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The Getty Alchemy Collection
The Getty Alchemy Collection
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Getty Alchemy Collection includes books from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries dealing with the art and science of alchemy. Its core is formed by the Manly Palmer Hall collection, acquired in 1995 from the estate of the Los Angeles theosophist, who founded the Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. Originally acquired for its contribution to the history of visual symbolism, alchemy is now...
Topic: Books
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Cover title: The language and poetry of flowers
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers in literature, Quotations, English
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by Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805; Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805. Veneres et Priapi uti observantur in gemmis antiquis
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By Pierre d'Hancarville, according to Barbier, who gives Naples ca. 1771 as probable place and date for the ed. in French only, rather than French and English. Title of present ed. has been changed from that cited by Barbier (Veneres et Priapi uti observantur in gemmis antiquis), and so is probably later
Topics: Erotic art, Gems, Classical, Art, Greco-Roman
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Photography Incunabula Collection at the Getty Research Institute includes books from the 1840s through the 1870s, which are illustrated primarily with salted paper prints or albumen prints. These were the first photographic media viable for publication purposes yet the production of such books was very labor-intensive: the images were printed individually from paper or glass negatives and then mounted...
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by Compton-Rickett, Arthur, 1869-1937
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Illustrated t.-p
Topic: English literature
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43 v. : 30-32 cm
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- Germany -- Periodicals, Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Includes index
Topics: Figure drawing, Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic
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Half-title: Menuisier, ébéniste et layetier
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Woodwork, Byggnadssnickeri
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Binding: vellum; armorial bookplate of the princes of Liechtenstein (Ex Libris Liechtensteinianis) on front pastedown
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Topic: Alchemy
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Final page blank
Topics: Colors, Color guides, Color
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[4] p., 100 leaves of col. plates : 36 cm
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic -- France -- Paris Region, Architecture -- France -- Paris Region -- 19th...
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Bound in 68 vols., 243 manuscripts on the subjects of alchemy, hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, and related arts
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Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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by Tross, Edwin; Bruegel, Pieter, ca. 1525-1569
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Introduction signed: E.T. (i.e. Edwin Tross)
Topic: Rabelais, François, ca. 1490-1553?
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by Donato d'Eremita
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Author further identified on preliminary page 7 as Fra Donato d'Eremita di Rocca d'Evandro dell'Ordine di San Domenico
Topics: Elixir of life, Distillation, Alchemy, Medicinal plants, Medicine, Workshop recipes
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by Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934
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Topic: Magic
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Brief extracts in Latin from writers on alchemy, with commentary in German. Based on Reusner's Pandora of 1582. See Hogart
Topic: Alchemy
Half t.p.: L'ornementation par la plante
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Hogart, Ron Charles. Alchemy, a comprehensive bibliography of the Manly P. Hall Collection of books and manuscripts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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by Kerner, Justinus Andreas Christian, 1786-1862
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vii, 79 p. : 24 cm
Library's copy lacks final blank leaf present in other copies
Topics: Alchemy, Canons, fugues, etc. (Voices), Part songs, Latin, Emblems
62, [2] pages, [9] leaves of plates : 28 cm (4to)
Topics: Botanical illustration, Color, Composition (Art)
Imprint from colophon
Topics: Materia medica, Alchemy, Medicine
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Hudson, Marion
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"Part 1. A graduated course of typical lessons in accordance with the syllabus of the Science and Art Department, South Kensington."
Topics: Brushwork, Painting
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Text and color plates mounted on leaves colored in grey wash.
Topics: Colors, Dyes and dyeing, Coloring matter, Chemistry, Chromatographic analysis, Paper chromatography
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Colling, James Kellaway
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Some plates are photo-lithos
Topics: Architecture, Gothic, Decoration and ornament, Gothic, Architecture
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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xx, 260 p. 25 cm
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Mogul
Issued in 32 fascicles
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Stair building
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by Audsley, W. (William), 1833-1907; Audsley, George Ashdown, 1838-1925
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72 p., 8 leaves of plates : 18 cm
Topics: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval, Illumination of books and manuscripts
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by Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
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xxiv, [25]-348 p. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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by Murúa, Martín de; Cummins, Tom, 1949-; Anderson, Barbara; J. Paul Getty Museum
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Published as a boxed set with: The Getty Murúa : essays on the making of Martín de Murúa's "Historia general del Piru," J. Paul Getty Museum Ms. Ludwig XIII 16 / edited by Thomas B. F. Cummins and Barbara Anderson
Topics: Murúa, Martín de, Ludwig, Peter, 1925-, J. Paul Getty Museum, Incas, Manuscripts, Spanish American
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by Roubo, M. (André Jacob), 1739-1791
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"Table alphabetique, ou, Vocabulaire raisonné", v. 4, p. 1265-1306
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Woodwork, Furniture
The initials E. K., which appear throughout the text, stand for Edward Kelly, Dee's associate
Topics: Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1552-1612, Stefan Batory, King of Poland, 1533-1586, Spiritualism,...
Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
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Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
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by Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Marlborough House (London, England)
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Title within ornamental border in colors
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art objects
Includes index
Topics: Boots, Shoes, Shoe machinery industry
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by Cortambert, Louise
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212 p
Topic: Flower language
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Hessemer, Friedrich Maximilian, 1800-1860, author, artist
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Originally issued in parts
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Islamic decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament,...
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by London, Jack, 1876-1916; Goodwin, Philip R; Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932; Hooper, Charles Edward, 1867- illustrator; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Printer statement from title page verso
Topics: Animal welfare, Feral dogs, Pet theft, Sled dogs, Dogs
Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
110 p. : 33 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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by Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
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by Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924
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p. 403-409 ; 26 cm
Topics: Office buildings, Tall buildings, Architecture, Modern
"Text-books upon architecture and ornament": p. 162
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Huard, Charles, artist
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4 unnumbered pages, 78 unnumbered leaves of plates : 24 cm
Topics: French wit and humor, Pictorial, Caricatures and cartoons -- France, Cartoons, France -- Social...
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by Arrighi, Ludovico degli; Arrighi, Ludovico degli. Modo de temperare le penne con le varie sorti de littere; Carpi, Ugo da, 1480-approximately 1532; Celebrino, Eustachio, ca. 1480-ca. 1555
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Place and date from added title on t.p. verso. It reads: Il modo & regola de scriuere littera corsiua ouer cancellarescha nouamente composto per Lvdovico Vicentino scrittore de breui aplici in Roma nel anno di nra salute MDXXII
Topics: Penmanship, Alphabets, Lettering
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by Ptolemy, active 2nd century; Proclus, approximately 410-485; Ashmand, J. M
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Astrology
46 numb. ℓ. incl. 42 pl. (part col.) 32 x 43 cm
Topic: Initials
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by Machiavelli, Niccolo, 1469-1527; Tassi, Francesco; Tanzini, Reginaldo
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Prepared under the direction of Francesco Tassi; the preface is that by Tanzini of the 1782 and 1796 Florence editions (updated and modernized). See Bertelli & Innocenti, p. cxlv-cxlvi; G. Procacci, Studi sulla fortuna del Machiavelli, p. 401 n
Topics: Political science, Political ethics
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Topics: Monograms, Heraldry
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by Cuervo Márquez, Carlos, 1858-1930
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Vol. 2 has subtitle: Prehistoria y viajes americanos
Topic: Indians of South America
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by Oppenord, Gilles-Marie, 1672-1742; Huquier, Gabriel, 1695-1772
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In 14 parts, each with engraved title-page and imprint
Topics: Architecture, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Colling, James Kellaway
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Some plates are photo-lithos
Topics: Architecture, Gothic, Decoration and ornament, Gothic, Architecture
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by Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1766-1839
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Library's c.2 is bound with: Su i dodici obelischi egizj che adornano la città di Roma / ragionamento di Giovanni Battista Cipriani. Roma : Presso Alessandro Ceracchi, 1823. (84-B30552 c.3)
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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Topic: Querétaro (Mexico) -- History
Published anonymously. Author's name appears in later ed., published: London : W. Tait, 1918
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Topics: Alchemy, Occultism
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by Scappi, Bartolomeo
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Running title: Libro primo-[secondo-sesto libro] di M. Bartolomeo Scappi
Topics: Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549, Julius III, Pope, 1487-1555, Scappi, Bartolomeo, Cookery, Cookery,...
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by Ysendyck, Jules Jacques van, 1836-1901
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Topics: Art, Architecture, Decorative arts
Signatures: a(-a1) b A-5E 5F² 5G(-5G6)
Topics: Warwickshire (England) -- Antiquities, Warwickshire (England) -- Genealogy, Warwickshire (England)...
[1] leaf, [1], 100 leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Gothic, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament --...
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Tabarrini, Marco; Vasari, Giorgio, 1511-1574; Milanesi, Gaetano; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Manuscript. Urb. Lat. 1270
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xx, xlix, 324 p. nar. 4
Topic: Painting
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v. 1. A-K.--v. 2. L-Z.--v. 3. Nachträge und Verzeichnis der Monogramme
Topics: Artists, Art, Dutch, Art, Flemish
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
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Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
Library's copy lacks plate 50
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering
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by Robida, Albert, 1848-1926
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Head and tail pieces
Topics: Twentieth century, Electricity