Image Credits

Sara Coodin:

Patten, William. The calender of Scripture. VVhearin the Hebru, Challdian, Arabian, Phenician, Syrian, Persian, Greek and Latin names, of nations, cuntreys, men, weemen, idols, cities, hils, riuers, [and] of oother places in the holly Byble mentioned, by order of letters ar set, and turned into oour English toong. 1575. [STC 19476 copy 1, fol. 108 recto].

Bible. English. Bishops. The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. Authorised and appointed to be read in churches. [STC 2188, sig. [C6] verso: The Garden of Eden].

Bible. English. Authorized. The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: newly translated out of the originall tongues: & with the former translations diligently compared and reuised, by his Maiesties speciall co[m]mandement. Appointed to be read in churches. [STC 2216, sig. [A5] recto: [p.4] of “The Translators to the Reader”].

Shakespeare, William. The excellent history of the merchant of Venice. VVith the extreme cruelty of Shylocke the Iew towards the saide merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh. And the obtaining of Portia, by the choyse of three caskets. VVritten by VV. Shakespeare. Printed by I. Roberts [i.e. by William Jaggard for Thomas Pavier]. [STC 22297 Copy 3 Bd.w. STC 26101 Copy 3, Title page]

Shakespeare, William. The excellent history of the merchant of Venice. VVith the extreme cruelty of Shylocke the Iew towards the saide merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh. And the obtaining of Portia, by the choyse of three caskets. VVritten by VV. Shakespeare. Printed by I. Roberts [i.e. by William Jaggard for Thomas Pavier]. [STC 22297 Copy 3 Bd.w. STC 26101 Copy 3, B3r]

Shakespeare, William. The excellent history of the merchant of Venice. VVith the extreme cruelty of Shylocke the Iew towards the saide merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh. And the obtaining of Portia, by the choyse of three caskets. VVritten by VV. Shakespeare. Printed by I. Roberts [i.e. by William Jaggard for Thomas Pavier]. [STC 22297 Copy 3 Bd.w. STC 26101 Copy 3, B3v]

Ryan Croft:

Charron, Pierre. Of wisdome three bookes written in French by Peter Charro[n] Doctr of Lawe in Paris. Translated by Samson Lennard. At London: Printed [at Eliot’s Court Press] for Edward Blount & Will Aspley, 1620?. [pg 176]

Charron, Pierre. Of wisdome three bookes written in French by Peter Charro[n] Doctr of Lawe in Paris. Translated by Samson Lennard. At London: Printed [at Eliot’s Court Press] for Edward Blount & Will Aspley, 1620?. [pg 173]

Ambereen Dadabhoy:

Knolles, Richard. The generall historie of the Turkes, from the first beginning of that nation to the rising of the Othoman familie: with all the notable expeditions of the Christian princes against them. Together with the liues and conquests of the Othoman kings and emperours faithfullie collected out of the- best histories, both auntient and moderne, and digested into one continuat historie vntill this present yeare 1603: by Richard Knolles. Printed by Adam Islip, London: 1603.

Bob Hornback:

Willem Janszoon Blaeu. Appendix Theatri A. Ortelii et Atlantis G. Mercatoris. Amsterdam, 1631. [G1015 B5 1631 Cage, details from map of Africa following p. 10]

Miriam Jacobson:

Moryson, Fynes. An itinerary vvritten by Fynes Moryson, gent : first in the Latine tongue, and then translated by him into English: containing his ten yeeres trauell through the tvvelue dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Jtaly, Turky, France, England, Scotland, and Ireland : diuided into III parts…At London: Printed by Iohn Beale, dwelling in Aldersgate street, 1617. [STC 18205 copy 1, p.260 (fol. Y4 verso), detail]

Sandys, George. A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Ægypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and ilands adioyning. London: Printed [by Richard Field] for W: Barrett, 1621. [STC 21727 Copy 2, p. 41, detail]

Sandys, George. A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Ægypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and ilands adioyning. London: Printed [by Richard Field] for W: Barrett, 1621. [STC 21727 Copy 2, p.39 (fol. E2 recto), detail]

Sandys, George. A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Ægypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy, and ilands adioyning. London: Printed [by Richard Field] for W: Barrett, 1621. [STC 21727 Copy 2, p.24 (fol. C6 verso), detail]

Allison Tyndall Locke:

The cover of The Programme, the playbill for the 1871 performance of Othello in Calcutta. Courtesy of the Hiram Stead Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Additional details from the 1871 Othello playbill, including performance duration and ticket prices. Courtesy of the Hiram Stead Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

John Mitchell:

Hayward, John, Sir. The first part of the life and raigne of King Henrie the IIII. Extending to the end of the first yeare of his raigne. Written by I.H. Imprinted at London: By [E. Allde and T. Judson for] Iohn Woolfe, and are to be solde at his shop in Popes head Alley, neere to the Exchange, 1599. [STC 12995 copy 2, title page]

Hayward, John, Sir. The first part of the life and raigne of King Henrie the IIII. Extending to the end of the first yeare of his raigne. Written by I.H. Imprinted at London: By [E. Allde and T. Judson for] Iohn Woolfe, and are to be solde at his shop in Popes head Alley, neere to the Exchange, 1599. [STC 12995 copy 2, p.39 and opp.]

Kyle Pivetti:

Speed, John. A prospect of the most famous parts of the vvorld…London: Printed by Iohn Dawson for George Humble, and are to be sold at his shop in Popes-head Pallace, 1631. [STC 23040, leaf 1 verso-2 recto: “A New and Accurate Map of the World”]

Speed, John. A prospect of the most famous parts of the vvorld…London: Printed by Iohn Dawson for George Humble, and are to be sold at his shop in Popes-head Pallace, 1631. [STC 23040, leaf 5 verso-6 recto (second pagination): The Invasions of England and Ireland"]

Camden, William. Britain, or A chorographicall description of the most flourishing kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland…Londini: [Printed at Eliot’s Court Press] impensis Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1610. [STC 4509 copy 2, p.252: Stonehenge

Matthew Zarnowiecki:

Lusignano, Stefano. Chorograffia, et breue historia vniuersale dell’isola de Cipro : principiando al tempo di Noè per in sino al 1572 per il r.p. lettore Fr. Steffano Lusignano di Cipro dell’Ordine de Predicatori. In Bologna : Per Alessandro Benaccio, 1573. [183–325q, p. 16 recto]

Magno, Alessandro. Account of Alessandro Magno’s journeys to Cyprus, Egypt, Spain, England, Flanders, Germany and Brescia [manuscript], 1557–1565. [V.a.259, fol. 69 recto]

Magno, Alessandro. Account of Alessandro Magno’s journeys to Cyprus, Egypt, Spain, England, Flanders, Germany and Brescia [manuscript], 1557–1565. [V.a.259, fol. 68 verso]

Magno, Alessandro. Account of Alessandro Magno’s journeys to Cyprus, Egypt, Spain, England, Flanders, Germany and Brescia [manuscript], 1557–1565. [V.a.259, fol. 79 recto]