Incunabula Collection at Stanford University, 1467-1500


Incunabula Collection at Stanford University, 1467-1500

The collection contains 178 volumes printing during the first fifty years after moveable type printing presses came into existence. These incunabula (literally "in the cradle") works demonstrate the evolution of printing conventions during the first few decades of the new technology.

178 volumes


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France (corporateBody)

In 1782 the Continental Congress directed Benjamin Franklin, the American minister to France, to negotiate a convention concerning the exchange of consuls. The convention was signed by Franklin and the French foreign minister, the comte de Vergennes, on 29 July 1784, but rejected by Congress because it did not adhere to the scheme Congress had established. Congress directed Franklin's successor, Thomas Jefferson, to renegotiate, and on 14 November 1788 he and Vergennes's successor, the comte de ...

Stanford university libraries (corporateBody)

John M. Willits earned his A.B. in economics at Stanford in 1925; he was an instructor in psychology and marketing at Stanford prior to earning his Ph.D. in psychology in 1937. From the guide to the John Metts Willits papers, 1911-1933, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives) The new main library at Stanford was designed by the San Francisco architectural firm of John Bakewell, Jr. and Arthur Brown, Jr.; is it now known as the Bing Wing of the Cecil H. Gr...

Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636 (person)

Epithet: bishop of Seville British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x0001d7 ...

Catholic Church. Cancellaria Apostolica. (person)

Ambrose, Saint, Bishop of Milan, -397 (person)

Prudentius, b. 348 (person)

Epithet: of MS Facsimile 53 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0003b4 ...

Poliziano, Angelo, 1454-1494 (person)

Aristophanes, of Byzantium, 257 B.C.-180 B.C. (person)

Holy Roman Empire. (person)

Bartholomaeus, de Chaimis (person)

Colonna, Francesco, -1527 (person)

Johannes, de Lapide, ca. 1425-1496 (person)

Felicianus, O.P. (person)

Epithet: of Arundel MS 198 Title: Saint British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x000209 ...

Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444 (person)

Gellius, Aulus (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 16981 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0003d6 Epithet: of Sloane MS 2521 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0003da ...

Saucius, Cristophorus. (person)

Abu Ma`shar, d. 886 (person)

Giles, of Rome, Archbishop of Bourges, approximately 1243-1316 (person)

Higden, Ranulf, -1364 (person)

Epithet: Benedictine monk and chronicler British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0001c7 Ranulf Higden (circa 1280-1364) was a Benedictine monk of the monastery of St. Werberg in Chester, England. He wrote the Polychronicon, a universal history on a Biblical plan; over one hundred manuscript copies of this work survive. From the description of Polychronicon, [14--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70...

Aristotle (person)

Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 (person)

Prolific poet, Florentine exile, and advocate of the Italian vernacular's destined role in the diffusion of literature, philosophy, and political thought. Dante's Divine Comedy proves its importance as a testimony to the beliefs, customs, and the contemporary experience of the late medieval period whose sense of vision prefigures the first signs of Renaissance civilization. This collection original works, criticial works, and memorabilia remains the largest of its kind outside of Italy (Enciclop...

Platina, 1421-1481 (person)

Nicholas, of Lyra, approximately 1270-1349 (person)

Alanus, de Insulis, -1202 (person)

Epithet: Physicus British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x000058 Epithet: Philosophus British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x000057 Epithet: of Stowe MS 49 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x00012f ...

Burchardus, Urspergensis, d. 1230 (person)

Dragišić, Juraj, approximately 1448-1520 (person)

Villadiego, Gonzalo (person)

Aquino, Thomas de (person)

Mancinelli, Antonio, 1452-approximately 1505 (person)

Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā, 865?-925? (person)

Persian physician. From the description of Liber cibaldoni extractus de medicina, 15th century. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 32141468 ...

Burlaeus, Gualterus, 1275-1345? (person)

Gualterus Burlaeus, also known as Walter of Burley (or Burleigh) was an English scholar and philosopher. He studied at Oxford under Duns Scotus, taught at Paris, and was envoy to the Vatican. He wrote on the lives of the early philosophers, including Aristotle, with whom he occasionally disagreed. At least fifty works are attributed to him. From the description of Commentarii in Libros VIII Aristotelis de Physica. circa 1385. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Garde...

Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230 (person)

Filelfo, Giovanni Mario, 1426-1480 (person)

Vincent, of Beauvais, d. 1264 (person)

Balbi, Giovanni, -1298 (person)

Brunschwig, Hieronymus, approximately 1450-approximately 1512 (person)

Bonaventure, Saint, Cardinal, approximately 1217-1274 (person)

John XXI, Pope, -1277 (person)

Valla, Lorenzo, 406-1457 (person)

Albert, le Grand, saint, 1193?-1280 (person)

Colonne, Guido delle, active 13th century (person)

Pliny, the Elder (person)

Biel, Gabriel, -1495 (person)

Catherine, of Siena, Saint, 1347-1380 (person)

Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo (person)

Title: Bishop of Hippo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x000138 St Augustine of Hippo (354-430) was born in North Africa to a heathen father and a Christian mother, Monica. He reformed his early dissolute life to become one of the most outstanding theologians of the church. He attended the university of Carthage to train as a lawyer but became more interested in literature and then philosophy, influenced...

Dares Phrygius. (person)

Eschuid, Joannes, fl. 1350 (person)

Regio, Rafaello, d. 1520 (person)

Paolo, Veneto, approximately 1370-1428 (person)

Livy (person)

Epithet: Roman historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00007e Epithet: Patavinus British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000342 ...

Melber, Johannes, 15th cent. (person)

Jacobus Philippus, Bergomensis, 1434-1520 (person)

Pergola, Paolo della, 1???-1455 (person)

Landino, Cristoforo, 1424-1504 (person)

Baptista, Mantuanus, 1448-1516 (person)

Italian poet, widely read in his day. Much of his work was required reading in the schools as late as the 17th century. From the description of De contemnenda morte, ad Jasonem Castellum patricium bononiensem, ca. 1500. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866422 ...

Ibn Zuhr, Abd al-Malik ibn Abi al-Ala(r), d. 1162 (person)

Breydenbach, Bernhard von, -1497 (person)

Gaguin, Robert, 1433-1501 (person)

Anselm, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1033-1109 (person)

Torquemada, Juan de, 1388-1468 (person)

Hugo,, Argentinensis, approximately 1210-approximately 1270. (person)

Prouerbia Senece. (person)

Grosseteste, Robert, 1175? -1253. (person)

Proba, active 4th century (person)

Versor, Johannes, d. ca. 1485 (person)

Petrus, de Abano, approximately 1250-approximately 1315 (person)

Nepos, Cornelius (person)

Pius II, Pope, 1405-1464 (person)

Durand, Guillaume, approximately 1230-1296 (person)

Beroaldo, Filippo, 1453-1505 (person)

Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374 (person)

Francesco Petrarca (b. July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Italy–d. July 19, 1374, Arquà, Italy), commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was a scholar and poet of Renaissance Italy who was one of the earliest humanists. His rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the 14th-century Renaissance. Petrarch is often considered the founder of Humanism. Petrarch would be later endorsed as a model for Italian style by the Accademia della Crusca. Petrarch stduied law at the University of Montpell...

Cassini, Samuele (person)

Staupitz, Johann von, -1524 (person)

Valerius Maximus (person)

Suetonius, approximately 69-approximately 122 (person)

Cicero, Marcus Tullius (person)

Epithet: Roman philosopher, statesman and orator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000145 The maker of the translation is unknown From the guide to the Laelius de amicitia, by Marcus Tullius Cicero, in English translation, ca.1700, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Gilman received his A.B. from Harvard in 1811. From the description of Cicero's treatise on the decline of l...

Pseudo-Boethius. (person)

Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 (person)

Epithet: poet and scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000124 ...

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, approximately 4 B.C.-65 A.D. (person)

Robert Foxall was the son of a wealthy Southampton grocer. He matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford in 1626. From the description of Translation of selections of Seneca's epistles [manuscript], 1624? (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 676690718 ...

Alfonso X, King of Castile and Leon, 1221-1284 (person)

Duns Scotus, John, approximately 1266-1308 (person)

Leo I, Pope, -461 (person)

Perotti, Niccolò 1430-1480 (person)

Persius (person)

Tacitus, Cornelius (person)

Filelfo, Francesco, 1398-1481 (person)

Regiomontanus, Joannes, 1436-1476 (person)

Virgil (person)

Rolevinck, Werner, 1425-1502. (person)

Euclid (person)

Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298 (person)

Ficino, Marsilio, 1433-1499 (person)

Of Florence. Epithet: humanist and philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000220 ...

Iamblichus, approximately 250-approximately 330 (person)

Tauler, Johannes, approximately 1300-1361 (person)

Tauler was a German mystic and theologian whose religious works were translated into many languages. From the description of Veni creator spiritus, ca. 1800-1899. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 48062314 ...

Pliny, the Younger (person)

Rainerius, de Pisis, -approximately 1348 (person)

Plutarch (person)

Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514 (person)

"The Nuremberg Chronicle, more properly known as the Liber Chronicarum, is a history of the world from creation to its publication in 1493. Its structure follows the story of human history as related in the Bible while also including digressions on natural catastrophes, royal genealogies and the histories of a number of important Western cities. Hartman Schedel, a Nuremberg physician and humanist scholar, compiled the work. It was illustrated and engraved by leading artists of the day, Michael W...

Peter Lombard, Bishop of Paris, approximately 1100-1160 (person)

Chalcondyles, Demetrius, ca. 1424-1510 (person)

Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. (person)

Auerbach, Johannes, 15th cent. (person)

William, of Ockham, approximately 1285-approximately 1349 (person)

Jerome, Saint, d. 419 (person)

Brack, Wenceslaus, 15th cent. (person)

Curtius, Rufus Quintus (person)

Attavanti, Paolo, d. 1499 (person)

Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, 1463-1494 (person)

Title: Count della Concordia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0000ff ...

Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 1091-1153 (person)

Epithet: Abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x0000d0 ...

Mennicken, Karolus, 1413-1493 (person)

Epithet: vulgo Monneken, Rector Lovaniensis British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000628.0x000343 ...

Cleonides (person)

Premonstratensians. (person)

Boethius, -524 (person)

Boethius was a member of the Roman aristocracy who became expert in logic, mathematics, music, theology and philosophy. He was appointed to high office under Theodoric and executed for political reasons in 524/5. Boethius' "Arithmetica" served as an important textbook in the medieval educational program of the Quadrivium. From the description of De Arithmetica [manuscript]. [13--]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225841632 ...

Benzi, Ugo, 1376-1439 (person)

Sánchez de Arévalo, Rodrigo, 1404-1470. (person)

Solinus, C. Julius, active 3rd century? (person)