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First page of Chapter I in John Donne's Pseudo-Martyr.

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Frontispiece of the first edition of Sir Walter Raleigh's The History of the World. Woodcut illustration by Reginold Elstrack. Folio sized image on rag-based paper.

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Cropped image from the Agas Map from the Map of Early Modern London depicting the proximity of the Tower of London to the Thames.

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Square illustration of a turtle from Stories and Legends of Garden Flowers. It walks on the ground with dirt and grass, with mushrooms behind the turtle.

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Section heading for the first part of Donne's Biathanatos, "Of Law and Nature."

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Decorative "B" at the beginning of the Preface in Donne's Biathanatos.

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Decorative "A" at the beginning of the dedication in Donne's Biathanatos.

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Opening page of George Sewell's Sir Walter Raleigh, A Tragedy.

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Cropped image of Simon Brett's woodcut imprint of Antiochus' incestuous relationship with his daughter. In this edition, Brett frequenlty uses comic-book style images to imply the "dumbshows" or mime work which would have likely occurred in the…

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A cropped image of Simon Brett's portrait of an aged Pericles with Crispin Elsted's type-set beneath, all on Zerkal paper. Brett carved the image from wood supplied by Barbarian Press. There are a series of these portraits throughout the book to…

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The right page of a two page spread featuring Simon Brett's engraving of Pericles and Marina being reunited with Thaïsa. This is the second version of the woodcut--the first was rejected by Jan Elsted, who thought Pericles' expression could be more…

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The left cropped image of a two page woodcut spread by Simon Brett featuring Thaïsa reuniting with Pericles and Marina. The type-setting was performed by Crispin Elsted. The paper is Zerkal paper.

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Two Zerkal pages containing images of the courtly dancing scene in Pericles, framed with text. The image on the right page depicts Pericles and Thaïsa's first dance.

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A two page spread of the first storm scene from Pericles printed on two tall quarto size Zerkal pages. Images are printed from woodcuts, engraved by Simon Brett. The type-faces are Poliphilus and Bando.

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A tall quarto sized Zerkal page with a woodcut imprint of the goddess Diana descending upon a sleeping Pericles.

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Two tall, quarto size, Zerkal pages containing portraits of a young Pericles and Thaïsa, with surrounding text. The type-face is Poliphilus and Bando.

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Woodcut imprint of jousting scene from Pericles spanning two tall quarto sized pages of Zerkal paper, surrounding text in Poliphilus and Blado type-face.

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Two Zerkal pages containing an image of Pericles and Marina reuniting after years of separation, surrounded by text. The image came from a woodcut carved by Simon Brett.
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