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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

De architectvra Iacobi Androvetii du Cerceau opus.Lvtetia Parisiorvm [E typographia B. Praeuotij] 1559


[Chart of the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and the coasts of western Europe and northwest Africa] /

[Atlas, dressed like an ancient king, holding earth centered universe on his shoulders]

[Bacchus figure seated on a wine barrel with people in the background possibly mashing grapes for wine; possibly done as a study for stained glass]

Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio /

[A horizontal sundial]

Hypnerotomachie,Paris [Imprime par I. Le Blanc] pour I. Keruer, 1561.157 l. illus. 35 cm.

Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /

Il modo che tengono gli orefici ...

Modo di fare il vino

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowshoe "baskets" in mountains]

La historia del mondo nvovo ...

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: reindeer pair drawing loaded wagon; 1 man driving & the other shooting rabbits with bow & arrow]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: woman milking reindeer]

Modo di ballare

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: men spearing, and smoking salmon]

Modo che tengono i medici nel medicare gl'infermi

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: hunting seals, wearing "counterfeit black skins"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting with bows and arrows on snowshoes; "women nimbly...or more than men"]

Modo di navigare nel mare di tramontana

[Illus. of Aesop's fable of the grasshopper and the ant]

[Leon Battista Alberti, 1404-1472, head and shoulders portrait, facing right]

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Graveur sur bois au XVIe siècle / d'aprés Jost Amman.

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

[Leone Battista Alberti, 1404-1472, bust portrait, facing right, withornate border]

[Babo and Rotherius in Hapsburg armorial dress]

[San Juan de Ulúa /

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[San Juan de Ulúa /

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

[Peaceable Kingdom. Bull, lion, a sheep and a wolf? together in foregrd.; harbor and town in backgrd.]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

[Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de Panuco hasta el cabo de Santa Elena ...].

Feats of Light

[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse being cut up and eaten in background. Caribbean?]

Modo di dormire nel Golfo di Paria...

Aboro, che sempre stilla acqua per le foglie, nell'isola del Ferro

El cavallero determinado,Le chevalier délibré. SpanishSalamanca, P. Laso, 1573.118 l. illus. 20 cm.

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

[Procession of domestics serving the cardinals]

[Kitchen scene from Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera]

[Illustrations of 16th century knives, forks, and other utensils]

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

[First chapter of Spiritalium liber; with decortated initial C. in which baby holds a staff and rope with weight at end, possibly engineering tools]

[Fishermen cutting up whale for various by-products]

[Hunting animals on snowshoes with spears and arrows]

Triastao da Cunha, 1460?-1540

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

How the Mariners observe the North Star

[A Monstrous Fish]

Elogiorum - Andreas Auria Classis prospectus

Ioyfull nevves out of the newe founde worlde ...

[The Marriage at Cana]

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

[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 ...]

Eskimo in Kayak

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ...

La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

Map of the world

Man employing measuring device

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

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

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

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustration of crowded ship: Nauis stultorum]

[Astronomer holding instrument]

Clovis, King of the Franks, 466-511

[Illus. of the Anti-Christ on "The Ship of Fools; St. Peter with boatload of believers in foreground]

Strabon geographe

[Saint Ambrose, 340?-397, half]

Mutius Scaevola

The entombment

Virtue / Iacobus Ligozzus Verones inuenit ac pinxit, Andreas Andreanas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

[Diagram 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 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]

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded prior to release; used by infantry during assault on fortress]

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

[Cutaway view of water-powered saw mill]

[Natives cutting down tree with ax]

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