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Mundus Subterraneus is the most geological of Kircher's works. This book is notable for containing early plates of the Earth's interior, and views of spectacular eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Mt. Etna. Plato's Atlantis is represented as an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Kircher also examines water and fire cycles--providing detailed explanations of hydrophylacia (modern aquifers) and pyrophylacia (modern magma chambers). Furthermore, this is one of the first books dealing with...
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Topics: Science, Geology, Natural history
Vol.I: [20], 366, [6]; v. II: [10], 507, [9] p
Topics: Science, Geology, Natural history, Imprint 1678
Edition statement of v. 2: Nouvelle edition
Topics: Atlases, Dutch, Historical geography
Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève Livres
by Johannes de Sacro Bosco (....-1256?); Peurbach, Georg von (1423-1461); Regiomontanus, Johannes (1436-1476)
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JOHANNES DE SACRO BOSCO. Sphaera mundi. — Purbachius (Georgius). Theoricae novae planetarum. — Regiomontanus (Johannes). Disputationes contra Cremonensia in planetarum theoricas deliramenta praefatio. — [Venezia :] Erhard Ratdolt, [ante 4 XI] 1485. – 4°, ill. Cote du document : OEXV 762 (2) RES (P.2) Notice Sudoc
Topics: Sciences et arts, Incunables, Incunabula
Source: Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, OEXV 762 (2) RES (P.2)
Early European Books
by Johannes de Sacro Busto
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Cote du document : Ms.121 Parchemin. 35 feuillets. Peintures. Notice Calames
Topics: Geneviève (sainte, 0422?-0502?), Abbaye Sainte-Geneviève (Paris), Châsse, Collectaires,...
Source: Bibliothèque sainte-Geneviève, MS121
Community Texts
by Valmiki
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Kaavyam Ramayanam Kritsnam Sitaayaas Charitham Mahat -  1 of the 2 epics of the Hindu Mythology
Topics: Ramayana, Ramayan, Valmiki, Hunduism, Hindu mythology
Vignette (printer's device) on t.-p. and last page; initials
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries, Zoology
The Library of Congress
by National terra cotta society
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viii p., 31 cm
Topics: Terra-cotta, Architecture, Renaissance, Architecture -- Italy
Building Technology Heritage Library
by National Terra Cotta Society
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200 p., ill., 32 cm.
Topics: terra cotta, Division 04
University of Florida Duplicates
by National terra cotta society
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http://uf.catalog.fcla.edu/uf.jsp?st=UF001118853&ix=nu&I=0&V=D
Topic: Building, Terra-cotta.
Source: folio
The Library of Congress
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Bibliography: p. 61-64. "Bibliography of Blaeu's principal geographical publications": p. 65-67
Topics: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638, Early maps
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: Middle Ages, Renaissance, Manners and customs
Album Recordings
by Michael Muskett; Doreen Muskett
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Tracklist: 1. Cross Flutes: Pastourelle; Greensleeves 2. Whistle Flutes: La Septime Estampie Reale; En Mai, Quant Li Rossignolet; Celle Qui M'a Demande; Sumer Is Icumen In; Pulcherrima De Virgine 3. Psaltery And Harpsichord: Quand Je Suis Mis Au Retour; Jump At My Cozen 4. Recorders: Pavan 'Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie'; Gavotte & Schiarazula Marazula; Tambourin 5. Folk Instruments: Old Hungarian Tune; Slovakian Melody; Swineherd's Dance; Farandole 'Di Tarascaïre' 6. Medieval Music: C'est La...
Topics: Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Folk
Source: Vinyl LP
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
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Topics: North and Central America, 8th–11th century, Stone, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Costa Rica,...
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
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Topics: second half of the 10th–11th century, Java, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Indonesia, Metal, Asia,...
Boston Public Library
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Translation of: Sphaera / Joannes de Sacro Bosco. First published in this translation with Mauro's annotations, Venice, 1537
Topics: Astronomy, Cosmography
Binding: gray paper. Two pairs of anchors for ties at foredge. Author and date written on front cover
Topics: Astronomy, Measurement, Navigation
The Library of Congress
by Aratus, Solensis; Lamb, John, 1789-1850
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Topics: Didactic poetry, Greek, Astronomy, Ancient, Constellations, Planets, Weather
Binding: early 20th century three-quarters leather, with gilt title and ornaments on spine; top edge gilt; label of Ulrich Middeldorf on front pastedown
Topics: Inventions, Lost arts
US National Library of Medicine
by Szapáry, Ferenc, gróf, 1804-1875, author; Miranda, J. H. T. C. de, translator
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Part 2 has separate pagination
Topics: Magnetic Field Therapy, Magnetic Phenomena, Hypnosis
Catalogs Collection
by Buffalo Chamber Of Commerce Publicity Committee and Clarence E. Burk of Buffalo New York USA
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1914 Greater Buffalo and Niagara Frontier Illustrated Commercial and Industrial Including Buffalo, Tonawanda, Niagara Falls, and DepewNew YorkUSA
Topics: Buffalo New York, Buffalo NY, Western NY, Upstate NY, Erie County NY, manufacture, manufacturing,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Edwin A Jackson and Bros.
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40 p;. ill., 22 cm, trade catalog
Topics: fireplaces -- catalogs, Division 10
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Herbert Chivers
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1024 p.,ill., plans, 24 cm
Topics: domestic architecture, house plans, residential designs
Comprend un index
Topics: Électricité, Magnétisme, Electricity, Magnetism
California Digital Library
by Atkinson, Philip
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Topics: Electricity, Magnetism
California Digital Library
by University of Pennsylvania. Dept. of History
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Europe -- History Sources
Community Texts
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An Universal History, from the earliest account of time to the present; compiled from original Authors and illustrated with maps, cuts, notes, chronological and other tables (The Ancient Part) FOLIO EDITION London, Dublin 1734-1744 An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time to the Present: 7 Volumes Folio Compiled from original Authors; and illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, Chronological and other Tables. Additions to the Universal History, in seven volumes, in folio. [Plates and...
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Topics: Ancient History, Late Antiquity, Greek History, Roman History, Medieval History, World History
John Carter Brown Library - German Collection
by Theodor de Bry (Firm); Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Arthus, Gotthard, 1568-; Heyns, Zacharias, 1566-1638; Acosta, José de, 1540-1600. Historia natural y moral de las Indias. Latin; Potgieter, Barent Jansz, 1574- Wijdloopigh verhael van tgene de vijf schepen. Latin; Noort, Olivier van, 1558 or 1559-1627. Beschryvinghe vande voyagie om den geheelen werelt cloot. Latin
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Constitutes the ninth part, sole issue of the first Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Weert, Sebald de, Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history, Imprint 1602
First edition printed in Frankfurt am Main, 1602 under title: Americae nona & postrema pars
Topics: Weert, Sebald de, Imprint 1633
Author's name from preface to the reader (p. [10], 1st count, as: "...des H. Lucæ de Linda Wercklein ...")
Topic: Geography
Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription
Topic: Imprint 1604
John Carter Brown Library - German Collection
by Verken, Johann, active 1607-1613; Arthus, Gotthard, 1568-; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Rhode Island Historical Society. Library. fmo RIBRL
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Constitutes the ninth part of Theodor de Bry's Small voyages, printed in 13 parts and an Appendix in Frankfurt am Main and Oppenheim from 1597 to 1633
Topics: Verhoeff, Pieter Willemszoon, approximately 1573-1609, Indonesian language, Malagasy language,...
John Carter Brown Library - German Collection
by Verken, Johann, active 1607-1613; Arthus, Gotthard, 1568-; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Rhode Island Historical Society. Library. fmo RIBRL
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Constitutes the ninth part of Theodor de Bry's Small voyages, printed in 13 parts and an Appendix in Frankfurt am Main and Oppenheim from 1597 to 1633
Topics: Verhoeff, Pieter Willemszoon, approximately 1573-1609, Indonesian language, Malagasy language,...
John Carter Brown Library - German Collection
by Reisch, Gregor, -1525; Reisch, Gregor, -1525. Appendix matheseos in Margaritam philosophicam
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(from title page) Grecarum literar[um] institutiones Hebraicar[um] literarum rudime[n]ta Architecture rudimenta Quadrantu[m] varie co[m]positio[n]es. Astrolobij noui geographici [com]po[sitio]. Formatio Torqueti. Formatio Polimetri Usus [et] vtilitas eorundem omnium. .
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
John Carter Brown Library - German Collection
by Reisch, Gregor, -1525
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Author's name appears on p. [2]
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Boston Public Library
by Reisch, Gregor, -1525; Beroaldo, Filippo, 1453-1505. Epistolandi modus; Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494. Panepistemon; Waldseemu˜ller, Martin, 1470-1519. Architecturae et perspectivae rudimenta; Petrus, Ravennas, approximately 1448-1508 or 1509. Phoenix sive artificiosa memoria; Gru˜ninger, Johann, -1532? printer; Bates, Joshua, 1788-1864, former owner
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An enlarged edition of Reisch's work that also includes Petrus Ravennas' Phoenix sive artificiosa memoria, Filippo Beroaldo's Epistolandi modus, Martin Waldseemuller's Architecturae et perspectivae rudimenta (with his prefatory letter to Matthias Ringmann) and Angelo Poliziano's Panepistemon. This edition, issued by Gruninger, is sometimes considered a piracy of Margarita Philosophica
Topics: Physics, Philosophy, Medieval
The Magazine Rack
by Experimenter Publishing Company
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Science and Invention magazine June 1928
Topic: electronics magazine
Community Texts
by Michael Faraday
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excerpt from Faraday's Electrical Researches on Electricity (vol. 3) Twenty-Seventh Series " On Atmospheric Magnetism —continued." read Nov. 28, 1850
Topics: Farady, physics, magnetism, electromagnetism
Royal College of Surgeons of England
by Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867; Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Caption title
Topics: Atmosphere, Magnetics
20 unnumbered pages, 222 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : (4to)
Topics: Aratus, Solensis, Meteorology, Weather forecasting
California Digital Library
by Lardner, Dionysius, 1793-1859; Walker, Charles Vincent, 1812-1882
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Topics: Electricity, Magnetism, Atmospheric electricity
Folkscanomy Science: Books of a Scientific Nature
by B.F.J. Schonland
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B.F.J. Schonland Atmospheric Electricity Methuen & co.ltd. 1953 Acrobat 7 Pdf 11.6 Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DR2580C + flatbed option
Topics: Lightning, Clouds, Charge, Ionisation, Wilson, Electrometer, Thunder
Getty Research Institute
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Library's holdings include a portfolio of loose plates
Topics: Architecture, Building
Electronics Australia
by Brian Zahra
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Magazine
Topics: Hobby, Electronics
Getty Research Institute
by Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565; Rondelet, Guillaume, 1507-1566; Belon, Pierre, 1517?-1564; Carronus, Jacobus; Wolf, Hans Kaspar, 1532-1601
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Library has v. 1-4 only
Topics: Zoology, Animals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes
Getty Research Institute
by Nardini, Famiano, d. 1661; Falconieri, Ottavio, 1646-1676; Vacca, Flaminio; Frezza, Giovanni Girolamo, 1659-1743; Andreoli, Giovanni; Zenobi, Gaetano, fl. 1698-1707
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Signatures: pi1 *́ı A-2Ńı 2Óþ áı b́þ
Topic: Architecture, Roman
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Otte, Heinrich, 1808-1890
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Includes index
Topics: Church architecture, Architecture, Medieval, Church decoration and ornament, Art, Art, Medieval,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Pinder, Wilhelm, 1878-1947
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Topics: Architecture, Medieval, Cathedrals -- Germany, Church architecture
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Church architecture, Architecture, Medieval, Architecture
Getty Research Institute
by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873; William Pickering (Firm)
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Library's copies 2 and 3 are slightly variant editions. Library's copy 2 may be a bound version of the original parts as issued from 1840. This copy has a 2 page prospectus, dated 1840, bound in after the introduction in vol. 1, and an additional illustrated t.p. in v. 2
Topics: Costume, Clothing and dress, Decoration and ornament, Medieval, Costume, Decoration and ornament,...
Includes index
Topics: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Bibliography, Engraving, Printing, Bookbinding, Book...
"Privately printed"
Topics: Fouquet, Jean, approximately 1420-approximately 1480, Illumination of books and manuscripts
Getty Research Institute
by Soulavie, Jean-Louis, 1752-1813, collector; Audran, Benoît, 1661-1721, engraver; Audran, Jean, 1667-1756, engraver; Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, etcher; Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676, engraver; Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635, etcher; Chéreau, François, 1680-1729, engraver; Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664, etcher; Gautier Dagoty, 1717-1785, etcher; Gueuvin, 19th century, bookbinder; Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, etcher; Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708, etcher; La Fage, Raymond, 1656-1684, engraver; Lepautre, Pierre, 1660-1744, engraver; Mellan, Claude, 1598-1688, engraver; Morret, Jean-Baptiste, etcher; Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733, etcher; Thomassin, S. (Simon), 1652?-1732, engraver
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Accessioned
Topics: Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643, Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715, Louis XV, King of...
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by Soulavie, Jean-Louis, 1752-1813, collector; Audran, Benoît, 1661-1721, engraver; Audran, Jean, 1667-1756, engraver; Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, etcher; Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676, engraver; Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635, etcher; Chéreau, François, 1680-1729, engraver; Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664, etcher; Gautier Dagoty, 1717-1785, etcher; Gueuvin, 19th century, bookbinder; Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, etcher; Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708, etcher; La Fage, Raymond, 1656-1684, engraver; Lepautre, Pierre, 1660-1744, engraver; Mellan, Claude, 1598-1688, engraver; Morret, Jean-Baptiste, etcher; Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733, etcher; Thomassin, S. (Simon), 1652?-1732, engraver
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Accessioned
Topics: Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643, Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715, Louis XV, King of...
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by Soulavie, Jean-Louis, 1752-1813, collector; Audran, Benoît, 1661-1721, engraver; Audran, Jean, 1667-1756, engraver; Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, etcher; Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676, engraver; Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635, etcher; Chéreau, François, 1680-1729, engraver; Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664, etcher; Gautier Dagoty, 1717-1785, etcher; Gueuvin, 19th century, bookbinder; Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, etcher; Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708, etcher; La Fage, Raymond, 1656-1684, engraver; Lepautre, Pierre, 1660-1744, engraver; Mellan, Claude, 1598-1688, engraver; Morret, Jean-Baptiste, etcher; Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733, etcher; Thomassin, S. (Simon), 1652?-1732, engraver
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Accessioned
Topics: Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643, Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715, Louis XV, King of...
Brunet, I, 141. Sander 203. Rothschild: catalogue, III, 2721. Ruggieri: Catalogue, 1873, no. 906
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Romano, Giulio, 1499-1546, Visits of state, Triumphal...
Text written by M. Scève in collaboration with C. de Taillemont. Woodcuts are attributed to B. Salomon. Cf. Vinet; Mortimer
Topics: Henry II, King of France, 1519-1559, Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of...
Getty Research Institute
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T.p. signed by Juan Schorquens as engraver
Topics: Philip III, King of Spain, 1578-1621, Regattas, Triumphal arches, Visits of state
Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
by Zsámboki, János, 1531-1584
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Contains 168 woodcuts, incl. port. of author; 46 woodcut medallions. Tailpieces
Topics: Emblems, Coins, Ancient
Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
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Device of Cæphalæus (Köpfel) at end of each part
Topic: Emperors
Getty Research Institute
by Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598; Sweerts, Pierre François, 1567-1629; Galle, Philippe, 1537-1612
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Signatures: *-2*⁴ A-X⁴ Y²
Topics: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598, Gods in numismatics, Gods, Roman, Gods, Roman, in art
Boston Public Library
by Catholic Church; Curmer, Henri Léon, 1801-1870; Delaunay, Henri, 1804-1881; Wierix, Antonie, 16th cent; Wierix, Jan, 16th cent; Wierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619; Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. French
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Vols. 1 and 2 are illuminated throughout. They were originally issued in one hundred monthly parts
Topics: Jesus Christ, Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Decoration...
Source: bplsc
Getty Research Institute
by Catholic Church. Liturgy; Anne, of Brittany, Queen, consort of Louis XII, King of France, 1476-1514; Delaunay, Henri, 1804-1881; Bourdichon, Jean, 1457?-1521?; Poyer, Jean, active 1465-1503
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The "procès-verbal" (v. 1, p. [13]) is dated 1861
Topics: Books of hours, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Plants in art
Getty Research Institute
by Fouquet, Jean, ca. 1420-ca. 1480; Delaunay, Henri, 1804-1881
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Vol. 1 contains 53 miniatures illuminated in gold and colors. The text is within variegated colored borders selected from different manuscripts. Vol. 2 consists of treatises and explanations. It contains some illustrations in black and white. Some of the text is within variegated borders, part colored
Topics: Fouquet, Jean, ca. 1420-ca. 1480, Chevalier, Etienne, d. 1474, Fouquet, Jean, approximately...
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
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Printer's device on title-page with monogram "B.R." and motto: "Ingenium superat vires"; head-pieces; initials; printed marginal notes
Topics: Kings and rulers, Education of princes, Emblems, Emblem books, Spanish
Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 72. Paris?, France, Circa 1334. This manuscript is a copy of the Compendium historiae in genealogia Christi by Peter of Poitiers, written in 1334 on a parchment roll of four membranes, over nine feet in length, probably in Paris. In addition to the date, the name of the scribe, Petrus de Bugino, appears in the colophon in the bottom right corner of the fourth membrane. The original owner's name has been erased from the colophon and replaced with the name of...
Topics: Genealogy, 14th century, French
The Library of Congress
by Thompson, Ellen. [from old catalog]
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Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Capaccio, Giulio Cesare, 1552-1634; Salviani, Orazio; Carlino, Giovanni Giacomo; Pace, Antonio
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Each pt. has special t.p
Topics: Emblems, Emblems, Italian, Devices (Heraldry)
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by Ruscelli, Girolamo, d. ca. 1565; Zenoi, Domenico, fl. 1560-1580; Nelli, Niccolò, b. ca. 1530; Oselli, Gaspare, ca. 1536-ca. 1590
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Printer's name from colophon. Printed for Damiano Zenaro, whose salamander device appears on t.p. and last leaf
Topics: Devices (Heraldry), Heraldry
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by Ruscelli, Girolamo, d. ca. 1565; Patrizi, Francesco, 1529-1597; Zenoi, Domenico, fl. 1560-1580; Ruscelli, Vincenzo, fl. 1583. Imprese illustri. Libro 4
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Originally published: Venice, 1566. For a comparison with that ed. see Mortimer
Topics: Devices (Heraldry), Heraldry
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by Tesauro, Emanuele, conte, 1592-1675; Bassano, Cesare, 1584-1648; Biffi, Carlo, ca. 1605-1675; Crespi, Giovanni Battista, 1575 or 6-1632 or 3; Heredi di Melchior Malatesta
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Woodcut initials
Topics: Baltasar Carlos, Prince of Asturias, 1629-1646, Richini, Francesco Maria, 1584-1658, Emblems,...
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A series of emblematic engravings depicting fools of various types. Each engraving is accompanied by a verse
Topics: Fools and jesters, Folly, Vices