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11 Almanac
Almanac (fragment). Woodcut with xylographic and handwritten inscriptions in Latin. [England, first quarter 16th century, c.1522/3]
Douce A 632* 1522-1523 (c.) Print
Woodcut
13 Angel playing the lute ; Judith
Angel playing the lute ; Judith. Two woodcuts, probably designed as a book cover. [Italy (Venice?), first half 16th century]
Broxb. 95.32 1500-1550 (c.) Print
Woodcut
14 Annunciation to the Shepherds ; Device of Jean Belot
Annunciation to the Shepherds ; Device of Jean Belot. Two woodcuts. [Switzerland(?), early 16th century]
Broxb. 95.33 1500-1550 (c.) Print
Woodcut
8 Donatus, Ars minor.
Donatus, Ars minor. Blockbook. [Ulm: Konrad Dinckmut, c.1476-80]
Auct. 2Q inf. 1.50(14) 1476-1480 Block book
15 Assumption of the Virgin
Woodcut book cover. [Italy (Bologna?), c.1491]
Broxb. 31.7 Print
Woodcut
  41 Aue s[an]ctissi[m]a maria m[ate]r dei regina celi porta p[ar]adisi d[omi]ua mu[n]di tu es sing[u]laris virgo pura tu co[n]cepta sine p[ec]c[a]to co[n]cepisti iesu[m] sine macula tu pep[er]isti. creatore[m] [et] saluatore[m] mundi in quo ego no[n] dubito ora p[ro] me iesu[m] dilectu[m] filiu[m] tuu[m] libera me ab o[mn]ib[us] malis Amen:- J.C.. MS. Bodl. 113, fol. 13v 1480-1500 Print
Woodcut
  22 [Calvary. Metalcut] Arch. G b.4, fol. A6v 1475-1485 Print
Metalcut
  25 [Christ as Man of Sorrows. Woodcut with Greek and English inscriptions.] MS. Bodl. 939, fol. i, verso 1480-1490 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  27 [Christ before Caiaphas (or Annas)] MS. Barlow 47, fol. i, verso 1460 (c.) Print
Metalcut
  29 [Christ blessing a pilgrim]. The scroll reads: Te petimus criste nobis faueas [per]egrinis D S. Gough Missals 177, fol. C1, verso 1500 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  31 [Christ on the Cross, between the Virgin and St. John. On vellum] Gough Missals 177, fol. Q1, verso 1490-1530 (c.) Print
Woodcut
10 Stöger-Passion: Christ's descent into Hell; the Resurrection of Christ
Metalcuts (dotted prints) with Latin inscription. Printed on both sides. [Southern Germany (Bavaria?), c.1455-60]
Arch. G f.7 1455-1460 (c.) Print
Woodcut
9 Stöger-Passion: Christ washing Peter's feet, and The Last Supper; The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane
Metalcuts (dotted prints) with Latin inscription. Printed on both sides. [Southern Germany (Bavaria?), c.1455-60]
Arch. G f.6 1455-1460 (c.) Print
Woodcut
3 Apocalypse
Apocalypse. Blockbook. [Germany, c.1468/70, impression c.1472]. [48] leaves; ill.; fol.
Auct. M 3.14 1468-1470 Block book
2 Apocalypse
Apocalypse. Blockbook. [Germany, c.1465, impression c.1470]. [48] leaves; chiefly ill.; fol.
Auct. M 3.15 1465-1470 Block book
1 Apocalypse
Apocalypse. Blockbook. [Netherlands or Germany, mid-1460s, impression c.1466-70]. [48 leaves]; chiefly ill.; fol.
Douce 249 1466-1470 Block book
  30 [Crucifixion (T-cross) with The Virgin and St John. Woodcut] Auct. 6Q 1.15, after [***8], verso 1487 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  32 [Crucifixion with Christ pierced by the lance] MS. Canon. Liturg. 334, fol. 3v 1440-1450 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  35 Dedi stig[ma]ta ut sis [con]for[m]is fias. Douce 96(1), fol. Ai verso 1460 (c.) Print
Metalcut
47 Ex domo Ihesu de Betheleem. Of your charyte in the worship of ye v. wondes of our lord [&c. Arms of the Passion. Issued by the Carthusian priory at Sheen.].
Woodcut with xylographic and typographic text in Latin. [Sheen, England, c. 1495].
Arch. G f.14 1495 (c.) Print
Woodcut
49 Forma confessionalis et absolutionis ad opus Sanctae cruciate. 1482.
Sixtus IV, pope, Forma Confessionalis et Absolutionis ad Opus Sanctae Cruciatae (Augsburg: Johann Blaubirer, 1482)
Arch. B b.5(1a) 1482 Xylographic sheet
50 Forma confessionalis et absolutionis ad opus Sanctae cruciate. 1482.
Sixtus IV, pope, Forma Confessionalis et Absolutionis ad Opus Sanctae Cruciatae (Augsburg: Johann Blaubirer, 1482)
Arch. B b.5(1b) 1482 Xylographic sheet
51 Forma confessionalis et absolutionis ad opus Sanctae cruciate. 1482.
Sixtus IV, pope, Forma Confessionalis et Absolutionis ad Opus Sanctae Cruciatae (Augsburg: Johann Blaubirer, 1482)
Arch. B b.5(1c) 1482 Xylographic sheet
52 Forma confessionalis et absolutionis ad opus Sanctae cruciate. 1482.
Sixtus IV, pope, Forma Confessionalis et Absolutionis ad Opus Sanctae Cruciatae (Augsburg: Johann Blaubirer, 1482)
Broxb. 95.8 1482 Xylographic sheet
  38 [Henry vi King of England, with suppliants. Mutilated, and with the inscriptions erased]. MS. Bodl. 277, fol. 376v 1490-1500 Print
Woodcut
  28 Innocens . sum . in . isto . homi. MS. Barlow 47, Lower pastedown 1460 (c.) Print
Metalcut
6 Biblia pauperum
Biblia pauperum. Blockbook. [Germany, c.1470]. [40] leaves; chiefly ill.; fol.
Arch. G c.14 1465-1475 Block book
4 Biblia pauperum
Biblia pauperum. Blockbook. [Netherlands, c.1460-3, impression Germany, c.1465-70]. [40] leaves; ill.; fol.
Douce 248 1460-1463 Block book
  5 Blockbook. [Germany, c.1462-8]. [40] leaves; chiefly ill.; fol.
Biblia pauperum. Blockbook. [Germany, c.1462-8]. [40] leaves; chiefly ill.; fol.
MS. Hearne's diaries 50, p. 19a 1462-1468 Block book, fragment
40 [Limperger praying before St Augustine. Woodcut with Latin inscription.]
Woodcut with Latin inscription, possibly attributable to Master DS. [Switzerland (Basel?), c.1498]
Broxb. 95.28 Print
Woodcut
  42 [Maiden with long flowing hair and laywoman's costume, holding a leafy or flowering sprig in her outstretched left hand.] MS. Lat. liturg. f. 4, fol. 141v 1500-1520 (c.) Print
Woodcut
55 Noli me tangere
Woodcut. "Noli me tangere"
Ashmolean Museum WA1863.1913 Print
Woodcut
58 Opera nova contemplativa.
Opera nova contemplativa. Venice: Zoan (Juan) Andrea Vavassori, [c.1530/1]. Paper. 153 x 95 mm (printed area 135 x 79 mm). 63 of originally 64 leaves (wants H8). Issue 2. Uncoloured. Signatures: A-G8 H8 (H8 blank).
Douce B 148 1525-1531 Blockbook
12 Andrea, Zoan: Ornamental design with naked putti and sphinxes
Andrea, Zoan: Ornamental design with naked putti and sphinxes. Woodcut book cover with monogram. [Italy (Venice), c.1530].
Broxb. 95.34 1530 (c.) Print
Woodcut
7 Canticum Canticorum
Canticum Canticorum. Blockbook. [Germany, c.1469-70]. [16] leaves; chiefly ill.; fol.
Auct. M 3.12 1469-1470 Block book
34 Rom Weg. [Map].
Woodcut map with German text. [Germany (Nuremberg), before 11 Aug. 1500; impression post 1550?].
Broxb. 95.24 Print
Woodcut
53 Russkaia pravoslavnaia tserkov’
Picture calendar of the Russian Orthodox Church printed on one side of the paper in a press. The leaves are dated variously 1626, 1628, and 1629
Arch. B b.4 1628-1629 Block book
46 [Sacred heart and the wounds of Christ displayed on the cross ("Arms of Jesus Christ")]
Woodcut. [England, c.1495]
Arch. G f.13 1495 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  48 [Sacred heart and the wounds of Christ displayed on the cross ("Arms of Jesus Christ")] Gough Missals 177, fol. P1, verso 1490-1530 Print
Woodcut
56 Speculum humanae salvationis
Speculum humanae salvationis. [The Netherlands: Prototypography, c. 1474-5].
Arch. G d.56 1474-1475 Prototypography
Printed book
17 St Barbara
St Barbara. Woodcut. [Germany (Augsburg?), c.1475]
Arch. G f.5(2) 1475 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  16 [St. Barbara. Woodcut] MS. Douce 133, upper pastedown 1450-1460 (c.) Print
Woodcut
23 St. Catherine of Alexandria; Madonna and Child; Madonna and Child in a Glory; Monstrance; Visitation
Five woodcuts on a paper strip. [Germany (Augsburg?), c.1485-90]
Arch. G f.8 1485-1490 (c.) Print
Woodcut
18 St Catherine of Alexandria
St Catherine of Alexandria. Woodcut. [Germany (Augsburg?), c.1475]
Arch. G f.5(3) 1475 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  36 [St Francis of Assisi. Woodcut with inscription and monogram.] MS. Douce 58, Upper pastedown between 1490-1520 Print
Woodcut
  37 [St George; St Maurelius. Woodcut book cover with Italian inscriptions.] Broxb. 30.13, binding covers 1520 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  44 [St. Mary Magdalen] Auct. 6Q 4.20, fol. 1r between 1470-1480 Print
Woodcut
54 [St. Veronica]
Woodcut of St. Veronica. [France (?), early 16th century (c.1520?)]
Arch. G e.35(2) 1520 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  33 Surgite Mortui. Venite ad Iudicium. Arma Beate Birgitte: de Syon.. MS. Rawl. D 403, fol. 3v 1499 (c.) Print
Woodcut
20 The Madonna and Child in a Glory
The Madonna and Child in a Glory. Woodcut. [Germany (Augsburg?), c.1475]
Arch. G f.5(1) 1475 (c.) Print
Woodcut
19 St Gregory, Mass of
St Gregory, Mass of. Woodcut. [Germany (Augsburg?), c.1475]
Arch. G f.5(4) 1475 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  53 [The Trinity ("Mercy Seat")] MS. Bodl. 608, fol. iiv 1440-1450 (c.) Print
Woodcut
24 Christ as Man of Sorrows (‘Image of Pity’)
Christ as Man of Sorrows (‘Image of Pity’). Woodcut with Greek and English text. [England, c.1490]
Arch. G e.35(1) 1490 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  26 To them that before this ymage of pyte deuoutly say fyue Pater noster fyue Aueys [and] a Credo pytously beholdyng these armes of [Christ]s passyon ar graunted xxxii M. vii. C. [and] lv. yeres of pardon. MS. Rawl. D 403, fol. 2v 1499 (c.) Print
Woodcut
39 Turris sapiencie legatur ab inferiori asce[n]de[ndo] p[er] seriem l[itte]raru[m] alphabeti.
Johannes Metensis,Turris sapientiae. Woodcut with Latin inscriptions. [Germany, c.1475]
Auct. M 3.16(1) 1475 (c.) Print
Woodcut
  43 [Two lions passant with raised forepaws facing each other] MS. Lat. liturg. f. 4, fol. 217r 1500-1520 Print
Woodcut
  45 Who sum euer deuoutly beholdith. these armys off cristis passyon hat vj.M.vij C lv yeris off pardon:-. MS. Rawl. D 403, fol. 1v 1499 (c.) Print
Woodcut