den 25. octobris anno 1649. Christina. Place of printing and name of printer from SOT. Ornamental in... more

Don Bernard de Gálvez colonel des armées de Sa Majesté, intandant & gouverneur général par interim de la province de la Louisianne...

Don Bernard de Gálvez colonel des armées de Sa Majesté, intandant & go...

A proclamation offering amnesty to all military deserters who return to duty within four months and fulfill given requirements. Signed: Signé Bernardo de Gálvez. Et plus bas. Par mandement de Sa Seigneurie Ju... more

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

[Ivory hornbook] [realia]

[Ivory hornbook] [realia]

Title from spine of case. An eighteenth-century English hornbook with the alphabet in upper (recto) and lowercases (verso) inscribed on ivory. Repairs made to broken handle. Housed in a lined case (16 x 11 cm.... more

[Wood hornbook] [realia]

[Wood hornbook] [realia]

Title supplied by cataloger. An eighteenth-century hornbook, possibly American, with alphabet in lower and uppercases, followed by vowels, ligatures, and the Lord's prayer. Paper text covered with translucent ... more

[Portrait of William Cowper after George Romney.n.p., ca 1802?]

[Portrait of William Cowper after George Romney.n.p., ca 1802?]

The original of the plate engr. by Blake for the frontispiece of W. Hayley's Life and posthumous writings of William Cowper. Chichester, 1803-04. LC copy accompanied by folder (38 cm.) containing 3 different en... more

The prologue and characters of Chaucer's pilgrims,Canterium tale. Selections

The prologue and characters of Chaucer's pilgrims,Canterium tale. Sele...

"The original reading is copied from the edition of Thomas Speight, printed anno 1687; and the translation from Mr. Ogle's edition, 1741." Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1824 Keynes, G.L.... more

Tippecanoe inauguration ball, March 4, 1841 : [invitation].

Tippecanoe inauguration ball, March 4, 1841 : [invitation].

Unaddressed printed invitation to William Henry Harrison's "Tippecanoe" inaugural ball held at Carusi's Saloon in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, 4th of March, 1841, one of three balls attended by Harris... more

Grand national inauguration ball, March Fourth, 1857 : [invitation].

Grand national inauguration ball, March Fourth, 1857 : [invitation].

Printed invitation to James Buchanan's inaugural ball held at at Washington, D.C.'s Judiciary Square in a special building erected for the event to accomodate 6,000 people. The invitation lists the "managers" ... more

[Charles Dickens’s traveling kit].

[Charles Dickens’s traveling kit].

The traveling cutlery kit owned by Charles Dickens, marked with his initials, used by Dickens during his travels to the United States in the 1860s. Steel spoon, knife, and corkscrew unfold from ivory-covered c... more

Houdini letterhead from 1913

Houdini letterhead from 1913

Mourning letterhead with black border and bust portrait of Harry Houdini; a note signed by Houdini identifies this as his 1913 letterhead, made in Stuttgart, Germany, after his mother's death. Title devised by ... more

Registered letter from Hull, England, regarding water torture cell, 1913

Registered letter from Hull, England, regarding water torture cell, 19...

In this registered letter typed on his engraved letterhead in Hull, England, on February 1, 1913, Houdini announces and describes his new Water Torture Cell escape trick, and warns British theatrical managers t... more

Magicians' Society will be formed Sunday by Houdini : Dayton Journal article, December 16, 1916

Magicians' Society will be formed Sunday by Houdini : Dayton Journal a...

This article from the Dayton Journal for Saturday, December 16, 1916, describes Harry Houdini's plans to form a Magicians' Society of Dayton in affiliation with the Society of American Magicians, of which Houdi... more

Saw the ectoplasm issue from 'Margery' during psychic tests : Boston Herald article, February 1, 1925

Saw the ectoplasm issue from 'Margery' during psychic tests : Boston H...

An article from the Boston Herald describing a lecture on the medium "Margery" by the chief investigator of the English Society for Psychical Research. Margery had been attacked as a fraud by Houdini; in his l... more

Letter of Harry Houdini discussing his library

Letter of Harry Houdini discussing his library

Letter of Houdini to Mrs. M.M. Soule of Boston, written on the letterhead bearing his home address in New York City, July 31, 1925, in which he describes his extensive library of letters and documents related t... more

Human sacrifice before Tohil

Human sacrifice before Tohil

Title from Kislak Collection guide. Watercolor painted by Diego Rivera in San Francisco, Calif. during the summer of 1931, originally commissioned to illustrate a never-published English translation of the Popo... more

Creation (1931)

Creation (1931)

Title from Kislak Collection guide. Watercolor painted by Diego Rivera in San Francisco, Calif. during the summer of 1931, originally commissioned to illustrate a never-published English translation of the Popo... more

Biblia Latina

Biblia Latina

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff B-526 Hain 3031 GW 4201 Schwenke, P. Johannes Gutenbergs 42-zeilige Bibel, no. 12 (p. 10) and p. 23, 25, 41, 48 LC copy on vellum. Leaf [... more

Constitutiones

Constitutiones

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Printed on vellum, in black and red. With the gloss of Giovanni d'Andrea. Hain-Copinger 5410 GW 7077, variant note 2. Ricci. Cat. Mayence, 66;... more

Catholicon.

Catholicon.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 31 Goff B-20 Hain-Copinger 2254 GW 3182, variant 2. Stillwell, M.B. Gutenberg and the Catholicon of 1460, no. 70 (1 line space above... more

De arte praedicandi

De arte praedicandi

Book 4 of the author's De doctrina Christiana. Goff A-1226 Hain 1956 BM 15th cent., I, p. 52 (IB.510) GW 2871 Rosenwald 35 LC copy: gilt brown morocco by Rivière. Provenance: Huth Collection (bookplate). Gift ... more

Institutiones, cum glossa

Institutiones, cum glossa

The glosses variously attributed to Accursius glossator and Franciscus Accursius. Cf. Savigny, Geschichte des röm. Rechts im Mittelalter, v. 5, p. 288; Bib. nat. Rosenwald 36 Goff J-506 Hain 9489 BM 15th cent.... more

Historia naturalis

Historia naturalis

Goff P-786 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 13087 (variation) BM 15th cent., V, p. 153 (IC.19506) (variations) Rosenwald 212 LC copy imperfect: last leaf wanting; leaves [1], [2], [354] and [355] inlaid. A few marginal notes.

Rhetorica ad Herennium

Rhetorica ad Herennium

Has been attributed to M.T. Cicero. Printed on vellum. Rosenwald 214 Goff C-672 Hain 5057 (pt. 1) GW 6709 With this is bound: Cicero, M.T. De inventione. Venice, 1470. The two works were probably issued togethe... more

Biblia pauperum

Biblia pauperum

One of the block books that has survived in the greatest numbers is the Biblia pauperum, a compendium of scripture prepared for the poor and the minor clergy, providing them with material for prayer and reflect... more

Geographica Latine

Geographica Latine

First 10 books translated by Guarinus Veronensis, the remainder by Gregorius Tifernas. Signatures: [a-c¹⁰ d-e⁸ f-h¹⁰ i-k⁸ l-n¹⁰ o-p⁸ q-s¹⁰ t⁸ u⁸⁻¹ x-y¹⁰ z⁸ A⁸]. Goff S-794 Hain-Copinger 15087 Proctor 4042 (3 Ve... more

Collationes patrum XXIV.

Collationes patrum XXIV.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Leaf [162a] (colophon): Hie ennde[t] sich Die viervn[d]zweinczig guldin Harpffen, die gezogen seind auss collac[i]o[n]ib[us] pat[rum] [durch H... more

Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. Pars aestivalis

Legenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia. Pars aestivalis

Leaf [2a]: Hie hebt sich an das Sumer Teil der Heyligen Leben ... 211 printed leaves, with probably two blank leaves at the end (wanting in LC copy). The "Winterteil" (Hain-Copinger 9968, pt. 2), which complete... more

Tractatum de spera quatuor capitulis distinguimus ... Theorica planetarum

Tractatum de spera quatuor capitulis distinguimus ... Theorica planeta...

Titles from opening lines on p. 1 and explicit on p. [81]. The Sphaera mundi is by Joannes de Sacro Bosco. The Theorica planetarum is usually considered to be by the Cremona astrologer Gherardo da Sabbioneta, ... more

Isidori iunioris Hispalensis episcopi prologus in librum de responsione mundi & astrorum ordinatione : ad Sesibutum regem incipit feliciter

Isidori iunioris Hispalensis episcopi prologus in librum de responsion...

Title from caption, leaf [1]1. Imprint from colophon. Signatures: [1]⁸ ([1]1+chi1) [2]¹²(-[2]12). Possibly issued with his Etymologiae (19 Nov. 1472). Cf. Goff. Goff I-191 Hain 9302* GW M15281 BM 15th cent., II... more

Summa confessorum

Summa confessorum

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Leaf [277b] (colophon): Hier enndet sich Su[m]ma Ioha[n]nis, die gezogen ist auss dem heyligen Decret Buch vnd von Latein in Tewtsch gemacht d... more

Publius Terentius Afer Carthagine natus ..

Publius Terentius Afer Carthagine natus ..

Title from first line, leaf [1]2. Imprint from Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.) Signatures: [1]⁸ [2-3]¹⁰ [4-5]⁶ [6-9]⁸ [10]⁶ [11-12]⁸ [13-15]¹⁰ [16]⁸ [17-19]¹⁰ [20]⁸ [21]¹⁰ [22-23]⁸ [24]¹⁰ [25-26]⁶ [27-29]⁸ [... more

Incipit liber compilationis phisonomie

Incipit liber compilationis phisonomie

Uniform title from Goff; title from incipit; imprint from colophon. Signatures: [1-2¹⁰ 3-5⁸ 6⁶] Colophon: Anno domini millesimo quadringentesimo septuagesimo quarto hoc de phisonomia opus Petri padubanensis p[e... more

Postilla in Job

Postilla in Job

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff T-236 Hain 1397 BM 15th cent., II, p. 513 (IB.8919) Rosenwald 52 LC copy rubricated throughout. Ms. note on leaf [1a]: Hunc librum legavi... more

Calendarium

Calendarium

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Printed in red and black. Goff R-92 Hain-Copinger 13775 BM 15th cent., II, p. 456 (IA.7877) Schramm, XVIII, p. 5, 16, and illus. Rosenwald 25 ... more

Biblia

Biblia

Printed in black and red. Rosenwald 58 Goff B-627 Hain-Copinger 3133 (variations) BM 15th cent., II, p. 323 (IC.5571) GW 4298 (+ note) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy... more

Ars moriendi

Ars moriendi

Block book. Leaves printed on both sides. Signatures: [a¹⁴]. Schreiber, W.L. Manuel, IV, p. 267-312 (ed. XII, with slight variations) BM 15th cent., I, p. 5 (IA.24) Rosenwald 26 LC copy bound with: Passio Chri... more

Physica

Physica

Leaf [1a]: [Q]uonia[m] q[ui]de[m] i[n]telligere et scire [con]tingit circa o[mn]es sci[enti]as q[uarum] su[n]t pri[n]cipia a[ut] ca[us]e a[ut] elem[en]ta ex ho[rum] cognit[i]o[n]e ... Signatures: [a-c¹⁰ d-e⁸ f¹... more

Biblia

Biblia

Rosenwald 59 Goff B-626 Hain 3131 BM 15th cent., II, p. 358 (IC.6153) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy: initials supplied in red or blue, a few decorated, some illumin... more

Rudimentum novitiorum

Rudimentum novitiorum

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Erroneously ascribed to Giovanni da Colonna and to Burchardus de Monte Sion, whose Descriptio Terrae Sanctae is included (leaves [175a-201a). ... more

De generatione Christi, sive Defensorium inviolatae castitatis B.V. Mariae

De generatione Christi, sive Defensorium inviolatae castitatis B.V. Ma...

Latin distichs with German rhymed translation and Latin commentary. Rosenwald 65 Goff R-151 Hain-Copinger 6085 BM 15th cent., II, p. 486 (IA.8694) (variation) Schramm, XVI, p. 10, 16, and illus. (assigned to Jo... more

De animalibus

De animalibus

Translated by Theodorus Gaza; edited by Ludovicus Podocatharus. Goff A-973 Hain-Copinger 1699 BM 15th cent., V, p. 232 (IB.20287) GW 2350 Vollbehr H1699

Hystoria Sigismunde, der Tochter dess Fürsten Tancredi von Salernia, vnd dess Iünglings Gwisgardi

Hystoria Sigismunde, der Tochter dess Fürsten Tancredi von Salernia, v...

Translated from the Latin of Leonardo Bruni by Niclas von Wyle. Rosenwald 64 Goff B-1240 GW 5643 (variant: 12 woodcuts; leaf [10b] blank) Schreiber, W.L. Handbuch, V, 4487 (same as GW) Also available in digita... more

In nomine sancte et indiuidue trinitatis, patris et filij et spiritus sancti amen

In nomine sancte et indiuidue trinitatis, patris et filij et spiritus ...

Title from opening line, leaf [1]1. Place of imprint and date from colophon; printer from Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.). Edited by Arnošt of Pardubice, archbishop of Prague. Signatures: [1]-[7]⁸ [8]⁴. Gof... more

Summa naturalium

Summa naturalium

A commentary on the books of Aristotle on physics, the heavens and the world, generation and corruption, meteors, the soul, and metaphysics. Another issue printed by Valdarfer on the same day has 167 leaves (si... more

Die guldin Bibel, innhaltend Belonung der Tugennt vnnd Strouf der Laster.

Die guldin Bibel, innhaltend Belonung der Tugennt vnnd Strouf der Last...

Title extracted from caption of preface (leaf [1a]). Rosenwald 68 Goff R-21 Hain-Copinger 13690 BM 15th cent., II, p. 359 (IB.6177) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy ru... more

Iohannis de Sacrobusto, Anglici, uiri clarissimi, Spera mundi feliciter incipit. Gerardi Cremonensis, uiri clarissimi, Theorica planetarum feliciter incipit

Iohannis de Sacrobusto, Anglici, uiri clarissimi, Spera mundi felicite...

Titles from p. [1], [57] (incipits, printed in red). The Theorica planetarum is usually considered to be by the Cremona astrologer Gherardo da Sabbioneta, although some authorities ascribe it to the Gerardus Cr... more

Der Sele Trost.

Der Sele Trost.

Leaf iija: Das ist der Sele Trost genannt ... Comprises only the first part of the earlier (Cologne, 1474) Low German ed. and is an independent version of it. Rosenwald 71 Goff S-358 Hain 14582 BM 15th cent., I... more

Gaistliche Vsslegong des Lebe[n]s Jhesu Cristi.

Gaistliche Vsslegong des Lebe[n]s Jhesu Cristi.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 72 Goff A-1399 Hain 2146 = 16108 Copinger 3350 (variation) BM 15th cent., II, p. 530 (IB.9249) GW 3084 LC copy: original stamped hal... more

Canon medicinae

Canon medicinae

Gerardus Cremonensis' translation of al-Qānūn fī al-tibb. Colophons dated Aug. 19-Nov. 6, 1479. Signatures: a⁸ b-f¹⁰ g⁶ [h]² i¹⁰ k⁸ l-o¹⁰ p⁶ [superscript chi]H⁶ A-D¹⁰ E⁸ F¹⁰ G-H⁸ I-K¹² L-O⁸ [superscript chi]... more

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron.

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron.

Leaf ia: Diss Buch ist gena[n]nt Die vierundczweinczig Alte[n], od[er] D[er] guldin Tron ... Rosenwald 76 Goff O-119 Hain 12128 BM 15th cent., II, p. 347 (IB.5890) Schramm, IV, p. 15, 50, and illus. Also availa... more

Geographica, Latine

Geographica, Latine

First 10 books translated by Guarinus Veronensis, the remainder by Gregorius Tifernas. Signatures: a¹⁰ b-z⁸ &⁸ A-P⁸ Q⁶. Goff S-796 Hain-Copinger 15089 BM 15th cent., VI, p. 896 (IB.28422) LC copy differs from H... more

Here begynneth the prohemye vpon the reducynge, both out of latyn as of frensshe in to our englyssh tongue of the polytyque book named Tullius de senectute

Here begynneth the prohemye vpon the reducynge, both out of latyn as o...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. This translation of De senectute (Cato maior), though frequently ascribed to John Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester, is probably by William Worcester... more

Herbarium

Herbarium

Rosenwald 237 Goff H-58 Hain 1322 Copinger 532 (variant) BM 15th cent., IV, p. 131 (IA.19267) (variation) GW 2300 LC copy: woodcuts hand-colored. Provenance: F.W.T. Hunger, Amsterdam (bookplate).

Mercurii Trismegisti Liber de potestate et sapientia Dei

Mercurii Trismegisti Liber de potestate et sapientia Dei

Title from caption, leaf a1; imprint from leaf pi1. Signatures: pi⁴ a-b⁸ c-f⁴ g⁸ (pi1 and g8 blank). Goff H-79 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 8458 GW 12312 BM 15th cent., V, p. 280 (IA. 20895) Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM... more

Vita et Fabulae

Vita et Fabulae

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Compiled by Heinrich Steihöwel and originally published ca. 1477 (Ulm, Zainer). Cf. Steinhöwel's Äsop, hrsg. von H. Österley, 1873 (Biblio... more

Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam

Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapi...

Falsely attributed to Albertus Magnus. Cf. Deutscher Gesamtkatalog. Signatures: [a-c⁸]. Goff A-251 GW 633 IGI 187 "Eiusdem Alberti Magni De mirabilibus mundi" (also spurious): leaves [12b-24a]. LC copy: capital... more

Abubecri rasis filij zacharie Liber

Abubecri rasis filij zacharie Liber

A collection of 15 medical tracts including 8 by Rāzī with his Kitāb al-Manṣūrī first, 5 tracts of Hippocrates, and 1 of Galen. Caption title; imprint from colophon. Signatures: pi⁶ a-l⁸ m⁴ n-z⁸ &⁸ [con]⁸... more

Prospectiua communis d. Iohannis archiepiscopi Cantuariensis fratris ordinis minorum ..

Prospectiua communis d. Iohannis archiepiscopi Cantuariensis fratris o...

Title from opening words, leaf a2. Edited by Facius Cardanus. Ampersand in leaf a1 verson caption represents a Tironian sign. Printer from colophon (in verse: "... Faustis Corneni clauditur auspitijs. ..."); pl... more

Postilla super Epistolas et Evangelia

Postilla super Epistolas et Evangelia

Leaf [2a]: Incipit Postilla super Euangelia. Date from colophon on leaf [70a]. Signatures: a-h⁸ i⁶ A-E⁸. Goff G-677 Hain 8261 Rosenwald 380 LC copy: inscription on leaf [1a]: Monasterium Althomÿnster, 1543. Co... more

Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapidum et animalium quorundam

Liber aggregationis, seu Liber secretorum de virtutibus herbarum, lapi...

Falsely attributed to Albertus Magnus. Cf. Deutscher Gesamtkat. Goff A-252 Hain 536 BM 15th cent., VI, p. 829 (IA.28742) GW 634 "Eiusde[m] Alberti Magni De mirabilibus mu[n]di" (also spurious): leaves [14a-28b]... more

Histori wie die Türcken vnd andre Geschlecht der Vngleubigen die cristelichen Kirchen vor vil Iaren in manigerley Weiss angefochten

Histori wie die Türcken vnd andre Geschlecht der Vngleubigen die crist...

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. Cf. Friedrich Kraft's H. Steinhöwels Verdeutschung der Historia Hiersolymitana. Strassburg, 1905 (Quellen und Forschungen, 94). Fir... more

De compunctione cordis

De compunctione cordis

Title extracted from incipit of book 1 (leaf [1b]). Rosenwald 103 Goff J-278 Hain 5045 BM 15th cent., II, p. 612 (IB.9016) IGI 5196 Includes De reparatione lapsi (leaves [17a-30b]) and De quodam adolescente pup... more

Biblia

Biblia

The woodcuts are those of the Low German Bible printed ca. 1478 by Quentell, Cologne. Rosenwald 93 Goff B-632 Hain 3137 BM 15th cent., II, p. 424 (IC.7283) GW 4303 Schramm, XVII, p. 3, 8; v. 8, illus. 358-372 (... more

Omelia Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi, cognomento Crisostomi, de superscriptione Psalmi quinquagesimi

Omelia Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi, cognomento Crisostomi, de superscrip...

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). The Liber de compunctione cordis and Liber de reparatione lapsi, called for by the table of contents, are not present. Rosenwald 105 Goff J-290 Hain 5028 BM 15th cent.,... more

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron

Die vierundzwanzig Alten, oder Der goldne Thron

Leaf ia: Disz Buch ist genant die xxiiii Alten od[er] der guldin Tron ... Rosenwald 98 Goff O-120 Hain 12129 BM 15th cent., II, p.351 (IB.5961) IGI 7040 Schramm, IV, p. 33, 51 and illus. Also available in digit... more

Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii

Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii

Leaf [36b]: Explicit Liber dyalogoru[m] Sancti Iohannis Crisostomi et Sancti Basilij. Rosenwald 104 Goff J-283 Hain 5050 BM 15th cent., II, p. 613 (IB.9014) IGI 5198 Also available in digital form on the Librar... more

Theodori Graeci Thessalonicensis ad Nicolaum Quintum Pont. Max

Theodori Graeci Thessalonicensis ad Nicolaum Quintum Pont. Max

Title from caption, leaf A2. Imprint from colophon. Edited and with a table by Giorgio Merula; translated by Theodōros Gazēs. Signatures: A-H⁸ I-L⁶ a⁸ b⁶ c-h⁸ i-k⁶ (A1 blank). Goff, F.R. Incunabula in America... more

Incipit libellus de raptu anime Tundali et eius visione Tractans de penis inferni et gaudijs paradisi

Incipit libellus de raptu anime Tundali et eius visione Tractans de pe...

First published in German? Cf. Goff T-499. Title from caption, leaf [1]2. Imprint from ISTC. Signatures: [1-3]⁸ [4]⁶ ([1]1 and [4]6 blank). Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, T-497 Hain, L. Repertoriu... more

Das Buch der Weisshait der alten Weisen von Anbeginne der Welt von Geschlecht zu Geschlecht

Das Buch der Weisshait der alten Weisen von Anbeginne der Welt von Ges...

Title extracted from explicit (leaf [195a]). Translated from the Latin version of Giovanni da Capua by Anthonius von Pforr. For genealogy of this translation, see the "pedigree" in Bīdpāʼi. Arabic version. Ka... more

Le liure des Eneydes

Le liure des Eneydes

Title extracted from colophon. A prose paraphrase rather than a translation. Signatures: a-c⁸ d-g⁶ h-l⁸ m⁶. Goff V-200 Hain 3363 (II) Copinger 6160 (variations) BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 236 (IB.41522) Claudin, A... more

Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae

Meditationes, seu Contemplationes devotissimae

Goff T-540 Reichling 1100 Dyson Perrins. Ital. book-illustr., 34 Rosenwald 239 LC copy has bookplate of C.W. Dyson Perrins. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Reformation der Stadt Nürnberg

Reformation der Stadt Nürnberg

The woodcut is attributed to Michael Wolgemut. Rosenwald 107 Goff R-37 Hain-Copinger 13716 BM 15th cent., II, p. 426 (IB.7315) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy: illust... more

Erotemata

Erotemata

Latin and Greek in opposite columns. Abridged by Guarino Veronese. Preceded by the Lord's prayer and the Hail Mary in Latin and Greek. Rosenwald 238 Goff C-494 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 5020 BM 15th cent., V, p. ... more

Le doctrinal du temps présent

Le doctrinal du temps présent

In verse and prose. Goff M-567 Hain 11139 Copinger 4021 Droz, E., ed. Abusé en court, pt. 2 (variation) Rosenwald 384 LC copy: leaf [2] supplied in facsimile. Capitals supplied in red. Provenance: Montesquieu... more

Itinerarium

Itinerarium

Leaf [1a]: (woodcut title): Iohannes von Monteuilla, Ritter. Translated by Otto von Diemeringen from the French original, supplemented by a Latin translation. Rosenwald 110 Goff M-167 Hain-Copinger 10649 BM 15t... more

Aesopus moralisatus

Aesopus moralisatus

The Latin metrical version of Anonymus Neveleti. Device of Angelus Britannicus. Goff A-126 LC copy bound in ms. waste from a vellum liturgical music ms. Vollbehr Unknown Aesopus

Erklärung der zwölf Artikel des christlichen Glaubens

Erklärung der zwölf Artikel des christlichen Glaubens

Rosenwald 112 Goff E-102 Hain 6668 = 6667 BM 15th cent., II, p. 534 (IB.9348) Schramm, VI, p. 6, 18, and illus. LC copy: illus. and initials colored. Below colophon: Dis Buch hand vns geben die zwo edlen vn[d] ... more

La vie saint Anthoine

La vie saint Anthoine

Abridgment of the life by St. Athanasius. Woodcut of St. Antonius on t.p. (repeated on verso). Goff A-888 GW 2207 Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 388

Nouiciis adolfscentibus sic: ad astronomicam rempu. capessendam aditum impetrantibus: per breui rectoque tramite a uulgari uestigio semoto: Ioannis de Sacro Busto sphaericum opusculum Georgiique Purbachii in motus planetarum accuratiss. theoricae necnon contra Cremonensia in eorundem planetarum theoricas deliramenta Ioannis de monte regio disputationes tam accuratiss. quaque utiliss. dictatum opus utili serie contextum inchoat

Nouiciis adolfscentibus sic: ad astronomicam rempu. capessendam aditum...

Title from incipit; imprint from colophon. Signatures: 1-6⁸ 7¹⁰. Goff J-406 Hain-Copinger 14111 BM 15th cent., V, p. 290 (IA. 20546) Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.) ij00406000 LC copy has some hand-colored i... more

Speculum naturale

Speculum naturale

Part of the author's Speculum maius. Vol. 1: [320] leaves (the first (wanting) and [20] blank); v. 2: [282] leaves (the first and last blank). Goff V-293 Copinger 6257 BM 15th cent., II, p. x; III, p. 860 Polai... more

Commentarium Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi Constantinopolitani, cognomento Crisostomi, in Epistolam Sancti Pauli Apostoli ad Hebreos,

Commentarium Sancti Iohannis, Episcopi Constantinopolitani, cognomento...

Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Rosenwald 111 Goff J-277 Hain 5029 BM 15th cent., II, p. 612 (IB.9016) IGI 5193 Bound with the author's Omelia Sancti Ioha[n]nis, Episcopi, cognome[n]to Crisostomi, de ... more

Eyn Duytz Kallender gemacht na dem Cisioianus

Eyn Duytz Kallender gemacht na dem Cisioianus

Begins: der Hardmaynt hait xxxi Dach. Calender in Low German, printed in black and red. Rosenwald 113 Goff C-699a Copinger 2234 BM 15th cent., I, p. 268 (IC.4481) GW 7056 Schramm, VIII, p. 25 and illus. Heitz, ... more

Preclarissimus liber completus in iudicijs astrorum

Preclarissimus liber completus in iudicijs astrorum

Title from caption, leaf a1. Imprint from colophon. Ampersand in imprint transcription represents a tironian sign. "... eme[n]datus p[er] dominu[m] Bartolomeu[m] de Alten ...": colophon. Signatures: pi⁴ a-t⁸. ... more

Eunuchus

Eunuchus

Leaf [1a]: Hernach volget ain maisterliche vnd wolgesetzte Comedia zelesen vnd zehören lüstig vnd kurtzwylig, die der ... Maister vnd Poet Therencius ... gesetzt hat ... Translated by Hans Neidhart; the comme... more

Le liure des ruraulx prouffitz

Le liure des ruraulx prouffitz

Title extracted from prologue (leaf [2a]). Goff C-970 Hain 5836 (note) GW 7830 (variation) Rosenwald 390 LC copy: initial blank leaf torn; leaf [245] mutilated, repaired. Half leather over boards.

Legenda aurea de Sanctis

Legenda aurea de Sanctis

Goff J-115 Copinger 6445 Murray, C.F. French books, 588 Rosenwald 389 LC copy: initials and paragraph marks supplied in red, initial strokes in yellow; illus. partly colored in yellow. Bookplate of G. de Longeville.

Le proprietaire des choses

Le proprietaire des choses

Translated by Jean Corbichon. Edited by Pierre Farget. Signatures: [superscript chi]i⁸ a-z⁸ A-E⁸ F-G¹⁰. Goff B-146 Hain-Copinger 2513 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 252 (IC.41639) GW 3418 Rosenwald 394 LC copy imperfe... more

Buch der Tugend

Buch der Tugend

A German verse rendition of Fiore di virtù. Signatures: a-c⁸ d-l⁶ m-p⁸ q-z⁶ A-C⁸ D-G⁶ H⁸ I⁶. Rosenwald 118 Goff V-300 Schreiber 5436 Schramm, XXIII, p. 18, and illus. LC copy: contemporary ms. notes.

Chronik von allen Königen und Kaisern

Chronik von allen Königen und Kaisern

In two parts, both including anonymous continuations of Lirer's original work. Rosenwald 115 Goff L-226 Hain-Copinger 10117 BM 15th cent., II, p. 535 (IB.9351) LC copy bound by F. Bedford. Bookplates: Huth, H.C... more

Le livre du roy Modus

Le livre du roy Modus

Authorship is now generally ascribed to Henri de Ferrières. Cf. J. Thiébaud's Bibl. des ouvrages français sur la chasse. Paris, 1934, col. 388-395. Goff M-739 Hain-Copinger 11447 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 386 ... more

Le rommant de la Rose

Le rommant de la Rose

Begun by Guillaume de Lorris and completed by Jean de Meun. Title from leaf [Ia]: Le Rommant de la Rose. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff R-309 Copinger 5156 = 5157 IGI 4... more