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Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium
University of Delaware English Department
ECONOMIES

Selected Primary Resources
December 3, 2007

Jesse Rossa | Iris Snyder




This bibliography is focused on books from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries which relate thematically to the topic of economies. This includes a broad range of material including agriculture, travel and exploration, maps, and engineering.





Scriptores rei rusticae.

Libri de re rvstica… [Colophon: Venetiis in aedibvs Aldi, et Andreae soceri mense maio M.D.XIIII]

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Horticulture PA6139 .R8 1514


Koch vnd Kellerei von allenn Speisen vnd Geträncken. Zu Franckfurt am Meyn: Bei Christian Egenolff, Im Jenner, anno 1537.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections R 128.6 .K85


Biringucci, Vannoccio, 1480-1539?

La pyrotechnie. A Paris: Chez Claude Fremy, 1572.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Unidel TN144 .B5 F1572


Gesner, Konrad, 1516-1565.

The newe iewell of health: wherein is contayned the most excellent secretes of phisicke and philosophie. [London]: Printed at London by Henrie Denham, 1576.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections R 128.6 .G44 1576


Besson, Jacques, Dauphinois.

Theatrvm instrvmentorvm et machinarum Iacobi Bessoni ... Lvgdvni: Apud Barth. Vincentium, 1578.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections FOLIO TJ144 B495


Acosta, Cristóbal, ca. 1515-ca. 1592.

Trattato di Christoforo Acosta Africano ... della historia, natvra, et virtv delle droghe medicinali: & altri semplici rarissime, che vengono portati dalle Indie Orientali in Europa...Venetia: Ziletti, 1585.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Horticulture SB91 .A2 C684 1585


Mascall, Leonard, d. 1589.

A profitable booke declaring dyuers approoued remedies, to take out spottes and staines, in silkes, veluets, linnen and woollen clothes. Imprinted at London: By Thomas Purfoote, 1588.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections T44 .M37x 1588


Ramelli, Agostino, 1531-ca. 1600.

Le diverse et artificiose machine. Parigi: [s.n.], 1588.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Folio TJ144 .R3 Non-Circulating


Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598.

Epitome Theatri Orteliani. [Antwerpiae, hac 26. Maij, Anno M.D.LXXXIX. M.H.B.] [i.e. 1589].

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections G1006 .E78


Lewkenor, Samuel.

A discovrse not altogether vnprofitable, nor vnpleasant for such as are desirous to know the situation and customs of forraine cities without trauelling to see them. London : Imprinted by I. W[indet] for Humpfrey Hooper..., 1600.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections LA 627 .L4 1600


Hill, Thomas, b. ca. 1528.

The arte of gardening. London: Imprinted by Edward Allde, 1608.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Horticulture SB453.3 .G7 H48 1608


Estienne, Charles, 1504-ca. 1564.

Maison rustique, or, The countrey farme. London: Adam Islip for John Bill, 1616.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Horticulture folio SB91 .A2 E87 1616


Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.

Cheape and good husbandry for the well-ordering of all beasts, and fowles, and for the generall cure of their diseases. London: Printed by Nicholas Okes for John Harison, 1631.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Horticulture SB91 .A2 M358 1631


Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594.

Atlas novus, sive, descriptio geographica totius orbis. Amstelodami: Apud Henricum Hondium & Joannem Jansonium, 1638.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections folio+ G 1007 .A7 1638


Solís, Antonio de, 1610-1686.

The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. Done into English from the original Spanish of Don Antonio de Solis ... London: Printed for T. Woodward ..., J. Hooke ..., and J. Peele ..., 1724.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections Folio F1230 .S697


Original leaves from famous European books. London: Folio Society, circa 1930.

LOCATION: Morris Library - Special Collections folio+ Z250 .A1 O752x 1900z


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