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Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Sep 19, 2022 Havell, E. B. (Ernest Binfield), 1861-1934
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xx, 260 p. 25 cm
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Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Mogul
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Sep 11, 2022 Mitelli, Giuseppe Maria, 1634-1718
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Place of publication from Bonacini
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Topics: Alphabets, Drawing, Alfabet i konsten, Alphabets -- Early works to 1800, Drawing -- Early works to...
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Sep 11, 2022 Raphael, 1483-1520; Remondini (Firm)
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"Non e che una mal eseguita riunione di fragmenti tolti da diverse parti, con un nome illustre dati all publico"--Cicognara
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Topics: Drawing, Human figure in art, Drawing -- Technique -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800, Human...
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Aug 28, 2022 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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Aug 20, 2022
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Issues for 1889-1891 not numbered but constitute v. 1-3
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Topics: Architecture, Architecture -- Periodicals, Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Periodicals
Privilege dated January 2nd, 1668
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Topics: Human anatomy, Anatomy, Artistic, Human anatomy -- Early works to 1800, Human anatomy -- Atlases --...
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71 p. 28 cm
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Topic: Inscriptions, Latin
One map, "Carta etnografica de Mexico", on folded leaf at end
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Topic: Indians of Mexico
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Jun 7, 2022 Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944
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2 l., 43 pl. obl. 4
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Topic: Drawing -- United States
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Jun 6, 2022 Rehme, Wilhelm
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1 p. l., 20 p. 43 cm
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Topics: Architecture -- Europe, Art nouveau -- Europe, Architecture -- Europe -- 19th century, Architecture...
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May 13, 2022 Heaphy, Thomas Frank, 1813-1873, author; Bayliss, Wyke, Sir, 1835-1906, editor
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80 pages : 28 cm
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Topic: Jesus Christ
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Apr 30, 2022 Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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xi, 54 p., 35 leaves of plates : 19 cm
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
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Apr 29, 2022 Viardot, Louis, 1800-1883
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Cover title: History of painters of all schools..
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Topic: Painters
1 portfolio ([4] p., 90 leaves of plates (some folded)) : 35 cm
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Topics: Storefronts -- France -- Paris, Façades -- France -- Paris, Show windows -- France -- Paris,...
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Apr 8, 2022 Svenska slöjdföreningen
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Some ills. folded
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Apr 8, 2022 Svenska slöjdföreningen
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Some ills. folded
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Apr 8, 2022 Svenska slöjdföreningen
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Some ills. folded
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Apr 8, 2022 Svenska slöjdföreningen
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Some ills. folded
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Apr 8, 2022 Svenska slöjdföreningen
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Some ills. folded
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Binding: vellum; armorial bookplate of the princes of Liechtenstein (Ex Libris Liechtensteinianis) on front pastedown
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Topic: Alchemy
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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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Mar 10, 2022 Planella y Coromina, José, 1804-1890 author, artist
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93 pages, 100 leaves of plates : 22 cm
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Topics: Perspective, Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery
Published in 1614 at Oppenheim and also at London (T. Creede). Reissued in 1625 at London with cancel letterpress t.p., title: De hieroglyphicis aegyptiorvm libri sex (Prostat apud Societatem Londinensem). See Yale Alchemy, 84
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Topic: Alchemy
Signatures: ã e i² A-3O
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Topics: Favereau, Jacques, 1590-1675, Mythology, Classical, in art, Virtues in art, Vices in art, Painting,...
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Feb 15, 2022 Marolles, Michel de, 1600-1681; Bloemaert, Cornelis, 1603-1692; Diepenbeeck, Abraham van, 1596-1675; Brebiette, Pierre, 1598?-1642; Langlois, Nicolas, 17th cent
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Also issued by Antoine de Sommaville. See Brunet
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Topics: Favereau, Jacques, 1590-1675, Mythology, Classical, in art, Painting, European
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Feb 3, 2022 Weyer, Johann, 1515-1588, author; Oporinus, Joannes, 1507-1568, printer
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Signatures: a-z⁸ A-G⁸
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Topics: Demonology, Witchcraft, Magic
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Jan 29, 2022 M.H. Birge & Sons Company, author, designer
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14 leaves of plates : 34 cm
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Topics: M.H. Birge & Sons Company -- Catalogs, Alhambra (Granada, Spain), Wallpaper -- Catalogs,...
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Dec 7, 2021 Spring Gardens Sketching Club (London, England)
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v., plates : 57 cm
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Topic: Architecture -- Designs and plans
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Topics: Architecture -- Portugal, Portugal -- Pictorial works
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"Supplement on Descriptive diagrams showing application of Lincrusta-Walton ornaments for ceilings" (8 plates), issued in 1894, bound in envelope with main volume
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Topics: Fr. Beck & Co, Wall coverings, Lincrusta-Walton, Manufactures, Fr. Beck & Co. -- Catalogs,...
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Oct 19, 2021 Parkinson, John, 1567-1650
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[XVIII] (last blank), 1755 (i.e. 1745 p.) : 35 cm. (fol.)
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Topics: Botany, Botany, Medical
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Aug 28, 2021 Cambridge Camden Society; Ecclesiological Society
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 1841), 2nd ed.; title from caption
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Topics: Church architecture, Church architecture -- Great Britain -- Periodicals
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Aug 28, 2021 Cambridge Camden Society; Ecclesiological Society
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 1841), 2nd ed.; title from caption
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Topics: Church architecture, Church architecture -- Great Britain -- Periodicals
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Aug 28, 2021 Cambridge Camden Society; Ecclesiological Society
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 1841), 2nd ed.; title from caption
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Topics: Church architecture, Church architecture -- Great Britain -- Periodicals
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Each volume has also special t.-p
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Topics: Architecture, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Aug 15, 2021 Gravesande, Willem Jacob 's, 1688-1742; Gravesande, Willem Jacob 's, 1688-1742. Usage de la chambre obscure pour le dessein
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Bound in old sprinkled calf; gilt spine with red gilt leather label
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Topics: Perspective, Camera obscuras
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Jul 19, 2021 Trutat, Eugène, 1840-
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topics: Cinematography, Motion picture projectors
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Includes index
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Topics: Motion pictures, Motion picture projection
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Jul 13, 2021 Harrison, W. Jerome (William Jerome), 1845-1909; Adams, W. I. Lincoln (Washington Irving Lincoln), 1865-1946
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"As 'Chapters in the history of photography,' a large part of this volume was originally published in the Photographic times... Assisted by the author... Mr. W.I. Lincoln Adams ... has arranged the 'Chapters' in their present form."--Pref
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Topic: Photography
332 p. : 19 cm
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Topics: Lantern projection, Projectors
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Jul 7, 2021 Ledermüller, Martin Frobenius, 1719-1769; Winterschmid, Adam Wolffgang; Gleichen-Russwurm, Wilhelm Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1717-1783; Preissler, Johann Justin, 1698-1771
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Library's copy lacks frontispiece in vol. 3, found in some copies
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Topics: Microscopy, Natural history
At head of title: Bibliothèque photographique
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Jun 30, 2021 Expert
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Advertisements: pages 171-195
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Topics: Lantern projection, Lantern projection
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Jun 29, 2021 Gardner, Ernest Arthur, 1862-1939
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Athens (Greece) -- Description and travel, Athens (Greece) -- Antiquities
Signatures: [A]² B-I⁴ K²
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Topics: Drawing, Watercolor painting
Binding: later vellum. Author and title written at head of spine and also tooled in gilt: MAVR. / COSM
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Topics: Astronomy, Cosmography
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Jun 8, 2021 Porta, Giambattista della, approximately 1535-1615
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Library copy bound in old limp vellum; ink title on spine
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Topic: Optics
Vol. 2 has imprint: Herbipoli : Sumptibus Quirini Heyl ... ; Francofurti ad Moenum : Typis Joh. Georgii Drullmanni, anno 1686
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Topics: Optics, Geometrical, Optical instruments
Signatures: A-E F
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Topics: Death, Death in art
Half t.p.: L'ornementation par la plante
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
"C'est la reunion, avec notes additionnelles, des principaux ecrits publies par m. Delisle sur les manuscrits du comte d'Ashburnham. Le but poursuivi est de prevenir le public que cette collection etant composee surtout de pieces volees dan nos bibliotheques, l'Etat ferait saisir et garderait ... ceux de ces mss. qui, achetes en Angleterre, seraient apportes en France."--Vallee, La Bibliotheque nationale, 1894
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Topics: Libri, Guillaume, 1803-1869, Barrois, Jean Baptiste Joseph, 1780-1855, Ashburnham, Bertram...
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Apr 21, 2021
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volumes : 25-31 cm
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Topics: Architecture -- Periodicals, Architecture -- Périodiques, Architecture, Architektur, USA
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Apr 13, 2021 Petit, Victor, 1820?-1874
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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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Apr 13, 2021 Almgren, Oscar; Kungl. Vitterhets, historie och antikvitets akademien
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Sloan candidate
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Topic: Sweden -- Antiquities
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Apr 13, 2021 Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Richter, Jean Paul, 1847-1937
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Added t.-p. in Italian, text in Italian and English
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Topic: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
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Mar 31, 2021 King, R. J. (Richard John), 1818-1879
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"New edition"--Title page, [v. 2-3]
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Topics: Cathedrals, Church architecture, Cathedrals
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Mar 29, 2021 Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543; Lützelburger, Hans, 1495?-1526
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Colophon: Excvdebant Lvgdvni Melchior et Gaspar Trechsel fratres, 1538. The address on the t.p. is that of J. and F. Frellon; see Mortimer
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Topic: Dance of death
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Mar 27, 2021 Veiga, Sebastião Philippes Martins Estácio da, 1828-1891
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topics: Mértola (Portugal) -- Antiquities, Mértola (Portugal) -- History, Portugal -- Antiquities
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Mar 27, 2021 Weichardt, Carl Friedrich Wilhelm, 1846-1906
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Mar 27, 2021 Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques, fl. 1549-1584; Cock, Hieronymus, ca. 1510-1570. Praecipua aliquot romanae antiquitatis ruinarum monimenta; Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques, fl. 1549-1584. Premières études ordres des colomnes; Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques, fl. 1549-1584. Praecipua aliquot romanae antiquitatis ruinarum monimenta; Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques, fl. 1549-1584. Termes; Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques, fl. 1549-1584. Serrurerie; Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques, fl. 1549-1584. Marqueterie;...
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Bound volume consisting of: [1] a suite of 9 plates of column details captioned in Italian, engraved after a suite by Agostino Veneziano and provided by the Bibliothèque Nationale with the title Premières études -- [2] Præcipva aliqvot romanæ antiqvitatis ..., a reduced re-engraving after Hieronymus Cock's publication of the same title, issued in 25 plates of which the volume has 15 -- [3] a series of 12 Termes or Cariatides -- [4] Serrurerie, 21 plates of the locksmith's art of which the...
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Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Roman, Orders, Perspective, Decoration and ornament, Locks and keys,...
209, [1] leaves : 36 cm. (fol.)
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Topics: Mannerism (Architecture) -- Designs and plans, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture...
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Mar 25, 2021 Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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578 p. : 24 cm
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Topics: Needlework, Embroidery, Sewing, Lace and lace making, Crocheting, Knitting, Fancy work
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v. 2. Pittori, miniatori e maestri di legname stuccatori e decoratori in corame
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Topics: Cattedrale di Cremona, Christian art and symbolism
Library's v. 4: "small paper ed."
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Topic: Heraldry
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Feb 7, 2021 Evans, John, Sir, 1823-1908
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Sloan candidate
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Topics: Bronze age -- Great Britain, Bronze age -- Ireland, Great Britain -- Antiquities
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Dec 9, 2020
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Library's holdings include a portfolio of loose plates
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Topics: Architecture, Building
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Dec 3, 2020
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Topics: Architecture, Building
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Nov 4, 2020 Vecellio, Cesare, approximately 1521-1601
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Title page within ornamental border; decorated initials
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Topic: Costume
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Oct 26, 2020 Ruggiero, Michele, 1811-1900
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Includes bibliographical references
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Topic: Excavations (Archaeology)
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Oct 15, 2020 Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916
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viii, 192 p. : 18 cm
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Topic: Peru
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Oct 5, 2020 Wilson, Robert, 1846-1893, author
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Vols. 1-2 and 3-4 paged continuously
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Topics: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901, Queens