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[A Monstrous Fish]

Passau. septen trio Coloniæ Ubior cum gratia et priuilegio ; LA monogram Leonardus Abent patauien: F

Ioyfull nevves out of the newe founde worlde ...

[The Marriage at Cana]

[A man operating a lathe with fixed cutting tool driven by the action of weights; here the machine is cutting screw threads in wood]

[San Lorenzo, Florence, decorated for a funeral]

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

Virgin and child with angel

Eskimo in Kayak

Man employing measuring device

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing Indolence] / M. de vos, inventor ; R. Sadler [sic] scalps. et excud.

Dog A. Caraza

[Person with crossed eyes, head-and-shoulders view]

[Person with crossed eyes wearing corrective mask, head-and-shoulders view]

[Astronomer holding instrument]

Clovis, King of the Franks, 466-511

Strabon geographe

Mutius Scaevola

The entombment

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

The Virgin, Child, and saints / Iacopo Ligozia Veronese pittore del Sereniss [...]; Andrea Andriano Mant. intagliatore 1585.

The entombment / Raff. da Reggio invent. Andrea Andreano Mant. intagliator.

[Philip II of Spain] / Ieronimus W. fe.

Eve after the Fall / Mecarino inventore, Anda. intagliat[o]re Mant[ua]no.

Ordenliche Beschreibung mit was ... Ceremonien ... die Röm. Kay. May. ... Sampt etlich andern Ertzhertzogen, Fürsten vnd Herrn, den Orden dess Guildin Flüss, in disem 85. Jahr zu Prag vnd Landshut, empfangen vnd angenommen.

Maria Regina Scotiae--Mortis at Horrendam Faciem [...] / PM.

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

[A standard bearer holding the banner of his regiment] / H. Goltzius fc.

[Diagram from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Title page from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Aged eagle bathing in fountain, in an animal allegory of renewal by baptism]

[Page 26 from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page showing two numbered diagrams from the Art of shooting in great ordanunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with paddles, cog and shafts, and housing]

[Complex machine using water-wheel, bellows, and turbine action]

[Cutaway view of water-powered saw mill]

[Natives cutting down tree with ax]

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10

Stage design for L'Ortensio, 1589

Far che con un dracone ...

[Diagram of a ship at sea illustrating sight lines?]

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances.

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

Navigational charts & designs: The demonstration of the wyndes

Navigational charts & designs: Astrolab [to take the altitude of the sunne]

The Blessed Virgin

Hierbey sollman spürn und w[...]ercken ; ... / HNFecit ; B.C. excu.

[Black slaves working in sugar mill. Hispaniola. Part 5, plate 2]

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

Evangelivm sanctvm Domini Nostri Iesu Christi conscriptvm a qvatvor Evangelistis sanctis idest

[The dances at their great feasts]

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its relocation from the Circus Nero]

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptore Theodore de Brÿ qui et excud.

[The tomb of the weroans]

[Indian seated in hut]

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Evangelivm sanctvm Domini Nostri Iesu Christi conscriptvm a qvatvor Evangelistis sanctis idest

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

[How they build boats] / T.B.

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

[How they catch fish]

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

[Design for a church façade]

[Killing alligators]

[Exercises of the youths]

[The queen-elect is brought to the king]

The Virgin, Child, and a bishop / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andrea Mantuano intagliatore in Siena 1591.

Orlando fvrioso : in English heroical verse, / by Iohn Haringto[n].Imprinted at London : By Richard Field ..., 1591.[18], 423, [11] p. : ill. ; 31 cm. (fol. in 6s)

[The French arrive in Florida]

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

[Trophies and ceremonies after a victory]

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

Group of cannibal Indians dismembering and cooking captive

[Exercises of youth]

Gallorum ad Maij flumen navigatio

[A fortified village]

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

[The widows approach the chief]

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Christ carrying the cross / AC [monogram of Alessandro Casolani]; Andrea Andreani intagliatore in Siena 1592.

Osculum sumis quid tu nisi toxica sumis

Johannes Lerii's account of the description of the method the Indians use for "barbecuing" human flesh

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed prisoner

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry these around a hut while they scream with pleasure

The Tuppin Ikin Indians fight the Tuppin Inwa, who are holding Johannes Staden prisoner, at Boywassu Kange

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on sun and crowned woman standing on moon joining flowers with descending dove, which represents marriage and the union of two substances]

Johannes Staden helps to defend the Indians who captured him against the Tuppin Tkins

Johannes Staden tries to swim to a French boat in order to escape, but the French do not accept him because they fear the anger of the Indians

Johannes Staden as prisoner in a circle of Indian women who dance around him

Johannes Staden being kept prisoner on San Maro by Indians

Battle between Portuguese and Indians and Garasu near the harbor of Marin

A ship arrives from Brickioka looking for Johannes Staden, the prisoner

Carius, an Indian from a different tribe, is slaughtered and eaten by the Tuppin Inwa, who are keeping Johannes Staden in Prison, 1554