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Medieval woman with unicornThe Foyle Special Collections library preserves several volumes of incunabula or books from the infancy of printing; the term is properly applied to works printed before 1501 and derives from Latin cunae meaning cradle.

 

 

The list is in date order:

Silius Italicus. Punica. Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 1483.
[Rare Books Collection FOL. PA6695.A2] ISTC 2nd edition: is00507000

Paulus Florentinus. Breviarium totius juris canonici, sive, Decretorum breviarum. Memmingen: Albrecht Kunne, 1486. [Rare Books Collection Z239.5 K9 A7 ] ISTC 2nd edition: ip00180000

Homer [Opera]. Greek. Florence: Bernardus Nerlius and Nerius Nerlius, 18 March 1487/88. [Rare Books Collection FOL. PA4018 A2] ISTC 2nd edition: ih00300000

Guglielmo da Saliceto. Summa conseruationis et curationis. Venice: [s.n.], 1489. [Guy's Hospital Medical Collection Harrisson] ISTC 2nd edition: is00033000

Engraving of loving coupleFrancesco Petrarca. Trionfi, sonetti e canzoni . Venice: Petrus de
Plasiis Cremonensis, dictus Veronensis, 1490. [Rare Books Collection FOL. PQ4477.A3 V4] ISTC 2nd edition: ip00386000 

Hortus Sanitatis. Mainz: Jacob Meydenbach,1491. [St. Thomas's Hospital Medical Collection S2 c.4.] ISTC 2nd edition: ih00486000

Pietro d'Argelata. Cirurgie Petri de la Cerlata. Venice: [s.n.], 1492. [Guy's Hospital Medical Collection Harrisson] ISTC 2nd edition: ia00952000

John of Gaddesden. Rosa Anglica practica medicine a capita ad pedes. Pavia: Franciscus Girardengus and Joannes Antonius Birreta, 24 January 1492 . [St. Thomas's Hospital Medical Collection S2 c.5.] ISTC 2nd edition: ij00326000

Engraved scene from Nuremberg ChronicleHartmann Schedel. Liber chronicarum. (2 copies)
Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 1493. [Rare Books Collection OVERSIZE D17 N91] ISTC 2nd edition: is00307000 

Engraving of Jacob's dream from Bible Bible. Low German. 1494. De Biblie mit vlitigher achtinghe ... Mit vorluchtinghe vnde glose des hochghelerden Postillatoers Nicolai de Lyra ... Lübeck: Steffen Arndes, 1494. [Marsden Collection R2/6] ISTC 2nd edition: ib00638000 

Aristotle. Eis organon Aristotelous. Venice: dexteritate Aldus Manutius, 1495-1498. [Rare Books Collection FOL. PA3890.A2 M2] ISTC 2nd edition: ia00959000

Thesaurus. Cornu copiae & Horti Adonidis. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1496. [Rare Books Collection FOL. PA253 T5] ISTC 2nd edition: it00158000

Apothecary's shop from Hortus sanitatis c1497Hortus sanitatis [Ortus sanitatis]. Strasbourg: Johann Prüss c.1497. [Rare Books Collection Harrod FOL. RS79 HOR] ISTC 2nd edition: ih00487000

Pietro d'Argelata. Cirurgia magistri Petri de Largelata. Venice: per Bonetus Locatellus, 22 February 1497/1498. [KCSMD Historical Collection FOL. RD30.VIG] ISTC 2nd edition: ia00953000

Engraving of King Solomon from 1498 BibleBible. Latin. Vulgate. Biblia cum tabula nuper impressa [et] cum summariis nouiter editis. [Venice]: Simon Bevilaqua, 1498. [Rare Books Collection BS75 B4] ISTC 2nd edition: ib00603000

Guido de Caulico. Cyrurgia Guidonis de Cauliaco : De balneis porectanis ... Venice: per Simonem de Luere, 1499. [Guy's Hospital Medical Collection Harrisson] ISTC 2nd edition: ig00559000

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