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

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]

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

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

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Portable siege ladder]

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

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

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

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

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]

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

[Farmers harvesting crops]

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

[Illustrated arithmetic problem showing man stamping on fruit in rectangular tub and man standing in round tub, with mathematical equations and surrounding text]

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

[Page form the vellum copy of the Antoine Verard edition of Roman de la Rose (1493) in the Rosenwald Collection, illustrated with 3 hand-colored woodcuts of woman in domestic situations]

L'Aquatinta magnanimo duca

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper inventis

[Illustrated page with vignette showing Aristotle? pointing to the stars in the sky]

[The Virgin with child holding a book] / AD [monogram].

Acorus calamus

[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal essences]

[Title page with five men seated at desks writing, possibly includes the author, Strabo, a Greek geographer]

Typus arithmeticae

[The visitation]

[Resurrection] / AD [monogram].

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

De Terre motu

[St. Christopher with infant Christ]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[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]

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

[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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

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

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

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

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

The entombment

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

[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]

[Ore testing and ovens in assay laboratory with surrounding text]

[Interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are removing impurities from silver]

Die Sechste gliechnis


[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used to show earth's magnetic qualities; with decorated initial C and surrounding text]

Franciscus est in coelo

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

[Compound microscope as rendered by artist in Descartes "La Dioptrique"]

[Lovers in an autumn meadow]

[Two lovers embracing in front of a painted screen]

[A betrothal ceremony]

[A popular beauty]

[The spear dance]

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Daimyō gyōretsu no ezu

Tekkai sennin

[Reading a love letter]


Tōjin gyōretsu no ezu ichi

Takenuki gorō

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

[Preparing for the first battle]

[A popular hero, Shibaraku]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Yūjo chōkarō

Benkei to kodomo (ataka no matsu)

Kage e


Kaya no uchisoto

Haha to ko


Sannin no yakusha

Ichikawa danjūrō [to] ichikawa monnosuke

[Wild horses running in water, across a river or in surf]

[Wild boar sleeping beneath bushes during autumn]

[Two oxen, one under a willow tree and one under a plum tree]

[A large bull or ox]

[Tiger near a cataract]

[Cat with black markings on its fur and a fragrant rose mallow]

[Wild boars running, on cliffs, and near pine trees]

[Domestic cat nursing kittens]