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Georg Hoefnagel. Palatium Regium in Angliae Regno appellatum Nonciutz. MC-70.
This hand-colored perspective view of Nonsuch Palace was part of Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum of 1582. Engraved by Georg Hofnagel and colored by hand, the view depicts Queen Elizaberth arriving at Nonsuch Palace. The palace built by Henry VIII in 1538. It was destroyed in 1682 at the order of the mistress of Charles II, who had it pulled down and the materials sold to pay off her gambling debts.
Abraham Ortelius. Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicae : insularum descriptio. MC-59.
The Spider and the Flie by
Call Number: ewis PR2564 .S65 1556
Publication Date: 1556
In insect fable composed by the former tutor of Mary I.
The Doome by
Call Number: Lewis BS646 .B37 1581
Publication Date: 1581
Copiously illustrated apocalyptic natural history translates and adds to Conrad Lycosthenes' Prodigiorum ac ostentorum Chronicon of 1557.
Call Number: [Quarto] BS175 1585
Publication Date: 1585
An early folio edition of the Bishops' Bible.