Early European Books (EEB) traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-color, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources. EEB provides muliple downloading options as PDFs and JPGs. Numerous search limits, especially for images are also available.
Currently, EEB has collections from the Det Kongelige Bibliotek (Royal Library, Copenhagen), Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (National Central Library of Florence), Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands), Wellcome Library (London, UK), and others.
EEB is vast with works in all major European languages and encompasses a wide variety of subjects and disciplines in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences. For example,
an illustrated catalog of monsters, demons, deformities, natural disasters and miraculous events from the 16th century is available: Histoires prodigieuses / Pierre Boaistuau (1568) is available.