some classics of early modern philosophy prepared with a view to making them easier to read
digitised images of some of the world’s oldest surviving volumes of printed music
More than 2000 freely accessible, accurately rekeyed texts of English titles printed between 1701 and 1800 (ECCO and Text Creation Partnership).
dedicated to indexing freely-available digital facsimiles of eighteenth-century texts and cross-referencing them to accurate bibliographical reference sources
Edited and unedited texts by women writing from the seventeenth century through the early twentieth century (early modern/c18th collection)
site for early modern English ballads providing full transcriptions and images, search facilities, sung versions of ballads, and background essays
EProseD contains more than 1,600 plays written by more than 350 different authors from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century.
fully searchable version of the key union catalogue for early modern British printed works
Europa Inventa is the first systematic description of medieval/early modern European manuscripts, art works and objects held in Australasian libraries, galleries and museums.
free, high-quality digital texts of Shakespeare’s plays, meticulously edited on the basis of current scholarship; searchable and downloadable
French Emblem Books of the 16th century, along with their Latin versions when appropriate.
digital archive (images and catalogue) of manuscripts of the actor Edward Alleyn (1566-1626)
The Hooke Folio contains extracts from the Royal Society’s Journal Books and rough minutes for the period of Hooke’s secretaryship
This web site is the culmination of a project to make available one of the great florilegias of the 1700s, the Hortus Nitidissimis.
multilingual access to an annotated version of the voluminous correspondence of Mozart and his family (1400 letters)
excerpts from letters written by Simon Taylor, an 18th-century Jamaican slaveholder and plantation owner
Digital edition of the 16th-century editions of John Foxe’s protestant martyrology.
More than 70 original engravings digitised by NLS from the first ever pictorial survey of Scotland, published by military engineer John Slezer in 1693.
High quality scans of Cambridge University Library’s set of 66 proof maps prepared for John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, which was published in 1611/12.
The Jonathan Swift Archive makes available digitized texts of Jonathan Swift’s prose works, transcribed from a great variety of early printed editions.
digitised versions of 17th to 19th century geological literature in the University of Oxford libraries.
Latin Texts of Early Modern Europe projects are dedicated to building a digital library of the humanistic Respublica Litterarum
174 letters of Philip II, King of Spain, from the time of naval war against England and France, 1592 – 1597.
online edition of the letters of William Herle, Elizabethan spy and diplomat
A fully searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets for eighteenth-century London. Includes criminal justice, parish poor relief, hospital and guild records.
a forum for scholars to share information about lost plays in England, 1570-1642
Anthology of English literature, medieval to 18th century
MoEML maps the streets, sites, and significant boundaries of late sixteenth-century and early seventeenth-century London.
collaborative transcription, linkage and enrichment of primary manuscripts from the High Court of Admiralty, London, 1650-1669
database of the material evidence of 15th-century printed books: ownership, decoration, binding, manuscript annotations, stamps, prices, etc.