This is an attempt to link to digital copies of the works selected for the 1963 IPEX exhibition held in London and entitled Printing and the Mind of Man that has since been used as a collecting framework for many private collectors and libraries. Unless otherwise noted, library link goes to full digital copy of work.
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1. Bible, in Latin. [Mainz: Johann Gutenberg, Johann Fust & Peter Schoeffer, c.1455]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München
British Library, London
Keio UL, Tokyo
SUB Göttingen
Rare Book Room (Library of Congress copy)

2. Bible, in German. [Strasbourg: Johann Mentelin, 1466]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

3. Saint Augustine (354-430). De Civitate Dei. [Subiaco: Conrad Sweynheym & Arnold Pannartz], 1467.
Bibliothèque Municipale de Bourges

4. Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus (483-565). Instututiones. Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 1468.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

5. Gaius Plinius Secundus (A.D. 23-79). Historia Naturalis. Venice: Johannes de Spira, 1469.
Internet Archive (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève copy)
Dibner Library, Washington, D.C. (3 images)

6. Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19 B.C.). Opera. (a) Rome: Sweynheym & Pannartz [1469]. (b) Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1501.
(a) Internet Archive (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève copy)

7. Saint Augustine (345-430). Confessiones. [Strasbourg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1470]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

8. Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). La Commedia. (a) Foligno: Johan Neumeister & Evangelista Angelini, 1472. (b) Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, Alemanus, 1481.
(a)
Cornell University Libraries, Fiske Dante Collection, Ithaca, NY (3 images)
Haverford College, Haverford, PA (1 image)
(b)
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München
Biblioteca Universitaria de Santiago de Compostella

9. Isidore of Seville (died 636). Etymologiae. [Augsburg]: Günther Zainer, 1472.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

10. Robertus Valturius (1413-84). De Re Militari. [Verona]: Johannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (4 images)
The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (1 image)
The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (1 image; different from above)

11. Avicenna (980-1037). Canon Medicinae. [Strasbourg: Adolf Rusch (the R printer), before 1473]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (book 1)
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (book 2)
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (book 3)
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (book 4)
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (book 5)

12. Mirabilia Romae. [Rome: Adam Rot, 1473?]
Wrocław U

13. Thomas À Kempis (1379 or 1380-1471). De Imitatione Christi. [Augsburg]: Günther Zainer [1473].
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

14. Moses Ben Maimon, known as Maimonides (1135-1204). Moreh Nebukim. Rome: printer unknown, v.1473-5.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

15. Aesop (c.610-c.560 B.C.). (a) Vita et Fabulae. Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 1474. (b) With Italian translation. Naples: Francesco del Tuppo, 1485.
(a)
Bibliothèque nationale, Paris
(b)
Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Bibliothèque nationale, Paris

16. Bede (or Baeda) (673-735). Historia Ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum [Strasbourg: Heinrich Eggesteyn, c.1475].
Universitäts und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt

17. Albertus Magnus (1193-1280). (a) De Mineralibus. [Padua: Petrus Maufer for Antonius de Albricis, 1476]. (b) De Animalibus (edited by Fernandus Cordubensis). Rome: Simon Chardella, 1478.
(a)
Virtual Museum of the History of Minerology (4 images, from private collection)
(b)
Biblioteca de la Universidad de Granada

18. Claudius Ptolemaeus (d. after A.D. 161). Cosmographia. Bologna: Dominicus da Lapis, ‘1462’ [1477]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

19. Vocabulario Italiano-Teutonico. Venice: Adam von Rottweil, 1477.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

20. Dioscorides (first century A.D.). De Materia Medica. Colle: Johannes de Medemblick, 1478.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

21. Guy de Chauliac (1300-68). Chirurgia (in the French version of Nicolaus Panis). Lyons: [Nicolaus Philippi & Marcus Reinhardt for] Barthelemy Buyer, 1478.

22. Regimen Sanitatis Salernitanum. [Cologne: Conrad Winters, 1480?]
Universitäts- und Stadtbibliothek Köln

23. Sir Thomas Littleton (c.1407-81). Tenores Novelli. London: John Lettou & William de Machlinia, [1481].
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, British Library copy) harvard_logo

24. Muhammad Ibn Ahmad, called Averroes (1126-98). Colliget. Ferrara: Laurentius de Rubeis, 1482.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

25. Euclid (fl.c. 300 B.C.). Elementa Geometriae. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 1482.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (dedication copy)
Rare Book Room, via UC Berkeley

26. Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (fl. 27 B.C.). De Architectura. [Roma: Eucharius Silber, 1483-90]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München
Columbia University Library, New York (1 image)

27. Plato (428-347 B.C.). Opera. Florence: Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus, [1484 or 1485]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

28. Leon Battista Alberti (1404-72). De Re Aedificatoria. Florence: Nicolaus Laurentii, 1485.
Architectura, CESR, Tours (Paris BENSBA copy)

29. Sir Thomas Malory (fl. 1470). Thys Noble and Joyous book entytled le Morte Darthur, Nothwythstondyng it treateth of the Byrth, Lyf, and Actes of the sayd Kyng Arthur. Westminster: William Caxton, 1485.
The Morgan Library, New York (1 image)
John Rylands University Library, Manchester (1 image)
John Rylands University Library, Manchester (1 image)
John Rylands University Library, Manchester (1 image)
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, John Rylands copy) harvard_logo

30. Thomas Aquinas (c.1227-74). Summa Theologiae. Basle: [Michael Wenssler], 1485.

31. Homer. Opera. Florence: Bernardus Nerlius, Nerius Nerlius & Demetrius Damilas, [1488/9].

32. Angelo Ambrogini Poliziano (1454-94). Miscellaneorum Centuria Prima. Florence: Antonio Miscomini, 1489.

33. Galen (c. A.D. 130-201). Opera (in the Latin translation by Diomedes Bonardi). Venice: Philippus Pincius, 1490.
Académie nationale de médecine, Paris (v.1)
Académie nationale de médecine, Paris (v.2)

34. Boethius (c. 480-524?). Opera. Venice: Johannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492-

35. Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Epistola de Insulis nuper inventis. [Barcelona: Pedro Posa, 1493]
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Latin edition, Rome, Stephan Plannck, 1493]

36. Johannes de Ketham (fl. c. 1460). Fasciculo di Medicina. Venice: Johannes & Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1493/4.
National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD (19 pages)
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (1495 edition, Latin)

37. Sebastian Brant (1457-1521). Das Narrenschiff. Basle: Johann Bergmann, 1494.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München

38. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.). Opera Omnia (in Greek). 5 vols. Venice: Aldus, 1495-8.
Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid (4 vols.)

39. Marco Polo (1254?-1324). Delle Meravegliose Cose del Mondo. Venice: Johannes Baptista Sessa, 1496.

40. Johannes Müller, called Regiomontanus (1436-76). Epytoma in Almagestum Ptolemaei. Venice: Johannes Hamman, 1496.
Biblioteca de Andalucía
Universitätssternwarte Wien
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (from microfilm)

41. Herodotus (c.484-c.424 B.C.). Historiae. Venice: Aldus, 1502.

42. Montalboddo Fracan (or Fracanzano). Paesi Novamente Retrovati. Vicenza: Henricus Vicentinus, 1507.
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (from microfilm)

43. Desiderius Erasmus (1466?-1536). Moriae Encomium. Erasmi Roterodami Declamatio. [Paris]: Gilles de Gourmont, [1511]
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München (1511 Strassburg 2nd ed.)

44. Hieronymus Brunschwig (c.1430-1512/13) Das Buch der Wahren Kunst zu Distillieren. Strasbourg: [J. Gruniger], 1512.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Bayerishce Staatsbibliothek (1505 ed.)
Bayerishce Staatsbibliothek (1500, first ed.)

45. Nicolaus Cusanus (1401-64). Opera. 3 vols. Paris: Badius Ascensius, 1514.

46. New Testament, in Greek and Latin. Novum Instrumentum omne, diligenter ab Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum & emendatum. Basle: Johannes Froben, 1516.

47. Thomas More (1477/8-1535). Libellus … de Optimo Reipublicae Statu, deque Nova Insula Utopia. [Louvain]: Theodoric Martin, [1516].

48. Plutarch (c.A.D.46-120). Vitae Romanorum et Graecorum. Florence: Philip Giunta, 1517.

49. Martin Luther (1483-1546). An den Christlichen Adel Deutscher Nation; von Christlichen Standes Besserung. [Wittenberg: Melchior Lotter, 1520].
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

50. Henry VIII (1491-1547). Assertio Septem Sacramentorum. London: Richard Pynson, 1521.

51. Das Newe Testament Deutzsch. Wittenberg: [Melchior Lotter, 1522].

52. Bible, Polyglot. 6 vols. Alcala de Henares: Arnald Guillen de Brocar, 1514-16 [1522].
Biblioteca Nacional de España (v.1)
Biblioteca Nacional de España (v.2-3)
Biblioteca Nacional de España (v.4)
Biblioteca Nacional de España (v.5)
Biblioteca Nacional de España (v.6)

53. Desiderius Erasmus (1466?-1536). Colloquia. Basle: Johann Froben, 1524.

54. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528). Underweysung der Messung. Nuremberg: [H. Andreas Formschneider], 1525.
Saxon State Library – Dresden State and University Library (SLUB)

55. Hippocrates (460?-377?). Opera. Rome: Franciscus Minitius Calvus, 1525.
Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de médecine, Paris

56. Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531). Commentarius de Vera et Falsa Religione. Zürich: Christopher Froschauer, 1525.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

57. Francesco Antonio Pigafetta (1491?-1534?). Le Voyage et Navigation faict par les Espaignolz es Isles de Mollucques. Paris: Simon de Colines, [c.1525].

58. The New Testament. Translated into English by William Tyndale. [Worms: Peter Schoeffer, 1525 or 1526].
British Library (1 image)

59. Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529). Il Cortegiano. Venice: Aldus, 1528.

60. Guillaume Budé (1467-1540). Commentarii Linguae Graecae. [Paris]: Jodocus Badius, 1529.

61. Sir Thomas Elyot (c.1490-1546). The Boke named the Governour. London: Thomas Berthelet, 1531.
Early English Books Online (from microfilm) harvard_logo

62. Robert (I) Estienne (1503 or 1504-59). (a) Dictionarium seu Latinae Linguae Thesaurus. Paris: Robert Estienne, 1531. (b) Dictionarium Latino-Gallicum. Ibidem, 1538.
(a)
Bibliothèque nationale de France (from microfilm)

63. Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527). Il Principe. Rome: Antonio Blado, 1532.

64. Marcus Tullius Cicero (100-43 B.C.). Opera Omnia, cum Castigationibus Petri Voctorii. 4 vols. Venice: Giunta, 1534-7.

65. Jean Calvin (1509-64). Christianae Religionis Institutio. Basle: [Thomas Platterus & Balthasar Lasius]. 1536.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (1538 ed.)

66. Niccolo Tartaglia (1500-77). Nova Scientia. Venice: Stephano da Sabio, 1537.

67. William Lily (c.1468-1522). Institutio Compendiaria Totius Grammaticae. London: Thomas Berthelet, 1540.
Early English Books Online (from microfilm) harvard_logo

68. Jean Fernel (1485-1558). De Naturali Parte Medicinae. Paris: [Adam Saulnier for] Simon de Colines, 1542.
Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de médecine, Paris (1554 rev. ed., as part of Medicina)

69. Leonhard Fuchs (1501-66). De Historia Stirpium Commentarii. Basle: Officina Isingriniana, 1542.
Google Books (from Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Octavo Editions

70. Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543). De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium. Nuremberg: Johannes Petreius, 1543.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

71. Andreas Vesalius (1514-64). De Humani Corporis Fabrica. Basle: Johannes Oporinus, 1543.
National Library of Medicine (selected pages)
Google Books (1555 ed., plates same as 1543 ed.)
Octavo Editions (174 pages)

72. Archimedes (287-212 B.C.) Opera Omnia. Basle: Johannes Hervagius, 1544.

73. Conrad Gesner (1516-65). Bibliotheca Universalis. Zurich: Christopher Froschauer, 1545.
Part 1: HAB Wolfenbüttel
Part 2 (1548): HAB Wolfenbüttel
Part 3 (1549): HAB Wolfenbüttel
Appendix (1555): HAB Wolfenbüttel

74. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556). Exercitia Spiritualia. (Translated from the Spanish by A. Frusius) Rome: Antonio Blado, 1548.

75. The Booke of Common Prayer. London: Edward Whitchurch, 1549.
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, original at Huntington Library) harvard_logo

76. Martin Cortes (1532-1589). Breve Compendio de la Sphera y de la Arte de Navegar. Seville: Anton Alvarez, 1551.

77. Conrad Gesner (1516-65). Historia Animalium. 5 vols. Zurich: Christopher Froschauer, 1551-87.
v.1 (1551): SUB Göttingen
v.2 (1586): Google Books
v.3 (1555): SUB Göttingen ; Google Books
v.4 (1558): SUB Göttingen ; Google Books
v.5 (1587): Google Books

78. Michael Servetus (1511-53). Christianismi Restituio. [Vienne: Balthasar Arnollet], 1553.
Google Books (from University of Lausanne)

79. Georgius Agricola (1494-1555). De Re Metallica. Basle: J. Froben & N. Episcopius, 1556.
Archimedes Project
Internet Archive (from University of California) – 2nd ed.?

80. John Knox (1505-71). The First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. [Geneva: Jean Crespin], 1558.
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, original at Huntington Library)harvard_logo

81. Gioseffo Zarlino (1517-90). Le Istitutioni Harmoniche. Venice: printer unidentified, 1558.
Bibliothèque nationale de France (from microfilm)

82. Index Librorum Prohibitorum. Rome: Antonio Blado, 1559.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

83. The Bible and Holy Scriptures. Geneva: Rouland Hall, 1560.
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, original at Huntington Library)harvard_logo

84. Proclamation for the Valuation of certain Base Monies, called Testoons. London: Rychard Jugge and John Cawood, [27 September 1560].

85. Francesco Guicciardini (1483-1540). L’Historia d’Italia (Edited by A. Guicciardini.) Florence: Lorenzo Torrentino, 1561.
The Making of the Modern World (first complete edition of 1567) harvard_logo
Internet Archive (1574 edition, from John Adams library)

86. John Foxe (1516-87). Actes and Monuments of these Latter and Perillous Dayes, touching Matters of the Church. London: John Day, 1563.
Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Variorum Edition Online (title page, calendar & index only)
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, original at the Huntington) harvard_logo

87. Titus Lucretius Carus (c.98-55 B.C.). De Rerum Natura, libri sex, a Dionysio Lambino commentariis illustrati. Paris: Rouille, 1563.
Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes (with annotations by Montaigne)

88. Giorgio Vasari (1511-74). Le Vite de’piu Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori e Architettori. 3 vols. Florence: Giunta, 1568.

89. Henry de Bracton (d.1268). De Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliae. London: Richard Tottel, 1569
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

90. Roger Ascham (c.1515-68). The Scholemaster. London: John Daye, 1570
Hathi Trust

91. Arbraham Ortelius (1527-98). Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: Aegidius Coppenius Diesth, 1570
Biblioteca Virtual del Patrimonio Bibliográfico [1579 ed.]

92. Andrea Palladio (1508-80). I Quattro Libri dell’Architettura. Venice: Domenico de Franceschi, 1570
Houghton Library, Harvard University [16 images]
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg [1581 ed.]

93. Publius Cornelius Tacitus (c. A.D. 55-c. 120). Historiarum et Annalium libri qui exstant, Justi Lipsii studio emendati & illustrati. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1547
Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent
Google Books (same copy as above)

94. (a) Jean Bodin (1530-96). Les Six Livres de la Republique. Paris: Jackques du Puys, 1576. (b) Hubert Languet (1518-81). Vindiciae contra Tyrannos. ‘Edinbergi’ [Basle]: printer unidentified, 1579.
(a) Bibliothèque nationale de France
(b) Universitätsbibliothek Basel

95. Michel de Montaigne (1533-92). Essais. 2 vols. Bordeaux: S. Millanges, 1580.
Bibliothèque nationale de France

96. Francisco Sanchez (?1552-1632). Quod Nihil Scitur. Lyons: Antonius Gryphius, 1581.
Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
Bibliothèque nationale de France (from microfilm)

97. Andreas Caesalpinus (1519-1603). De Plantis. Florence: Giorgio Marescotti, 1583.
 HathiTrust / GoogleBooks (from Universidad Complutense de Madrid) 
Bibliothèque nationale de France (from microfilm)

98. Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540-1609). De Emendatione Temporum. Paris: Mamert Patisson, 1583.
GoogleBooks (from Bavarian State Library)

99. Simon Stevin (1548-1620). De Thiende. Leiden: Christopher Plantin, 1585.
DBNL: Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren (facsimile, 1965)

100. Gerardus Mercator (1512-94). Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi, 3 vols. Duisburg & Düsseldorf: Albertus Busius, [1585]-1595.
Biblioteka Uniwersytecka w Toruniu (1595, colored plates)

101. William Camden (1551-1623). Britannia. London: Radulph Newbery, 1586.
Early English Books Online (from microfilm, original at the British Library)harvard_logo
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (1587 edition)

 

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