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Title information from incipit. Imprint information from leaf [106r] (p. [212]) lines 21-24. Title and date also found in colophon
Topics: Catholic Church, Theology, Christian sociology
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1476 Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444
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[436] p. ; 32 cm
Topic: Florence (Italy) -- History
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1482 Euclid; Adelard, of Bath, ca. 1116-1142; Campano, da Novara, d. 1296; Hypsicles
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Caption title (incipit) in red, a2r, with woodcut three-sided border and marginal diagrams
Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry
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1482 Peckham, John, -1292; Cardanus, Facius
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Title from incipit, a2r; imprint from colophon, e4v, date from British Museum catalogue
Topic: Optics
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Work lacks t.p.: contents begins on leaf ii
Topic: Military art and science
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1485 Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472
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Title and imprint derived from colophon, sig. [rum]7v, where date reads: millesimo octuagesimo quinto: quarto chalendas Ianuarias
Topics: Architecture, Architecture -- Early works to 1800
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Topics: Astronomy, Constellations
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1488 Valle, Nicolaus de
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The second of two Epistolae by de Valle. The first is entitled: Epistola Constantinopolis ad Romam. "These two tracts are usually catalogued separately, but they are evidently part of a single whole; the paper has the same watermark in each"--BM 15th cent
Title from A2r, lines 2-7 (printed red). It is preceded by "Sphaerae mvndi cõpendiũ foeliciter inchoat" (printed black). Imprint from colophon (G6r), which includes the 6-line "Carmina in impressor[um] hui[us] opusculi laudem" in which Santritter is praised for having devised the diagrams and de Sanctis for having cut them
Topic: Astronomy
Title from Campbell
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1488 William, of Ockham, approximately 1285-approximately 1349
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Binding: tan paper over pasteboard. Two inscriptions in ink on front free endpaper, signed by H. Dürr, Zürich and by H. Gomperz, Wien
Topics: Catholic Church, Theology, Philosophy, Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800,...
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1489 Baptista, Mantuanus, 1448-1516; Sabadino degli Arienti, Giovanni, d. 1510
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Topic: Basilica della Santa Casa di Loreto
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1491 Fridolin, Stephan, approximately 1430-1498; Wolgemut, Michael, 1434-1519
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Library has copy from Theodore Besterman's library. Cf. Besterman, T. Art books, p. 43, and Goldschmidt, E.P. Catalogue 165, p. 3
Topic: Bible stories, German
[240] pages ; 30 cm (fol.)
Topics: Monasticism and religious orders -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600, Eremitic life -- Early...
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1493 Guarini, Battista, 1434-1513; Belfort, Andrea, fl. 1470-1500
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Library's copy rebound, 16th-17th century vellum. On spine in ink: Guarino - Fun. Oratio Reg. Eleonora da Aragona - Ferrara 1494
Topic: Eleonora d'Aragona, Duchess, consort of Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Modena, and Reggio,...
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1493 Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514; Wolgemut, Michael, 1434-1519; Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm, d. 1494
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Statement of authorship from colophon, leaf CCLXVI (sig. [E]⁶r), which reads: Collectum breui tempore auxilio doctoris Hartman[n]i Schedel qua fieri potuit diligentia [4 June 1493]
Topic: Chronology, Historical
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1494 Besicken, Johann, active 1469-1508; Mayr, Sigismund, -1517; I. H. I. S; H. I. I. S; S., I. H. S; I. S; Jacob, von Strassburg
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Initia: [a]2r; imprint from colophon
Topics: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Indulgences
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Imprint from colophon
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[880] p. (the last blank) ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Casuistry -- Early works to 1800, Canon law -- Early works to 1800
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Getty copy lacks final leaf (blank?)
Topic: Raphael (Archangel)
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1495 Schönsperger, Johann, -1520?; Bämler, Johann, approximately 1430-1503
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In Library's copy woodcuts lightly colored in wash. Final woodcut replaced by hand-colored photocopy on old paper
Topics: Kloster- und Wallfahrtskirche (Andechs, Germany), Kloster- und Wallfahrtskirche (Andechs, Germany)....
[6], CLXXVI [i.e. CLXXIII], [1] leaves (the last leaf blank) : 32 cm. (fol.)
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[94] leaves : 33 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Music, Greek and Roman, Architecture, Water-supply, Aqueducts -- Italy -- Rome
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1497 Jacobus Philippus, Bergomensis, 1434-1520; Albertus, de Placentia; Augustinus, de Casali Maiori
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Author's name appears in first line of prologue: Prologus fratris Jacobi philippi Bergomensis ..., and in the colophon with the imprint information
Topics: Women, Christian saints, Queens, Martyrs
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1498 Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521, author
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[296] pages : 22 cm (4to)
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1498 Methodius, of Olympus, Saint, -311; Aytinger, Wolfgang. Tractatus super Methodium; Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521
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Caption title. Below caption title is woodcut with its caption: De reuelatione facta ab angelo beato methodio in carcere detẽto
Topics: Catholic Church, Bible, History, Ancient, Prophecies, Islam
[353] leaves : 24 cm. (4to)
Topics: Soul -- Early works to 1800, Philosophy, Medieval
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1499 Plannck, Stephan, 15th cent; I. H. I. S; H. I. I. S; S., I. H. S; I. S; Jacob, von Strassburg
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Woodcut t.p. with border containing at bottom initials H.I.I.S. (or, I.H.I.S.)
Topics: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Wood-engraving
Woodcut armorial title-vignette, initial
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Royal visitors, Triumphal arches, Horse processions
Woodcut title vignette incorporating printer's device and name: Gaspard Philippe
Topics: Calendars, Finger calculation
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1500 Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Hogart, Ron Charles. Alchemy, a comprehensive bibliography of the Manly P. Hall Collection of books and manuscripts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
Signatures: A-F G1
Topics: Castello, Gio. Paolo, Emblems, Theaters, Weddings
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1500 Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373
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[624] p. : 31 cm
Topics: Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, approximately 1303-1373, Bridgettines, Private revelations, Visions,...
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1500 Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Hogart, Ron Charles. Alchemy, a comprehensive bibliography of the Manly P. Hall Collection of books and manuscripts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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Description of the celebration in Naples in the occasion of the election of Emperor Charles V
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Festivals
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1501 Hrotsvitha, ca. 935-ca. 975; Kulmbach, Hans von, ca. 1480-1522; Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528; Celtis, Konrad, 1459-1508
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Imprint from colophon
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1501 Grapaldi, Francisco Mario, ca. 1464-1515
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The 2nd ed., similar to the 1st (Parma : Angelo Ugoletto, ca. 1494), except for the addition of 11 leaves with contents and index
Topics: Architecture, Latin language, Latin language
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1501 Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521; Romulus, King of Rome; Avianus; Rinuccio, d'Arezzo, approximately 1395-; Anonymus Neveleti
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Place of publication, publisher and date from colophon
Topics: Aesop, Fables
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1501 Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
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2 v. ; 31 cm. (fol.)
In Library's copy, gathering g misbound after gathering h
Topics: Cicero, Marcus Tullius, Neoplatonism
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1501 Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
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2 v. ; 31 cm. (fol.)
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1501 Grapaldi, Francisco Mario, ca. 1464-1515
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The 2nd ed., similar to the 1st (Parma : Angelo Ugoletto, ca. 1494), except for the addition of 11 leaves with contents and index
Topics: Architecture, Latin language, Latin language
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Imprint from colophon on chi1 verso
Topics: Vladislav II, King of Bohemia and Hungary, 1456-1516, Anna, z Foix, consort of Vladislav II, King...
A mock disputation, first published: Ulm : Ludwig Hohenwang, 1501. It accompanied another mock disputation: De fide concubinarum in sacerdotes / Paul Olearius. See VD 16, H645-653. Olearius is probably the humanist Jacob Wimpheling; see R. Muther, Deutsche Bücherillustration, p. 47
Topics: Prostitutes, Misogyny
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Imprint from colophon on a6 verso
Topics: Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, 1476-1534, Borgia, Lucrezia, 1480-1519
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1502 Petrus, von Rosenheim, approximately 1380-1433, author; Simler, Georg, -1535, editor; Anshelm, Thomas, printer; Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521
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Library's copy lacks final blank leaf reported in other copies
Topics: Bible, Bible, Emblems
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1503 Reisch, Gregor, d. 1525
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First ed., as the colophon states, dispite references to earlier issues; see Sabin, Becker
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Latin
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For the vol. as a whole Hain (14559) and others use the collective title: Scriptores astronomici veteres
Topics: Astronomy, Astronomy, Ancient, Astrology
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1503 Rabanus Maurus, Archbishop of Mainz, 784?-856; Wimpheling, Jakob, 1450-1528
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Publisher, place and date of publication from colophon
Topics: Jesus Christ, Holy Cross
Place and date from colophon. Printer from Adams
Topics: Sculpture, Sculpture -- Early works to 1800
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1505 Negri, Francesco, 1452-approximately 1523
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[64] p. ; 22 cm. (4to)
Topic: Letter writing, Latin -- Early works to 1800
Binding: modern vellum, tooled in blind. Spine title (reading upwards): GANANUS REGULAE BRIXIE 1503
Topics: Astrology, Measurement
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1505 Gualla, Jacobus, d. 1505; Picius, Joannes Franciscus; Morbius, Paulus
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Binding: modern vellum. Foredges turned down over textblock. The edges sprinkled red and brown
Topic: Bishops
Imprint from colophon
Topics: Jesus Christ, Bible
An account of King Louis XII's entrée into Genoa on April 29, 1507, after capturing the city. Translated from: La conqueste de Gennes... L'entrée du T.C. roi Louis XII en la ville de Gênes (printed in Genoa on the day of the entrée). German translation probably intended originally for the Swiss troops in Louis' army; see Hauser
Topics: Louis XII, King of France, 1462-1515, Festivals, Processions
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1507 Vigerius, Marcus, Cardinal, 1446-1516
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Publisher, place and date of publication from colophon
Topic: Jesus Christ
Binding: old mottled calf. Edges and spine tooled in gilt. Red spine label with title. The edges sprinkled red and blue
Topic: Popes
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1507 Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230; Lefèvre d'Étaples, Jacques, -1536; Bonet, de Lates, d. 1514 or 15. Compositio anuli astronomici; Euclid. Elements. Latin
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Topic: Astronomy
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First published in 1507 at Cracow; see Brunet
Topic: Logic
[6], 33, [1] (blank), 27 (i.e., 26), [25], LXI [i.e., LIX], [2] (1 blank) leaves : 31 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Proportion (Art) -- Early works to 1800, Lettering -- Early works to 1800
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1509 Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735; Victor, Publius. De regionibus urbis Romae; Alexander, Petrus Marenus
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First published by Tacuino in 1505
Topics: World history, Chronology, Historical, Names, Geographical
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1509 Fregoso, Battista, 1453-1504; Ghilini, Camillo, 1490?-1535
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Imprint from colophon
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Binding: modern green goatskin (faded on spine and edges of boards). Title in gilt on front board and spine. Binder's label on back pastedown: Winstanley, Salisbury, repaired 1980
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1510 Cortesi, Paolo, 1465-1510; Cortesi, Lattanzio, b. 1460?; Maffei, Raffaele, 1455-1522
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Without t.p. Title from caption title, leaf A1
Topics: Catholic Church, Cardinals, Christian ethics
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1510 Albertini, Francesco, fl. 1493-1510
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Topic: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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Imprint from colophon, b3r. Dedication by Franciscus Albertinus to Manuel I, King of Portugal, [a]1v-2r. On b4v Mazzocchi responds to the author's request not to leave the last page empty by listing the 7 chief cities of Italy with their epithets, 7 wise men of antiquity, 7 kings of Rome, etc
Topics: Seven wonders of the world, Curiosities and wonders, Curiosities and wonders
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1510 Venturini, Venturino
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Bound in modern decorated paper wrappers; stamp of "Museo Cavaleri" on t.p.; signature of Emile Picot at top of t.p
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1510 Fenestella, L. (Lucius), -1452; Albricus, philosophus, 13th cent. De imaginibus deorum. 1510; Leto, Giulio Pomponio, 1428-1497. Selections. 1510
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Library's copy imperfect: all wanting after leaf M3v (i.e. Giulio Pomponio Leto's De magistratibus Romanorum, his De sacerdotibus Romanorum, and his De legibus Romanorum)
Topics: Magistrates, Roman, Priests, Gods, Roman, Gods, Roman, in art
Historiated woodcut initials, A3r and A3v
Topics: Magistrates, Roman, Priests
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[8] p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Topics: Julius II, Pope, 1443-1513, Catholic Church. Pope (1503-1513 : Julius II)
Library's copy lacks A1, A8, D4, D8. Title and imprint from Sander. Text of Library's copy begins on A2: In questa operetta si contiene come / Romulo e Remo nacquono & al- / leuati furno. Loosely inserted in place of A1 is the upper portion of a t.p. extended with a sheet of early paper; the title is close to Schudt 56 (1550): Le cose mara- / VIGLIOSE DELLA CITTA / di Roma:con il nome delle Reliquie: [e] Stationi:con le / Indulgentie che di giorno in giorno in tutte le Chiese / di essa...
Topics: Church buildings, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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CLXXXXV p. : 33cm
Topics: Vegetius Renatus, Flavius. Vier Bücher der Rytterschafft -- Illustrations, Military art and...
Binding: 19th-century marbled paper, half mottled sheepskin. Red and green spine labels with title and imprint: BEROSUS / MYRSILUS / ETC. // PARIS / 1511
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Topics: History, Ancient, Germanic peoples
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1511 Vitruvius Pollio; Giocondo, Giovanni, approximately 1433-1515; Joannes, Tacuinus, de Tridino, publisher
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Cut on G8v of Library's copy printed upside down, as is the case with Mortimer's 5 copies at Harvard
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Machinery