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Preface and Ad utilitatem omnium dated: Kampen, 2 September 1848
Topics: Naval art and science, Shipbuilding, Commerce, English language, Foreign exchange, Money, Weights...
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Colling, James Kellaway
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Topics: Architecture, Gothic, Decoration and ornament, Gothic, Architecture
Printed by Antoine Cellier; see colophon
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Topics: Perspective, Mechanical drawing, Perspective -- Early works to 1800, Geometry -- Early works to...
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by Zimmerman, Eugene, 1862-1935, author, illustrator
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96 pages : 20 cm
Topics: Caricatures and cartoons, American wit and humor, Pictorial
"Text-books upon architecture and ornament": p. 162
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Imprint varies. Vol. 2: London : Printed for Henry Brome, 1663. Vol. 3: London : Printed by J.C. for R. Broom, at the signe of the Gun in Ivy-Lane, 1663
Topics: Occultism, Rosicrucians, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
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by Bérain, Jean, 1640-1711; Le Pautre, Jean, 1618-1682; Dolivar, Juan, 1641-1692; Foulc, Edmond, -1916, former owner; Fürstenberg, Hans, former owner; Scotin, Gérard-Jean-Baptiste, 1671-1716; Thuret, Jacques, 1669-1738
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First leaf of the present copy is title avant la lettre; title taken from Berlin. Second leaf is portrait of Bérain dated 1711. Third leaf is section title: Ornemens inuentez par I. Berain et se vendent chez Monsieur Thuret aux Galleries du Louvre; it is sometimes taken as title for the work as a whole when title is blank, as here
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Sepulchral monuments, Funeral decorations
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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
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by Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580
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[10], 110, [2] p., [212] leaves of plates : 41 cm. (fol.)
Topic: Architecture -- Early works to 1800
First published 1754, 2nd ed. 1755
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Furniture design, Furniture
3 v. 29 cm
Topics: Paris (France) -- Social life and customs, Paris (France) -- History, France -- Biography --...
The entry took place 26 August 1660
Topics: Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715, Marie-Thérèse, Queen, consort of Louis XIV, King of...
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by American Art Association
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At head of title: American art galleries
Topic: Vereshchagin, Vasiliĭ Vasilʹevich, 1842-1904
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by Robinson, Stanford Frederick Hudson, 1869-
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Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress
Topics: Bible, Book of Kells, Codex Durmachensis, Lindsfarne Gospels, Miniature painting, Decoration and...
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by Cortambert, Louise
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212 p
Topic: Flower language
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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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by Jubiläums-Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1888 : Vienna, Austria)
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v, 346, iv pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Jubiläums-Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1888 : Vienna, Austria), Industries -- Austria -- Exhibitions,...
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by Ysendyck, Jules Jacques van, 1836-1901
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Topics: Art, Architecture, Decorative arts
[1] leaf, [1], 100 leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Gothic, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament --...
10 unnumbered pages, 126 leaves of plates : 36 cm
Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Monograms, Lettering, Atlas, Druckschrift, Schreibschrift, Buch, Graphisches...
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Sloan candidate
Topics: Indians of Mexico -- Religion, Mexico -- Antiquities, Mexico -- History Conquest, 1519-1540, Mexico...
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by Albertolli, Giocondo, 1742-1839
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First in a series of works on decoration and ornamention which include the artist's Alcune decorazioni di nobili sale ed altri ornamenti, Milano, 1787, and his Miscellanea per i giovani studiosi del disegno, Parte terza, Milano, 1796. Ornamenti diversi also reprinted to accompany 1796 publication
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament -- Italy,...
Date of publication from English Catalogue of Books
Topics: Pavements, Tile, Tiles, Church decoration and ornament, Pavements, Tile -- Ireland, Tiles --...
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by Internationale Kunstausstellung (Munich, Germany), author; Münchener Künstler-Genossenschaft, organizer; Verein Bildender Künstler Münchens "Secession", organizer; Verein Bildender Künstler Münchens "Secession"
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Spelling of "Glaspalaste" varies
Topics: Art, Modern, Art, Internationale Kunstausstellung (Munich, Germany)
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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
[360], 23, [385] p. ; 21 cm. (4to)
Topics: Spanish language -- Dictionaries -- Dutch, Dutch language -- Dictionaries -- Spanish, Spanish...
46 numb. ℓ. incl. 42 pl. (part col.) 32 x 43 cm
Topic: Initials
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Caption title
Topic: Yaguarete-aba (Legend)
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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
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
Signatures: a(-a1) b A-5E 5F² 5G(-5G6)
Topics: Warwickshire (England) -- Antiquities, Warwickshire (England) -- Genealogy, Warwickshire (England)...
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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
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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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First published Rome, 1593 (reprinted Milan, 1602). This is the first illustrated ed. See Praz
Topics: Symbolism in art, Emblems
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Bound in modern boards covered in old marbled paper; leather spine and corners
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Rococo, Decoration and ornament
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by Wiegand, Theodor, 1864-1936; Schrader, Hans, 1869-1948; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
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At head of title: Königliche Museen zu Berlin
Topic: genealogy
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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
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
Title on leaf [10] recto. Leaf [1] recto has title for introd.: Introductorium magne artis generalis reuerendissumi doctoris illuminati magistri Raymundi Lullij ad omnes scientias vtilissimum
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Topics: Philosophy, Medieval, Theology, Numerology
Each part has special t.-p
Topics: Magic, Occultism, Cabala
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by Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852
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In 4 sections: each section preceded by special hand-colored engraved title-pages, which are included in numbering of plates
Topics: Decorative arts, Architecture, Decoration and ornament
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Includes indexes
Topic: Erotic literature
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v. : 39 cm
Topics: Arts, Spanish -- Periodicals, Spanish literature -- Periodicals, Arts, Latin American --...
Edition statement of v. 2: Nouvelle edition
Topics: Atlases, Dutch, Historical geography, Atlases -- Netherlands -- Early works to 1800, Historical...
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by Dodwell, Edward, 1767-1832; Mori, Ferdinando, 1782-1852; Pomardi, Simone, ca. 1760-1830
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Plates by various etchers mostly from drawings by S. Pomardi (some by Dodwell, a few by F. Mori)
Topics: Greece -- Description and travel, Greece -- Geography, Greece -- Antiquities
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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
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
Contains many references to manners and customs of the Indians of Mexico and North America
Topics: Preaching, Rhetoric, Indians of Mexico, Indians of North America
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Celts, Gauls, Druids and druidism
Issued in 32 fascicles
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Stair building
Bound in original printed boards; color illustrations on front and rear boards
Topics: Toys, Amusements
Plates printed on each side
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art, French, Architecture
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267 p
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Cover title
Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Lettering, Calligraphy, Illumination of books and manuscripts
Library's copy lacks plate 50
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering
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by Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528; Dürer, Albrecht, 1471-1528. Unterweisung der Messung
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Place of publication and date from colophon
Topics: Art, Measurement, Geometrical drawing, Lettering, Perspective
110 p. : 33 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Binding: mottled calfskin. Spine gilt tooled, with author & title on red label. Edges gilt rolled. Page edges red
Topic: Astronomy
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[2] leaves, 24 leaves of plates : 26 x 32 cm
Topics: Drawing -- Technique, Drawing -- Study and teaching, Head in art
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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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Title pages of pt. 2-3 have imprint: t'Amsterdam : By Crispijn de Pas, M.D.C.XLIV. Imprint lacking in pts. 4-5
Topics: Drawing, Figure drawing, Proportion (Art), Animals in art, Drawing -- Technique -- Early works to...
Bound with [Il burato, ]. Libro secondo [-quarto] de rechami. [Toscolano, ca. 1532]
Topic: Embroidery
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Revised, expanded and illustrated version of the 1st ed. (Florence : Lorenzo Torrentino, 1550)
Topics: Artists, Art, Italian, Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Artists -- Italy --...
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v. : 40 cm
Topics: Mexico City (Mexico) -- Newspapers, Mexico -- Newspapers, Mexico, Mexico -- Mexico City
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by Japan. Commission impériale à l'Exposition universelle de Paris, 1900; Tronquois, Victor Emmanuel Virgile, 1855-1918; Foukoutci, Mataitci; Ki, Yoshio; Tokyo Teishitsu Hakubutsukan
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Compiled by Mataitci Foukoutci and Yoshio Ki. translated by E. Tronquois. Material collected under the auspices of the Imperial museum at Tokio
Topics: Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France), Art
14 p., [58] leaves of plates : 41 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- History, Decoration and ornament
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Revised, expanded and illustrated version of the 1st ed. (Florence : Lorenzo Torrentino, 1550)
Topics: Artists, Art, Italian, Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Artists -- Italy --...
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Includes index
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Topic: Towers
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by Eyre & Spottiswoode, printer
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Signatures: [A]⁸ B-4A⁸ 4B⁴
Topic: Bible
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2 v
Topic: Exposition universelle d'Anvers (1894)
xxiv, 484 p. : 20 cm
Topic: Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
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by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873 artist
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Plates are executed in lithography or chromolithography
Topics: Lettering, Alphabets, Numerals, Illumination of books and manuscripts
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Includes indexes
Topics: Witt, Cornelis de, 1623-1672, Witt, Johan de, 1625-1672, Dutch War, 1672-1678
Each treatise has special t.p. All are dated 1683 except the last, The tomb of Semiramis, which is dated 1684 like the main t.p. The first treatise also has an added t.p. in Latin, and text in English and Latin on opposite pages
Topic: Alchemy
First published by Luca Jennis (Frankfort, 1625); cf. Hogart
Topic: Alchemy
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Topics: Monograms, Heraldry
Pref., dedication, and author's statement on p. 107 bear dates in Jan., 1564, the year of the 1st ed. 3rd ed. appeared in 1591. See Hogart
Topics: Alchemy, Cabala, Magic