Related Publication and Suggested Reading

Seeing Is Believing: 700 Years of Scientific and Medical Illustration, an 88-page companion to the exhibition written by curators Jennifer B. Lee and Miriam Mandelbaum, includes nearly forty illustrations (some in full color), a checklist of the exhibition, and a selected bibliography. Published in softcover by The New York Public Library, it is available in The Library Shop. Members of the Library receive a ten percent discount on all purchases.

The Library Shop at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street) is open Monday—Saturday, 11 a.m.—6 p.m. The Library Shop in the Mid-Manhattan Library (Fifth Avenue and 40th Street) is open Monday—Friday, 10 a.m.—7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.—6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon—5 p.m. The Library Shop accepts mail orders; call for information: 212.930.0641. To place an online order, visit http://www.thelibraryshop.com.

 

Arthus-Bertrand, Yann. Earth from Above. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999.

Baigrie, Brian S., ed. Picturing Knowledge: Historical and Philosophical Problems Concerning the Use of Art in Science. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996.

Blum, Andre. The Origin and Early History of Engraving in France. New York: Hacker Art Books, 1978.

Blunt, Wilfrid. The Art of Botanical Illustration: An Illustrated History. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1993.

Butterfield, Herbert. The Origins of Modern Science, 1300—1800. New York: The Free Press, 1997.

Cohen, I. Bernard. Revolution in Science. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press, Harvard University Press, 1985.

Crombie, A. C. The History of Science from Augustine to Galileo. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1996.

Gascoigne, Bamber. How to Identify Prints: A Complete Guide to Manual and Mechanical Processes from Woodcut to Ink-jet. London: Thames and Hudson, 1986.

Grant, Edward. The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages: Their Religious, Institutional, and Intellectual Contexts. (Cambridge History of Science series.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Gross, Miriam T. "Classic Illustrated Zoologies (1550—1900) in the Research Collections of The New York Public Library: A Select Bibliography with Commentaries," Biblion: The Bulletin of The New York Public Library, 2, no. 2 (Spring 1994): 19—123.

Harthan, John. The History of the Illustrated Book: The Western Tradition. London: Thames and Hudson, 1997.

Hind, Arthur M. A History of Engraving and Etching from the Fifteenth Century to the Year 1914. 3rd ed. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1963.

Hodges, Elaine R., ed. The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1988.

Howe, Kathleen S. Intersections: Lithography, Photography, and the Traditions of Printmaking. (The Tamarind Papers Series, no. 17.) Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998.

Ivins, William M., ed. How Prints Look. Boston: Beacon Press, 1987.

Johns, Adrian. The Nature of the Book. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Kaku, Michio. Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps & the 10th Dimension. New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Koyré, Alexandre. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994 (reprint of 1968 ed.).

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. 3rd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Levarie, Norma. The Art and History of Books. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1995.

Linda Hall Library. University of Missouri. Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas. The online catalogue was written by William B. Ashworth, Jr. for an exhibition presented at the Linda Hall Library in November 1995—February 1996. A printed version of the catalogue is also available.

Luborsky, Ruth S. and Elizabeth M. Ingram. A Guide to English Illustrated Books, 1536-1603. (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies Series, no. 166.) Tempe, Arizona: MRTS, 1998.

Neugebauer, Otto. The Exact Sciences in Antiquity. 2nd ed. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1969.

The New York Public Library. The Animal Illustrated, 1550—1900. Text by Joseph Kastner, with commentaries by Miriam T. Gross. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991.

The New York Public Library. The Bird Illustrated, 1550—1900. Text by Joseph Kastner, with commentaries by Miriam T. Gross. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988.

The New York Public Library. Nature Illustrated, 1550—1900. Text by Bernard McTigue. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989.

Octavo Corporation. Octavo Digital Rare Book Room. Through partnerships with libraries, institutions, and individual collectors, the Octavo Corporation publishes rare books, manuscripts, and antiquarian printed material in digital formats, including: Galileo Galilei's Sidereus Nuncius (The sidereal messenger), Venice: 1610;

William Harvey's Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus (On the motion of the heart and blood in animals), Frankfurt: 1628; Robert Hooke's Micrographia, London: 1665; and Andreas Vesalius's De Humani Corporis Fabrica (On the fabric of the human body), Basel: 1543.

Ray, Gordon N. The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790-1914. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1992 (reprint of 1976 ed.).

Reese, William S. Stamped with a National Character: Nineteenth Century American Color Plate Books. New York: The Grolier Club, 1999.

Robin, Harry. The Scientific Image: From Cave to Computer. New York: W. H. Freeman & Company, 1993.

Senefelder, Alois. The Invention of Lithography. Sewickly, PA: GATFPress, 1998.

Singer, Charles Joseph. A Short History of Science to the Nineteenth Century. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1997.

Singer, Charles Joseph, and E. Ashworth Underwood. A Short History of Medicine. New York: Oxford University Press, 1962.

Siraisi, Nancy G. Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Tufte, Edward R. Envisioning Information. Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 1990.

Tufte, Edward R. Visual Explanations. Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 1997.

Twyman, Michael. Lithography, 1800—1850. London, New York, and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Vesalius, Andreas. The Illustrations from the Works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1950.

Wax, Carol. The Mezzotint: History and Technique. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996.

Wilson, Daniel G. Lithography Primer. 2nd ed. Sewickly, PA: GATFPress, 1998.

Zweifel, Frances W. A Handbook of Biological Illustration. 2nd ed. (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing & Publishing Series.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

 


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