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Explore Late Seventeenth, Seventeenth Century and more! | Untitled | This set includes images of a set of astronomical playing cards printed in England in the late seventeenth century. They were produced by Joseph Moxon (1627-1691), a printer of scientific and mathematical texts who was the royal Hydrographer of Charles II. In 1676 Moxon printed a manual to accompany the cards: The Use of the Astronomical Playing Cards, Teaching any Ordinary Capacity by them to be acquainted with all the Stars in the Heaven, Colour…

cat face ornament Nicolaus de Lyra super Bibliam, Italy ca. 1402. Manchester, John Rylands University Library, Latin MS 29, fol. 252v

STUDIES OF A DRAGON, CA. 1560–1600 Recto: two winged snake-like dragons and six heads of each are shown. Verso: two men on horseback in classical armor, fleeing from a burning castle in Romanesque style.

book of kells, housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

marinni | Marcus Gheeraerts I.(1516-1590) Графика.

Goerami vis, toegeschreven aan Robert Jacob Gordon, 1777 - 1786 - Zoeken - Rijksmuseum