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Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: con le creanze necessarie à caualieri, e dame. Aggiontoui il basso, & il soprano della musica: & con l'intauolatura del liuto à ciascun ballo. Ornato di vaghe & bellissime figure in rame ...

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra vol...

In this significant manual detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance, dancing master Caroso redefines and, in some cases, corrects information found in his first treatise, Il ballarino (1581). The manual g... more

Ritual in honor of Psyche / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 1602.

Ritual in honor of Psyche / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantou...

Print showing Psyche standing to the right with urns or incense burners on the ground at her feet, behind her and on the left are several women.

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Outline of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

[Florida Indians, disguised under deerskins, hunting deer]

[Florida Indians, disguised under deerskins, hunting deer]

Native men wearing deerskins while hunting deer.

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

The adoration of the Magi / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] MDCV.

Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more

Carro delle zaffosina

Carro delle zaffosina

Print shows a mechanical device for transporting small boats from one body of water to another or over unnavigable sections by means of sleds with wheels that run through tracks.

Of the unicorne [sic]

Of the unicorne [sic]

Unicorn facing right with one leg in air.

Christ curing the lepers / Ain mantoua, 1608.

Christ curing the lepers / Ain mantoua, 1608.

Print shows Jesus, with his disciples, raising his arm to ten lepers who kneel before him.

The miraculous draught of fishes / Raphelurb inven. AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani] in Mantoua 1609.

The miraculous draught of fishes / Raphelurb inven. AA [monogram of An...

Print showing two boats with several men in them, Jesus sitting at the stern of one is telling Simon to "launch out into the deep and led down your nets"; the men in the second boat have lowered their nets.

Christ at the table of Simon the Pharisee / Raphel VRB in Ven, In Mantoua, 1609.

Christ at the table of Simon the Pharisee / Raphel VRB in Ven, In Mant...

Print shows Jesus sitting at one end of a table at which others are seated. He talks to Simon while another person washes his feet.

The Virgin and child surrounded by saints and kneeling donor / AA, in Mantova, MDCX.

The Virgin and child surrounded by saints and kneeling donor / AA, in ...

Print shows the Virgin Mary seated with the infant Jesus at her side surrounded by saints and one man kneeling.

Das von süsser Friedens Ruh ...

Das von süsser Friedens Ruh ...

Print showing historical figures, scenes and symbols relating to the Thirty Years' War.

Michael Angelvs Bonarotvs Partitivs Florentinvs an - agens LXXIV / Christophorus Blancus, Faisebat 1612.

Michael Angelvs Bonarotvs Partitivs Florentinvs an - agens LXXIV / Chr...

Michelangelo, head-and-shoulders portrait in oval, facing left, wearing hat.

Virginia / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captan [sic] John Smith, 1606; graven by William Hole

Virginia / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captan [sic] John Smith, ...

Map showing Chesapeake Bay area and Indian place names with inset of Powhatan, and a Susquehanna Indian / John Smith.

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

[A method of hunting deer in the Northeast]

Natives using devices for making noise to drive deer and other game towards a fenced area. Illus. in: Les voyages dv sievr de Champlain Xaintongeois, capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine [...] / Samuel... more

Homo volans

Homo volans

Print shows a man, wearing a large square-framed parachute, safely parachuting next to a building, presumably from which he has jumped off.

Martinus Lutherus ss. theologiæ ... antitypus orthodoxae religionis ...

Martinus Lutherus ss. theologiæ ... antitypus orthodoxae religionis .....

Broadside announcing the first Lutheran jubilee year by showing the contrast between the light of Lutheranism (life) and the darkness of Catholicism (death), with references to biblical verses.

Hic est draco caudum suam devorans

Hic est draco caudum suam devorans

Dragon or ouroboros devouring itself by the tail, and text of epigram in alchemical emblem book. Illus. and text in: Atalanta fugiens / Michael Maier. Oppenheimii : Es typographia H. Galleri, sumptibus J.T. de ... more

[The captain]

[The captain]

Print shows Capitano, a stock character in the Commedia dell'arte, with theatrical stage set and spectators in background.

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman wearing ornamental chains and necklaces; woman holding baby and ear of corn]

[4 illus. of Indians: warrior in armor; woman grinding maize; woman we...

Illus. in: Samuel Champlain, Voyages et Descouvertes..., 1619, fol. 87 verso. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Misc.... more

S. Carlo Borromeo

S. Carlo Borromeo

Print shows St. Charles Borromeo kneeling in prayer before a crucifix upon an altar, with angels chatting behind him.

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

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone.

[Christ raising the daughter of Jarius?] / A. I. Jordaens.

[Christ raising the daughter of Jarius?] / A. I. Jordaens.

The subject appears to be Christ healing a woman, or possibly Christ raising the daughter of Jarius from the dead, which is mentioned in Mark 5:21-43, Matthew 9:18-26, and Luke 8:40-56.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smith 1606 [?] William Hole.

[Map of Virginia] / discovered and discribed [sic] by Captain John Smi...

1606 map of Virginia as described by John Smith showing the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, other geographic features, and a vignette of the Native leader, Powhatan, in council.

Matoaka als Rebecka daughter to the mighty Prince Powhatan ... / Passe, sculp; Compton Holland, exeud.

Matoaka als Rebecka daughter to the mighty Prince Powhatan ... / Passe...

Illustration shows portrait of Pocahantas as Mrs. John Rolfe, from a portrait painting done in London, England, 1616. Title from item. Published in: The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summe... more

Presens Rustiques / Marcus, sc.

Presens Rustiques / Marcus, sc.

Landscape, with dead and live animals, baskets of fruit, and man standing holding dog on rope.

Cleijnen bijgaerden

Cleijnen bijgaerden

People walking and conversing; village in background.

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

[Melancholy] / G. Bened. Castilionus Genovensis.

Woman(?) seated outdoors, with various animals, books and a suit of armor lying on ground. Marsh collection. LeBlanc 58.

Over Muelen

Over Muelen

People walking near mill beside stream with bridge.

Head of the Virgin

Head of the Virgin

Print shows Virgin Mary.

[The Virgin and Child]

[The Virgin and Child]

Print shows Mary and infant Jesus.

Head of Cupid

Head of Cupid

Print shows head and shoulders of Cupid with eyes closed.

Warhafftiger und Natürlicher

Warhafftiger und Natürlicher

People standing before the city walls of Nuremberg, viewing the image of a lion, which miraculously appeared on the wall; text below image.

Abbildung der zwar hoch betrübten ...

Abbildung der zwar hoch betrübten ...

Mock funeral procession for the heavy imperial taxes levied on the Protestants but lost after the Protestant victory at Breitenfeld.

Ein Kurtz--Jedoch nachdenktlich Bespräch--eines Fuches und Katzen

Ein Kurtz--Jedoch nachdenktlich Bespräch--eines Fuches und Katzen

A fox tied to a tree, a cat, lying as if dead, with a rat in its mouth, an open rat cage and rats; across the river, Magdeburg burns; text below image.

Mr. Hobson, obyt ano 1630, vixit annos 86 / J. Payne fecit.

Mr. Hobson, obyt ano 1630, vixit annos 86 / J. Payne fecit.

Print shows half-length portrait of Thomas Hobson, standing, facing front holding a money bag. Hobson was a weathly mail carrier from Cambridge, England, known for establishing the phrase "Hobson's choice."

Herodiade / Corio. s.

Herodiade / Corio. s.

Print shows Herodiade and Salome with the severed head of St. John the Baptist. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress, 1979, ... more

Abbildung der prächtigen - und zwar trawrigen Leichbestattung - gehalten uber den Tödlichen abgang und wolreiffen hintritt auszm Röm. Reich der allerschädlichen Bestiæ der contribution, ...

Abbildung der prächtigen - und zwar trawrigen Leichbestattung - gehalt...

A mock funeral procession for the heavy imperial taxes levied on the Protestants but lost after the Protestant victory at Breitenfeld. The procession begins in the lower right corner and advances across the bot... more

[Aristotle, Ptolemy, and Copernicus discussing matters of astronomy beneath Medici family ducal crown and banner] / Stefan Della Bella, F.

[Aristotle, Ptolemy, and Copernicus discussing matters of astronomy be...

Frontispiece in: Dialogo ... sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo tolemaico, e coprenicano / Galileo Galilei. Fiorenza : G.B. Landini, 1632. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washingto... more

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

Print shows the Louis XIII sitting on the throne with eight men kneeling before him; scene through windows shows fortifications with cannons, bell tents, and soldiers in formation.

De la Spartostatique

De la Spartostatique

Five static corollaries and diagrams demonstrating the principle of parallelogram of forces and behavior of bodies on an inclined plane; with surrounding text. Illus. and text in: Les oeuvres mathematiques / Si... more

Eygentliche Contrafactur der Statt Sachsenhausen wie dieselbige von der Keyserischen under Herrn General Wachtmeistern Freyherrn von Lamboy und Herrn Obristen Kehrauss mit hülff E.E. Raths zu Franckfurt durch Accord eingenommen worden, den 1121. Augusti, 1635

Eygentliche Contrafactur der Statt Sachsenhausen wie dieselbige von de...

Birds-eye view print shows the Alte Brücke [Old Bridge] on the Main River between Frankfurt and Sachsenhausen during battle in August 1635 when imperialist troops captured Sachsenhausen that had been occupied b... more

St. Jerome / Guid. Rhen. inuen., Barthol. Coriolanus, eques, sculpsit bonon.

St. Jerome / Guid. Rhen. inuen., Barthol. Coriolanus, eques, sculpsit ...

Print shows Saint Jerome in adoration before a crucifix.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637.

Illmo. D.D. Rogerio du Plesseis Dno. de Liancourt Marchioni de Montfort ... Segmenta nobilium signorum e[t] statuaru[m] quae Temporis dentem inuidium evasere, Vrbis Aeternae ruinis erepta typis aeneis ab se commissa, perpetuae uenerationis monumentum Franciscus Perrier d[at] d[icat] d[edicat] MDCXXXVIII Romae ...

Illmo. D.D. Rogerio du Plesseis Dno. de Liancourt Marchioni de Montfor...

Frontispiece illustration shows nude elderly male angel holding scythe and appearing to eat a fragment of a sculpture as two putti stand nearby and hold a coat of arms and a snake bites its tail on the floor.

The presentation (of Jesus) in the temple (oblong)

The presentation (of Jesus) in the temple (oblong)

Hannah approaches Simeon who is holding Jesus.

Hugo Grotius

Hugo Grotius

Hugo Grotius, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right.

[Courtly outdoor scene, with fountain and men on horses (recto) ; faint red chalk sketch (verso)]

[Courtly outdoor scene, with fountain and men on horses (recto) ; fain...

Drawing shows mounted man pointing with sword to hunter with hounds and gun; another mounted man behind; woman and little girl standing at the right; also woman seated near fountain arranging hat of child (from... more

Cette figure vous montre comme on imprime les planches de taille douce

Cette figure vous montre comme on imprime les planches de taille douce

Print shows three men working in a printshop preparing a plate for the press and operating the press.

Graveurs en taille douce au bruin et a l'eave forte

Graveurs en taille douce au bruin et a l'eave forte

Print shows an etcher sitting on the left and an engraver sitting on the right (identified by pencil inscription as Abraham Bosse) in studio and gallery with patrons viewing prints hanging on the wall in the background.

Perillvstri et reverendissimo domino, D. Antonio Triest, episcopo gandavensi, dominii s. bavonis toparch æ, comiti evergemiensi catholic æ maiestati a consiliis statvs, etc. / Pet. Paul Rubenius pinxit ; Paulus Pontius sculpsit cum priuilegio anno 1643.

Perillvstri et reverendissimo domino, D. Antonio Triest, episcopo gand...

Print showing the massacre of the innocents ordered by Herod, from a 17th century perspective. Title from item.

Tavolette, e Libri per li putti / A.C. ; S.G.

Tavolette, e Libri per li putti / A.C. ; S.G.

Print shows man selling books which he carries in a basket.

Sonatore in Piazza / A.C. ; S.G.
Spazza cammino (i.e., camino) / Anib Cara. In. ; S. Guillain scu.

Spazza cammino (i.e., camino) / Anib Cara. In. ; S. Guillain scu.

Print showing a full-length portrait of a chimney sweep.