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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and othe...



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by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
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Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
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Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
Topics: Boys -- Conduct of life, Family
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by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
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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)
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Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed yellow wrapper; illustrated upper wrapper, printed in black and red. Re-sewn
Topic: Foxes
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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Topic: Chickens
Julia Roscoe; or The careless little girl -- The obstinate girl : a family story -- Hector and Peter, or The battle on the beach -- Dangerous sport -- Cruelty to animals; or The boys and the squirrel -- Papa's advice to Herbert; or Good rules for little boys -- Enigma
Topic: Children -- Conduct of life
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Martin, A. C. (Albert Carey), 1913- , interviewee; Laskey, Marlene L., interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 10.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Martin, A. C. (Albert Carey), 1913-, Albert C. Martin and Associates, Architects, Architecture,...
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
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by James, T. H., Mrs
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No. 11 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Hares -- Japan, Deception, Folklore -- Japan
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
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by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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The farm yard alphabet -- Tom Thumb's alphabet -- The child's book of trades -- Little stories for good children
Topics: Gift books, Illustrated children's books, Children's stories, English
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by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
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Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Manzi, Guglielmo, 1734-1821; De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo, 1754-1827
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Dedication signed: Guglielmo Manzi
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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by Very, Lydia L. A. (Lydia Louisa Anna), 1823-1901; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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Topic: Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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Publisher's green printed wrappers. Purchase, Robert Allen Books, 1990
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Topics: Master and servant, Slavery, Christian life
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
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by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-194
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
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Evans
Topics: Children, Children -- Death Religious aspects Christianity, Christian biography, Christian life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Buckler, Caroline; Calder, William M. (William Musgrave), 1932-; Huss, Bernhard
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Friedländer, Paul, 1882-1968, Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
California Digital Library
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Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
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by Haven, Alice B. (Alice Bradley), 1827-1863
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Publisher's green linen-texture cloth over boards, blocked in blind and gold. Upper board and spine detached; in protective case
Topics: Boys, Conduct of life, Voyages to the Pacific coast, Frontier and pioneer life -- California, Gold...
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by Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773; Trusler, John, 1735-1820; Gregory, John, 1724-1773
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Gulick, S.L. Chesterfield bibliography
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Topics: Etiquette, Courtesy, Young women -- Conduct of life, Young men -- Conduct of life
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Publisher's printed peach wrappers
Topic: Birds
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Giffart, Pierre François, b. 1677
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"Though not identical in size and design, this edition is a reprint of Giffart's edition of 1716" (cf. Steinitz, p. 178)
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Bobbett & Hooper; Bross & Bogert; American Tract Society; Orr, Nathaniel; Felter, John D; Whitney, Elias James, b. 1827; Cox, Richardson
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Russet bead grain cloth over boards, blocked in blind and gold; yellow endpapers
Topics: Bible stories, English, Children -- Conduct of life, Christian education of children
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by Cogger, Edward P
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Italian; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua. Italian; Accademia delle scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, publisher
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Alberti's Della pittura and Della statua: p. [119]-202; vita: p. 123-131
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective,...
Moon, M. Harris (1992)
Topic: Birds
California Digital Library
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Children's stories, Coloring books
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed lavender stiff wrappers; re-backed with blue cloth; publishers advertisement on lower wrapper
California Digital Library
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Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
California Digital Library
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Three little kittens -- What is that, mother? -- Welcome, little robin -- The pet lamb -- The captive
Topics: Children and animals, Silhouettes
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August),...
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Feuchtwanger, Marta, interviewee; Weschler, Lawrence, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 50-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Feuchtwanger, Marta, Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958, Bauhaus, Refugees, Jewish, Jews, World War,...
California Digital Library
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Illustrated tan wrappers, printed in orange. Inscription "This book was the property of William Turner Clarke younger brother of Amanda F. Todd. He died at the age of nine years" on upper free endpaper. Ex libris Bernard M. Meeks
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Topics: Conduct of life, Boys
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by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
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The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed, chromoxylographed illustrated wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds
Gumuchian
Topic: Birds
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by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane
Topic: Fables
"Het leven van Leonard da Vinci": p. [x]-xxxiv
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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by Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825
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Evans
Topics: Christian literature for children, Devotional literature, Nature -- Religious aspects Christianity
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
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UCLA's Belt copy is the copy described in Steinitz (Belt 17)
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective, Painters
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Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers with illustrations on upper and lower wrappers
Topic: Birds
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed yellow wrappers; woodcut illustration on upper wrapper
Topic: Birds
Moon, M. Harris(1992)
Topic: Cats
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by Aulnoy, Madame d' (Marie-Catherine), 1650 or 51-1705; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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[v. 1] Prince Desire and Princess Mignonetta -- The beneficent frog / Madame d'Aulnoy -- Blanch and Vermilion -- Toads and diamonds / Charles Perrault -- Graciosa and Percinet / Madame d'Aulnoy -- The Princess Maia / Madame d'Aulnoy -- [v. 2] The white cat -- The master cat, or, Puss in Boots -- Babiola -- Prince Cherry -- [v. 3] Princess Rosetta / Madame d'Aulnoy -- Little Red Riding-Hood / Charles Perrault -- The sleeping beauty in the wood / Charles Perrault -- The fair one with the golden...
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California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed orange-brown wrappers; vignette and bookseller's jingle on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Hawkins, John Sidney, 1758-1842
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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxiv
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901
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NUC pre-1956
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
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Green paper over boards; white cloth backstrip, titled in blue ink by former owner. 38 woodcut emblems, some crudely hand-colored, mounted 2 per page in blank book; most emblems accompanied by caption title comprised of a word, phrase, or sentence.
Topics: Conduct of life, Emblem books, English
California Digital Library
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Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
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by Leighton, John, 1822-1912
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Gumuchian
Topics: Alphabets, English wit and humor, Pictorial, Wit and humor, Juvenile
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by Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888
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NUC Pre-1956
Topic: Jinn
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Corita, 1918-1986; Galm, Bernard; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Corita, 1918-1986, Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.), Serigraphers, Women artists,...
Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Birds, Trials (Murder)
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by Fitz-Gerald, S. J. Adair (Shafto Justin Adair), 1859-1925; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
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Publisher's dark green cloth over boards
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Senex, John, d. 1740
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This is the first English ed. (see Steinitz, p. 159)
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kistler, Lynton R., 1897-1993, interviewee; Ratner, Joanne L., interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 12.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kistler, Lynton R., 1897-1993, Adams, Clinton, 1918-, Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975, Berman, Eugene,...
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
Publisher's printed buff wrappers; illustration on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds
Brown cloth over boards. Inscriptions on paste-downs. Rare bookseller's blurb pasted on upper paste-down
Topic: Animals
California Digital Library
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Dark brown calf over boards
Topics: Conduct of life, Women -- Education
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Giffart, Pierre François, b. 1677
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"This is a reprint of Giffart's edition of 1716" (cf. Steinitz, p. 181)
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
Topic: genealogy