Illustrations

Printer's device of Peter Schoeffer, 1476
My interest in law book illustrations has led me to study and collect other graphic elements in early printed law books. Some of the most lovely and charming of these are...
Woodcut initial "F"
Those who monitor our Flickr site may have become aware of my latest obsession: woodcut and engraved initial letters. I am compiling examples from our Rare Book Collection in...
Hic iacet lepus, rabbit drawn in the margins of a canon law text.
Part of the fun in dealing with older materials is coming across the occasional doodle or illustration added to the margins. This charming little creature comes from...
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