Browse Exhibits (2 total)

"Romanum museum, sive Thesaurus eruditae antiquitatis" by Michaelis Angeli de La Chausse (1707)


This exhibit features four pages from Michaelis Angeli de La Chausse's Romanum museum, sive Thesaurus eruditae antiquitatis. The book includes many images of Roman emblems, everyday Roman household items, Roman philosophers, and Roman mythological gods and goddesses. The text in the book is in Latin and briefly introduces the images and the objects / people depicted in the images.

Digital photos of selected pages from the original book are published within this exhibit. Belonging to the Tisch Library Special Collections, La Chausse's book was published in 1707. Besides a few stains and slight yellowing, the book is in good condition.

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Blome, “Britannia: or, A geographical description of the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland”


Published in 1687, this books is a geographical account and recording of familial terretories in England, Scotland, and Ireland, including maps and coats of arms. Each coat of arms is represented in a physical territory within the maps of the book. 

Full Title of the work: 

Britannia: or, A geographical description of the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, with the isles and territories their to belonging: and for the better perfecting of the said work, there is added an alphabetical table of names, titles, and seats of the nobility and gentry that each country of England and Wales is or lately was, enabled with: illustrated with a map of each country of England, besides several general ones. 

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