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    • 1633

    Compiled by Gerard from works by Turner, Rembert Dodoens, Iacobus Theodorus, Pena and L'Obel, this English botanical book includes numerous woodcuts of plants. The lavishly illustrated title page is engraved by John…

    • 1572

    Maranta of Venosa's work on antidotes to poisons. Only engraved title page has been digitized at this time.

    • 1789

    This work by Antoine Laurent Lavoisier is widely considered the first of its kind in modern chemical literature. Select digitized content includes front cover, frontismatter, woodcut vignettes as well as thirteen…

    • circa 1450 – 1475

    This alchemical miniature is believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and its relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

    • circa 1450 – 1475

    This alchemical miniature is believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and its relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

    • circa 1450 – 1475

    This alchemical miniature is believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and its relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

    • Part of Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity]
    • circa 1450 – 1475

    These three alchemical miniatures are believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and their relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen…

    • 1665

    The engraving on the lower-half of the title page depicts the coat of arms of the Royal Society, founded in November 1660 by royal charter of King Charles II. The coat of arms consists of a shield argent featuring the…

    • 1655

    This work contains a detailed description of the natural history cabinet created by the Danish scientist Ole Worm. The text is divided into four books, the first three dealing with minerals, the plant and animal…

    • 1665

    First edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, the first large work to illustrate microscopical objects, with copperplates engraved by Hooke himself. All 38 copperplates from the volume are digitized here, with…

    • Atalanta Fleeing
    • 1618

    First published in 1617, Michael Maier's alchemical emblem book contains a preface on ancient music and the Greek myth of Atalanta and Hippomenes and consists of 50 engraved emblems, each accompanied by a discourse and…

    • 1893

    Comprehensive book on the ice industry with content and illustrations on the harvesting, cutting and storing of ice; ice house construction; handling, transport and marketing of ice; the use of ice in refrigeration; ice…

    • 1928

    Annual report including the list of directors, executive committee, finance committee and officers of the Vanadium Corporation of America, as well as the "Eighth Annual Report to Stockholders of Vanadium Corporation of…

    • Part of Painting and Decorating Working Methods
    • 1922

    Title page and lesson on the mixing of colored paints from Painting and Decorating Working Methods: A Text Book for the Apprentice and Journeyman House Painter and Decorator. Includes a page of twenty colored paint…

    • 1899

    Plate XIX depicting various forms of bacterium present in urine. The figures are identified as follows:

    Figure 1: Tubercle Bacilli. Stained red, the majority are slightly curved...The other bacteria and the nuclei of…

    • 1899

    Plate IX depicting tissue samples and uric acid crystals in various forms. The figures are identified as follows:

    Figure 1: Shred Of Tissue (part of a tumour) passed with the urine, consisting of closely packed cells…

    • with special reference to their clinical significance
    • 1899

    Cover and three illustrated plates from an English translation of Atlas der klinischen Mikroscopie des Harnes .

    • 1899

    Plate XI depicting various forms of uric acid crystals and deposits. The figures are identified as follows:

    Figure 1: Uric Acid Crystals (comb forms). Spontaneously precipitated.

    Figure 2: Uric Acid. Colourless,…

    • Part of Spectrum analysis six lectures delivered in 1868 before the society of apothecaries of London
    • 1885

    Chromo-lithograph of the Spectra of the Stars and Nebulae compared with the Solar Spectrum and the Spectra of some of the Non-Metallic Elements.

    • Part of Spectrum analysis six lectures delivered in 1868 before the society of apothecaries of London
    • 1885

    Chromo-lithograph of the Spectra of the Metals of the Alkalis and Alkaline Earths, from the Drawings of [Robert] Bunsen and [Gustav] Kirchhoff. With Scale of Wave-Lengths Added.

    Through research conducted in the…

    • Part of Spectrum analysis six lectures delivered in 1868 before the society of apothecaries of London
    • 1885

    Plate depicting the total solar eclipse that occurred in Egypt on May 17, 1882. A passing comet can be seen.

    • 1898

    Illustrated plate depicting the pathogenic micro-organism for bacillus tuberculosis, a diagnostic indicator of tubercular ulceration of the urinary tract. After the work of internist Rudolf von Jaksch (1855-1947).

    • 1898

    Illustrated plate depicting crystallized deposits of ammonium urate in urine after work by Peyer [first name unknown]. As depicted here, such deposits typically consist of dark-brown, spherical masses studded with…