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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...
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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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Cover title: The language and poetry of flowers
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Topics: Flower language, Flowers in literature, Quotations, English
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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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by Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934
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Topic: Magic
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Half-title: Menuisier, ébéniste et layetier
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Woodwork, Byggnadssnickeri
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Library's copy has embossed mark of J.H. Sheatter, Bookseller and Stationer, Lancaster, Pa. (recto of leaf facing t.p.)
Topics: Leaves, Pods (Botany), Victoriana in interior decoration
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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?
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
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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
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
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43 v. : 30-32 cm
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- Germany -- Periodicals, Germany -- Genealogy -- Periodicals
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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,...
Library's copy lacks final blank leaf present in other copies
Topics: Alchemy, Canons, fugues, etc. (Voices), Part songs, Latin, Emblems
Includes index
Topics: Stone-cutting tools, Stone-cutting, Stone industry and trade
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Imprint from colophon
Topics: Materia medica, Alchemy, Medicine
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1 online resource (69, 25 pages) :
Topics: Afghan Wars -- Photography -- Exhibitions, Photography -- Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century --...
Includes index
Topics: Figure drawing, Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic
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Final page blank
Topics: Colors, Color guides, Color
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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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2 v. (xxiv, 321, [6], xxiii, [1] p. 37 cm
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[18], 150, [4] p. : 21 cm. (4to)
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Immaculate Conception
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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 Kerner, Justinus Andreas Christian, 1786-1862
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vii, 79 p. : 24 cm
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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xx, 260 p. 25 cm
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Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Mogul
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by Rinn, Louis, 1838-
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Includes index
Topic: Local government
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Lyall, Mary Mills; Lyall, Earl Harvey
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"Dedicated by the Cubies to the Association of American Painters and Sculptors..."--P. [3]
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Topics: Alphabets, Cubism, Art
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by Winckelmann, Johann Joachim, 1717-1768
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"Nella Stamperia di Marco Pagliarini ..."--Colophon
Topics: Albani, Alessandro, 1692-1779, Art, Ancient, Private collections, Albani, Alessandro, 1692-1779 --...
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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...
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Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
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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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 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
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
62, [2] pages, [9] leaves of plates : 28 cm (4to)
Topics: Botanical illustration, Color, Composition (Art)
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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
Includes index
Topics: Boots, Shoes, Shoe machinery industry
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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
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,...
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,...
Date and printer from colophon
Topics: Calligraphy, Alphabets
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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
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Some of the leaves are printed on both sides
Topic: Type and type-founding
Binding: mottled calfskin. Spine gilt tooled, with author & title on red label. Edges gilt rolled. Page edges red
Topic: Astronomy
Half t.p.: L'ornementation par la plante
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
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by Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
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xxiv, [25]-348 p. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
[6], 33, [1] (blank), 27 (i.e., 26), [25], LXI [i.e., LIX], [2] (1 blank) leaves : 31 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Proportion (Art) -- Early works to 1800, Lettering -- Early works to 1800, Lettering, Proportion...
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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
Subtitle varies
Topics: Spanish wit and humor, Sex, Sex, Bawdy poetry, Spanish
"Text-books upon architecture and ornament": p. 162
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873
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Added color t.p.: The encyclopedia of ornament
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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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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Title from cover
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, French wit and humor, Pictorial
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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)
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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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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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 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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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 Arnoult, Nicolas, printmaker, printer; Beaupré, Jean Nicolas, 1795-1869, former owner; Berey, Claude Auguste, active 1689-1722, printer; Bonnart, Henri, 1642-1711, printer; Bonnart, Nicolas, 1637-1718, printmaker; Dieu de Saint-Jean, Jean, 1655-1695, draftsman; Ertinger, Franz, 1640-approximately 1710, printmaker
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golde
Topics: Clothing and dress, Courts and courtiers, Manners and customs
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Microfilm
Topic: England -- Peerage
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by Molière, 1622-1673. Princesse d'Élide; Félibien, André, sieur des Avaux et de Javercy, 1619-1695; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; Bizincourt, M. de; Silvestre, Israël, 1621-1691, engraver; Chauveau, François, 1613-1676, engraver; Mabre-Cramoisy, Sébastien, printer; France. Imprimerie royale, printer
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"A Paris, de l'Imprimerie royale, par les soins de Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, directeur de ladite imprimerie, MDCLXXIV"--Colophon
Topics: Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715, Festivals, Theaters
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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
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by Langley, Batty, 1696-1751; Langley, Batty, 1696-1751. Ancient architecture restored and improved; Langley, T. (Thomas), 1702-1751; Millan, John, d. 1782
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Reissue with new t.p. of the plates of Ancient architecture restored and improved (London, 1742); see ESTC. Plates retain dates 1741 and 1742
Topics: Architecture, Gothic, Architecture
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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
Signatures: a(-a1) b A-5E 5F² 5G(-5G6)
Topics: Warwickshire (England) -- Antiquities, Warwickshire (England) -- Genealogy, Warwickshire (England)...