Renaissance

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  1. Irritamenta

    Irritamenta: Numismatic Treasures of a Renaissance Collector [Hardback]

    John Cunnally(Author)

    $200.00

    ISBN: 9780897223423
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 31
    Winner of the 2017 Numismatic Literary Guild: Best Book About World Coins Award
    Handsomely bound in red leather, MS Typ 411 is one of thousands of rare editions, manuscripts, and documents in the Houghton Library’s Print... .... Learn More
  2. The Royal Touch in Early Modern England

    The Royal Touch in Early Modern England: Politics, Medicine and Sin [Hardback]

    Stephen Brogan(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9780861933372
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 92
    The royal touch was the religious healing ceremony at which the monarch stroked the sores on the face and necks of people who had scrofula in order to heal them in imitation of Christ. The rite was practised by all the Tudor and Stuart sovereigns ... .... Learn More
  3. A Rothschild Renaissance

    A Rothschild Renaissance: The Waddesdon Bequest [Hardback]

    Dora Thornton(Author)

    $49.50

    ISBN: 9780714123455
    Published by : British Museum Press
    A beautiful and sumptuously illustrated book presenting the highlights of Renaissance court treasures
    This book presents and explores the Waddesdon Bequest, the name given to the Kunstkammer or cabinet collection of Renaissance... .... Learn More
  4. Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland

    Regency in Sixteenth-Century Scotland [Hardback]

    Amy Blakeway(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843839804
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: St Andrews Studies in Scottish History
    Volume: Volume 2
    Three monarchs of Scotland (James V, Mary Queen of Scots, and James VI/I) were crowned during the sixteenth century; each came to the throne before their second birthday. Throughout all three royal minorities, the Scots remained remarkably consist... .... Learn More
  5. Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England

    Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Jennifer Evans(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780861933242
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 89
    It was common knowledge in early modern England that sexual desire was malleable, and could be increased or decreased by a range of foods - including artichokes, oysters and parsnips. This book argues that these aphrodisiacs were used not simply f... .... Learn More
  6. Durer

    Durer [Paperback]

    Guilia Bartrum(Author)

    $16.95

    ISBN: 9780714126920
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), a major artist of the northern Renaissance and celebrity both during his own lifetime and since, was praised by his contemporaries and described shortly after his death as ‘the prince a... .... Learn More
  7. The Lacock Cup

    The Lacock Cup [Paperback]

    Naomi Speakman(Author); Lloyd DeBeer(Author)

    $8.50

    ISBN: 9780714150819
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Objects in Focus
    The Lacock Cup is one of England’s most important silver objects, and has a unique history. Made in the 1430s, it is one of a handful of pieces of secular silver from the Middle Ages, which survived the turmoil of the Reform... .... Learn More
  8. Music in Print and Beyond

    Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to The Beatles [Hardback]

    Craig A. Monson(Editor); Roberta Montemorra Marvin(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781580464161
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 105
    This collection of essays examines the diverse ways in which music and ideas about music have been disseminated in print and other media from the sixteenth century onward. Contributors look afresh at unfamiliar facets of the sixtee... .... Learn More
  9. Records of the Convention of Royal Burghs, 1555; 1631-1648

    Records of the Convention of Royal Burghs, 1555; 1631-1648 [Hardback]

    Alan R. MacDonald(Editor); Mary Verschuur(Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9780906245347
    Published by : Scottish History Society
    Series: Scottish History Society 6th Series
    Volume: Volume 3
    The convention of the royal burghs of Scotland was a national representative assembly of parliamentary towns that was unique in Europe. It met in plenary session at least once every year by the end of the sixteenth century, as well as convening in... .... Learn More
  10. God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720

    God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720 [Hardback]

    Brodie Waddell(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781843837794
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: Volume 13
    The English economy underwent profound changes in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, yet the worldly affairs of ordinary people continued to be shaped as much by traditional ideals and moral codes as by material conditions. This book explor... .... Learn More

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