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Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Kings, X, "Giant Bible of Mainz." Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. Illus. in: "Giant Bible of Mainz." Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. N... more

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. ...

Opening of Genesis. No file prints. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible O.T.

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. ...

First leaf. No file prints. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible O.T.

[Printed vellum page from the first book printed in small type. 1459]

[Printed vellum page from the first book printed in small type. 1459]

Illus. in: Durantis, Rationale divinorum officiorum [Mainz], 1459. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Marcus Tullus Cicero, bust portrait on page of Latin text]

[Marcus Tullus Cicero, bust portrait on page of Latin text]

Illuminated vellum manuscript. Illus. in: Cicero, De Officii (Manz, 1465). Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Printed vellum page from Corpus Juris Civilis, 1468]

[Printed vellum page from Corpus Juris Civilis, 1468]

Reference copy may be in LOT 4496. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar year]

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar y...

Illus. in: 1st ed. of Regiomontanus' Calendarium, Nuremburg, 1474. See: QJ, Jan. 1965. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cale... more

[The Capture of Christ]

[The Capture of Christ]

This drawing represents the central portion and main action of the painting--Christ's betrayal by Judas--of the Garden of Gethsemane. Dating is difficult, but it is likely that the sheet belongs to the artist... more

[Fisherman using hand net]

[Fisherman using hand net]

Illus. in: [Jacobus de Cessolis], De ludo scachorum, [Utrecht, ca. 1475]. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORKS; RBD; Fishing (livelihood); Incunabula; Shelf.

[Page of text in Physica, with decorated initial Q]

[Page of text in Physica, with decorated initial Q]

Text in: Physica / Aristoteles. [Louvain : C. Braem, ca. 1475]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 254.

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

[Fable of crane and peacock]

[Fable of crane and peacock]

Illus. in: Aesopus, Vita et fabulae (German), Augsburg, ca. 1497. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Birds; Incunabula; RBD; Fables; Shelf.

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Animals sawing wooden planks

Animals sawing wooden planks

Illus. in: Dialogus creaturarum. Gouda : Gerardus Leeu, 1480. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Animals in human situations; ... more

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page including border

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page includi...

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Coat-of-arms

Coat-of-arms

Illus. in: Dialogus creaturarum. Gouda : Gerardus Leeu, 1480. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Animals in human situations; Incunabula; RBD; Coats-of-arms; Shelf.

[Half-human monsters called "wonder-people" and soulless animal monsters]

[Half-human monsters called "wonder-people" and soulless animal monste...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Magenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 79.

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pots]

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pot...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surrounded by symbols of fables, 1481 - #60]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surround...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P and geometric diagrams]

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P...

Title page in: Elementa geometria / Euclides. Venice : E. Ratdolt, 1482. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 225.

[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

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

Illus. in: French ed. of Virgil's Aeneid, publ. in Lyon in 1483 by Guillaume Le Roy. Reference copy may be in LOT 4714. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzuwayh, the sage, to go to India to procure the Kalilah Wa Dimnah ("Book of Wisdom")]

[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzu...

Woodcut frontis. Illus. in: Kalilah wa-Dimnah. German: Directorium Humanae vitae. German. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, May 28, 1483. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I... more

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

Illus. in: Reformation kaiser Sigmunds, 1484.

[Illus: Prognostication: Clergyman ("Jupiter") blessing farmer ("Sagitarius") tilling soil; "Mars" in armor is radiating beams upon them]

[Illus: Prognostication: Clergyman ("Jupiter") blessing farmer ("Sagit...

Illus. in: Paulus Middelburgensis, Bp., Prognostica ad viginti annos duratura, Antwerp, Gerard Leeu, 28 Sept. 1484. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... more

[Knight in armor slaying dragon; woman kneeling]

[Knight in armor slaying dragon; woman kneeling]

Illus. in: Raoul Lefevre, Le receuil des histoires de Troyes, Dutch; Haarlem, Jacob Bellaert, 5 May 1485. Reference copy may be in LOT 4246. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption ... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

[Four illustrations of 15th c. daily live from the text of Boethius, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

Illus. in: Robertus Remensis, Historia itineris contra Turcos (Dutch), Gouda, ca. 1486. Referece copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incu... more

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Pope Urban II urging kings and knights to join a Crusade, Nov. 1095

Pope Urban II urging kings and knights to join a Crusade, Nov. 1095

Illus. in: Robertus Remensis, Historia itineris contra Turcos (Dutch), Gouda, ca. 1486. Referece copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incu... more

Du Temps

Du Temps

Medieval time wheel with twelve signs of zodiac; activities, usually related to plants or planting, for each month of the year; and center scene of woman in summer above man in winter. Illus. and text in: De pr... more

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Christ]

[Christ]

Illus. in: Ludolphus de Saxonia, Vita Christi (Dutch), Antwerp, 1487. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; BI WORKS; BI; RBD; Shelf.

[The Trojan Horse]

[The Trojan Horse]

Illus. in: Historia Destructionis Troiae by Guido de Columna. Augsburg, 1488. Reference copymay be in LOT 4714. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Woman with hunting horn and dog on leash; symbolic representation of "the Soul hunting the child Jesus"

Woman with hunting horn and dog on leash; symbolic representation of "...

Illus. in: Van de geestelijke kindscheid Jesu gemoraliseert, Antwerp, 1488. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Hunting; Bible-N.T.; Incunabula; RBD; Shelf.

Lion with two shields

Lion with two shields

Illus. in: Van de geestelijke kindscheid Jesu gemoraliseert, Antwerp, 1488. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Hunting; Bible-N.T.; Incunabula; RBD; Shelf.

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

Page in: De mineralibus / Saint Albertus Magnus. Pavia : C. de Canibus, 1491. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 199.

Dante & Virgil confronted by wolf, leopard, and lion

Dante & Virgil confronted by wolf, leopard, and lion

Woodcut with elaborate border. Illus. in: Divine Comedy, 1491 Venetian ed. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible to remove a thorn from a lion's paw

St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek t...

Woodcut by Durer. Illus. in: St. Jerome's Letters (Rare Book Division - Thatcher Collection). Ref. copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Illustrated title page]

[Illustrated title page]

Illus. in: Plautius, Nova Typis Transacta Navigatio, 1492, t.p. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Cosmos]

[Cosmos]

Illus. in: Liber chronicarum. German. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 23 Dec. 1493. Reference copy may be available in LOT 4444 A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: ... more

[Viticultural scenes - man crushing grapes in vat with his feet]

[Viticultural scenes - man crushing grapes in vat with his feet]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[Saint Pantaleon, d. 305, full, standing, facing slightly right]

[Saint Pantaleon, d. 305, full, standing, facing slightly right]

Illus. in: Augustinus de Cremona's Historia S. Pantaleonis. Cremona, 1493. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Viticultural scenes - grape vine]

[Viticultural scenes - grape vine]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

Cessolis. Libro de giuocho di Scacchi. Firenze...1493

Cessolis. Libro de giuocho di Scacchi. Firenze...1493

Man holding open book with one hand and flask with other; also 2 cuts of man on horseback and man holding scales. One of 15th century Italian prints dealing with books and reading reproduced in Max Sander, Le L... more

[Viticultural scenes - man making wine vats]

[Viticultural scenes - man making wine vats]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[Viticultural scenes - man using two-pronged hoe in vineyard]

[Viticultural scenes - man using two-pronged hoe in vineyard]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[Viticultural scenes - man offering another a cup of wine]

[Viticultural scenes - man offering another a cup of wine]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

Decorated initial L showing mathematician Luca Paccioli as Franciscan monk, surrounded by text, and rope-patterened border. Illus. and text in: Somma di arithmetica, geometria, proporzione e proporzionalita / L... more

[Lion and bird]

[Lion and bird]

Illus. in: (Bidpa'i. Arabic version. Kalilah wa-Dimnah. Spanish.) Directorium humanae vitae, Zaragoza, 1494. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; Birds... more

[2 men standing beside woman scribe(?) seated at reading stand]

[2 men standing beside woman scribe(?) seated at reading stand]

Illuminated vellum manuscript in Boccaccio, De Casibus vivarum illustrium [Paris, 1494] Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Scribes. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tra... more

Herodotus. Historia. Venezia...1494

Herodotus. Historia. Venezia...1494

Person placing laurel wreath on head of scribe in library. One of 15th century Italian prints dealing with books and reading reproduced in: Max Sander, Le Livre a Figures Italien, v. 5. Reference copy may be in... more

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, J...

Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek and Arabic medical books, and three patients waiting to have their urine examined]

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek an...

Illus. in: Fasciculus medicinae / Johannes de Ketham. Venice : J. and G. de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 130.

Illus. of St. Dympna, 7th Century Irish princess who was martyred by resisting the incestuous designs of her pagan father

Illus. of St. Dympna, 7th Century Irish princess who was martyred by r...

Illus. in: Petrus Cameracensis, Legenda S. Dympanae, Oratio de S. Dympanae. Antwerp. Govaert Back, 1496. Reference copy may be in LOT 4443E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption ... more

[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regiomontanus, seated beneath an armillary sphere and surrounded by decorated border]

[Crowned Greek astronomer Ptolemy and his Renaissance translator Regio...

Frontspiece in: Epytoma in Almagestum / Regiomontus. Venice : J. Hammam, 1496. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 29.

[Composite of scene of Virgin Mary bathing]

[Composite of scene of Virgin Mary bathing]

Illuminated vellum manuscript. Illus. in: Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum (Paris, 1498). Reference copy may be in SSF - Catholic Church Liturgy and ritual Hours. This record contains unverified, ol... more

[Virgin and Child with the Monkey]

[Virgin and Child with the Monkey]

Engraving by Albrecht Durer. Bartsch 42. Mader 30; Hollstein 30; Panofsky 149. Signed with monogram on plate. Collection mark of LC (Lugt. 677). Marsh Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from ... more

The Last Supper

The Last Supper

Illus. in: Ludolphus de Saxonia, Vita Christi (Dutch), Zwolle, 1499. Reference copy may be in lOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible N.T.; Incunabu... more

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal essences]

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal e...

Frontispiece in: Kleines Distillierbuch / Hieronymous Brunschig. Strassburg : J. Gruniger, 1500. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 179.

[Christ bearing the cross]

[Christ bearing the cross]

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title and artist from P&P Bradley Collection inventory card. Attributed to Jan Gossaert, called Jean de Mabuse, (Flem. late 15 early 16th c.) on Bradley collec... more

[Plague victim in bed pointing out to three physicians the swell or boil under his armpit]

[Plague victim in bed pointing out to three physicians the swell or bo...

Illus. and text in: Pestbuch : Hieronymus Brunschwig. [Strassburg] : J. Gruninger, 1500. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 138.

[Charles VII, king of France, 1403-1461, full, seated on throne, surrounded by court]

[Charles VII, king of France, 1403-1461, full, seated on throne, surro...

Illus. in: Les Vigilles de la mort de Charles VII. Lyons, ca. 1500. Reference copy may be in Biog File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Ferdinand II, King of Spain, pointing across Atlantic to where Columbus is landing with three ships amid large group of Indians]

[Ferdinand II, King of Spain, pointing across Atlantic to where Columb...

Reference copy filed in P&P Biog. File under Fernando V. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Crucifixion study]

[Crucifixion study]

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on mat: [Raffaeli on old mat]. Ink inscription on back of drawing not deciphered. Title from P&P Bradley co... more

The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus

The Martyrdom of St. Erasmus

Cut within border. Woodcut by Lukas Cranach the elder, 1472-1553. Hollstein, 80 (second state); Bartsch, 59. Bradley Collection. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: B.... more

The Virgin and Child on a grassy bench

The Virgin and Child on a grassy bench

Engraving by Albrecht Dürer, 1471-1528. Meder 31; Hollstein 31; Bartsch 34; Panofsky 141. Signed with monogram and dated on plate. Coll. mark on vereso: Hubbard (Lugt. suppl. 1267b). Hubbard Collection. This re... more

Typus arithmeticae

Typus arithmeticae

The form of arithmetic, possibly muse of arithmetic, shown as woman standing between Boethius writing Arabic numerals and Pythagorus doing reckoning with counters. Illus. in: Margarita philosophica / Gregor Rei... more

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

p. xciv - verso, v. 1. Illus. in: Ulrich Pender, Der Beschlossen Gart des Rosenkrantz Marie (Nuremburg, 1505). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

[Incunabula illustrations, 1505]

Diptych of Adam & Eve with snake and priest celebrating Mass separated by Jesus on Cross. Illus. in: Ulrich Pender, Der Beschlossen Gart des Rosenkrantz Marie (Nuremburg, 1505) p. ccxxix - verso, v. 2. Ref. cop... more

St. Christopher

St. Christopher

Woodcut by Lukas Cranach the Elder, 1472-1553. Hollstein, 79 (later impression IIa? without inscriptions and with three breaks in the border; two on bottom and one at upper left); Bartsch, 58; LeBlanc, 12. Wate... more

The presentation of the Child Jesus

The presentation of the Child Jesus

Miniature painting from Book of Hours. Illus. in: Rare Book Division - Rosenwald Collection. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4444. See LCQJ July 1968. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[St. Peter and a female saint (Religion?) in a sailboat]

[St. Peter and a female saint (Religion?) in a sailboat]

Illus. in: Jean Lemaire de Belges' Les Illustrations deGaule ... (Lyon, 1511). Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Knight in armor, with lower body of fish]

[Knight in armor, with lower body of fish]

Illus. in: Tbouck vā wondre, Brussels, 1513. Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; Fish (Symbolism); Knights; Shelf.

[The knight, Death, and the Devil] / AD [monogram].

[The knight, Death, and the Devil] / AD [monogram].

Title from mount. Hubbard Collection. Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from the pictorial collections of the Library of Congress .... Washington : Library of Congress ..., 1975, no. 186.

Illus. of man slicing bread (making communion wafers?) and of a hawk, in Hortus sanitatis [minor], Dè grotè herbari (The great Herbarium), Antwerpen, Gheprint bi C. de Graue, 1514

Illus. of man slicing bread (making communion wafers?) and of a hawk, ...

Illus. in: Hortus sanitatis [minor], Dè grotè herbari (The great Herbarium), Antwerpen, Gheprint bi C. de Graue, 1514. Reference copy may be in LOT 4638 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption... more

The bagpiper

The bagpiper

Cut within plate mark. Engraving by Albrecht Durer, 1471-1528. Meder 90, Hollstein 90, Bartsch 91, Panofsky 198. Signed with monogram and dated on plate. Coll. marks on verso of LC: Gardiner Green Hubbard (Lugt... more

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood is to be let keyed to nude figure]

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood ...

Illus. and text in: Der scaepherders kelengier / [Antwerpen : Gheprent bij W. Vorsterman, 1516] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 136.

Full page with illus. of man painting madonna and another making engraving]

Full page with illus. of man painting madonna and another making engra...

Illus. in: Hortulus anime cum alijs ... [Lugduni, 1516], verso of p. CXI. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - ARTISTS AT WORK. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists at work.

[Shepherd with bagpipes gazing at heavens, with sheepdogs, sheep and wolf]

[Shepherd with bagpipes gazing at heavens, with sheepdogs, sheep and w...

Illus. in: Der scaepherders kalengier. Antwerp : Gheprent bij W. Vosterman, 1516. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 24.

[Incunabula illus. of woman (St. Bridget) in prayer]

[Incunabula illus. of woman (St. Bridget) in prayer]

Illus. in: Hortulus Animae...(Lugduni, 1517). Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr.). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Illus. poem showing mountain landslide threatening 3 horsemen]

[Illus. poem showing mountain landslide threatening 3 horsemen]

Woodcut on vellum by Hans Schaufrerlein. Illus. in: Theuerdank, Die geuerlicheiten vnd einsteils der geschichten des loblichen streytparen...(Nürnberg, Schönsperger [1517], pl. 36). Reference copy may be in SSF... more

[Deposition from the Cross]

[Deposition from the Cross]

Illus. in: Fascicula mirre..., Antwerp, 1518. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; Bible, NT; Shelf.

[Actors portraying Jupiter and Alcmena in a stage setting]

[Actors portraying Jupiter and Alcmena in a stage setting]

Illus. in: Comoediae by Plantus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Several scenes from the New Testament]

[Several scenes from the New Testament]

Illus. in: Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. Breviary. German, Das deutsch römisch Breuier, Unedig, Gregoriu de Gregorijs, 1518. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444 B. This record contains unverified, old data... more

[The elaborate device of Franz Birckmann, a Cologne bookseller, showing 3 seperate scenes: The Adoration, St. Ursula with the 11,000 virgins, and a boiling cauldron containing 7 Maccabean youths and their mother. In upper corners are 2 shields containing Cologne arms and Birckmann trademark]

[The elaborate device of Franz Birckmann, a Cologne bookseller, showin...

Illus. in: Opera of St. Cyrillus (1520). Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Architectural title page of Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini bordered in columns with scene of seated teacher lecturing as assistant dissects cadaver]

[Architectural title page of Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini bor...

Title page in: Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini / Jacopo di Berengario. [Bononiae : Impressum per H. da Benedictis, 1521]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libr... more

[Two illustrations showing a unicorn and several apes]

[Two illustrations showing a unicorn and several apes]

Illus. in: Hudson, Hortus sanitatis, London, 1521. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; Animals Apes; Unicorn. Sources checked and other information on... more

[Charles, Duke of Vendosmoys, seated at desk, writing]

[Charles, Duke of Vendosmoys, seated at desk, writing]

Illus. in: Nicole Gilles, Les Tres Elegantes...1527. Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Opening page of Aphorismi, with decorated initial V]

[Opening page of Aphorismi, with decorated initial V]

Illus. in: Aphorismi / Hippocrates. Parisi : Apud S. Colinaeum, 1530, p. 2. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 127.

Henricus Cornelius Agrippa Lit. Feyerlein

Henricus Cornelius Agrippa Lit. Feyerlein

Portrait print showing Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, right profile. Reference print filed in BIOG FILE - Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486-1535 Title from item. Published as frontis... more

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phenomena of natural science: mirror; man wading in water to show refracted light; box balanced at fulcrum on another box; sunlight shining through glass to start fire; rainbow]

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phe...

Illus. in: Witelo, De Natura, 1535. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rainbow; Light; Natural phenomena; Science; BI Works; RBD; Shelf.

The Fall of Babylon

The Fall of Babylon

Illus. in: The Luther Bible of 1535, pl. CXCIII. No ref. copies. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bible.

[Title page, showing 2 large ships with Saints Antonia, Nicola, Helme & Chiara in clouds]

[Title page, showing 2 large ships with Saints Antonia, Nicola, Helme ...

Illus. in: Consulate of the sea, Libro di consolato, [Vinegia] 1539, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4701. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Religion M... more