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[Embossed leather binding on 12th century manuscript]

[Embossed leather binding on 12th century manuscript]

Title devised by Library staff. Alternate title from: Library of Congress Quarterly journal of current acquisitions, v. 5, no. 3 (1948 May), p. 50. Illus. in: Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. [Germany, ca. 115... 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

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: John 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels an...

Printed vellum page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Printing...; Bible, NT; RBD; Shelf.

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels and the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount: Luke 1:1]

[Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, 1455: the 1st pages of the Gospels an...

Printed vellum page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Printing...; Bible, NT; RBD; Shelf.

[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

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Civliano consuli ac patricio Priscianus salutem

Print shows page of text on weights and measures, with illuminated borders. Title from item. Illus. in: Carmen de ponderibus mensuris. [Venice : Vindelinus de Spira, 1470]. Published in: The tradition of techno... more

[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

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De re militari / Roberto Valturio. [Verona] : Joannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonar... 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

[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.

[The Crucifixion]

[The Crucifixion]

Illus. in: Glagolitic Missal of 1483. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Relig. Missals; Rare Bk. Div.; Relig. Cross...; Shelf.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer de la rede[m]ption de humain lignaige.[Lyons] Matthias Huss, 3 Mar. 1483/84.

[Speculum humanae salvationis. French. [from old catalog]]Le mirouer d...

Title from colophon, which continues: tra[n]slate de latin en francoys ... veu corrige [et] translate par ... frere Iulien des Augustins de Lyon ... Signatures: pi⁴ a-z⁸ [et]⁸ [con]¹⁰. Goff S-662 Pierpont Morga... more

[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

"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

[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

[Jean de Gerson, 1362?01428, full, standing, facing left, carrying shield and staff]

[Jean de Gerson, 1362?01428, full, standing, facing left, carrying shi...

May have been executed by durer during apprenticeship. Illus. in: Opera, 1489. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.  Hours [from old catalog]  [Paris, Denis Mellier? ca. 1490]  [80] leaves. cuts: illus., borders. 27 cm. (4to)

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum. Hours [from old catalog...

Begins (without title) with the cut Astrological man, on the reverse of which is the almanac for 20 years (1488-1508). Type 94G (same font as in BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 152). Goff H-369 Rosenwald 408 LC copy ru... more

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. Woodcut by Michael Wolgemut. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444 B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ.... more

"Insula Canibalium" - Indians attacking fleet of Spanish ships; scene of cannibalism in left fg.

"Insula Canibalium" - Indians attacking fleet of Spanish ships; scene ...

Illus. in: Plautius, Nova Typis Transacta Navigatio, 1492. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Holy Roman Emperor (Maximilian I(?) 1459-1519) and Empress holding model of Bamberg cathedral between them]

[Holy Roman Emperor (Maximilian I(?) 1459-1519) and Empress holding mo...

Illus. in: Title page of 1493 edition of volume on the relics in the cathedral at Bamberg. Printed by Hans Mair, Nuremberg, 1493. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[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

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.Hours [from old catalog]Paris, Philippe Pigouchet, 19 Apr. 1494.

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Vi...

Signatures: +⁸ a-i⁸ l[et]⁸ l⁴. Goff H-376 Reichling 1764 (variations) IGI 4835 Rosenwald 425 LC copy imperfect: leaves [82-83] wanting. Initials and capitals supplied in red or blue; several illus. partly hand-... more

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

De insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis

Christopher Columbus discovering America. Illus. in: In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in mari Indico nuper inuentis ... more

[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Das Narrenschiff. Basel : Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 11 Feb. (Fastnacht) 1494. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard... more

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

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper invent...

A two-page spread from In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in Mari Indico nuper inuentis. [Basel] : I[ohann] B[ergmann,... more

[The angel of the Lord preventing Abraham from sacrificing Isaac on the Rock Moriah]

[The angel of the Lord preventing Abraham from sacrificing Isaac on th...

Illus. in: Spiegel der Menschlicher Behaltnus, 1495. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Saint Cecilia holding her emblems: portable organ and martyr's palm]

[Saint Cecilia holding her emblems: portable organ and martyr's palm]

Illus. in: De Claris mulieribus, Ferrara : Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 1497. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[2 botanical illus. and page of text]

[2 botanical illus. and page of text]

Illus. in: Hortus Sanitatis [Maior] (1497). No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Hroswitha (10th Century nun, poet, and chronicler) presenting her works to Otto I (912-973), King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor]

[Hroswitha (10th Century nun, poet, and chronicler) presenting her wor...

Woodcut by Albrecht Durer. Illus. in: Hroswitha's Opera, Nuremberg, 1501, frontis. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Arbor scientiæ venerabilis et cælitvs illuminati patris Raymvndi Lvllii Maioricensis .... [Lugduni] : 1515. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of We... more

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on classical architecture]

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on cl...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

A pariquadrata superficie humai corporis perdistincta eo naturali centro umbilici circulum excipere - et in eo quadratum minorem inscribere, fig. a

A pariquadrata superficie humai corporis perdistincta eo naturali cent...

Print shows a male human body on a grid within a circle. Title from item. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del... more

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from handbook on classical architecture]

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from han...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Etliche Underricht zu Befestigung der Stett, Schloss und Flecken / Albrecht Dürer. [Nürenberg : 1527]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[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]

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Voarchadvmia contra alchi'miam: ars distincta ab archimi'a, & sophia: cum additionibus: proportionibus: numeris: & figuris opportunis. Venetiis : 1530. Published in: T... more

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... more

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Print shows two soldiers resting on an air mattress made by sewing together and inflating animal skins. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl. Vegetii Renati De re militari libri qvatuor. Lutetiae : Apu... more

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

Print shows a device with a long tube for breathing, worn over the head, to allow a soldier to walk underwater; also shows the device being used in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl.... more

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta, who is kneeling before him]

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Il padre san Benedetto con l'espositione d'il r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta. [Bologna : Per V. Bonardo & Marc' Antonio da Capri,1539] Published in: The tradition ... more

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Print shows a torquetum, a 16th century measuring device. Title from item. Illus. in: Astronomicum cæsareum. [Ingolstadii : 1540]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ...... more

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De la pirotechnia. [Veneto] : 1540. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of C... more

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, and columns]

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'architettvra di Leonbatista Alberti / tr. by Cosimo Bartoli. Firenze : Appresso L. Torrentino, 1550. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[A folding, pocket-sized sundial]

[A folding, pocket-sized sundial]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Rvdimenta mathematica, haec in duos digeruntur libros, quorum prior geometriae tradit principia seu prima elementa .... [Basileae : In officina H. Petri, 1551]. Publis... more

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Print shows two soldiers with a horse-drawn ballista. The device, mounted on a wagon, is manipulated like a crossbow, shooting large arrows at enemy fortifications. The horses are well covered with armor. Title... more

Expositio liburnæ

Expositio liburnæ

Print shows an oxen-powered paddle-wheel ship used for military purposes. Title from item. Illus. in: Notitia vtraqve cvm Orientis tvm Occidentis vltra Arcadii Honoriiqve Cæsarvm tempora ... (Notitia dignitatum... more

Expositio thoracomachi

Expositio thoracomachi

Print shows a soldier wearing a cuirass, a leather tunic or breastplate, used as protective armor during battle. Also shown are leather helmets, leggings, and footwear. Title from item. Illus. in: Notitia vtraq... more

[Title page of Quesit et inventioni diverse; with half length portrait of the author, mathematician Nicolo Tartaglia]

[Title page of Quesit et inventioni diverse; with half length portrait...

Title page in: Quesit et inventioni diverse / Nicolo Tartaglia. [Venetia : Per N. de Bascarini], 1554. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 236.

[South Pole. 1555; page of text illus. with map showing "The Pole Antartike" and "The Crosse" (stars)]

[South Pole. 1555; page of text illus. with map showing "The Pole Anta...

Illus. in: R. Eden, Decades of Newe Worlde or West India. Londini, 1555, p. 248. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Captio... more

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

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

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV / Natale de Comitibus ueneto nunc primum è Gr... more

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Georgii Agricolae De re metallica libri XII .... Basileae : Apud Hieron. Frobenium et Nicolaum Episcopium, 1556 mense Martio. Published in: The tradition of technology... more

[A horizontal sundial]

[A horizontal sundial]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Orontii Finei Delphinatis, regii mathematicarvm professoris, De solaribus horologiis, & quadrantibus, libri quatuor. Sequens pagina summa librorum capita tibi expediet... more

[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: reindeer pair drawing ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[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"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

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

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

Print shows an engraver at work with a wood block. Woodcut by Jost Amman. Illus. in: Hartmann Schopper's Panoplia omnium illiberalium mechanicarum aut sedentarium atrium genera continens. Frankfurt-am-Main, 156... more

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Calcearius, der schuhmacher

Print shows the interior of a cobbler's workshop and store with two men making shoes as another man attends to a customer. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruin... more

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Aurifaber - der goltschmit

Print shows an interior view of a metallurgical workshop where men are working with gold. Title from item. Illus. in: Panoplia. Francofvrti ad Moenvm : [Impressvm apud G. Coruinum, impensis S. Feyerabent, 1568]... more

[San Juan de Ulúa /

[San Juan de Ulúa /

Watercolor on vellum. Upper corners damp marked, with very slight marking of the drawing. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster ... more

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

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

[San Juan de Ulúa /

[San Juan de Ulúa /

Ground plan of a projected fortress. In black ink, with a part in yellow watercolor, on vellum. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 47 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a r... more

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolog... more

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Planimetriam, hoc est, longitudinum mensuram per astrolabium experíri

Print shows an astrolabe being used to measure a tower. Title from item. Illus. in: Elvcidatio fabricæ vsvsqve astrolabii, [Elucidatio fabricae ususque astrolabii] Ioanne Stoflerino Ivstingensi authore ... Adie... more

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

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

Title page illustration showing cavalries engaged in battle, soldiers, and armaments. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The arte of warre / written in Italian by Nicholas Machiauel, and set foorth in E... more

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip ha... more

[A man operating a lathe with fixed cutting tool driven by the action of weights; here the machine is cutting screw threads in wood]

[A man operating a lathe with fixed cutting tool driven by the action ...

Title from item. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Theatrvm instrvmentorvm et machinarum / Jacques Besson. Lvgdvni : Apud B. Vincentium, 1578. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of W... more

[Diagram from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Diagram from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Wil...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with paddles, cog and shafts, and housing]

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with pad...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

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

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded p...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora vero maritima humilior est, lancinata et insulosa.

S. Augustini : pars est terra Florida, sub latitudine 30 grad, ora ver...

Scale not given. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Includes text in rectanglar cartouche. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 49 Available also through the Library of Congres... more

[La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

[La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a rel...

Illus. in: Alciati, Andrea. Omnia Andreae Alciati v.c. emblemata, Parisiis, apud Ioannem Richeriū, 1589. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... more

[Navigational chart and text]

[Navigational chart and text]

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Martin Cortés, Arte de Navigation, London, 1589, fol. 50. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[The dances at their great feasts]

[The dances at their great feasts]

Native men and women dancing around a circle defined by posts with carved faces, three Native women stand together in the center of circle. Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ri... more

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, moving along scaffolding from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, movi...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Ner...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptore Theodore de Brÿ qui et excud.

[Map of the coast of Virginia in 1585] / autore Ioanne With ; sculptor...

Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ritibvs Virginiæ [...]. Wecheli : svmtibvs T. de Bry, 1590. Engraving by Theodor de Bry after watercolor by John White. The New World [...] / ... more

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its relocation from the Circus Nero]

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its re...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[The tomb of the weroans]

[The tomb of the weroans]

An Algonquian burial house showing bodies on a raised platform and a priest squatting by a fire beneath the platform. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wi... more

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of S...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

An aged Native man from Pomeiock, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter garment; landscape scene with village in the background. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Geleg... more

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Their manner of fishing in Virginia

Native men and women in a canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish. Illus. in: A brief and true report of the new found land of Virginia: of the commodities and of the natu... more

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

Map showing the coast of Virginia with many islands just off the mainland, two Native territories, Secotan and Weapemeoc, and the Native community of Roanoak on an island at the mouth of a river. Illus. in: Wun... more

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

Native men using hollow rods which they drive into the sandy bottom of streams to collect gold and other metals. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in... more

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in illam nauigatione, duce... more

[Title page to A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria, divided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria ...]

[Title page to A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria, div...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A geometrical practical treatize named Pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria : containing rules manifolde for mensuration o... more

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed prisoner

The women and children [nude Indians] eat the intestines of the killed...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 87. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Staden  helps to defend the Indians who captured him against the Tuppin Tkins

Johannes Staden helps to defend the Indians who captured him against ...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 35. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

Johannes Staden goes to war with the Indians

Indians cooking, eating, relaxing, etc. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 52. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

Battle between Portuguese and Indians and Garasu near the harbor of Marin

Battle between Portuguese and Indians and Garasu near the harbor of Ma...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, p. 5. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Jeppipo Wasu, the king of the tribe and many of his kin become very ill

Jeppipo Wasu, the king of the tribe and many of his kin become very il...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 39. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Staden arrives at unknown island and finds Portugese already there. Supraway, 18 miles from S. Vincentii Insula

Johannes Staden arrives at unknown island and finds Portugese already ...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, page 10. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Johannes Lerii's account of women washing the dead body to prepare it for frying

Johannes Lerii's account of women washing the dead body to prepare it ...

Nude Indians butchering hostages. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 195. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card... more

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they call Kaagerre

Johannes Lerii's account of Indians persecuted by demons whom they cal...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 215. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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