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Germany and Austria

Date range: 1501-1599

Rosenwald 602
[Bible. N.T. Gospels. Latin. 1506.] Passionis Christi vnvm ex quattuor Euangelistis textum. [Strassburg, J. Knobloch, 1506?] Engravings: Urs Graf [51] p. illus. 31 cm.
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Rosenwald 604
Cochlaeus, Johannes, 1479-1552.
Musica. [Colonie, Johannes Landen, 1507]
36 l. woodcuts (incl. music) 22 cm.
The Rosenwald copy, interleaved, is annotated by a contemporary scholar and includes musical notations.
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Luculentissima quaedam terrae totius descriptio

Rosenwald 628
Schöner, Johann, 1477-1547.
Luculentissima quaedam terrae totius descriptio: cum multis vtilissimis cosmographiæ iniciis. [Noribergæ, Impressum im excusoria officina I. Stuchssen, 1515].
[14] p. l., 65 l. illus., tables, diagrs., plates. 20 cm.
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Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanoru[m] Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniaru[m] &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa?

Rosenwald 654
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547. Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanoru[m] Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniaru[m] &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa? Cartas de relación. 2. Latin Impressa in celebri ciuitate Norimberga : Per Fridericum Peypus, anno D[omi]ni 1524 k[a]l[endis] Martii. [4], XLIX, [1], XII leaves, [1] folded leaf of plates: coat of arms, map, port. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm. (fol.)
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Auch wie

Rosenwald 686
Wapen des Heyligen Römishcen Reichs Teutscher Nation. Auch wie. [Franckfurth am Main, Truckts C. Jacob, 1545] [171] p. (p. [21]-[164] illus.) 33 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 17, 697, 690, 790 and 18.
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Bericht vnd Antzaigen der loblichen Statt Augspurg aller Herren Geschlecht

Rosenwald 690
Bericht vnd Antzaigen der loblichen Statt Augspurg aller Herren Geschlecht. [Augspurg, Getruckt durch M. Kriegstein] 1550. 163 p. (p. 4-162 mainly illus.) 33 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 17, 697, 686, 709 and 18 .
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Opera mathematica

Rosenwald 692
Schöner, Johann, 1477-1547.
Opera mathematica Ioannis Schoneri in vnvm volvmen congesta. Norinbergae, Impressa in officina I. Montani & V. Neuberi, 1551.
ccxviii (i.e. ccxxii), clxxii (i.e. clxix), liiii l. illus., port. 33 cm.
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Der Geschlechter von Fürsten

Rosenwald 697
Wappenbuchlein. Antzeygung deren Wappen darauf des Heyligen Romischen Reichs Grundtveste gepflantzt vunnd goerdnet ist ... zu Eren der romischen kayserlichen vnd kunigklichen Mayesteten ... [Nurmberg, Truckts V. Solis, 1555].
Bound with Rosenwald 17, 690, 686, 709 and 18.
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Der Geschlechter von Fürsten

Rosenwald 709
Der Geschlechter von Fürsten, Graffen, Herrn, vnd vom Adel, Wappen mit Schilten vnd Helmen, so von dem hochlöblichen Stifft Wirtzburg vnd Hertzogthumb zu Francken Lehen Tragen. Wirtzburg, Gedruckt durch D. Heyn [1573?]. broadside. 69 x 40 cm. cut in half and folded to 28 x 19 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 17, 690, 697, 686 and 18.
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Portrait of Gerardus Mercator: Illustration from Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura.

Rosenwald 730
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm [1595]
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Italy

Date range: 1501-

Divina proportione: opera a tutti glingegni perspicaci e curiosi necessaria oue ciascun studioso di philosophia, prospectiua pictura sculpura, architectura, musica, e altre mathematice, suauissima, sottile, e admirabile doctrina consequira

Rosenwald 763
M. Antionio Capella eruditiss. recensente., Diuina proportione; opera a tutti glingegni perspicaci e curiosi necessaria oue ciascun studioso di philosophia: prospectiua pictura scultura: architectura: musica: e altre mathematice: suauissima: sottile : e admirabile doctrina consequira: e delectarassi: co varie questione de secretissima scientia. [Venetiis] A. Paganius Paganinus characteribus elegantissimis accuratissime imprimebat [1509] 6 prelim. 1., 33, 27 (i. e. 26) numb. 1. 87 plates, diagrs. 30 cm.
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Rosenwald 770
Theorica et pratica de modo scribendi fabricandiqve omnes litterarvm species. Venetiis, Impressum per I. Rubeum, 1514]. [151] p. illus. 21 cm.
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Esopus constructus moralicatus

Rosenwald 779
Esopus constructus moralicatus [Uenetijs, Impressum per B. Benalium, 1517]. [104] p. illus. 21 cm.
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Rosenwald 790
Pierfrancesco, da Camerino. Opera nuoua piaceuole, [e] da ridere, de vn villano lauoratore nomato Grillo, che volse doue[n]tar medico?, Impresso in Perosia : Per Cosmo da Uerona, detto el Bianchino dal Leone, nel anno del Signor. 1518, a di 13. de Aprile. [32] p. : ill. (woodcuts); 16 cm. (8vo)
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La operina di Ludouico Vicentino, da imparare di scriuere littera cancellarescha

Rosenwald 807
Ludovico degli Arrighi, Vicentino, fl. 1522. La operina di Ludouico Vicentino, da imparare di scriuere littera cancellarescha. [Roma, 1522]. [32] p. 21 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 810

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Il modo de temperare le penne con le uarie sorti de littere ordinato per Ludouico Vicentino

Rosenwald 810
Ludovico degli Arrighi, Vicentino, fl. 1522. Il modo de temperare le penne con le uarie sorti de littere ordinato per Ludouico Vicentino. Roma, 1523. [31] p. 21 cm.
Bound with Rosenwald 807

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Rosenwald 826
Esopus cõnstructus moralizat. [Taurini, B. Sylva, 1534]. [95] p. illus. 21 cm.
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Esopus constructus moralicatus

Rosenwald 832
Aesopi Fabvlae cvm vvlgari interpretatione: Brixiae, Apud Loduicum Britannicum, 1537.
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Regole generali di architetvra sopra le cinqve maniere de gliedifici, cioe, thoscano, dorico, ionico, corinthio, et composito, con gliessempi dell’antiqvita, che per la magior parte concordano con la dottrina di Vitrvvio

Rosenwald 833
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554. Regole generali di architetvra sopra le cinqve maniere de gliedifici, cioe, thoscano, dorico, ionico, corinthio, et composito, con gliessempi dell’antiqvita, che per la magior parte concordano con la dottrina di Vitrvvio. In Venetia, Per F. Marcolini da Forli, 1537. iv p., v-lxxvi [i. e. lxxviii] l. illus., plans. 36 cm.
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Il terzo libro, nel qval si figvrano ...

Rosenwald 837
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554.Il terzo libro, nel qval si figvrano, e descrivono le antiqvita di Roma, e le altre che sono in Italia e fvori d’Italia ... [Venetia, Impresso per F. Marcolino, 1540] clv p. illus., plans. 35 cm.
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La rapresentazione de sette dormienti: di nuouo mandata in luce

Rosenwald 853
La rapresentazione de sette dormienti: di nuouo mandata in luce, [20] p. illus. 21 cm. Bound with Rosenwald 345, Rosenwald 854 and Rosenwald 855.
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Rosenwald 854
La rapresentatione del angelo Rafaello r Tobbia. [Firenze, 1554] [20] p. illus. 21 cm. Bound with Rosenwald 345, Rosenwald 853 and Rosenwald 855.
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Rosenwald 855
La rapresentatione d’uno miracolo di duo pellegrini che andauano a San Iacopo di Galitia. [Firenze, 1554] [16] p. illus. 21 cm. Bound with Rosenwald 345, Rosenwald 853 and Rosenwald 854.
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Extraordinario libro di architettvra.

Rosenwald 864
Serlio, Sebastiano, 1475-1554. Extraordinario libro di architettvra. Venetia, Appresso G. & M. Sessa, 1560. Venetia, Appresso G. & M. Sessa, 1560.
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I quattro libri dell’architettura, ne’ quali, dopo un breue trattato de’ cinque ordini, & di quelli auertimenti, che sono piu necessarii nel fabricare; si tratta delle case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisti, et de’ tempij.

Rosenwald 873
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580. I quattro libri dell’architettura, ne’ quali, dopo un breue trattato de’ cinque ordini, & di quelli auertimenti, che sono piu necessarii nel fabricare; si tratta delle case private, delle vie, de i ponti, delle piazze, de i xisti, et de’ tempij. Venetia, D. de’ Franceschi, 1570. 4 v. in 1. illus., plans. 31 cm.
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Dialoghi di m. Magino Gabrielli Hebreo.

Rosenwald 879
Dialoghi di m. Magino Gabrielli Hebreo. Roma, Heredi di G. Gigliotti, 1588. 92 p. illus. 37 cm.
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Rosenwald 881
Evangelivm sanctvm Domini Nostri Iesu Christi conscriptvm a qvatvor. Romae, Typographia Medicea, 1590 [i. e. 1591]. 368 p. illus. 35 cm.
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Rosenwald 887
La caue di Fiesole. [Florence? 15-] [8] p. 1 illus. 21 cm.
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Switzerland

Date range: 1501-1599

Esopi Appologi siue Mythologi cum quibusdam carminum et fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant

Rosenwald 889
Aesop’s fables. Latin. Esopi Appologi siue Mythologi cum quibusdam carminum et fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant.[Basilee, Impressi opera et impensa Jacobi de Phortzheim, 1501] [408] p. illus., port. 30 cm.
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Cest le Romant de la rose: moralise cler et net / trāslate de rime en prose par vostre hūble Molin

Rosenwald 917
Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230.Cest le Romant de la rose: moralise cler et net / trāslate de rime en prose par vostre hūble Molinet. [Lyon, Imprime par G. Balsarin, 1503] cliii l. illus. 26 cm.
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Cosmographiae introductio

Rosenwald 934
Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1519.
Cosmographiae introductio : cum quibusdam geometriae ac astronomiae principiis ad eam rem necessariis. Vrbs Deodate [St. Dié] : [Walter et Nikolaus Lud], Finitu[m] iiij. k[a]l[endas] Septe[m]bris anno supra sesquimillesimu[m] vij. [29 Aug. 1507].
[104] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. (woodcuts) ; 21 cm. (4to).
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Bible, Volume 1

Rosenwald 967
Bible. French. Des Moulins. 1517. Le premier[-second] volume de la Bible en francoiz. [Paris, A. Vérard, 1517] 2 v. illus. 32 cm. Volume 1.
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Bible. French. Des Moulins. 1517. Le premier[-second] volume de la Bible en francoiz. [Paris, A. Vérard, 1517] 2 v. illus. 32 cm. Volume 2.
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Champ Flevry. Au quel est contenu Lart & Science de la deue & vraye Proportio[n] des Lettres Attiques, quo[n] dit autrement Lettres Antiques, & vulgairement Lettres Romaines proportionnees selon le Corps & Visage humain. Ce liure est Priuilegie pour Dix Ans Par Le Roy nostre Sire....

Rosenwald 994
Tory, Geoffroy, ca. 1480-ca. 1533. Champ Flevry. Au quel est contenu Lart & Science de la deue & vraye Proportio[n] des Lettres Attiques, quo[n] dit autrement Lettres Antiques, & vulgairement Lettres Romaines proportionnees selon le Corps & Visage humain. Ce liure est Priuilegie pour Dix Ans Par Le Roy nostre Sire.... A vendre a Paris sus Petit Pont, a Lenseigne du Pot Casse par Maistre Geofroy Tory di Bourges Libraire, & autheur du dict Liure, et par Giles Gourmont aussi Libraire demourant en la Rue sainct Iaques a Lonseigne des Trois Coronnes [1529] 8 p. l., lxxx numb. leaves. illus. 25 cm.
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Arrest dv Grand Conseil donné sur la reformation de l’imprimerie, le vnziéme septembre 1544.

Rosenwald 1034
France. Grand Conseil. Arrest dv Grand Conseil donné sur la reformation de l’imprimerie, le vnziéme septembre 1544. [Lyon, 1548] [14] p.; 16 cm. Bound with Rosenwald 1076.
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Alphabetum Græcum, regiis trium generum characteribus postremo excusum

Rosenwald 1046
Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559. Alphabetum Græcum, regiis trium generum characteribus postremo excusum. Lutetiæ, Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1550. p. cm.
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Rosenwald 1057
[Pourtraicts divers] Lion, I. de Tovrnes, 1556.
[I] 1., 62 plates. 17 cm.
Title supplied from 1557 edition (see Brunet, IV, column 850). In A. Cartier's Bibliographie des éditions des de Tournes, Paris, 1937-38, no. 353, the supplied title is: Recueil de figures sur bois.
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Rosenwald 1076
Aubert, 16th century. Plaidoyez povr la reformation de l’imprimerie. [Paris, 1571?] Bound with Rosenwald 1034.
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Rosenwald 1086
Ramelli, Agostino, 1531-ca. 1600. Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi, 1588.
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Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances. Par Thoinot Arbeau demeurant à Lengres. Lengres, Imprimé par Iehan des Preyz, 1589.

Rosenwald 1087
Arbeau, Thoinot, 1519-1595. Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances. Par Thoinot Arbeau demeurant à Lengres. Lengres, Imprimé par Iehan des Preyz, 1589.
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Die ghetiden vanden seuen bitscappen.

Rosenwald 1094
Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. Hours. Die ghetiden vanden seuen bitscappen Onser Lieuer Vrouwen. Die seuē psalme Onser Lieuer Vrouwen mitter letanie ende Onser Lieuer Vrouwen souter mitten artikelen vanden leuen e[???] passie Ons Heren Ihesu Cristi mitten figuren. [Final leaf only]. [Ter Goude, Tot die Collacie broeders, 1503].
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Holland

Date range: 1501-

Een schoone historie va[n] Margariete[n] va[n] Limborch en[de] va[n] Heyndric hare[n] broeder broeder

Rosenwald 1134
Heinric en Margriete van Limborch, Een schoone historie va[n] Margariete[n] va[n] Limborch en[de] va[n] Heyndric hare[n] broeder broeder ...,
Tantwerpen, Gheprint bi W. Vorsterman, 1516.
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Literarum Latinarū

Rosenwald 1158
Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594. Literarum Latinarū, quas Italicas cursoriasque vocāt, scribendarū ratio.Louanij, ex officina R. Rescij, 1540. [54] p. illus. 21 cm.[54] p. illus. 21 cm.
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Pyramus ende Thisbe

Rosenwald 1160
Pyramus ende Thisbe. [Thantwerpen, Gheprint by H. Peeterssen, van Middelburch, ca 1540]. [72] p. illus. 20 cm.
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Discovrs et histoire veritable des navigations

Rosenwald 1207
Nicolay, Nicolas de. sieur d'Arfeuille, 1517-1583. Discovrs et histoire veritable des navigations, Anvers, A. Coninx, 1586. 8 p. l., 209, [12] p., 1 l. incl. illus. 22 cm.
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England and Scotland

Date range: 1503-1598

The recuyles or garder[

Rosenwald 1211
Lefèvre, Raoul, fl. 1460. The recuyles or garder[???]ge to gyder of ye hystoryes of Troye, how it was destroyed ι bert twyes by ye puyssaunt Hercules ι yethyrde ι generall by ye Grekes [tr. out of Frenshe in to Englysshe by Wyllyam Caxton. London, Enprynted by W. de Worde, 1503].
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Libro del sabio [et] clarissimo fabulador Ysopu hystoriado [et] annotado

Rosenwald 1279
[Aesop's fables. Spanish] Libro del sabio [et] clarissimo fabulador Ysopu hystoriado [et] annotado. [Sevilla, J. Cronberger, 1521] lxxx l. illus. 31 cm.
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La vida y excellecias pro milagros ...

Rosenwald 1284
Péreza, Miquel, 15th century. [from old catalog]. La vida y excellecias pro milagros del Sacratissima Virgen Maria Nra Se&ntilda;ora. [Toledo, Impressa en casa de M. de Eguia, 1526].
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The Philippines

1593-1593

Doctrina Christiana, en lengua española y tagala ...En Manila

Rosenwald 1302
Doctrina Christiana, en lengua española y tagala ...En Manila, 1593. [76] p. 1 illus. (on t.-p.) 25 cm.
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