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

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

Bartsch, 9. Leher (?), 19. Signed with initials on plate.

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Illumination of Solomon and Sheba - Old Testament I

Kings, X, "Giant Bible of Mainz." Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. Illus. in: "Giant Bible of Mainz." Bible. Manuscripts. Latin. Biblia latina. April 4, 1452-July 9, 1453. N... more

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Reproduction of two pages from the Gutenberg Bible. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... more

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

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ars moriendi. Germany, 1466. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

[Printed vellum page from Corpus Juris Civilis, 1468]

[Printed vellum page from Corpus Juris Civilis, 1468]

Reference copy may be in LOT 4496. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Man of sorrow

Man of sorrow

Print shows Jesus Christ on the cross.

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders.

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

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

[A farmer plowing a field]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

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

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Beginning text of the third book of Etymologiae, about arithmetic. Title page in: De vocabulo arithmetic disciplinae / Saint Isidorus, Bishop of Seville. In his Etymologiae. [Augustae Vindelicorum] : G. Zainer,... more

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

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

Print shows a dragon-shaped, mobile fortress equipped cannons and capable of carrying troops, with a ladder device mounted on the front used for scaling walls or as a bridge during siege warfare.

[The Capture of Christ]

[The Capture of Christ]

This drawing represents the central portion and main action of the painting--Christ's betrayal by Judas--of the Garden of Gethsemane. Dating is difficult, but it is likely that the sheet belongs to the artist... more

[Portable siege ladder]

[Portable siege ladder]

Print shows a portable ladder with sections that are screwed together, used during siege warfare. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Des durchleichtigen wolgebornen Grauen Flauii Vegecii Renati kurcze R... more

[Fisherman using hand net]

[Fisherman using hand net]

Illus. in: [Jacobus de Cessolis], De ludo scachorum, [Utrecht, ca. 1475]. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORKS; RBD; Fishing (livelihood); Incunabula; Shelf.

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Decorative border and text in: De natura animalium [...] / Aristotle. Venice : Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... more

[World map by Ptolemy]

[World map by Ptolemy]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Claudii Ptholemei Alexandrini philosophi Cosmographia. Rome : Arnoldus Buckinck, 10 Oct. (VI Idus Octobris) 1478. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks... more

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

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: the fox and th...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Fable of crane and peacock]

[Fable of crane and peacock]

Illus. in: Aesopus, Vita et fabulae (German), Augsburg, ca. 1497. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Birds; Incunabula; RBD; Fables; Shelf.

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

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

Woodcut in Werner Rolevinck, Fasciculus Temporum - entire page includi...

Illus. in: Werner Roelvinck, Fasciculus Temporum (Utrecht, 1480), fol. lxxj. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496 R - Incunabula. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Animals sawing wooden planks

Animals sawing wooden planks

Illus. in: Dialogus creaturarum. Gouda : Gerardus Leeu, 1480. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Animals in human situations; ... more

Coat-of-arms

Coat-of-arms

Illus. in: Dialogus creaturarum. Gouda : Gerardus Leeu, 1480. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Animals in human situations; Incunabula; RBD; Coats-of-arms; Shelf.

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

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

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Magenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 79.

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

[Woodcuts used to illus. Fables from incunabula...1966: Aesop surround...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pot...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

[Aeneas' ship landing on an island]

Illus. in: French ed. of Virgil's Aeneid, publ. in Lyon in 1483 by Guillaume Le Roy. Reference copy may be in LOT 4714. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

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

Illus. in: Reformation kaiser Sigmunds, 1484.

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

[Illus: Prognostication: Clergyman ("Jupiter") blessing farmer ("Sagit...

Illus. in: Paulus Middelburgensis, Bp., Prognostica ad viginti annos duratura, Antwerp, Gerard Leeu, 28 Sept. 1484. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... more

[The Last Supper]

[The Last Supper]

Illus. in: Juan de Torquemada, Meditations, Rome, 1484. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; BI WORKS; Bible, N.T.... more

[Knight in armor slaying dragon; woman kneeling]

[Knight in armor slaying dragon; woman kneeling]

Illus. in: Raoul Lefevre, Le receuil des histoires de Troyes, Dutch; Haarlem, Jacob Bellaert, 5 May 1485. Reference copy may be in LOT 4246. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption ... more

[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, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[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, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

[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, D...

Illus. in: Boethius, De consolatione philosphiae. Dutch and Latin. Ghent, Arend de Kaysere, 3 May 1485. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORK... more

Des Humeurs et qualites

Des Humeurs et qualites

Qualities of primary matter: elements of earth and water surrounded by concentric circles of air, then fire.

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De proprietatibus rerum. Lyons : Johannes Siber, [after 26 Jan. 1486] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Brun... more

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

Illus. in: Robertus Remensis, Historia itineris contra Turcos (Dutch), Gouda, ca. 1486. Referece copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incu... more

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Farmers harvesting crops]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opus ruralium commodorum Petri de Crescentijs. Strassburg (Argentine) : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg], 9 Mar. (quinta feria ante festum S. Gregorii) 14... more

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

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

Illus. in: Robertus Remensis, Historia itineris contra Turcos (Dutch), Gouda, ca. 1486. Referece copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incu... more

"View of Venice"

"View of Venice"

Panorama in 4 segments. Illus. in: Sanctarum peregrinationum opusculum. Mains, 1486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4614. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Christ]

[Christ]

Illus. in: Ludolphus de Saxonia, Vita Christi (Dutch), Antwerp, 1487. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; BI WORKS; BI; RBD; Shelf.

[The Trojan Horse]

[The Trojan Horse]

Illus. in: Historia Destructionis Troiae by Guido de Columna. Augsburg, 1488. Reference copymay be in LOT 4714. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

Woman with hunting horn and dog on leash; symbolic representation of "...

Illus. in: Van de geestelijke kindscheid Jesu gemoraliseert, Antwerp, 1488. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Hunting; Bible-N.T.; Incunabula; RBD; Shelf.

Lion with two shields

Lion with two shields

Illus. in: Van de geestelijke kindscheid Jesu gemoraliseert, Antwerp, 1488. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Hunting; Bible-N.T.; Incunabula; RBD; Shelf.

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: [L]art de cheualerie selon Vegece. Paris, Antoine Vérard, 26 June 1488. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Br... more

Recueil des histoires de Troyes.[Lyons, Michel Topié and Jacques Heremberck, 10 Oct. 1490]

Recueil des histoires de Troyes.[Lyons, Michel Topié and Jacques Herem...

Signatures: a-b⁸ c-f⁶ 2f⁸ g-i⁸ k-l⁶ m⁸ A-K⁸ L-N⁶ O⁸ P-Q⁶ R⁸. Goff L-114 Hain 7046 (variations) Copinger 2493 (variation) Rosenwald 405 LC copy: bookplate of Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Dark blue levant morocco with... more

[Life of the Virgin. Angel appearing to Joachim] / AD.

[Life of the Virgin. Angel appearing to Joachim] / AD.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection. No. M. 190.

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'un fifre et de deux soldats] / DH.

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'u...

Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.

[Christ on the cross] / DH.

[Christ on the cross] / DH.

Original etching: 2nd state.

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

[Page of De mineralibus, with initial O]

Page in: De mineralibus / Saint Albertus Magnus. Pavia : C. de Canibus, 1491. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 199.

Christ's miracles on the Sea of Galilee

Christ's miracles on the Sea of Galilee

Jesus and 12 Apostles on sailing ship at sea.

St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible to remove a thorn from a lion's paw

St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek t...

Woodcut by Durer. Illus. in: St. Jerome's Letters (Rare Book Division - Thatcher Collection). Ref. copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Cosmos]

[Cosmos]

Illus. in: Liber chronicarum. German. Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 23 Dec. 1493. Reference copy may be available in LOT 4444 A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: ... more

[Farmer]
[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

[Cultivation and care of grapevines]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Liber ruralium commodorum [Ruralia commoda]. [Speier: Peter Drach] 1 Oct. (Dienstag nach S. Michael) 1493. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Wes... more

[Viticultural scenes - man crushing grapes in vat with his feet]

[Viticultural scenes - man crushing grapes in vat with his feet]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[Saint Pantaleon, d. 305, full, standing, facing slightly right]

[Saint Pantaleon, d. 305, full, standing, facing slightly right]

Illus. in: Augustinus de Cremona's Historia S. Pantaleonis. Cremona, 1493. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Viticultural scenes - man making wine vats]

[Viticultural scenes - man making wine vats]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[Viticultural scenes - grape vine]

[Viticultural scenes - grape vine]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

Title from shelflist card. Bartsch, 13. Ex. coll.: Marochetti (Lugt, 392). Hubbard Collection.

[Viticultural scenes - man using two-pronged hoe in vineyard]

[Viticultural scenes - man using two-pronged hoe in vineyard]

Illus. in: Latin ed. of Liber ruralium commodorum by Petrus de Crescentiis, printed at Spier by Peter Drach, 1493. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4434 I. See LCQJ Oct. 1966. This record contains unverified, old data f... more