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7 Giovanni Boccaccio, 1313-1375. Hie nach volget der kurcz sin von etlichen frowen / von denen johannes boccacius in latin beschriben hat, vnd doctor hainricus stainhöwel getütschet [i.e., De claris mulieribus in German]. Zu Vlm: Von Iohanne zainer . . . , [not before 15 August 1473]. Inc B-720. view image
10 Chansonnier. [310 poems by Guillaume de Machaut, Oton de Grandson, Brisebarre de Douai, Eustache Deschamps, et alii.] Manuscript, France, ca. 1400. University of Pennsylvania MS French 15 view image
11 Innamoramento di Carlo Magno e dei suoi paladini. [Venice: Georgius Walch, 20 July 1481]. Goff C-204. view image
23 Marcus Tullius Cicero. M.T. Cicero’s Cato Major, or his Discourse of old-age: with explanatory notes. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, MDCCXLIV [1744]. Curtis Collection 291. view image
27 Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745. A tale of a tub. Written for the universal improvement of mankind. . . . To which is added, An account of a battel, between the antient and modern books in St. James’s Library. . . . The fifth edition: with the author’s apology and explanatory notes. By W. W--tt--n, B.D. and others. London: Printed for John Nutt, 1710. Teerink PR3724.T3.1710. view image
28 Virgil, 70-19 B.C.E. P. Virgilius Maro, et in eum commentationes, & paralipomena Germani Valentis Guellii, pp.: eiusdem Virgilij appendix, cum Josephi Scaligeri commentariis & castigationibus. Antuerpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, architypographi regii, 1575. Folio PA6801.A2.1575. view image
31 Desiderius Erasmus, d. 1536. [Morias enkomion]. Stultiti laus, cum commentariis Ger. Listrii & figuris Jo. Holbenii. E codice Academi Basiliensis. Accedunt . . . prfatio Caroli Patini; vita Erasmi . . . vita Holbenii . . . epistola Erasmi ad Mart. Dorpium; epistola Erasmi ad Th. Morum; epistola Th. Mori ad Mart. Dorpium. Basila, Typis Genathianis, 1676. PA8512 1676. view image
46 Andrea Palladio, 1508-1580. I quattro libri dell' architettura, ne' quali dopò un breue trattato de' cinque ordini & di quelli auertimenti, che fone pui necessarÿ nell fabricare; si tratta delle, case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisli et de tempy. Venetia, Appresso Dominico de' Franceschi, 1570. FAL 728.84 P177.3. view image
51 Gregor Reisch, d. 1525. Margarita philosophica. [Freiburg im Breisgau]: Chalchographatum primiciali hac pressura Friburgi p[er] ioanne[m] Schottu[m] Argen[toraci], Citra festu[m] Margarethe anno gratiae MCCCCCIII (19 July 1503). 39.R275. view image
57 Thomas Martyn, fl. 1760-1816. The English entomologist, exhibiting all the coleopterous insects found in England: including upwards of 500 different species the figures of which have never before been given to the public, the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature / arranged and named according to the Linnean system by Thomas Martyn at his Academy for illustrating and painting natural history. London: From the Shakespeare Press, by W. Bulmer & co., 1792. Folio QL575.M2.1792. view image
60 Thomas Hariot, 1560-1621. Admiranda narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolarum ritibus Virginiae: nuper admodum ab Anglis, qui à Dn. Richardo Greinvile equestris ordinis viro eò in coloniam anno M.D.LXXXV. deducti sunt inuentae, sumtus faciente Dn. VValtero Raleigh equestris ordinis viro fodinaru[m] stanni praefecto ex auctoritate serenissimae reginae Angliae / Anglico scripta sermone à Thoma Hariot, eiusdem Walteri domestico, in eam coloniam misso vt regionis situm diligenter obseruaret; nunc autem primum latio donata à C.C.A. . . . Briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia. Francoforti ad Moenum: Typis Ioannis Wecheli, sumtibus vero Theodor de Bry: Venales reperiuntur in officina Sigismundi Feirabendi, MDXC [1590]. Dechert fF229.H27.1590. view image
63 Gérard Thibault, 17th cent. Academie de l’espée, de Girard Thibault d’Anvers, ou se demonstrent par reigles mathematiques sur le fondement d’un cercle mysterieux la theorie et pratique des vrais et iusqu’a present incognus secrets du maniement des armes a pied et a cheval. [Leiden: Elsevier], 1628. Elz pf 4705. view image
70 Biblia, das ist, Die gantze heilige Schrift: Deudsch / D. Mart. Luth. [Bible. German. Luther. 1565.] Wittemberg: Gedruckt durch Hans Lufft, 1565. Portfolio BS239.1565. view image
72 Mamusse wunneetupanatamwe Up-Biblum God: naneeswe Nukkone Testament kah wonk Wusku Testament / ne quoshkinnumuk nashpe wuttinneumoh Christ noh asoowesit John Eliot. [Bible. Massachuset. Eliot. 1663.] Cambridge, [Mass]: Printeuoop nashpe Samuel Green kah Marmaduke Johnson, 1663. BS345.A2 1663. view image