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1 v. (various pagings) : 21 x 32 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Baroque -- France -- Early works to 1800, Decoration and ornament,...
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The Photography Incunabula Collection at the Getty Research Institute
by Catholic Church; Curmer, L. (Henri Léon), 1801-1870; Delaunay, Henri, 1804-1881; Wierix, Antonie, -1604; Wierix, Jan, 1549-approximately 1620; Wierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619; Catholic Church. Liturgy. French
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Part of the illustrations, also a plate, in v. 3 are mounted photographs
Topics: Jesus Christ, Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Decoration...
Boston Public Library
by Catholic Church; Curmer, Henri Léon, 1801-1870; Delaunay, Henri, 1804-1881; Wierix, Antonie, 16th cent; Wierix, Jan, 16th cent; Wierix, Jeronimus, 1553-1619; Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. French
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Vols. 1 and 2 are illuminated throughout. They were originally issued in one hundred monthly parts
Topics: Jesus Christ, Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Decoration...
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Getty Research Institute
by Denis, Ferdinand, 1798-1890
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Title within architectural border; initials
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
On verso of half-title: A Paris, chez l'auteur ; Thierry, graveur ; Buisson, imprimeur-libraire
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Country homes, Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans, Country homes...
Smithsonian Libraries
by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
Boston Public Library
by Brlic-Mazuranic, Ivana, 1874-1938; Copeland, Fanny S. b. 1872; Kirin, Vladimir, ill
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Col. ill. by Vladimir Kirin
Topics: Tales, Fairy tales
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Smithsonian Libraries
by Caus, Salomon de, d. 1626; Nugent, Maria, honoree. DSI; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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statement of responsibility: par Salomon de Caus, ingenieur et architecte de son altesse palatine electorale
Topics: Early works to 1800, Mechanical engineering, Barrel organ, Hydraulic, Caves, Fountains
Getty Research Institute
by Maggi, Giovanni, 1566-1618; Parasacchi, Domenico
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First print is title. Prints [2]-[11] depict existing fountains, identified in the legends. The remainder are designs. Domenico Parasacchi collaborated in this work, according to Bénézit. Most prints are signed in the plate by Maggi and dated 1618
Topics: Fountains, Fountains
Text of v. I-V "probably written by John Kennedy ..., v. VI by A. Haworth, v. VII-X by George Jackson" -- Cf. Stafleu
Topics: Plants, Cultivated, Botany, Flowers
Books to Borrow
by Scott-James, Anne, 1913-2009
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Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 1981
Topics: Cottage gardens, Cottage gardens, England Cottages Gardens, to 1980
The Library of Congress
by Redfield, James W. [from old catalog]
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botanicus
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Topics: Botany, Medical, Brazil, Early works to 1800, Natural history, Pre-Linnean works
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?; Ambrosini, Bartolommeo, 1588-1657, ed
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statement of responsibility: Bartholomævs Ambrosinvs ... opvs concinnauit ... Sumptibus M.A. Bernie
Topics: Snakes, Dragons
Early European Books
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fol. (35 cm.). 3 v. : woodcut illus., ports.
Topic: Birds
Getty Research Institute
by Grandville, J. J., 1803-1847; Delord, Taxile, 1815-1877
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Text by Taxile Delard. Cf. Bib. nat
Topic: French wit and humor, Pictorial
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Text in Latin and German
Topics: Insects, Insects
143 colored plates : 23 cm
Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge. | The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of...
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
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Topics: Botany, Nomenclature, Indexes
Children's Library
by Brumbeau, Jeff; De Marcken, Gail, ill
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When a generous quiltmaker finally agrees to make a quilt for a greedy king but only under certain conditions, she causes him to undergo a change of heart. You can also read a copy of 'The Quilt Makers Gift' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Topics: Quiltmakers, Kings and rulers, Generosity
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Vieillot, L. P. (Louis Pierre), 1748-1831; Vieillot, L. P. (Louis Pierre), 1748-1831; Desmarest, A.-G. (Anselme-Gaëtan), 1784-1838; Blainville, H.-M. Ducrotay de (Henri-Marie Ducrotay), 1777-1850
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Imprint on paper covers: A Paris, Chez F.-G. Levrault; à Strasbourg, même maison; à Bruxelles, à la Librairie parisienne
Topic: Zoology
botanicus
by Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de,1744-1829; Sève, Jacques Eustache de; Audebert, J. B.(Jean Baptiste),1759-1800; Redouté, Henri Joseph; Smith, John Donnell,1829-1928,former owner.DSI
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A re-issue of the plates only of Lamarck's Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature (A Paris : Chez Panckoucke ..., 1791-1823) with a new t.p
Topics: Plants, Plants, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Audebert, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1759-1800; Audebert, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1759-1800. Histoire naturelle et générale des colibris, oiseaux-mouches, jacamars et promerops; Audebert, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1759-1800. Histoire naturelle et générale des grimpereaux et des oiseaux de paradis; Vieillot, L. P. (Louis Pierre), 1748-1831
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Title taken from collective half-title
Topic: Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Audebert, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1759-1800; Audebert, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1759-1800. Histoire naturelle et générale des colibris, oiseaux-mouches, jacamars et promerops; Audebert, J. B. (Jean Baptiste), 1759-1800. Histoire naturelle et générale des grimpereaux et des oiseaux de paradis; Vieillot, L. P. (Louis Pierre), 1748-1831
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Title taken from collective half-title
Topic: Birds
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Building Technology Heritage Library
by John Lucas & Co.
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34 sheets : ill., col. samples ; 10 x 14 cm. in box 11 x 15 x 3 cm., trade catalog
Topics: exterior paint, color samples, Division 09 - Finishes
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Pander, Christian Heinrich, 1794-1865; Alton, Eduard d', 1772-1840; Alton, Eduard d', 1803-1854
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No general t.p.; information supplied NUC pre-56 and Brit. Mus. Cat. (Nat. Hist.). Each Lfg. has its own title
Topics: Skeleton, Anatomy, Comparative
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Henry Collins Brown
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200 pg., ill., 32 cm.;
Topic: Interior decoration -- catalogs
Project Gutenberg
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Book from Project Gutenberg: Scientific American Architects and Builders Edition, No. 26, Dec, 1887
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Brigham Young University
by Craftsman Bungalow Co. (Seattle, Wash.)
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Topic: Bungalows
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
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Cover title
Topics: Paint, House painting, Color in interior decoration
14 p., ill., 23 cm, trade catalog
Topics: paint, Division 09, paints and coatings, varnish, interior decoration
Smithsonian Libraries
by Pearce, Walter John
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Topics: House painting, Interior decoration
Avery Library Architectural Trade Catalogs
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Includes color scheme suggestions and mounted col. paint samples
Topics: Paint, House painting
Building Technology Heritage Library
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12 p., ill, 12 cm, trade catalog
Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09
Building Technology Heritage Library
by E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. Inc.
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16 p., col. illus, 28 cm
Topics: Division 09, painting and coatings, paints, stains, wood finishes, Frank Lloyd Wright
29, [18] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm., trade catalog
Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09
Building Technology Heritage Library
by F. O. Pierce & Co.
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ill. ; 21 cm. x 24 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: exterior painting -- catalogs, Division 09, wall finishes, decorative finishing, exterior finishing
Building Technology Heritage Library
by F. Hammar Paint Co.
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31p., ill., 16 x 22 cm, trade catalog
Topics: paint -- catalogs, Division 09
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Field, Wooster Bard; French, Thomas Ewing
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Topic: Architectural drawing
Getty Research Institute
by Bierbaum, Otto Julius, 1865-1910; Behrens, Peter, 1868-1940; Otto von Holten (Firm)
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"Bei Otto v. Holten in Berlin gedruckt im November und Dezember 1898"--Colophon
Smithsonian Libraries
by Straet, Jan van der, 1523-1605, illustrator; Galle, Philippe, 1537-1612, engraver; Collaert, Jan, 1566-1628, engraver; Mallery, Karel van, 1571-approximately 1635, printer of plates
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Engraved title leaf and 19 numbered prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries
Topics: Engraving, Engraving, Belgian, Inventions, Discovery and exploration
Getty Research Institute
by Germain, Pierre, 1703-1783; Baquoy, Jean Charles, 1721-1777; Caillou, Marguerite, d. 1755; Chereau, Genevieve-Marguerite, d. 1782; Chereau, Jacques-Francʹois, 1742-1794; Pasquier, Jean Jacques, 1718-1785; Roe˜ttiers, Jacques, 1707-1784
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Etched throughout. The plates are chiefly by Jean Jacques Pasquier, some by Jean Charles Baquoy
Topics: Goldwork, Goldwork, Rococo, Silverwork, Silverwork, Rococo, Decoration and ornament, Silverwork,...
Public Library of India
by Anonjnous
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Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi Book Number: 39916 Book Title: Indian patterns Book Author: Anonjnous Book Language: English Number of Pages: 98 Publisher: NA Subject: Indian art; Art, History; Indian painting Source URL: http://asi.nic.in/asi_books/39916.pdf Year:
Topics: Archeological Survey, Indian art, Art, History, Indian painting
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sturm, Jakob, 1771-1848; Illiger, Johann Karl Wilhelm, 1775-1813; Olivier, G. A. (Guillaume Antoine), 1756-1814. Entomologie. Coléoptères. German. Selections; Milcke, T., former owner. DSI
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"Vorrede" in T. 1 is signed at end: Jacob Sturm
Topics: Beetles, Beetles
Getty Research Institute
by Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960, author
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"Dosvoleno t︠s︡enzuroi︠u︡, S.-Peterburg, 24 okti︠a︡bri︠a︡ 1904"--Title page verso
Topics: Alphabet books, Russian language, Cyrillic alphabet, Decoration and ornament, Illustrated...
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The Library of Congress
by Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180; Brown, Walter Lee, 1853-1904, ed
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Title enclosed in ornamental border
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Salviani, Ippolito, 1514-1572; Aretinus, Bernardus, active 1554, illustrator; Lafréry, Antoine, 1512-1577, engraver; Beatrizet, Nicolas, 1507?-1570?, engraver; Harry, Robert R. (Robert Rees), 1926- , former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: Hippolyto Saluiano Typhernate Romae medicinam profitente auctore, Romae MDLIIII
Topics: Early works to 1800, Fishes, Aquatic animals, Cephalopoda, Ichthyology, Cooking (Seafood)
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botanicus
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Wellcome Library
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Plates only (some hand-coloured), dated 1816-28, with front. and pictorial t.p. dated 1823
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Vouga, Émilie Pradès, 1840-1909; Burrage, Albert C. (Albert Cameron), 1859-1931, former owner. IGlcB; Damond & Coulin, publisher; Lithographie Coopérative Zürich, lithographer; Massachusetts Horticultural Society, former owner. IGlcB
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statement of responsibility: par Mme. E. Vouga
Topic: Orchids
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statement of responsibility: By John Anderson.
Topic: Zoology
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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dresser, H. E. (Henry Eeles), 1838-1915; Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912, lithographer; Hanhart, printer of plates
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The plates are signed: J.G. Keulemans lith.; Hanhart imp
Topic: Bee eaters
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909; Wyatt, Claude W. (Claude Wilmott), 1842-1900; Mintern Bros., printer of plates
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Issued in 20 parts (including some double or treble numbers) between Sept. 1885 and Oct. 1894
Topic: Swallows
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Jerdon, T. C. (Thomas Claverhill), 1811-1872; Kistnarajoo, C. V., lithographer; R. E. B., lithographer; Leonard, lithographer; Miller, lithographer; Linn, lithographer; Hunt, Phineas R., 1816-1878, printer; American Mission Press (Madras, India), printer; Reeve Brothers, printer of plates
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Plates variously signed: Printed by Litho. C.V. Kistnarajoo; R.E.B. lith.; Leonard Lith.; Miller Lith; Prel. lith Linn imp.; Reeve Brothers; Reeve (London) imp
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Topics: Birds, Birds
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Royal College of Physicians
by Owen, Richard, 1804-1892; Farre, Arthur, 1811-1887 (Associated Name); Owen, Richard, 1804-1892 (Inscriber); Royal College of Physicians of London
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Aye-aye, Lemur (Genus)
Includes index
Topics: Nurseries (Horticulture), Florida, Catalogs, Tropical plants, Catalogs, Fruit trees, Catalogs,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Bennett, Edward Turner, 1797-1836; Harvey, William, 1796-1866, ill; Branston, Allen Robert, 1778-1827; Wright, George Thomas; Zoological Society of London
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"The literary department has been superintended by E.T. Bennett ... who has arranged for the press the whole of the materials collected from various and authentic sources"--Introduction
Topics: Tower of London (London, England), Animal behavior, Menageries