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Topics: Engraving, Europe, Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art, France, published ca. 1599–1622,...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang Andrew Lang’s Brown Fairy Book (1904) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was one of many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, fairy tales
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Topics: Seed industry and trade Catalogs, Vegetables Seeds Catalogs, Fruit Seeds Catalogs, Celery Seeds...
Canadian Libraries
by Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898; Harland, Henry, 1861-1905
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Edited by Henry Harland with art editors Aubrey Beardsley (vols. 1-4) and John Lane (vols. 5-13). Cf. The Yellow book : a selection / compiled by Norman Denny.
Topics: English literature -- 19th century, Great Britain -- Periodicals
New York Public Library
by Bashford, H. H. (Henry Howarth), Sir, 1880-1961
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Community Texts
by Sarah Simblet
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This book was inspired by my love of gardening, a desire to know more about the structures, forms, and lives of plants, and an opportunity to spend a whole year exploring wild landscapes and the fabulous collections of the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Oxford University Herbaria. These collections generously gave or lent me hundreds of pieces of plants to draw or have photographed for this book. Botany for the Artist features around 550 species, chosen to represent almost every kind...
Topics: Botanical Illustration, Art, Illustration, Flower Painting, Painting
Topic: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
American Libraries
by Margaret Armstrong, John James Thornber
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=qr0YAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The Library of Congress
by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990
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"This special student's edition...is limited to one thousand copies of which this one is number 559."
New York Public Library
by Walker, Dugald Stewart, 1883-1937, ill
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The sunlit sea, a foreword -- Histories -- Stay-at-home heart -- Portraits -- The magic dewdrop -- Cold porridge -- Out of doors -- Dream boats-play
Topics: Short stories, Fairy tales
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
by Bonner, John, 1828-1899; Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919; Conant, Samuel Stillman, 1831-1885?; Schuyler, Montgomery, 1843-1914; Foord, John, 1842-1922; Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908; Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922; Harvey, George Brinton McClellan, 1864-1928; Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937
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"A journal of civilization."
Topic: genealogy
Source: folio
Boston Public Library
by Thompson, Maurice, 1844-1901, author; Stone & Kimball, publisher; John Wilson and Son, printer
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Title in red and black within ornamental border
Topics: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Odes, American
California Digital Library
by Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir, 1860-1943; Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932, ill; Sacker, Amy M., b. 1876, binding designer
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Spec. Coll. copy (with class no. NC973.9) is part of a collection (Collection 1607). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Gullans-Espey Collection of Designer Bookbindings. Item is in box 8. Ex libris Edwin Stanley Atkinson. Olive green cloth, stamped in dark green, blue and gilt, with woodland vignette of a buck silhouetted against a rising moon. Designed by Amy M. Sacker. Signed AMS on upper board. Gift of Charles Gullans and John...
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Topics: Animals, Animals -- Folklore
Cornell University Library
by Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926; Brown, James Roberts; Fincham, H. W. (Henry Walter); Hamilton, Walter, 1844-1899; Hewins, Eben Newell
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Bookplates, American, Bookplates
Boston Public Library
by Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862; Salt, Henry Stephens, 1851-1939, editor; Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917, editor; Chamberlain, Jacob Chester, 860-1905, former owner
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Illustrated t.-p
Spec. Coll. copy: Publisher's tan linen and buff illustrated paper over boards. Gift of Georgia A. Richey. Ex libris Olive Percival
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Boston Public Library
by Mercier, Louis-Sébastien, 1740-1814; Roy, Lucien, author of introduction, etc; Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Book Department) copy: ex libris (BPL bookplate) Alexandre Benois; heavily annotated in margins with additional ms. notes on verso of last leaf
Wellesley College Library
by Dalton, Charles Henry, 1826-1908; Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957
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Signed: C. D. [i.e. Charles Henry Dalton]
Topics: Dalton, James, 1718?-, Dalton family
Wellesley College Library
by Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564; Newell, William Wells, 1839-1907; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957
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Designed by Bruce Rogers
Wellesley College Library
by Lector, Oliver, pseud; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, book designer
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Johnson
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Imaginary letters
"Fifty copies only, printed for the family."
Topics: Normandie family, De Normandie family
California Digital Library
by Seyler, Gustav A. (Gustav Adelbert), 1846-1935
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Topic: Bookplates
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Stránský, Pavel, 1583-1657; Officina Elzeviriana, printer
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Engraved t.p. containing the arms of Frederick, King of Bohemia and Elector Palatine
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Dedicatory remarks and introduction signed by "Ian de Brune, de Ionghe" who made the translation Translation of: De pictura veterum libri tres.  Amsterdam : J. Blaeu,1637 Letter part Dutch, part Latin, signed "Pietro Pauolo Rubeno", p. [xiii]-[xv] Port. of Junius signed: Wenceslaus Hollar fecit, A. van Dijk pinxit Commemorative ill. on final p. depicting "Laurentio Costero" concludes: Adrianus Romanus Tipographus. Ao. MDCXXX Includes bibliographical references...
Topics: Painters, Painting, Ancient, Art, Ancient, Junius, Franciscus, 1589-1677--Portraits, Van Dyck,...
Includes indexes
Topic: Cities and towns
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Boodt, Anselmus de, 1550-1632; Tollius, Adrianus, 17th cent; Laet, Joannes de, 1593-1649. De gemmis et lapidibus libri duo; Theophrastus. History of stones. Latin & Greek
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Original ed. published: Hanoviae : Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium & heredes Ioannis Aubrii, 1609
Topics: Precious stones, Rocks, Fossils
At head of title: Botanical fine art weekly. Index to plates of flowers in Wild Flowers of America is contained in Volume 1., No. 18. This volume (Volume 1, No. 12) contains plates 177-192. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topic: Flowers
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Piggott, Francis Taylor, Sir, 1852-1925
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Printed in Japan
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Bradford, Mary E; Barbour Brothers Company
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Cover title
Topics: Lace and lace making, Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Ashenhurst, Thos. R. (Thomas R.)
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Includes index
Topic: Textile fabrics
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Cover title: Briggs' patent
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Title from spine. Pencil note: "Gravures de 17e siècle". Binding by Champs Stroobants Sr. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Plants in art, Graphic arts--17th century, Decoration and...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Exhibited:"Summer Kimono, The Color of Blue Sky...Morning Pilgrimage," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library, June 22- September 8, 2008. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Costume--Japan, Design, Kimonos, Kimonos--Pattern design, Costume design, Textile industry
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Palliser, Bury, Mrs., 1805-1878
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Bibliography: p. 405-443
Topic: Lace and lace making
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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In portfolio
Topic: Macramé
Books to Borrow
by Rice, Stanley
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Bibliography: p. [262]-263
Topics: Book design, Books Design
Smithsonian Libraries
by Takizawa, Kiyoshi
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Title from mikaeshi
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dolmetsch, H. (Heinrich), 1846-1908
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Plates accompanied by leaves with descriptive letterpress and illustrations not included in pagination
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
At head of title: Arte francés moderno aplicado
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
Electronic reproduction
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
The Frick Art Reference Library
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Reprint. Originally issued:  Wien : 1898. Library has copy no. 88. "Auflage: 1000 Exemplare, davon 350 numerierte Exemplare für die Mitglieder [der Wiener Bibliophilen Gesellschaft] reserviert"--Colophon.
Topics: Wiener Secession -- Exhibitions, Art, Austrian -- Austria -- Vienna -- 19th century -- Exhibitions
The Medical Heritage Library
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Includes index
Topics: Embryology, Embryology
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Ophthalmology, Eye, Ophthalmology, Eye Diseases
The Library of Congress
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Topic: Astronomy
Topic: Astronomy
The Library of Congress
by Smith, William, 1813-1893; Barnum, Samuel W. (Samuel Weed), 1820-1891, ed
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Title vignette
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Derailed passenger cars partly submerged in the Winooski River at West Berlin, near Montpelier, Vermont. Accident caused by the Flood of 1927. Heavy duty railroad crane and locomotive with railroad cars are in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Berlin, Postcards
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640; Aveline, Pierre-Alexandre, ca. 1710-1760; Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Trattato della pittura. Selections
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Attributed to Rubens. Steinitz includes this work in her bibliography, because this part of it incorporates 8 plates from the Trattato and also quotes and/or paraphrases from some of Leonardo's chapters (all with clear references to the origins). Cf. Steinitz, p. 169-170
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Proportion (Art)
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
Osborne Coll.
Topics: Christian ethics, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers with illustrations on upper and lower wrappers
Topic: Birds
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
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Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
New York Public Library
by Ingraham, Corinne, 1887-
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Duke University Libraries, Emblem Books
by Paradin, Claude, 16th cent; Simeoni, Gabriele, 1509-1575
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Original edition (Lyon, 1551) published under title: Dévises héroïques
Topics: Emblems, Devices (Heraldry)
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
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Books from the Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Since the 1940’s the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has been building a collection of emblem books written from 1540-1800, published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England. Emblem books can be considered the multi-media publications of the 16th through the 18th centuries. Each emblem is composed of three constitutive elements - a motto, an illustration or "pictura" in the form...
Getty Research Institute
by Hay, D. R. (David Ramsay), 1798-1866
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Topics: Geometrical drawing, Proportion (Art)
California Digital Library
by Adams, Charles L. (Charles Laban), 1856-1914
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Topic: Mechanical drawing
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by LA FEUILLE, DANIEL DE, 1640-1709
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McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois
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