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Fortitude

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of his trade; on the hood over the furnace is a portrait of an unidentified man]

[Self-portrait, aged 28]

The philosopher

The philosopher Diogenes and the allegory of astronomy

[Man seated, seen from behind]

[Opening page of Aphorismi, with decorated initial V]

Diana hunting the stag

Noua, et integra uniuersi orbis descriptio /

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Typus Cosmographicus Universalis

[Seven horses in a wood] / Baldung, 1534.

[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]

The Fall of Babylon

[Jan van Leyden]

Medice, cura te ipsum. Tu congnoy's bien la maladie ...

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

[Lucrezia Borgia (1480-1519), in court, holding dagger to her breast] / I.K.

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta, who is kneeling before him]

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Christ healing the paralytic man

Charity

[The story of the first men]

The adoration of the Magi / F.[...].

[The Oztoticpac lands map].

The holy family with St. Margaret and a bishop

Temperance

[German cupeling furnace with a brick dome and a cupeling hearth with iron hood, both used to separate metals from ores]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

Hope

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations showing medical scenes from life of Galen, physician to Marcus Aurelius]

Horae in lavdem beatissimCe Virginis Mari¸e ad vsum Rosmanum. Parisiis, Apud O. Mallard¯u, 1541.

Title page, bordered with numerous New Testament scenes, of German Bible

Horae in Lauden Beatissime Virginis Mariae ad vsum Romanum,Parisiis, Apud O. Mallard¯u, 1542.

Dance of death. [from old catalog]Les simulachres, & historiees faces de la Mort ... Lyon, I. & F. Frellon, 1542.

L'Amérique centr[ale] /

Pictores operis, Heinricus Fullmaurer, Albertus Meyer, sculptor Vitus Rodolph Speckle

The Birth fygures

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

[Title page of De revolutionibus orbium coelstium, with statement that the sun, and not the earth, is the center of our universe]

[Crowd watching dissection of female cadaver with skeleton at its head]

Quarta musculos commonstrantium figura, omnes in posteriori corporis

[Solar system diagram with seven planets in circular orbits, the earth as number V, Telluris; and surrounding text]

Ensign, drummer and piper

[Man's head, showing anatomy of brain; and surrounding text]

[Page in Opera, quae Quidem extant, omnia; with mathematical diagram keyed to Greek text]

[Page with mathematical essay in Greek, decorated initial, and mathematical drawing]

Arte de nauegar en que se contienen todas las reglas, Arte de nauegar [from old catalog][Valladolid, F. Fernandez de Cordua, impressor, 1545]p. cm.

De figuere vander divisien der spheren ... / graphien van Pe. Apiano.

[Title page of Opera quae ad nos extant omnia, with Froben family device of caduceus clasped by two hands]

Fourth fol. (reverse) after title page (map of Vaucluse)

First fol. (reverse) after title page (vase with portraits of Petrarch and Laura)

Armes & amours

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustration of crowded ship: Der Stotten Schip]

[Apocalypse]

[Mathematician Girolamo Cardano, half-length portrait in oval, facing right, with text below]

[The Virgin holding the child seated on a cloud]

Natura, ars naturam adiuuans

[Six women who meet daily to spin and discuss family life and current events]

Concordia, che l'ingegno e la forza ...

Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem land India ligen.

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, and columns]

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

Luxuria

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

[Detail map of Constantinople. 1550]

[Facade and paneled door of building]

[A folding, pocket-sized sundial]

[Eagle with prominent claws; and surrounding text]

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Expositio liburnæ

Expositio thoracomachi

[Landscape with church] / HSL.

[Sickbed with pox victim and text with decorated initials]

[Title page of Quesit et inventioni diverse; with half length portrait of the author, mathematician Nicolo Tartaglia]

[American Bison; illus. on full page with descriptive text in Spanish]

[Method of raising sunken ship with five ropes and ships, diagram of curved pipe in water, and surrounding text]

Portraict des of de l'oyseau

[Group of men and a demon, Peru]

Aqui comiença vn vocabulario enla lengua castellana y mexicana.Vocabulario en lengua Castellana y Mexicana. [from old catalog][Mexico, Imprimio se en casa de I. Pablos, 1555][8], 260 l. illus. 22 cm.

Portraict de l'amas des os humains, mis en comparaison de l'anatomie de ceux des oyseaux ...

[South Pole. 1555; page of text illus. with map showing "The Pole Antartike" and "The Crosse" (stars)]

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

[Men chopping wood, damming stream, and washing ore demonstrate a sluicing method for obtaining stones from which tin is made]

Hammock Between Two Trees

[Plate from De re metallica showing three methods of ventilating mines]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Arithmeticae practicae methodus facilis

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

Meleagre & Atlante

A bearded man, wearing a crown, seated at table facing several others with long horns, harp(?), and an elephant

[Apology by author, la table desmerade d'Hermes Trimegiste, father of philosophy, and portrait in decorated initial L]

[Indigenous people in domestic activities, one of whom is making a fire]

Novvm et insigne opvs mvsicvm sex, qvinqve et qvatvor vocum, cvivs in Germania hactenus nihil simile usquam est editum : nunc quidem locupletatum plus centum non minus elegantibus carminibus, tum Iosquini, tum aliorum clarissimorum symphonistarum tám ueterum quám recentiorum, quorum quada[m] antehac sunt edita, multa nunc primum in lucem exeunt

Novvm et insigne opvs mvsicvm sex, qvinqve et qvatvor vocum, cvivs in Germania hactenus nihil simile usquam est editum : nunc quidem locupletatum plus centum non minus elegantibus carminibus, tum Iosquini, tum aliorum clarissimorum symphonistarum tám ueterum quám recentiorum, quorum quada[m] antehac sunt edita, multa nunc primum in lucem exeunt

[Interior of Canadian Indian dwelling; women are weeping over dying warrior in hammock; parrot is perched on rafter]

Novvm et insigne opvs mvsicvm sex, qvinqve et qvatvor vocum, cvivs in Germania hactenus nihil simile usquam est editum : nunc quidem locupletatum plus centum non minus elegantibus carminibus, tum Iosquini, tum aliorum clarissimorum symphonistarum tám ueterum quám recentiorum, quorum quada[m] antehac sunt edita, multa nunc primum in lucem exeunt

[Male and female mandrake roots]