Includes leaves from famous books written between 1122 A.D. - 1923 A.D. Among the examples are Mohammad's The Koran Manuscript, Livy's The History of Rome, and Erasmus' Adage Printed by Jerome Froben, in 1528. Annotated chronological index by Otto F. Ege. Includes le...
Includes leaves from famous books written between 1122 A.D. - 1923 A.D. Among the examples are Mohammad's The Koran Manuscript, Livy's The History of Rome, and Erasmus' Adage Printed by Jerome Froben, in 1528. Annotated chronological index by Otto F. Ege. Includes leaves from works produced by the following printers: Wendelin de Spire, Nicolas Jenson, Antonio de Strata, Petrus de Piasio, Anton Koberger, Aldus Manutius, Thielman Kerver, Julian Notary, Johann Froben, Helizabeth de Resconibus, Jerome Froben, Robert Estienne, Adrian Turnebus, John Oporinus, Gabriel Giolito, John Cawood, H. Petri, Lucantonio Giunta, John Norton, George Bishop, Rolfe Newberrie, and Robert Barker, Adam Islip, Juan de la Cuesta, Robert Barker, John Haviland, H. Herringman, E. Brewster, R. Bentley, B. Franklin, W. Strahan, John Baskerville, Giambattista Bodoni, Kelmscott Press, Riverside Press, Doves Press, Ashendene Press, Bremer Press [Manuscript leaves]: 1122 (Cairo) Muhammad, Koran; 1240 (Paris) St. Jerome, Vulgate Bible; 1365 (Erfurt) Aristotle, Ethics; 1436 (Italy) Livy, History of Rome; 1460 (France) Book of hours; 1470 (Italy) Thomas Aquinas, Commentary on the Sentences -- [Incunabula leaves]: 1472 (Venice) Cicero, On duty; 1475 (Italy) Laertius, Lives of the philosophers; 1480 (Venice) Voragine, Golden legend; 1491 (Venice) Dante, Divine comedy; 1493 (Nuremberg) Schedel, Nuremberg chronicle -- [Leaves from XVI century imprints]: 1502 (Venice) Herodotus, History; 1512 (Paris) Justinian Code; 1515 (London) Chronicles of England; 1525 (Basle) Pliny, Natural history; 1527 (Venice) Ovid, Metamorphoses; 1528 (Basle) Erasmus, Adages; 1540 (Paris) Suetonius, Lives of the twelve Caesars; 1552 (Paris) Aeschyls, Six tragedies; 1555 (Basle) Vesalius, Anatomy; 1559 (Venice) Petrarch, Sonnets and Canzoni; 1570 (London) Barclay, Ship of fools; 1577 (Basle) Jovius, Lives of illustrious men; 1585 (Venice) Writings of Hippocrates; 1597 (London) Gerard, History of plants; 1598-1600 (London) Hakluyt, Voyages -- [Leaves from XVI-XX century imprints]: 1602 (London) Works of Chaucer; 1608 (Madrid) Cervantes, Don Quixote; 1611 (London) King James Bible; 1638 (London) Bacon, Advancement of Learning, New Atlantis, On the wisdom of the ancients; 1685 (London) Shakespeare, Fourth folio; 1752 (Philadelphia) Johnson, Noetica and Ethica; 1755 (London) Johnson, Dictionary; 1757 (Birmingham, England) Virgil, Poems; 1794 (Parma) Thomson, Seasons; 1895 (London) Beowulf; 1902-1904 (Cambridge, Mass.) Montaigne, Essays; 1905 (London) Milton, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes and other poems; 1920 (Chelsea, England) Boccaccio, Decameron; 1923 (Munich) Homer, Iliad and Odyssey