Digital facsimiles of rare books in the Royal Library

Danish books

 Foreign books

Den Danske Rimkrønike (Copenhagen: Gotfred of Ghemen 1495)
The Danish Rhymed Chronicle

Peder Laale: Parabolae (Copenhagen: Gotfred of Ghemen 1506)

Gotfred of Ghemen (ed.): Gudelige Bønner (Copenhagen 1509)
Godly Prayers
With an introduction written for this web edition by Anne Mette Hansen, The Søren Kierkegaard Research Center, University of Copenhagen (in Danish)

Christiern Pedersen: Epistler og evangelier som læses alle søndage (Paris 1515)
(”Jærtegnspostillen”)

Epistles and Gospels which are read all Sundays

Ny tiender ... Om saadanne græsshopper (1542)
New tidings ... Of grasshoppers

Dødedansen ([Copenhagen: Hans Vingaard, between 1552 and 1558])
The Dance of Death

Regne Bog (Wittenberg: Jürg. Rhaw’s heirs 1552)
Arithmetic Book

Broder Russes Historie ([Copenhagen: Hans Vingaard] 1555)
The Story of Friar Rus

Christiern Smed: Wilde Mennisker oc Dyr wdi Indien (Hamburg 1559)
The Savages and Wild Animals of India

Erasmus Lætus: Bucolica (Wittenberg 1560)

Niels Bredal: Børne Speigel (Copenhagen: Mads Vingaard 1568)
Children’s Mirror

Tycho Brahe: De Nova Stella (1573)
(In Danish)

Om det Tiranni som Muscouiteren haffuer bedreffuit i Liffland (Copenhagen: Mads Vingaard [1577?])
On the Tyranny exerted by the Moscovites in Livonia

Ny Tiender Om tho Jesuwiter (Copenhagen: Lorentz Benedicht 1581)
New Tidings of two Jesuits

Tycho Brahe: Astronomiæ instauratæ mecanica (Wandsbek 1598)
This edition is part of a Tycho Brahe web exhibition

Forordning Huorledis i Pest / Blodsot / oc saadanne smitsomme Siugers tid / skal forholdis (1625)
Christian IV’s plague ordinance (in Danish)

Koge-Bog (Copenhagen 1625)
Cookery Book

Hans Nielsøn: Sørgeligt Spectackel oc Vundertegn ... (Copenhagen: Henrich Waldkirch 1625)
Sad spectacle and portent ...

Anders Pedersen Perlesticker a.o.: Vnderlig oc ofuer-naturlig Fødsel ... (Copenhagen: Henrich Waldkirch 1629)
A strange and unnatural Birth ...

Hans Raszmussøn Block: Horticultura Danica (Copenhagen: Peter Hake 1647)

Jørgen Hantsch: Exempla Literarum Georgii Hanschenii, designati typographi ... Academiæ Soranæ (1655)

Thomas Walgenstein Rasmussen: En kort oc Almindelig Bonde Practie Om Afvels-handel (1664)
A short and Common Peasant’s Practice (in Danish)

Niels Stensen (Steno): Canis carchariæ dissectum caput (1667)
(In Danish)

Forordning om Medicis oc Apotecker &c. (1672) 
Chemists’ ordinance of 1672 (in Danish) 

Ole Rømer: Demonstration touchant le mouvement de la lumiere (1676)
(In Danish)

Joh. Philip Bockenhoffer: Exempla Literarum Typographicarum (Copenhagen 1691)

Forordning om de rette nye Almanakker (1699)
Ordinance which introduced the Gregorian calendar into Denmark (in Danish) 

Forordning Anlangende et COLLEGII MEDICI REGII Stiftelse Og Indrettelse I den Kongelige Residentz-Stad Kiøbenhavn. Friderichsberg, den 9. Aprilis, Anno 1740
Ordinance About the Founding and Establishing of a COLLEGIUM MEDICUM REGIUM In the Royal City of Copenhagen. Friderichsberg, the 9th of April, Anno 1740 (in Danish)

Flora Danica (1761-1874)

Georg Christian Oeder: Indbydelsesskriftet til Flora Danica (1761)
Prospectus for Flora Danica (in Danish)

Placat angaaende en forenet medicinsk-chirurgisk Examen m.m., Kjøbenhavn, den 30te Januar 1838
Bill about a united medical-surgical exam (in Danish)

Niels Kjærbølling: Icones ornithologiae scandinavicae (Copenhagen 1851-1856)
Digitization of the illustrations. Part of Birds of Denmark Online (in Danish)

Rudolph Bergh: Om Tatoveringer hos de offentlige Fruentimmer (1891)
On Tattoos of Prostitutes (in Danish)