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

Arithmeticae practicae methodus facilis

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

Meleagre & Atlante

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

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

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

[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

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

[Male and female mandrake roots]

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

Tabula nouarum insularum, quas diuersis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas uocant

Justicia

[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]

Portugalliae : que olim Lusitania, nouissima & exactissima descriptio /

[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]

[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 /

Modo di fare il vino

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Il modo che tengono gli orefici ...

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

Map of eastern Canada

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

La historia del mondo nvovo ...

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

Modo di ballare

Come gli Indiani viuono sopra gli arbori

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Modo che tengono i medici nel medicare gl'infermi

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

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

Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northern Peru with the Galapagos Islands

Modo di navigare nel mare di tramontana

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

Al S. Alberto Lavezzola Paolo Forlani Veronese. Con questo belissima et ordinatissima ordinanza suole, il gran sig.or Turco presentarsi alla batteria et all'assalto di qualche fortezza, ho volutto che il mondo uedendola uscire sotto il Mag.go nome de V.S. in questa picciola & commoda forma, la riconosca dalla molta sua cortesia, allaqualle quanto io debbo mi raccomando

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

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

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

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.]

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

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

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

Pope Gregory XIII

Feats of Light

Modo di dormire nel Golfo di Paria...

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

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]

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

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

[Kitchen scene from Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera]

[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]

Triastao da Cunha, 1460?-1540

[Hunting animals on snowshoes with spears and arrows]

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

How the Mariners observe the North Star

Elogiorum - Andreas Auria Classis prospectus

[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]

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]

Typvs orbis terrarvm

Typvs orbis terrarvm

[San Lorenzo, Florence, decorated for a funeral]

Virgin and child with angel

Eskimo in Kayak

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

Map of the world

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 /

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]

Clovis, King of the Franks, 466-511

[Astronomer holding instrument]

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

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

Strabon geographe