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Digitized materials from the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) are available in SLA's Digital Library and this corresponding Internet Archive smithsonian collection, which generally excludes natural history subject areas. SLA's digitized natural history materials can be found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) and in the equivalent Internet Archive biodiversity collection.


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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
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"Works of reference consulted": p. [xii]
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Topic: Pottery
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
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by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Sky Meadow Bindery, binder. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
At head of title: E.S. Auscher
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Topics: Pottery, Porcelain
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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by Ensko, Stephen Guernsey Cook, 1896-1969
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Maps show location of silversmiths in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, 1660 to 1800
Topics: Silversmiths, Hallmarks, Silverwork
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
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by Waring, Mary E
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viii, 171 p. : 22 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
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by Butterick Publishing Company
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154 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Knitting
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
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Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
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by Loughridge, R. M. (Robert McGill), 1809-1900
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236 p. : 20 cm
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries -- Creek, Creek language -- Dictionaries -- English
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by New York Embroidery House
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Cover title
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Topic: Embroidery
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by United States. Post Office Department
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"Supersedes the 1948 edition of the Manual of instructions for postal personnel."
Topic: Postal service
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by Grässe, Johann Georg Theodor, 1814-1885; Jaenniche, Friedrich, 1831-1907; Zimmermann, Ernst, 1866-1940
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Includes indexes
Topic: Pottery
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by Bowes, James Lord, 1834-1899
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3 p., l., [v]-ix, [2] p., 1 l., 379 p. 29 cm
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Japanese
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by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
xxviii, 412 p. 19 cm
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Topics: Railroad stations, Railroads
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by Strahan, Edward, 1838-1886
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160 p., [78] p. of plates : 42 cm
Topics: Art, Modern, Painting, Modern, Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions, Painting, Modern -- 19th...
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
xxiii, 449, [1] p. 26 cm
Topics: Freemasons, Symbolism, Eschatology, Religion
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by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
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Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
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by Munsell, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1858-1918
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Cover title
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Topic: Color
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Signatures: pi² A-S⁴ 2A-2B⁴ 2D-2S⁴ 2T⁴ (2T₁+chi₁;± 2T₂) 2U-3D⁴
Topic: Optics
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by Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889; Ware, Charles Pickard, 1840-1921; Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877
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Unaccompanied melodies
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Topics: African Americans, Folk music, Folk songs, English, Spirituals (Songs), Slaves
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vii, [9]-541 p. : 22 cm
Topic: Psychology, Applied
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
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by Austin, Sam C
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131 p. : 17 cm
Topics: Bag punching, Boxing
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by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
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Also published in German in the same year: Gothische Alphabete
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts, E. S., Meister, active 15th...
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by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
viii, 322 p. 16 cm
Topic: Weaving
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by Nash, Joseph, 1809-1878; Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885; Roberts, David, 1796-1864; Dickinson Brothers (Firm)
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statement of responsibility: from the originals painted for H.R.H. Prince Albert, by Messrs. Nash, Haghe and Roberts, R.A. ; published under the express sanction of His Royal Highness Prince Albert, president of the Royal Commission, to whom the work is, by permission, dedicated
Topic: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
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by Laing, J. J; Bradley, John William, 1830-1916. Manual of illuminations
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16th thousand
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
317 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Exhibitions, Mongols -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions, Mongols --...
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Cover title: The book of luck
Topics: Superstition, Fortune-telling
Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously
Topics: Geometry, Music
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topic: Costume
xii, [9]-265 p. incl. front., illus., plates, plans. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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by Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630; Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601; Rudolph II, emperor of Germany, 1552-1612; Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792, former owner. DSI; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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Caspar. M. Bibl. Kepleriana
Topics: Astronomy, Planetary theory
Spine title: Marques postales de la France
Topic: Postmarks
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by Kelly, Bernice M; Stanley, Janet L; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. National Museum of African Art Branch
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Includes indexes
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Topics: Artists, Art, Nigerian
xvi, 747 p. 31 cm
Topics: Plate, Goldwork, Silverwork, Hallmarks
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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xxx, 256 p. : 20 cm
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Topic: Alphabets
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by Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
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[8], xxxii, 245, [3] p., [1] leaf of plates : 27 cm. (4to)
Topic: Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain
statement of responsibility: by Thomas Chippendale
Topic: Furniture
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by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?, author; Bernia, Marco Antonio, active 1638-1661, publisher; Tebaldini, Nicolò, active 1602-1649, printer; Coriolano, Giovanni Battista, -1649, engraver; Ambrosini, Bartolommeo, 1588-1657. Paralipomena accuratissima historiae omnium animalium; Hoeven, J. van der, (Physician), active 1923, former owner; Beckwith, J. Bruce, 1933-, donor; Browning, Nancy Gay, donor; Saintyves, P. (Pierre), 1870-1935, bookseller; Jeremy Norman & Co., bookseller;...
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2 volumes in 1 : 36 cm (folio)
Topics: Teratology, Monsters, Human anatomy, Abnormalities, Human, Animals, Abnormalities, Plants, Natural...
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by Paulis, L
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"Première partie, Dentelles à fil continu. I, Cluny"--Cover
Topics: Bobbin lace, Lace and lace making, Cluny lace
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by Binet, René, 1866-1911; Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926
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statement of responsibility: par René Binet, architecte ; preface de Gustave Geffroy
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art nouveau, Architecture, Interior decoration, Jewelry
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by Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939
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Bibliography: p. 133-137
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by Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855
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XVIII, 668, [10] p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Number theory
Part of the plates printed on both sides
Topics: Cabinetwork, Furniture
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by Morvillo, Anthony, author; Scott, H. L., former owner. DSI; St. Ignatius Mission Print, publisher
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Attributed to Anthony Morvillo
Topics: Nez Percé language, English language
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890; Dollfus-Mieg & Cie
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Première-2me série: 14 x 21 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
Another edition (pirated) was issued in the same year in Frankfurt, Germany, "in Paltheniano"
Topics: Astronomy, Telescopes, Early works to 1800
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by Hardouin, G; Manufacture Parisienne des Cotons L.V. et M.F.A
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Cover title
Topics: Irish crochet lace, Lace and lace making
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by Collier, John, 1850-1934
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Colored plates accompanied by leaves with descriptive letterpress
Topics: Portrait painting, Portraits
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Design Digitized: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library’s Rare Books, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program
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Topic: Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
2 p. l., 1113, [1] p. 23 cm
Topic: Bible. Samoan. 1872
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v. :
Topics: Aeronautics, Aeronautics -- Periodicals
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by Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
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Reprint, with original t.-p., of Amsterdam edition of 1637
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Topic: Indians of North America
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
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by Johnston, Harry, 1858-1927
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Maps on end-papers
Topics: Blacks, Slavery
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Arthur, Anne Knox
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xv, 183 p. 23 cm
Topic: Embroidery
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First published in 1968 under title: The invention of the sewing machine
Topic: Sewing machines
22 pages 32 cm
Topics: Art collections, Leyland, Frederick Richard 1831-1892 -- Art collections -- Catalogs, Leyland,...
31 p., [9] leaves of plates : 27 cm
Topics: Faber-Castell (Firm), Pencil industry
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63 p. 24 cm
Topics: Smocking, Cross-stitch
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by Gelli, Jacopo, 1858-1935
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xii, 535 p. 16 cm
Topic: Bookplates, Italian
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by Goubaud, Adolphe, Madame
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Running title: Guipure d'art
Topic: Battenberg lace
xv, 179 p., 2 l. 28 cm
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks