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California Digital Library
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California Digital Library
1484 Borghi, Piero, d. ca. 1494; Ratdolt, Erhard, 1447?-1527 or 8, printer
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Leaf [118b] (colophon): Nela inclita citade venetia a çorni. 2. augusto. 1484. fu imposto fine ala presente opera
Topics: Incunabula, Arithmetic
the Maurice N. Beigelman Collection of Ophthalmology
1529 Valla, Giorgio, 1447-1500; Aristotle. Problemata. Latin. Selections; Gazes, Theodoros, ca. 1400-ca. 1475
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Title within decorative illustrated border
Topic: Eye
Italian Comedies
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Five-act Renaissance commedia in Italian prose, probably the Grasso play known to have been performed in Urbino during Carnival in 1513, especially since the characters are natives of Urbino, and, as stated in the colophon, the play was transcribed from a copy belonging to Gieronimo Staccoli of Urbino
Signatures: Aa, A-G
Topic: Taxation
California Digital Library
1535 Negusanti, Antonio, 1465-1528
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Topics: Pledges (Law), Mortgages
California Digital Library
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Topic: Mensuration
Italian Comedies
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Signatures: A-G
Italian Comedies
1537 Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533; Zoppino, Nicolò, fl. 1508-1544, printer
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First printed in an undated ed. in the late 1520s, followed by two eds. in 1535 (one by Zoppino)
Italian Comedies
1538 Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533; Zoppino, Nicolò, fl. 1508-1544, printer
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Comedy in verse, in five acts
Italian Comedies
1539 Aretino, Pietro, 1492-1556; Marcolini, Francesco, ca. 1500-ca. 1559, printer
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Publisher attributed to Marcolini by Zaccaria Antonucci; Casali calls the attribution uncertain
California Digital Library
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Topic: Hygiene
Italian Comedies
1544 Bentivoglio, Ercole, 1506-1573; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1546 Parabosco, Gerolamo, ca. 1524-1557
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Purchase, A. Sokol, 1988
Italian Comedies
1547 Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533; Ariosto, Gabriele, d. ca. 1552; Griffio, Giovanni, fl. 1545-1576, printer
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Imprint from BM STC Italian
Topic: College students
Italian Comedies
1547 Bentivoglio, Ercole, 1506-1573; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1547 Parabosco, Gerolamo, ca. 1524-1557; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1549 Dolce, Lodovico, 1508-1568; Manuzio family
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Aldine device on t.p.; capital spaces with guide letters
the Maurice N. Beigelman Collection of Ophthalmology
1550 Porzio, Simone, 1496-1554
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Biomed's copy 1: Beigelman Collection
Topic: Eye Color
American Libraries
1551 Gabiani, Vincenzo; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele, printer; Caswell, W. A. (William Anthony), former owner. CLUW
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"Con priuilegio."
Italian Comedies
1552 Ruzzante, 1502?-1542; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1552 Parabosco, Gerolamo, ca. 1524-1557
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Italian Comedies
1553 Accolti, Bernardo, d. 1535
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California Digital Library
1553 Bavaria (Germany)
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Vignette (printer's device) on t.-p. and last page; initials
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries, Zoology
Bound with: [Calmo, Andrea] (#1) I piacevoli et discorsi in piv lettere compresi. Vinegia, 1557
Italian Comedies
1556 Busini, Benedetto
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Bound with: [Calmo, Andrea] (#3) I piacevoli et discorsi in piv lettere compresi. Vinegia, 1557
Italian Comedies
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Bound with: [Calma, Andrea] (#5) I piacevoli et discorsi in piv lettere compresi. Vinegia, 1557
Bound with: [Calmo, Andrea] (#1) Svpplimento della piacevoli, ingeniose, et argutissime lettere. Vinegia, 1557; (#2) Il rimanente. Vinegia, 1556; (#3) Le bizzarre, faconde, et ingeniose rime pescatorie. Vinegia, 1557; (#4) Le giocose moderne et facetissime egloghe pastorali. Vinegia, 1558; (#5) La fiorina. Vinegia, 1557
Bound with: [Calmo, Andrea] (#2) I piacevoli et discorsi in piv lettere compresi. Vinegia, 1557
Italian Comedies
1558 Dovizi, Bernardo, da Bibbiena, 1470-1520; Giunta, Filippo, 1533-1600, printer; Giunta, Jacopo, d. 1591, printer; Giunta family
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Five-act Italian Renaissance commedia, adapted from Plautus' Menaechmi by Bernardo Dovizi, later appointed cardinal by Pope Leo X. It was the first comedy of note written in Italian prose, and also one of the first modern plays to include cross-dressing characters
Italian Comedies
1559 Accademia senese degli intronati; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1560 Pino, Bernardino, d. 1601; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1560 Gabiani, Vincenzo
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Italian Comedies
1560 Pino, Bernardino, d. 1601
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Italian Comedies
1560 Arsiccio, Intronato, 1500 or 1501-1559
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Italian Comedies
1560 Parabosco, Gerolamo, ca. 1524-1557; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1561 Cecchi, Giovanni Maria, 1518-1587; Giunta family; Haeredes Bernardi Iuntae, printer
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First ed. of a five-act Italian Renaissance verse comedy, containing the "intermedi"--all in the form of madrigals--which were performed at the beginning of each act
Italian Comedies
1562 Piccolomini, Alessandro, 1508-1578; Giolito de' Ferrari, Gabriele
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Italian Comedies
1562 Secchi, Niccolo, 16th cent
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California Digital Library
1565 Norton, Thomas, 1532-1584; Dorset, Thomas Sackville, Earl of, 1536-1608
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Italian Comedies
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Five-act Renaissance comedy in Italian prose, first performed in 1539 to celebrate the marriage of Duke Cosimo I and Eleonora of Toledo. This ed. contains the "intermedi", and also gives details of the costumes and musical instruments used in the performance. Cf. also Grove 9:263
California Digital Library
1566 Ulloa, Alfonso de, d. ca. 1580; Gauthiez, Pierre, b. 1862, former owner. CLUW; Caswell, W. A. (William Anthony), former owner. CLUW
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Signatures: A B-2V a-b c²
Topic: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558
Topics: Budé, Guillaume, 1468-1540, Money, Coins, Jewish, Weights and measures, Jewish
Italian Comedies
1570 Guidani, Nicolo
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Printed by the heirs of Andreas Torresanus de Asula
Photostatic reproduction of original in Huntington Library. For reference only, not for reproduction
Italian Comedies
1574 Giunta family; Sandys, William, 1740-1816, former owner; Haeredes Bernardi Iuntae
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Anonymous five-act Italian Renaissance comedy, depicting the plight of the Jew Alonso--who may also be a converted Jew, or Marrano--who settles in Italy after being forced to flee his home in Barcelona, and change his name for fear of persecution by the Inquisition
Topics: Marranos, Jews
California Digital Library
1575 Modena. Laws, statutes, etc
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Signatures: A-B, C
Topics: Tariff, Tariff
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1577 Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
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California Digital Library
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Topics: Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594, Jenkinson, Anthony, d. 1611, Voyages and travels, America --...
California Digital Library
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Topics: Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594, Jenkinson, Anthony, d. 1611, Voyages and travels, America --...
California Digital Library
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Topics: Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594, Jenkinson, Anthony, d. 1611, Voyages and travels, America --...
California Digital Library
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Topics: Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594, Jenkinson, Anthony, d. 1611, Voyages and travels, America --...
California Digital Library
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Topics: Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594, Jenkinson, Anthony, d. 1611, Voyages and travels, America --...
Reproduced from the copy in the Henry E. Huntington Library. For reference only. Not for reproduction
California Digital Library
1580 Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D; Churchyard, Thomas, 1520?-1604
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Reproduced from the copy in the Henry E. Huntington Library. For reference only. Not for reproduction
California Digital Library
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Topic: English language -- Orthography and spelling
Topic: Spira, Francesco, d. 1548
Signatures: * A B A B(B+chi²) C²(C+chi² ) D-K L (-L)
Topics: Money, Coinage, Gold, Silver
Italian Comedies
1582 Caro, Annibal, 1507-1566; Manuzio, Aldo, 1547-1597; Manuzio family
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Aldine device on title page
Leaves printed on both sides
Topics: Ophthalmology, Eye Diseases, Eyeglasses
Italian Comedies
1584 Calmo, Andrea, ca. 1510-1571; Caswell, W. A. (William Anthony), former owner. CLUW
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First published: 1549
Italian Comedies
1585 Turco, Carlo, 16th cent; Gavardo, Lelio, 16th cent; Manuzio, Aldo, 1547-1597; Manuzio family
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Dedication signed by Lelio Gavardo
Italian Comedies
1585 Cecchi, Giovanni Maria, 1518-1587
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Signatures: A-E, F (F blank)
Signatures: a, c, i², A-I, K-M, N
Topics: Eye Diseases, Ophthalmology
Paged continuously: v. 1: 8 p. �., 90 numb. �.; v. 2: 91-160 numb. �
Topic: Monasteries
California Digital Library
1586 Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596
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Colophon: Lugduni, Impensis Jacobi du Puys
Topics: Political science, State, The
Lower margin of title page trimmed; imprint date cut away
Topic: Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596
Imperfect: lacks signature K1-K2
Topic: Wales -- Description and travel Poetry
California Digital Library
1589 Pellegrini, Marcantonio, 1530-1616
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Topics: Finance -- Law and legislation Italy Venice, Fiscus (Roman law)
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1590 Davies, John, Sir, 1569-1626; Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593; Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
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"Certain of Ovids elegies, by C. Marlow" has separate title-page