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March 2017

Raymond of Sabunde: From scripture to Reason.

723G   Raymond, of Sabunde, .        d 1436 Theologia naturalis sive Liber creatura[rum] specialiter de homine [et] de natura eius in qua[n]tum homo. :[et] de his qu[a] sunt ei necessaria ad cognoscendu[m] seip[su]m [et] Deu[m] [et] om[n]e debitu[m] ad q[uo]d ho[mo] tenet[ur] et obligatur tam Deo q[uam] p[ro]ximo.     Impressus Nurembergae : Per Anthoniu[m] koberger [sic] […]

The School Of Recreation

Being a person of divers interests, it is not all that often that I (or even you gentle reader) find an early modern book which discusses more than a few of them, but alas today I have a book to offer which discusses  many of them! 790G R(obert) H(owllet) fl 1696 The School Of Recreation: […]

A bakers dozen of English verse from 1631-702

  Charles Cotton    1630-1687 William Davenant, 1606-1668 Sir John Davies 1569-1626 John Donne. 1571/2-1631 Michael Drayton 1563-1631 Lord Brooke Fluke Greville 1554-1628 George Herbert (1593-1633) George Herbert (1593-1633) Benjamin Jonson ca. 1572-1637 Nicholas Ling, ed fl. ca. 1599 Nicholas Ling, ed fl. ca. 1599 Sir John  Suckling  1609-1642 Robert  Wild   1609-1679     118F     Charles Cotton    […]

Early Feminist writing…

Susanna Centlivre     1667?-1723 The Gamester: A Comedy. As it is Acted at the New Theatre In Lincolns-Inn Fields By Her Majesty’s Servants. The Prologue Spoke by Mr. Betterton. Written by N. Rowe, Esq; The Third Edition. London: Printed for J. Knapton, in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, E. Curll at the Dial and the Bible, R. Gosling […]

Early Feminist writing…

Susanna Centlivre     1667?-1723 The Gamester: A Comedy. As it is Acted at the New Theatre In Lincolns-Inn Fields By Her Majesty’s Servants. The Prologue Spoke by Mr. Betterton. Written by N. Rowe, Esq; The Third Edition. London: Printed for J.... Continue Reading →

Poems, &c. By John Donne

Donne, John. 1571/2-1631 Poems, &c. By John Donne, late Dean of St. Pauls. With Elegies On The Author’s Death. To which is added Divers Copies under his own hand, Never before Printed. London: In the Savoy, Printed by T.N. for Henry Herringman, 1669                $7,500 Octavo, 4.2 x 6.5 […]

The Works of Ben Jonson

683G Benjamin Jonson ca. 1572-1637 The Works of Ben Jonson, which were formerly Printed in Two Volumes, are now Reprinted in One, to which is added a Comedy, called the New Inn, with Additions never before Published. London: Printed by Thomas Hodgkin, for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, T. Bassett, R. Chiswell, M. Wotton, G. Conyers, […]

Conrad Gesner: Illustrated Inventories with the use of Wonderful Woodcuts

and why do I find this so interesting?

Guest post by Sophie Sterling, an M.Litt Art History student on placement in Special Collections researching Reformation-era illustrations in our early printed books Fear is exciting, the grim is fascinating. Nothing’s more fun than a cataclysmic bloodbath of Biblical proportions,... Continue Reading →

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