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[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek and Arabic medical books, and three patients waiting to have their urine examined]

[Knight on horseback - an example of the elaborate ornamentation found in books of calligraphy in the 18th Century]

The history of Genghizcan the Great, first emperor of the antient Moguls and Tartars; in four books: containing his life, advancement and conquests; with a short history of his successors to the present time; the manners, customs and laws of the antient Moguls and Tartars; and the late geography of the vast countries of Mogolistan, Turquestan, Capschac, Yugurestan, and the Eastern and Western Tartary. Collected from several Oriental authors, and European travellers; whose names, with an abridgment of their lives, are added to this book. By the late M. Petis de la Croix senior ... and now faithfully tr. into English.

The history of Genghizcan the Great, first emperor of the antient Moguls and Tartars; in four books: containing his life, advancement and conquests; with a short history of his successors to the present time; the manners, customs and laws of the antient Moguls and Tartars; and the late geography of the vast countries of Mogolistan, Turquestan, Capschac, Yugurestan, and the Eastern and Western Tartary. Collected from several Oriental authors, and European travellers; whose names, with an abridgment of their lives, are added to this book. By the late M. Petis de la Croix senior ... and now faithfully tr. into English.

The history of Genghizcan the Great, first emperor of the antient Moguls and Tartars; in four books: containing his life, advancement and conquests; with a short history of his successors to the present time; the manners, customs and laws of the antient Moguls and Tartars; and the late geography of the vast countries of Mogolistan, Turquestan, Capschac, Yugurestan, and the Eastern and Western Tartary. Collected from several Oriental authors, and European travellers; whose names, with an abridgment of their lives, are added to this book. By the late M. Petis de la Croix senior ... and now faithfully tr. into English.

The history of Genghizcan the Great, first emperor of the antient Moguls and Tartars; in four books: containing his life, advancement and conquests; with a short history of his successors to the present time; the manners, customs and laws of the antient Moguls and Tartars; and the late geography of the vast countries of Mogolistan, Turquestan, Capschac, Yugurestan, and the Eastern and Western Tartary. Collected from several Oriental authors, and European travellers; whose names, with an abridgment of their lives, are added to this book. By the late M. Petis de la Croix senior ... and now faithfully tr. into English.

The history of Genghizcan the Great, first emperor of the antient Moguls and Tartars; in four books: containing his life, advancement and conquests; with a short history of his successors to the present time; the manners, customs and laws of the antient Moguls and Tartars; and the late geography of the vast countries of Mogolistan, Turquestan, Capschac, Yugurestan, and the Eastern and Western Tartary. Collected from several Oriental authors, and European travellers; whose names, with an abridgment of their lives, are added to this book. By the late M. Petis de la Croix senior ... and now faithfully tr. into English.

[Beauty holding a book]

[Title page of Diderot's Encyclopedie, vol. 1, with angel amidst books, globes, measuring tools, and other instruments]

Observations relative to the manufacture of paper and printed books in the Province of Pennysylvania. [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1773].

Just published a catalogue of new books, sold wholesale and retail by W. Spotswood, printer & bookseller; Front-Street, West-side, between Market and Chestnut-Streets, next door but one to the Custom-House .... [Philadelphia: W. Spotswood, 178-?

Thomas Jefferson, May 10, 1784, Account of Books Sold to James Monroe

John Daman, August 7, 1786, Bill of Lading for Books Shipped from London to Thomas Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson to Foulloy, July 9, 1788, Silas Deane's Books

Thomas Jefferson to Foulloy, July 4, 1788, Receipt for Silas Deane's Books

[Title page for Catalogue of Books, Maps and, Charts, belonging to the Library of the Two Houses of Congress, April 1802, Washington City: Printed by William Duane]

George W. Erving, March 8, 1804, Books Bought from J. Johnson

To the Senate and House of representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the memorial of the President and directors of the Bank of North America respectfully represents ... Founded on the representation given by the Stock Books of the Ba

Books published and sold by W. W. Woodward No. 52 South Second, the corner of Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. February 1810.

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of books ... [Washington 181-?].

[Frontis illus. of books by Mason Locke "Parson" Weems (1759-1825): "he writhes. he gnashes his teeth. on bended knee he curses the author of his ruin" [gambler]]

Shodana to fuzukue to ume

State of New-Jersey. An act for the better preservation of the books and papers belonging to the Legislature of this State. [182-].

Kinchaku to kusazōshi

John Doyle's catalogue of books, by auction, on Wednesday even'g, Nov. 28, 1827 at his store. No. 237 Broadway, Corner of Park-Place ... [New York] E. M. Murden & A. Ming, Jr. Printers, No. 1 Murrary-St.-Corner of Broadway [1827].

Inventory of books belonging to the Washington preparative meeting of friends ... Washington, Duncanson, printer. [183-?].

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length, seated on upholstered bench, facing front, holding books]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, with bonnet, arm resting on table with tablecloth; books on table]

[Mary Ann Bartlett, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, seated, beside table with books and tablecloth]

[Unidentified woman with spectacles, seated beside table with tablecloth, with books and curtain to right]

Antiques! minerals, medals, ancient and rare books! Engravings, shells, &c. &c. A splendid collection of the above articles just received on sale, at Carusi & Young's music saloon ... [Washington, D. C,] Polkinhorn, printer. August 28th, 1852.

[Three unidentified men, all nearly full figures: man on left with side whiskers, standing, turned to the right, holding a piece of paper; center figure, standing, three-quarters to the left, one hand on hip; man on right, seated, in profile to the right, holding a pencil over a large print which, with two books, lies on a small table with tablecloth]

View of the office where the magazines and story books are mailed

The Harper Establishment; or How the story books are made, New York: Harper & Brothers, publishers

Books for new members. The House passed, yesterday, a joint resolution to procure such books for the new members as had been purchased for the members of previous Congresses ... John C. Rives. Washington, March 25, 1856.

A map of the county of Pike, Pennsylvania : shewing the location and form of the original surveys with the numbers by which they are designated on the commissioner's books of said county : also the townships, streams, roads, plank roads, railroads, canals, and principal places /

Catalogue of portraits of distinguished persons foreign and American suitable for illustrating autographs, scrap books, &c. for sale by Charles B. Norton. New York 1857.

[Unidentified woman resting her arm on a book entitled History of Slavery]

Francis E. Spinner to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, September 19, 1860 (Sends books)

[Thomas Isaiah Booker in Confederate uniform with Colt navy revolver, book, tin drum canteen, and sign reading Jeff Davis and the South!]

City of Boston. Public library. The subscriber hereby gives notice that, in compliance, with the requirement of the fourteenth article of the second chapter of the rules and regulations of the Public Library, all books must be returned on or bef

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with sword and book in front of painted backdrop]

[Joshua Whitten of 45th North Carolina Infantry Regiment seated at a desk with his hand on a book]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and C.S.A. belt buckle with cartridge box and percussion cap box, holding a book]

[Private W.R. Clack of Co. B, 43rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment, with saber, pistol, and small book]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with musket, knife, and sign reading Victory or Death! atop two books]

The Book-worm painted by C. Spitzweg ; lith. by Thielley

Lieut. F. H. Rogers, Adjutant 1st Battalion, 1st Michigan Cavalry / Brady's National Photographic Galleries, Broadway & Tenth Street, New York & No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

[Private Silas A. Shirley of Co. H, 16th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, with books and sign reading Victory or Death!]

[Colonel Felix L. Price of Co. I, 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment, in uniform and CS buckle with books] / Rees.

[Captain John Wilson of Co. C, 8th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (Union), in uniform with sword; revolver and book rest on table]

[Captain John Wilson of Co. C, 8th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (Union), in uniform with sword; revolver and book rest on table]

[Oliver Ellsworth, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, left hand on stack of books]

Leonard & Co. Auctioneers ... We shall hold a sale of books, photograph albums, paper and stationery to the trade and others in Boston, the third week in November ... Leonard & Co. Boston. Oct. 1st, 1863.

[Captain William A. Hill of Company D, 4th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, with book on lap]

[Peter Force, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing slightly right, holding a quill pen in his right hand, with books on table and floor] / A. Gardner, photographer, Washington, D.C.

No. 233 Washington Street, (Under the Marlboro' Hotel,) is the cheapest place in Boston, to purchase books, stationery, magazines, photograph & tintype albums, &c ... Lovering, French & Co. [[1866].

[Pages 43 to 45 of "Books for Young People", no illus.]

[Pages 43 to 45 of "Books for Young People", no illus.]

[Pages 43 to 45 of "Books for Young People", no illus.]

This little boy would persist in handling books above his capacity And this was the disastrous result.

[Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, seated at table with books and top hat, facing right]

That convention or five days a politician , the greatest campaign book of the season

President Grant's administration. Reduction of the national debt of the United States ... The foregoing is a correct statement of the public debt, as appears from the books and treasurer's returns in the Department at the close of business, Febr

Pio Nono prayer books, the standard Catholic prayer books, beautifully illuminated and illustrated books of approved prayers lith. & print. by Th. Kelly, 17 Barclay St. N.Y

[Illustrations from Horatio Alger books: "Luck and Pluck Books, Second Series" title page showing 3 boys]

Histoire populaire des ballons et des ascensions célèbres ...

P.K. his Kopje

Our national coast defenses

Col. George Grubworm drove up and down the beach

Books that have helped me

Col. George Grubworm drove up and down the beach

Our national coast defenses

[Floor plan for the proper storage of books in a library]

Vient de paraitre, les grandes ascensions maritimes par Wilfrid de Fonvielle, en vente ici

[Medieval scribe Jean Miélot, sitting at a desk, making a copy of another book]

Ben Kile, near Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska.

Emerson's study [showing shelves of books, fireplace and desk]

Tim and Tombstone

[Town crier bookplates]

[Imperial Public Library, St. Petersburg, Russia]

The crocodile : a ghost story

Farm scene, southwest Custer County, Nebraska.

New books for boys and girls

Page from a book written in Greek

Page from a book written in Greek

[Peggy Lee standing with book]

U.S. Reports: Holmes v. Hurst, 174 U.S. 82 (1899)

[Peggy Lee sitting with book]

Alcove containing books on art, showing cabinets for storing photographs

Assembling books for blind

New books

Moving books from Astor Library

Moving books from Astor Library

Morning study hour, St. Xavier's Academy, Beatty, PA

Detroit, Mich., 12 Little Phostint Journeys in book-box

Moving books from Astor Library

[Detroit, Mich., 12 Little Phostint Journeys in book-box]

Hilliker, W.M. boy

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