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This selection of harp scores from the International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University includes items from the 18th century through the early 20th century. Most of the selections are works for solo harp but other duets and small chambers works are included, especial early 19th-century duets for harp and piano. Many of the composers represented in the collection are harpist-composers from the 19th century including François Joseph Naderman, Charles Oberthür, Alphonse Hasselmans,...
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
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1.6M
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This research collection for opera and ballet consists of a selection of print and manuscript scores, libretti, mise en scène, programs, scene designs and other archival documents. The materials date from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Its strengths include scores and performance materials from the French and Italian repertories dating from the late 18th and 19th centuries. Special features include a large collection of copyists’ manuscript scores for the operas of Giovanni Paisiello...
The Victorian Collection
The Victorian Collection
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1,199
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870,832
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The Victorian Collection features a wide assortment of British sociopolitical periodicals published from 1834 to 1900. This material covers such topics as religious revivals and Temperance movements, politics, agriculture, population studies, illustration, family values, and biography. These periodicals were produced and distributed to educate and persuade, so that, in the words of the editor for the Anti-Corn-Law Society, “the public mind may be kept in a state of information and...
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BYU Campus Publications
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582
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1.9M
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This collection contains materials published by Brigham Young University. These publications include the school yearbook (the Banyan), course catalogs and class schedules. The yearbook contains information about campus events and student life, the course catalogs offer descriptions of the various courses offered at Brigham Young University during a given academic year and contain information on degree requirements, and the class schedules provide detail as to what classes where offered when, by...
Topic: Brigham Young University
Special Collections
Special Collections
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789
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27,890
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This is a collection of rare books digitized by the BYU Library Digital Lab. Originals housed in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
BYU Student Newspapers
BYU Student Newspapers
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7,908
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406,957
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This collection contains student newspapers published by Brigham Young University. Early student publications were generally established as journals, with the White and Blue making the transition to a newspaper format in the fall of 1920. Newspaper entries contain information on campus events, sports, university faculty, and student life. Articles on Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are common, with later issues also incorporating national news topics.
BYU Larsen Yellowstone Collection
BYU Larsen Yellowstone Collection
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379,340
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The Larsen Yellowstone Collection has as a core two great private collections of Yellowstone Park publications. The first came to Brigham Young University in 2000, when A. Dean and Jean M. Larsen gave their coll ection of more than 2,000 Yellowstone items to the BYU library's L. Tom Perry Special Collections. At the time of its donation, the Larsen collection was considered one of the premier private collections of Yellowstone material and contained many scarce and unusual items. The companion...
Brigham Young University Music Reference
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154
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430,201
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The Music Reference Collection consists of a number of important publications published during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, primarily in the form of historical dictionaries, encyclopedias, thematic catalogues, collection and music catalogues, and music histories. Publications are predominantly written in English, French, and German and represent a broad spectrum of thought regarding the broad subject of music and its composers. All items in this collection are held by L. Tom...
Topic: music
Brigham Young University
by Haanel, Charles F
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BYU copy missing title page
Topics: Knowledge, Mental power
Arabic Manuscripts at Brigham Young University
Arabic Manuscripts at Brigham Young University
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57
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24,600
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A collection of rare Arabic manuscripts and books dating from the 13th to the 20th centuries. Originals housed in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
Brigham Young University
by Broughton, Luke Dennis, 1828-1898
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Judson Wright Collection, no. 162
Topic: Astrology
European Studies
European Studies
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249
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135,291
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This sub-collection of holdings from the Harold B. Lee Library of Brigham Young University began as a digitization project of documentary sources from World War I, particularly for the diplomatic and political source materials. As its name indicates, however, its focus will continue to broaden as we digitize monographs and materials that include other periods of European history and culture.
Topics: BYU, European Studies
Relief Society Magazine Digital Project
Relief Society Magazine Digital Project
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57
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211,490
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Relief Society Magazine Digital Project The purpose of the Relief Society Magazine, which began in 1914, was to unite women in a bond of common interest, to educate, and enlighten as well as to be an outlet for Mormon women’s own writing. It was the official publication of the Relief Society organization for 57 years. The Relief Society minutes of October 1, 1914 state that the magazine will consist of literary, artistic, and practical articles, designed to improve our minds and beautify our...
Topics: Relief Society Magazine, BYU, Harold B. Lee Library
BYU Sheet Music Collection
BYU Sheet Music Collection
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1,214
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42,819
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A growing selection of early sheet music from the holdings of the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University. These scores consist mostly of popular songs dating from the 18th through the early to mid 20th centuries. The instrumentation is usually piano and voice, but the selection also includes many works for piano solo. The vast majority of the scores were published either in the USA or United Kingdom. Most are English language when lyrics are present. The collection embraces a wide...
BYU Map Collections
BYU Map Collections
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399
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122,601
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This is a collection of maps, atlases, and gazetteers selected by university personnel and library patrons. The images cover multiple centuries, and initially originated from the Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, and Map Collection. Additional materials may be included from other collections and university departments, as time progresses. Wherever possible, maps have been georeferenced using ESRI ArcMap software, and include a World File for use in a GIS. The...
BYU Japanese Rare Books
BYU Japanese Rare Books
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149
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29,291
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When the Harold B. Lee Library purchased 255 Japanese rare books and manuscripts from San Francisco book dealer David Magee as part of a larger acquisition, no one imagined just how unique the collection would be. Spanning from the eighth to the early twentieth century, it includes early examples of printing in Japan, rare maps, and one-of-a-kind scrolls and manuscripts. The collector who brought these items together was California lawyer Harry F. Bruning. Bruning’s careful collecting of...
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Topics: Crests, Heraldry
Brigham Young University
by Kempelen, Béla
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Photocopy
Topics: Nobility, Nobility -- Hungary -- Genealogy, Hungary -- Genealogy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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526
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6,364
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Gathered over the course of fifty years by various L. Tom Perry Special Collections book curators, this selection of over two hundred items of early Utah and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint ephemera includes many of the scarcest items in our collection. The unifying themes of this subcollection are that the items have some portion of printed text and that each item relates to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the settlement and development of Utah. Examples of...
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
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Printed libretto, 8 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
"Authorized text-book of the Temple of Illumination."
Topics: Jesus Christ, Society of Rosicrucians
Brigham Young University
by Czerny, Carl, 1791-1857; Vogrich, Max, 1852-1916
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"Complete and in four books."
Topic: Piano
Brigham Young University
by Baermann, Carl; Langenus, Gustave, 1883-1957
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English text; v.2-3 with German and English text
Topic: Clarinet
Brigham Young University
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Vols. 1-127. 1 v. (Issued in index to Genealogische Handbuch des Adels, v. 1-25; includes index to the journal under its later title); Vols. 1-50. 4 v. (A-Schlayer)(Includes index to the journal under its later title)
Topics: Heraldry, Heraldry -- Germany -- Periodicals, Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals
Arabic Manuscripts at Brigham Young University
by Qurṭubī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, -1273
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360 p. (21 lines) 24 x 16 cm
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Topic: Islamic eschatology -- Early works to 1800
BYU Primrose International Viola Archive
BYU Primrose International Viola Archive
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The Primrose International Viola Ar​chive (PIVA), housed at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, is the official viola archive of both the International Viola Society and American Viola Society. PIVA holds the largest collection in the world of the viola literature. After visiting the archive, Patricia McCarty, international viola soloist and recording artist, stated, “The Primrose Archive is of inestimable value to violists worldwide in our search to rediscover the best music written for...
Arabic Manuscripts at Brigham Young University
by Zamakhsharī, Maḥmūd ibn ʻUmar, 1075-1144
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1000 p. (31 lines) 30 x 20 cm
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Topic: Qurʼan -- Commentaries
Brigham Young University
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Topics: Lettering, Alphabets
Arabic Manuscripts at Brigham Young University
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[662] p. (15 lines) 17 x 12 cm
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Brigham Young University
by Spence, W. Jerome D; Spence, David L
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Topic: Hickman County (Tenn.) -- History
Brigham Young University
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Most vols. have added t.p. showing numbered subseries
Topic: Heraldry
Brigham Young University
by Pierre, Constant, 1855-1918; Conservatoire national de musique et de déclamation (France)
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"Dictionnaire des laureats": p. 684-872
Exponent II Collection
Exponent II Collection
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28,838
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Exponent II, a periodical publication created by Latter-day Saint women including Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and Claudia Bushman, began in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1974. Inspired by the nineteenth-century publication Woman's Exponent created by early Latter-day Saint women in Salt Lake City, Utah. Exponent II uses a feminist lens to explore experiences and topics relevant to Mormon women. This publication is not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The L. Tom Perry...
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Magic, Occultism
First published under title Monita privata Societatis Jesu, Notobrigae, 1612 (i. e. Cracow, 1614) cf. Wetzer und Welte's Kirchenlexikon. 2 aufl. 1886-1901. v. 8, col. 1776
Topics: Jesuits, Monita secreta Societatis Jesu, Anti-Catholicism
Brigham Young University
by Connecticut Historical Society
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Supplements the "Record of service of Connecticut men in the war of the revolution, 1775-1783, " published in 1889, by the Adjutant General's Office of Connecticut. For a further supplement see "Lists and returns of Connecticut men in the revolution, 1775-1783" (Connecticut Historical Society. Collections, v. 12, 1909)
Topic: Connecticut. Militia
Brigham Young University Music Reference
by Norlind, Tobias, 1879-1947
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Paged continuously
Topic: Music
Brigham Young University
by Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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2 v. : 20 cm
Brigham Young University
by Bousquet, N; Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956
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Caption title: N. Bousquet's 36 celebrated studies for cornet
Topic: Cornet
Brigham Young University
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Topics: Manet, Edouard, 1832-1883, Art, French, Post-impressionism (Art)
Brigham Young University
by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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Caxton edition
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Arthur Nicholls Taylor was a prominent Provo Businessman (one of the founders of Dixon-Taylor-Russell Company and other enterprises). He and his wife, Maria Dixon Taylor had eight children (Arthur Dixon, Lynn Dixon, Elton LeRoy, Henry Dixon, Alice Louise, Clarence Dixon, Orson Kenneth, and Ruth Elaine). Among their descendants are bishops, stake presidents, mission presidents, patriarchs, and general authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Books or other records have...
Brigham Young University
by Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574; Giunta, family of printers printer. prt
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Signatures: v.1-2. A-B A-Z AA-ZZ AAA-TTT VVV². v.3, pt.1. * ** *** **** ***** a-z Aa-ZzⴠAaa². v.3, pt.2. [type ornament 1-5] a-e Aaa-Zzz Aaa-QqqqⴠRrrr² Ssss-Zzzz AAaaa-ZZzzz AAAaaa-HHHhhhⴠ(HHHhhhⴠblank)
Topics: Artists, Art
Brigham Young University
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On spine of vol. 2: Fairbairn's book of crests
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Topics: Heraldry, Crests
Brigham Young University
by Gruterus, Janus, 1560-1627; Scaliger, Joseph Juste, 1540-1609; Welser, Marcus, 1558-1614; Gude, Marquard, 1635-1689; Graevius, Joannes Georgius, 1632-1703; Boissard, Jean Jacques, 1528-1602; Burman, Pieter, 1668-1741
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Title in red and black
Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Tironian notes
The Victorian Collection
by Malet, Lucas, 1852-1931
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Lucas Malet is the pseudonym of Mary St. Leger Kingsley Harrison
Topics: Women authors, English, Women novelists, English
BYU Campus Publications
by Brigham Young University; Associated Students of Brigham Young University
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Issue for 1920 called 10th ed. (v. 10 on spine); issues for 1924-1983 called v. 11-69, although numbering does not appear on some v
Topics: Brigham Young University, genealogy
BYU Larsen Yellowstone Collection
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Readers' guide to periodical literature
Topics: Hunting, Fishing
Brigham Young University
by Terry, Richard Runciman, Sir, 1865-1938
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"A list of music suggested for general use in choirs": pp. 201-214
Topic: Church music
BYU Primrose International Viola Archive
by Riley, Maurice W
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2 v. : 24 cm
Topics: Viola -- History, Violists -- Biography
Brigham Young University
by Needham, J; Foster, Vere
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Series title at head of title
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Topics: Trees, Drawing books, Watercolor painting
xi, 9-383, [384], [8] p. : 19 cm
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Topics: Bazaars (Charities), Needlework
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Lombardo, Giuseppe, 1820-1892, composer; Ranzato, Virgilio, 1882-1937, composer
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Printed libretto, 22 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
The Victorian Collection
by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
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Includes index
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[6], 126 leaves of plates (some col.) ; 36 cm
Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Monograms
BYU Campus Publications
by Brigham Young University; Associated Students of Brigham Young University
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Issue for 1920 called 10th ed. (v. 10 on spine); issues for 1924-1983 called v. 11-69, although numbering does not appear on some v
Topics: Brigham Young University, genealogy
Brigham Young University
by Pollitt, Arthur Wermald, 1878-1933
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Topic: Music appreciation
The Victorian Collection
by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930; Paget, Sidney, 1861-1908, ill. ill
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First one volume edition
Topics: Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), Private investigators
Brigham Young University
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Publishers: 1889, R.L. Polk & co.--1890-1906, Polk's Seattle directory co.--1907-19 R.L. Polk & co., inc
Topics: Seattle (Wash.) -- Directories, King County (Wash.) -- Directories
Brigham Young University
by Kempelen, Béla
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Photocopy
Topics: Nobility, Nobility -- Hungary -- Genealogy, Hungary -- Genealogy
BYU Campus Publications
by Brigham Young University; Associated Students of Brigham Young University
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Issue for 1920 called 10th ed. (v. 10 on spine); issues for 1924-1983 called v. 11-69, although numbering does not appear on some v
Topics: Brigham Young University, genealogy
Brigham Young University
by Yusan, Mori
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Text in the Japanese alphabet
Topic: Sea in art
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900, composer; Gilbert, William Schwenck, 1836-1911, librettist
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Printed libretto, 32 p.
Topic: Operas
Brigham Young University
by Wilkinson, Mary Elizabeth McNamara, 1872-
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Topic: Embroidery
Brigham Young University
by Leo, Alan; Leo, Alan. Art of Sythesis
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Originally published: How to judge a nativity, part II
Topic: Astrology
Title of v. 2 varies slightly from that of v. 1
Topics: Lenawee County (Mich.) -- Biography, Lenawee County (Mich.) -- History
Brigham Young University
by Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957
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1 l., 5-[71] p. ; 22 cm
Topics: Art, Aesthetics, Architecture, Painting, Art, Modern -- 20th century
The Victorian Collection
by Edwards, William Henry, 1822-1909
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Listed as first edition
Topic: Natural history
Brigham Young University
by Cosentini, Francesco, 1870- editor; Biblioteca nazionale di Torino
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Catalog of manuscripts held at the Biblioteca nazionale of Turin compiled by Francesco Cosentini
Topics: Biblioteca nazionale di Torino, Manuscripts
Brigham Young University
by St. George, Henry, 1581-1644; Lennard, Samson, -1633; Vivian, J. L. (John Lambrick), 1830-1896; Drake, Henry Holman; College of Arms (Great Britain)
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Includes index
Topics: Heraldry, Visitations, Heraldic
Brigham Young University
by Palma, Ricardo, 1833-1919
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A guisa de proemio -- Juvenilia (1850 á 1860) -- Armonías (1861 á 1865) -- Pasionarias (1865 á 1870) -- Traducciones -- Verbos y gerundios (1870 á 1878) -- Nieblas (1880 á 1906)
Brigham Young University
by Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893
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1 v. (various pagings), [8] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Arabic Manuscripts at Brigham Young University
by Erzurum, Hafiz Darwish Muhammad ibn Ali
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283 leaves (35 lines) 34 x 23 cm
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Topics: Islamic law -- Early works to 1800, Hanafites -- Early works to 1800
Brigham Young University
by Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512; Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), 1830-1916; Columbus, Christopher; Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566
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Introduction.--Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to a "Magnificent lord" [Pietro Soderini]--Letter of Amerigo Vespucci to Lorenzo Pietro F. di Medici.--Evidence of Alonzo de Hojeda respecting his voyage of 1499.--Account of the voyage of Hojeda, 1499-1500, by Navarrete.--Letter of Christopher Columbus to his son.--Letter of Vianelo to the Seigneury of Venice.--Letter of naturalization in favor of Vespucci.--Appointment of Vespucci as chief pilot.--Chapters from Las Casas, which discuss the...
Topics: Hojeda, Alonso de, approximately 1473-approximately 1540, Pinzón, Vicente Yáñez, 1461 or...
T.p. within single rule
Topics: Classical geography, Geography, Ancient