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
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
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
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
A proclamation offering amnesty to all military deserters who return to duty within four months and fulfill given requirements. Signed: Signé Bernardo de Gálvez. Et plus bas. Par mandement de Sa Seigneurie Ju... more
Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
The original of the plate engr. by Blake for the frontispiece of W. Hayley's Life and posthumous writings of William Cowper. Chichester, 1803-04. LC copy accompanied by folder (38 cm.) containing 3 different en... more
"The original reading is copied from the edition of Thomas Speight, printed anno 1687; and the translation from Mr. Ogle's edition, 1741." Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1824 Keynes, G.L.... more
Unaddressed printed invitation to William Henry Harrison's "Tippecanoe" inaugural ball held at Carusi's Saloon in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, 4th of March, 1841, one of three balls attended by Harris... more
Printed invitation to James Buchanan's inaugural ball held at at Washington, D.C.'s Judiciary Square in a special building erected for the event to accomodate 6,000 people. The invitation lists the "managers" ... more
In this registered letter typed on his engraved letterhead in Hull, England, on February 1, 1913, Houdini announces and describes his new Water Torture Cell escape trick, and warns British theatrical managers t... more
This article from the Dayton Journal for Saturday, December 16, 1916, describes Harry Houdini's plans to form a Magicians' Society of Dayton in affiliation with the Society of American Magicians, of which Houdi... more
An article from the Boston Herald describing a lecture on the medium "Margery" by the chief investigator of the English Society for Psychical Research. Margery had been attacked as a fraud by Houdini; in his l... more
Goff P-786 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 13087 (variation) BM 15th cent., V, p. 153 (IC.19506) (variations) Rosenwald 212 LC copy imperfect: last leaf wanting; leaves , ,  and  inlaid. A few marginal notes.
Titles from opening lines on p. 1 and explicit on p. . The Sphaera mundi is by Joannes de Sacro Bosco. The Theorica planetarum is usually considered to be by the Cremona astrologer Gherardo da Sabbioneta, ... more
Leaf [2a]: Hie hebt sich an das Sumer Teil der Heyligen Leben ... 211 printed leaves, with probably two blank leaves at the end (wanting in LC copy). The "Winterteil" (Hain-Copinger 9968, pt. 2), which complete... more
Title from caption, leaf 1. Imprint from colophon. Signatures: ⁸ (1+chi1) ¹²(-12). Possibly issued with his Etymologiae (19 Nov. 1472). Cf. Goff. Goff I-191 Hain 9302* GW M15281 BM 15th cent., II... more
Latin distichs with German rhymed translation and Latin commentary. Rosenwald 65 Goff R-151 Hain-Copinger 6085 BM 15th cent., II, p. 486 (IA.8694) (variation) Schramm, XVI, p. 10, 16, and illus. (assigned to Jo... more
Translated from the Latin of Leonardo Bruni by Niclas von Wyle. Rosenwald 64 Goff B-1240 GW 5643 (variant: 12 woodcuts; leaf [10b] blank) Schreiber, W.L. Handbuch, V, 4487 (same as GW) Also available in digita... more
Title from opening line, leaf 1. Place of imprint and date from colophon; printer from Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.). Edited by Arnošt of Pardubice, archbishop of Prague. Signatures: -⁸ ⁴. Gof... more
Title extracted from caption of preface (leaf [1a]). Rosenwald 68 Goff R-21 Hain-Copinger 13690 BM 15th cent., II, p. 359 (IB.6177) Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy ru... more
Titles from p. ,  (incipits, printed in red). The Theorica planetarum is usually considered to be by the Cremona astrologer Gherardo da Sabbioneta, although some authorities ascribe it to the Gerardus Cr... more
Rosenwald 237 Goff H-58 Hain 1322 Copinger 532 (variant) BM 15th cent., IV, p. 131 (IA.19267) (variation) GW 2300 LC copy: woodcuts hand-colored. Provenance: F.W.T. Hunger, Amsterdam (bookplate).
Title from caption, leaf a1; imprint from leaf pi1. Signatures: pi⁴ a-b⁸ c-f⁴ g⁸ (pi1 and g8 blank). Goff H-79 Hain-Copinger-Reichling 8458 GW 12312 BM 15th cent., V, p. 280 (IA. 20895) Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM... more
Falsely attributed to Albertus Magnus. Cf. Deutscher Gesamtkatalog. Signatures: [a-c⁸]. Goff A-251 GW 633 IGI 187 "Eiusdem Alberti Magni De mirabilibus mundi" (also spurious): leaves [12b-24a]. LC copy: capital... more
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. This translation of De senectute (Cato maior), though frequently ascribed to John Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester, is probably by William Worcester... more
Falsely attributed to Albertus Magnus. Cf. Deutscher Gesamtkat. Goff A-252 Hain 536 BM 15th cent., VI, p. 829 (IA.28742) GW 634 "Eiusde[m] Alberti Magni De mirabilibus mu[n]di" (also spurious): leaves [14a-28b]... more
Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Translated by Heinrich Steinhöwel. Cf. Friedrich Kraft's H. Steinhöwels Verdeutschung der Historia Hiersolymitana. Strassburg, 1905 (Quellen und Forschungen, 94). Fir... more
Title from opening words, leaf a2. Edited by Facius Cardanus. Ampersand in leaf a1 verson caption represents a Tironian sign. Printer from colophon (in verse: "... Faustis Corneni clauditur auspitijs. ..."); pl... more
Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). The Liber de compunctione cordis and Liber de reparatione lapsi, called for by the table of contents, are not present. Rosenwald 105 Goff J-290 Hain 5028 BM 15th cent.,... more
Title from caption, leaf A2. Imprint from colophon. Edited and with a table by Giorgio Merula; translated by Theodōros Gazēs. Signatures: A-H⁸ I-L⁶ a⁸ b⁶ c-h⁸ i-k⁶ (A1 blank). Goff, F.R. Incunabula in America... more
Title extracted from explicit (leaf [195a]). Translated from the Latin version of Giovanni da Capua by Anthonius von Pforr. For genealogy of this translation, see the "pedigree" in Bīdpāʼi. Arabic version. Ka... more
First published in German? Cf. Goff T-499. Title from caption, leaf 2. Imprint from ISTC. Signatures: [1-3]⁸ ⁶ (1 and 6 blank). Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, T-497 Hain, L. Repertoriu... more
Goff T-540 Reichling 1100 Dyson Perrins. Ital. book-illustr., 34 Rosenwald 239 LC copy has bookplate of C.W. Dyson Perrins. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Title extracted from incipit (leaf [2a]). Rosenwald 111 Goff J-277 Hain 5029 BM 15th cent., II, p. 612 (IB.9016) IGI 5193 Bound with the author's Omelia Sancti Ioha[n]nis, Episcopi, cognome[n]to Crisostomi, de ... more
Title from incipit; imprint from colophon. Signatures: 1-6⁸ 7¹⁰. Goff J-406 Hain-Copinger 14111 BM 15th cent., V, p. 290 (IA. 20546) Illustrated ISTC (CD-ROM, 2nd ed.) ij00406000 LC copy has some hand-colored i... more
Rosenwald 112 Goff E-102 Hain 6668 = 6667 BM 15th cent., II, p. 534 (IB.9348) Schramm, VI, p. 6, 18, and illus. LC copy: illus. and initials colored. Below colophon: Dis Buch hand vns geben die zwo edlen vn[d] ... more
Title from caption, leaf a1. Imprint from colophon. Ampersand in imprint transcription represents a tironian sign. "... eme[n]datus p[er] dominu[m] Bartolomeu[m] de Alten ...": colophon. Signatures: pi⁴ a-t⁸. ... more
Goff J-115 Copinger 6445 Murray, C.F. French books, 588 Rosenwald 389 LC copy: initials and paragraph marks supplied in red, initial strokes in yellow; illus. partly colored in yellow. Bookplate of G. de Longeville.
A German verse rendition of Fiore di virtù. Signatures: a-c⁸ d-l⁶ m-p⁸ q-z⁶ A-C⁸ D-G⁶ H⁸ I⁶. Rosenwald 118 Goff V-300 Schreiber 5436 Schramm, XXIII, p. 18, and illus. LC copy: contemporary ms. notes.
Title extracted from prologue (leaf [2a]). Goff C-970 Hain 5836 (note) GW 7830 (variation) Rosenwald 390 LC copy: initial blank leaf torn; leaf  mutilated, repaired. Half leather over boards.
Leaf [1a] (t.p.): Wie das hochwirdigist auch kaiserlich Heiligthum vnd die grossen römischen Gnad darzu gegeben, alle Jaer ausgerüfft vnd geweist wirdt in der löblichen Statt Nüremberg. Signatures: [a]⁶. Ro... more