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Digitized materials from the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) are available in SLA's Digital Library and this corresponding Internet Archive smithsonian collection, which generally excludes natural history subject areas. SLA's digitized natural history materials can be found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) and in the equivalent Internet Archive biodiversity collection.


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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Sky Meadow Bindery, binder. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
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"Works of reference consulted": p. [xii]
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Topic: Pottery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Waring, Mary E
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viii, 171 p. : 22 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
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Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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by New York Embroidery House
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Cover title
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Topic: Embroidery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Butterick Publishing Company
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154 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Knitting
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
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Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
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by Loughridge, R. M. (Robert McGill), 1809-1900
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236 p. : 20 cm
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries -- Creek, Creek language -- Dictionaries -- English
At head of title: E.S. Auscher
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Topics: Pottery, Porcelain
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899; World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
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statement of responsibility: by Chief Pokagon
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Topics: Indians of North America, Indians, Treatment of
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by Bowes, James Lord, 1834-1899
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3 p., l., [v]-ix, [2] p., 1 l., 379 p. 29 cm
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Japanese
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
Another edition (pirated) was issued in the same year in Frankfurt, Germany, "in Paltheniano"
Topics: Astronomy, Telescopes, Early works to 1800
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Smith, Mary, fl. 1766-1780; Jones, William, 1726-1800; Robinson, Nicholas. Christian philosopher; Rowning, J. (John), 1701?-1771. Compendious system of natural philosophy; Weinreb, Ben, 1912-1999, bookseller. DSI; Baxter, Andrew, 1686?-1750; Hodson, Francis, d. 1812; Fletcher, Thomas, fl. 1762-1779; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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Title devised by cataloger
Topics: Early works to 1800, Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
xvi, 747 p. 31 cm
Topics: Plate, Goldwork, Silverwork, Hallmarks
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Kelly, Bernice M; Stanley, Janet L; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. National Museum of African Art Branch
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Includes indexes
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Topics: Artists, Art, Nigerian
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
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Also published in German in the same year: Gothische Alphabete
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts, E. S., Meister, active 15th...
xvi, 291 p. 18 cm
Topic: Witchcraft -- New England
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Laing, J. J; Bradley, John William, 1830-1916. Manual of illuminations
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16th thousand
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously
Topics: Geometry, Music
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Gayet, Albert Jean, 1856-
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Series title also at head of t.-p
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Arab
317 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Exhibitions, Mongols -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions, Mongols --...
xii, [9]-265 p. incl. front., illus., plates, plans. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889; Ware, Charles Pickard, 1840-1921; Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877
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Unaccompanied melodies
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Topics: African Americans, Folk music, Folk songs, English, Spirituals (Songs), Slaves
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
xxiii, 449, [1] p. 26 cm
Topics: Freemasons, Symbolism, Eschatology, Religion
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topic: Costume
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Includes transfer patterns
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by Iribe, Paul, 1883-1935; Poiret, Paul; Meyer, Max, d. 1914, former owner. DSI; Société générale d'impression, printer
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statement of responsibility: racontées par Paul Iribe
Topics: Pictorial works, Specimens, Poiret, Paul, Fashion, Costume design, Stencil work, Art deco
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I. Gotik und renaissance.--II. Das barock.--III. Das rokoko.--IV. Der klassizismus
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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by Goubaud, Adolphe, Madame
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Running title: Guipure d'art
Topic: Battenberg lace
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Each issue illustrated with chromolithographs
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Topics: Nature (Aesthetics), Natural history, Art, Chromolithography, Victorian, Cromolithography
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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xxx, 256 p. : 20 cm
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Topic: Alphabets
315, [1] p. incl. front. 23 cm
Topic: Igbo (African people)
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Arthur, Anne Knox
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xv, 183 p. 23 cm
Topic: Embroidery
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by Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630; Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601; Rudolph II, emperor of Germany, 1552-1612; Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792, former owner. DSI; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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Caspar. M. Bibl. Kepleriana
Topics: Astronomy, Planetary theory
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by Binet, René, 1866-1911; Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926
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statement of responsibility: par René Binet, architecte ; preface de Gustave Geffroy
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art nouveau, Architecture, Interior decoration, Jewelry
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
statement of responsibility: by Thomas Chippendale
Topic: Furniture
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by Paulis, L
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"Première partie, Dentelles à fil continu. I, Cluny"--Cover
Topics: Bobbin lace, Lace and lace making, Cluny lace
viii, 303, [1] pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Sewing, Knitting, Dressmaking -- Pattern design, Tailoring -- Pattern design
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Title from cover
Topic: Engineering
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by Houghton, Walter R. (Walter Raleigh), 1845-1929
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424 p. : 20 cm
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Topic: Etiquette
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
p. 289-416 : 19 cm
Topic: Macramé
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by United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Construction and Repair
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At head of title: Confidential
Topics: Airplanes, Airships, Aerodynamics
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by Ensko, Stephen Guernsey Cook, 1896-1969
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Maps show location of silversmiths in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, 1660 to 1800
Topics: Silversmiths, Hallmarks, Silverwork
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by Wilkie, Harriet Cushman
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48 p. 28 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855
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XVIII, 668, [10] p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Number theory
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Rosenberg, Marc, 1852-1930
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582 p
Topics: Hallmarks, Goldwork
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by Gernsback, Hugo 1884-1967
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Published by: Experimenter Pub. Co.,
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Topics: Technology, Science, Electricity, Electric engineering
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by Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957; Alexander, Samuel N., 1910-1967, former owner. DSI; United States. National Bureau of Standards, former owner. DSI; United States. Army. Ordnance Dept; University of Pennsylvania
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Mimeographed document in looseleaf form, as issued. The leaves are printed on the recto side only
Topic: Electronic digital computers
statement of responsibility: revis'd, design'd, and publish'd by Giacomo Leoni ... ; translated from the Italian original
Topic: Architecture
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Lepape, Georges, 1887-1971
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statement of responsibility: Vues par Georges Lepape
Topics: Poiret, Paul, Fashion, Costume
statement of responsibility: Alles mit grosser Mühe gezeichnet, und auf eigene Unkosten herausgegeben, von der kaiserl. Maj. Oberbauinspectorn, Johann Bernhard Fischers, von Erlachen ; auch kurtzen teutschen und frantzösischen Beschreibungen
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Baroque, Curiosities and wonders
v. p. ; 15 cm
Topics: Prayer-books and devotions, English, Catechisms, Creeds, Catholic Church -- Prayer-books and...
Folded plate in pocket
Topic: Lace and lace making
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Gettens, Rutherford J. (Rutherford John); Usilton, Bertha M
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Smithsonian Institution. Publication 4176
Topics: Archaeology, Art
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by Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939
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Bibliography: p. 133-137
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Grässe, Johann Georg Theodor, 1814-1885; Jaenniche, Friedrich, 1831-1907; Zimmermann, Ernst, 1866-1940
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Includes indexes
Topic: Pottery