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[Christ crowned with thorns] / MS.

[The Angel of the Annunciation] / MS.

Miniature, leaf (4) recto - showing God, angels and graveyard above corpse on pall, in Horae (Paris use). Written ca. 1425

[Christ praying on the Mount of Olives] / M.S.

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

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. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

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. "Giant Bible of Mainz"

[Gutenberg Bible opened to the beginning of the Gospel of Luke]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: John 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: Mark 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: Luke 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 1:1]

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

Mainz, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 14 Aug. (in vigilia Assumptionis Mariae) 1462.

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

Liber sextus Decretalium.Mainz, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 17 Dec. 1465.

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and the devil]

[Printed vellum page from Corpus Juris Civilis, 1468]

Man of sorrow

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

[A farmer plowing a field]

[Medieval depiction of earth as wheel encircled by ocean; and surrounding text]

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

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Collationes patrum XXIV.

Collationes patrum XXIV.

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

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

[The Capture of Christ]

[Portable siege ladder]

[Christ holding Gospels]

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

[Fisherman using hand net]

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

[Bible. Latin. 1476. Vulgate. [from old catalog]]Biblia Latina.Venice, Nicolaus Jenson, 1476.

Der Sele Trost.

[World map by Ptolemy]

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and the crane, ca. 1479 - item 57]

[Seelentrost. Dutch. [from old catalog]]Der Sielen Troest.Utrecht, 10 Nov. 1479.

[Fable of crane and peacock]

Praeceptorium divinae legis.[Reutlingen, Michael Greyff, not after 1479]

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

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

Animals sawing wooden planks

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - frontis and facing page

Coat-of-arms

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

[Fable of the lion and the fox; the ass and the wolf]

La Commedia.Divina commediaFlorence, Nicolaus Laurentii, Alamanus, 30 Aug. 1481.[372] leaves

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

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

[Medieval universe, with heaven above, bands containing stars, and earth below]

[Geometric diagrams in margins of text of first printed edition of Euclid's "Elements," which they illus.: 2 diagrams of text (page headed "II")]

[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")]

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

[Plantain shown with snake and scorpion to indicate plant is antidote for their bites and stings; and surrounding text]

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

[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")]

[The Crucifixion]

De re militari.Verona, Boninus de Boninis, 13 Feb. 1483.[254] leaves (the first and last blank). woodcuts: illus. 32 cm. (fol.)

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

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

Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat : [Mediterraneo e Europa] /

[The Last Supper]

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer de la rede[m]ption de humain lignaige.[Lyons] Matthias Huss, 3 Mar. 1483/84.

[Knight in armor slaying dragon; woman kneeling]

[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, 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, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485]

Des Humeurs et qualites

[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]

Boethius, d. 524.De consolatione philosophieDe consolatione philosophiae. Dutch & Latin [from old catalog]Ghent, Arend de Keysere, 3 May 1485.

Pilgrim dreaming he is discarding armor under ax held by woman

"View of Venice"

De la cite de Dieu.De civitate Dei. French [from old catalog]Abbeville, Pierre Gérard and Jean Dupré, 24 Nov. 1486

[Eagle with sheild - coat of arms]

[Life stages from infancy to old age with various accoutrements]

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

The ryal book, or A book for a kyng.Somme des vices et des vertus. English [from old catalog][Westminster, William Caxton, ca. 1486]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

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

"View of Venice"

Du Temps

[Christ]

[The Trojan Horse]

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

Lion with two shields

[Knights, some on horseback, in hand-to-hand combat]

[Jean de Gerson, 1362?01428, full, standing, facing left, carrying shield and staff]

Horologiu[m] deuotionis circa vitam ChristiZeitglöcklein des Lebens und Leidens Christi. Latin [from old catalog]Augsburg, Anton Sorg, 1489.