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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Titles from opening lines on p. 1 and explicit on p. . 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
Title from caption, leaf 1. Imprint from colophon. Signatures: ⁸ (1+chi1) ¹²(-12). Possibly issued with his Etymologiae (19 Nov. 1472). Cf. Goff. Goff I-191 Hain 9302* GW M15281 BM 15th cent., II... more
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
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
Titles from p. ,  (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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Title extracted from prologue (leaf [2a]). Goff C-970 Hain 5836 (note) GW 7830 (variation) Rosenwald 390 LC copy: initial blank leaf torn; leaf  mutilated, repaired. Half leather over boards.
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.
German translation by Hans Mair, with interpolations from Konrad von Würzburg. Rosenwald 129 Goff C-778 Hain 5517 BM 15th cent., II, p. 367 (IB.6306) GW 7236 LC copy: contemporary ms. notes.
Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. Rosenwald 128 Goff B-722 Hain-Copinger 3336 GW 4488 LC copy has hand-colored illus. Provenance inscriptions on t.p. Old tooled leather over boards; clasp broken.
Goff E-108 Hain-Copinger 13152 (printing ascribed to J.P. Manstener) BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 49 (IA.39480) GW 9391 Rosenwald 401 LC copy imperfect: t.p. supplied (facsimile?). Provenance: Walter Ashburner, Firenze.
Rosenwald 143 Goff W-14 Hain-Copinger 13712 BM 15th cent., III, p. 624 (IA.11541) LC copy: leaves numbered in ms. A few ms. notes. Ex libris Liechtensteinianis.
Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Goff T-389 Hain 15556 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 356 (IB.42465) Palau y Dulcet, VII, p. 47 Rosenwald 404 LC copy: contemporary ms. notes. Contemporary blind-tooled calf bi... more
One woodcut signed: I.D. Signatures: a-b⁶. Goff M-886 Claudin, A. Hist. de l'impr., III, p. 81-83 Rosenwald 409 LC copy: initials (in gold on red or blue) mounted in initial spaces.
Rosenwald 161 Goff I-196 Hain-Copinger 9287 BM 15th cent., III, p. 645 (IA.12061) Schramm, XIII, p. 4 (2nd group) LC copy: initials, initial strokes, and some underlines supplied in red. Provenance: Georg Kloss... more
Woodcut title. Rosenwald 159 Goff R-363 Hain-Copinger 14042 (variations) Schramm, VI, p. 15, 19, and illus. 84-88, 590-591 LC copy: half leather over boards, lined with incunabulum leaves.
Signatures: a⁸ b-[long s]⁶ s-v⁶ u⁶ w⁶ x-z⁶ A-B⁶ C¹⁰ D⁸. Rosenwald 165 Goff R-197 Hain-Copinger 13914. BM 15th cent., III, p. 696 (IB. 14213). Vollbehr H13914. Thacher no. 216
Title extracted from woodcut title of register (leaf [1a]), which begins: Registrum huius operis Libri cronicarum ... Illus. by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Rosenwald 163 Goff S-307 Hain-Copinger ... more
Caption title. Imprint from colophon. Variously attributed to Cristoforo Landino and Bartolommeo Miniatore. Signatures: a-e⁸. Goff M-583 GW M16883 Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.) im00583000 Capital spaces, s... more
Goff B-719 Hain-Copinger 3337 BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 79 (IB.41132a) GW 4490 (variation) Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 418 LC copy: old stamped morocco, with leaves of contemporary books... more
Title extracted from woodcut title of register (leaf [1a]), which begins: Register des Buchs der Croniken ... Illus. by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Translated by Georg Alt. LC copy 2 bound with: ... more
Imprint from colophon, transposed: date appears first. Printed by Johann Higman for Wolfgang Hopyl. Cf. ISTC. Signatures: a⁸ b⁶ c¹⁰. Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, J-414 Hain, L. Repertorium bibli... more
The original issue as described in BM 15th cent. Printed in black and red. Rosenwald 294 Goff L-315 Hain-Copinger 4105 BM 15th cent., V, p. 457 (IB.23272) IGI 7132, 7133 LC copy: numbered leaves 1-8 misbound af... more
Goff A-225 Hain 547 BM 15th cent., V, p. 346 (IB.21079) GW 589 LC copy: floriated initial supplied in blue, red, and silver, other initials in blue and red alternately, initial strokes in red. T.p. inscription:... more
Leaf [17a]: Almenach p[er]petuum cuyus radix e[st] anu[m] [sic] co[m]positu[m] ab excelentisimo magistro in astronomia nomine Bocat[us] Zecutus. Translated by Jospeh Vinicus. Goff Z-14 Hain-Copinger 16267 GW 11... more
Tractatus de animalibus and Tractatus de urinis have special title pages. Rosenwald 181 Goff H-487 Hain-Copinger 8941 BM 15th cent., I, p. 124 (IB.1682) IGI 4901 Klebs 509.3 LC copy: contemporary blind-stamped ... more
Rosenwald 187 Goff G-512 Hain 8088 BM 15th cent., II, p. 396 (IA.6497) Bound with Perotti, Niccolò, Abp. of Siponto. Gra[m]matica Nicolai Perotti ... [Basel, 1497-1500] LC copy: contemporary blind-stamped leat... more
Caption title (leaf a1 recto). Imprint from colophon (leaf t4 verso), with correction by Goff. "A reprint of pt. II of Hain 12993*, with original colophon unchanged [H12992*(II)]"--Goff. Signatures: a-s⁶ t⁴ u⁶.... more
Leaf [1a] (t.-p.): De vita beneficijs saluatoris Ihesu Cristi deuotissime meditationes cū gratiarū actione. With: Bonaventura, Saint, Cardinal. Spurious and doubtful works. Stimulus diuini amoris. [Antwerp, c... more
A Meistersang based on Schondoch's Königin von Frankreich. Signatures: A¹⁰. Goff K-37 Copinger 3455 (variations) Schramm, XIII, p. 7, p. 6 (2nd group) Rosenwald 191 Bound with: Edle Moringer. Des edlen Ritter ... more
Translated by Marquart von Stein. Signatures: A⁸ B-M⁶. Rosenwald 192 Goff L-74 Hain 15515 LC copy: provenance: Ochsenhausen monastery (t.p. inscription).
This collection, edited by Franciscus Niger, is titled by Hain "Scriptores astronomici veteres." First colophon dated June 1499. Printer's epistle on leaf [1b] dated "decimosexto Calendas nouem." Goff F-191 Hai... more