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MORGHEN: RACCOLTA, 1768.
Frontispiece of Filippo Morghen's 'Raccolta,' 1768, in which he claimed to illustrate some of the things observed by Englishman John Wilkins during a trip to the moon.
NOVA REPERTA, c1600.
Frontispiece engraving by Theodoor Galle (c1570-1633) from 'Nova Reperta' (New Discoveries) by Jan van der Straet, Antwerp, late 16th century.
TEA: TREATISE, 1687.
Engraved frontispiece and title page of a treatise on the benefits of tea, coffee and chocolate, by Nicolas de Blegny, published at Lyon in 1687. The frontispiece depicts a Chinese man drinking tea while another harvests tea leaves in the background.
DE BRY: FRONTISPIECE.
Frontispiece for a book about the discovery of the New World. Color line engraving, c1594, by Theodor de Bry.
German Empire Free State Prussia - Saxony province - Stendal: Frontispiece of a cookery book dating from the 18. century - Photographer: Paul Mai - Published by: 'Die Gruene Post' 31/1933 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
CESSOLIS: CHESS, 1493-1494.
Woodcut frontispiece to Jacobus de Cessolis' 'Libro di Giuoco di Scacchi,' Florence, Italy, 1493-94.
DOCTRINAL DE CABALLEROS.
Frotispiece of the 'Doctrinal de Caballeros,' by Alfonso de Cartagena, 1487, which consists of an adaptation of the second Partida of Alfonso X, a book of laws.
HOWARD PYLE: PIRATES.
'An Attack on a Galleon.' Frontispiece from 'Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates,' 1921.
A man seated at a harpsichord. Frontispiece of Thomas Jefferson's copy of 'The Compleat Tutor for the Harpsichod or Spinnet,' by Peter Prelleur, mid 18th century.
L'HÔPITAL DES FOUS.
Frontispice of the book 'L'Hôpital des Fous' by Guillaume Walsh. Engraving, 1765. Full credit: Bourgeron - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
DREAM INTERPRETATION BOOK.
Frontispiece of a book about dreams, published in Paris, 1850. Full credit: Bourgeron - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
Frontispiece for a collection of sonatas for harpsichord by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, decicated to Madame Victoire, daughter of King Louis XV of France, 1764.
QUEVEDA Y VILLEGAS: WORKS.
Title page of the Works of Don Francisco de Queveda y Villegas, printed in Brussels, 1609.
HOGARTH: HUDIBRAS, 1726.
Frontispiece. Steel engraving, c1860, after the original engraving, 1726, by William Hogarth.
BEARDSLEY: RHINEGOLD, 1896.
Detail from Aubrey Vincent Beardsley's frontispiece to 'The Comedy of the Rhinegold,' 1896.
FRONTISPIECE TO LEVITICUS.
From German early 14th century Torah, or Pentateuch (1st five books of Old Testament).
SHAKESPEARE: RICHARD III.
Wood engraving after Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897) for William Shakespeare's 'Richard III.'
God as the great Architect of the Universe. Frontispiece from a French Bible moralisee, 1230-1230.
FRONTISPIECE TO GENESIS.
Illuminated from the Schocken Bible, Germany, early 14th century.
TEMPLE OF SOLOMON.
Detail from the frontispiece to Archbishop James Ussher's 'Annals of the Old and New Testament with the Synchronismus of Heathen Story to the Destruction of Hierusalem by the Romanes,' 17th century.
DOCTOR AND PATIENT, 1509.
A dying man surrounded by physicians and attendants. Woodcut attributed to Albrecht Dürer from a German edition of 'Ars Moriendi,' 1509.
OTTO von GUERICKE, 1672.
Frontispiece to the first edition of Otto von Guericke's 'Experimenta Nova,' Amsterdam, 1672.
Illuminated frontispiece to Dante's Purgatorio, Canto I; 15th century. The main miniature shows the meeting of Dante and Virgil with Cato. The three border medallions show Dante bathing his hands in dew, Virgil wiping away tears from his face, and Virgil and Dante on the shore of the sea with the Moutain of Purgatory behind them.
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Metastasio, pseudonym of Pietro Trapassi (Rome, 1698 - Vienna 1782), Works. Frontispiece, Zatta Edition, Venice, 1772 Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
Title page of the Six Sonatas for harpsichord and piano by Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. De Gregorio / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserv
WAUGH: DECLINE AND FALL.
Frontispiece and title page of the first edition of Evelyn Waugh's novel 'Decline and Fall,' London, 1928.
(1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her "Poems," London, 1773.
MOZART: CLEMENZA DI TITO.
Engraved frontispiece to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's piano score 'La Clemenza di Tito' published in 1795 by Breitkopf, Leipzig.
Title page to 'Das Leiden des Jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of Young Werther),' by Johann von Goethe. Wood engraving, German, 19th century.
BIBLE: HISTORY, 1752.
Frontispiece for 'A Complete History of the Holy Bible,' engraving, English, 1752.
CLEMENS: TOM SAWYER.
Frontispiece engraving for the first edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 1876.
FRONTISPIECES & TAILPIECES.
Woodcut by Thomas Bewick or a member of his school, English, 18th century.
Engraved frontispiece to the 1744 Dublin edition of the novel by Daniel Defoe.
PIERRE DE RONSARD
(1524-1585). French poet. Woodcut frontispiece to the 1552 edition of Ronsard's 'Amours.'
Design for frontispiece to 'An Evil Motherhood.' Drawing by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley.
WOMEN'S RIGHTS, 1792.
Allegorical depiction of a woman presenting the seated figure of Liberty with a copy of Mary Wollstonecraft's 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.' Engraved frontispiece from the first volume of 'The Lady's Magazine,' printed at Philadelphia, December 1792.
MELVILLE: TYPEE, 1846.
Title page and frontispiece of the first edition of Herman Melville's Typee, 1846.
LEONHARD FUCHS (1501-1566).
German botanist. Woodcut frontispiece to his 'De historia stirpium,' Basel, Switzerland, 1542.
TORAH: BOOK OF NUMBERS.
Frontispiece to Book of Numbers from a 13th century Torah, or Pentateuch (first five books of Old Testament).
JUDE THE OBSCURE, 1896.
Frontispiece for Thomas Hardy's 'Jude the Obscure,' printed in London, 1896.
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