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[Garden with people and apparatus for distilling a plant's medicinal essences]

[Sickbed with pox victim and text with decorated initials]

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

[Bacon's ship embarking on a voyage, flanked by mythical pillars of Hercules in Strait of Gibraltar] / Sim. Pafs, Sculpr.

[Aristotle, Ptolemy, and Copernicus discussing matters of astronomy beneath Medici family ducal crown and banner] / Stefan Della Bella, F.

Illmo. D.D. Rogerio du Plesseis Dno. de Liancourt Marchioni de Montfort ... Segmenta nobilium signorum e[t] statuaru[m] quae Temporis dentem inuidium evasere, Vrbis Aeternae ruinis erepta typis aeneis ab se commissa, perpetuae uenerationis monumentum Franciscus Perrier d[at] d[icat] d[edicat] MDCXXXVIII Romae ...

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of birds, flowers, and insects]

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and attendants) seated on a throne; he is pointing toward the sky where some of his astronomical discoveries are depicted]

[Engraved frontispiece showing pressure cookers opposite the title page to a book suggesting the use of steam as a force to drive an engine]

[Frontispiece and title page for Mechanick exercises by Joseph Moxon, showing framing for a wooden building]

[Christ standing above views of the earth showing its formation and predicting a final conflagration]

[Portraits of Don Quixote de la Mancha and other main characters from the story] / M. Vander Gucht sculp.

Mutus liber, in quo tamen ...

[Santorio Santorio seated in weighing chair in front of table, part of his quantitative approach to medicine, and title page of De statica medicina aphorismorum]

Francis Eugene, Prince of Savoy, &c. / M.V. der Gucht, fecit.

Salzburgische emigranten

[Hunter shooting at birds in flight with lines indicating how the calculus method makes analysis of movement possible, mathematicians conversing at left, and title page]

Multi eorum qui fuerant curiosa sectati ... / A. Faldoni, inv.

[Britannia, full-length portrait, left profile, seated, holding olive branch in right hand and staff topped with liberty cap in left hand] / G.B. Cipriani inv. ; F. Bartolozzi sculp.

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England - and the landing of --- troops in the year 1768, in consequence of letters from Gov. Bernard, the commissioners, &c. to the British ministry / P. Revere.

Hibachi o kakomu gonin no otoko

George Whitefield, M.A. / Elisha Gallaudet sculp., N. York 1774.

[Illustrations of experiments proving air is a compressed substance and title page]

[A Native American presents map to Europe?] / R.R. inv & fect.

A certain cabinet junto / P. Revere, sc.

Frontispiece - when fell debate & civil wars shall cease ...

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

America pois'd in the balance of justice

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the burning of martyrs in Smithfield

The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...

Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius of the London Magazine / desd. drawn and engraved by Bonnor.

Freedom, peace, plenty, all in vain advance ...

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a party of the light corps of the American army, under the command of Gen. Wayne, on the morning of the 16th of July last

His excy. John Hancock, Esqr., late president of the American congress / J. Norman sculp.

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

Francis I, King of Fran[ce] / Titian, pixt ; J. Heath, sculpt.

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States of America / engraved by W. Sharp, from an original picture.

Veluti in speculum

Frontispiece [Fox, Burke, and North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval]

Revd. Samuel Cooper D.D. / J. Norman sc.

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman sc.

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

Peace crowned by victory / J. Norman sc.

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

Majr. Genl. Greene / Trenchard sculp.

Behold! a fabric now to freedom rear'd / Trenchard sculp.

View from Bushongo Tavern 5 miles from York Town on the Baltimore Road

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near Indian River / Trenchard sculp.

View of Faneuil-Hall in Boston, Massachusetts / W. Pierpont del. ; S. Hill sculp.

[Cartouche showing cherubs celebrating the founding of the new nation] / Cornelius Tiebout sculp.

America! With peace and freedom blest

View of the seat of his excellency John Hancock Esqr., Boston / Hill, del. et sculp.

View of the bridge over Charles River

A north view of the Castle William in the harbour of Boston

A view of houses in the city of Albany

[Two female figures celebrating the birth of America among the family of nations] / G. Gallager, del. ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

View of the court house in Salem Massachusetts / W. Gray, del. ; engraved by S. Hill.

View of the triumphal arch and colonnade, erected in Boston / engrav'd by S. Hill.

View of the colleges at Cambridge, Massachusetts / delineated & engraved by S. Hill.

[Two women standing on platform next to shield marked "America," "Europe," "Africa," and "Asia," with chains, keys and book opened to page titled "The Rights of Men" at base of platform] / C. Gullager, del. ; engrav'd by S. Hill.

[Frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco, the Long Warrior, or King of the Seminoles and title page of Travels through North & South Carolina] / W. Bartram, Delin. ; J. Trenchard, sculp.

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. ; S. Hill sc.

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my forty-fifth ascension..., showing a balloon with a man holding an American flag]

[Frontispiece and title page from: The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano]

[Indians dancing around two people at stake by fire] / S. Folwell, delt. ; P.R. Maverick, sct. N.Y.

[Frontispiece and title page from "An affecting narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Mrs. Mary Smith" showing three Native men, one with bow and arrow, facing three Euro-American men, two with rifles]

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore / drawn from nature & sc. by Richd. Harrison.

Mount Auburn Cemetery--Monument to Judge Story [and map of the cemetery, Boston, Mass.]

Mabel Payne and Luke Harvey

David Roberts R.A. / Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen ; drawn on stone from life by C. Baugniet, London.

Emigrant party on the road to California

Lives of the presidents of the United States. By Robert W. Lincoln

Nathaniel Hawthorne

[Phase of the moon taken March 1851]

Buckingham Hall

Pulpit Rocks, Warrior Ridge, Huntingdon Co. / Lehman ; printed in colours by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh.

Madame Ida Pfeiffer

Queen Philippa interceding for the lives of the burgesses of Calais, 1347 / on steel by John Sartain, Phila. ; the original by H.C. Selous.

John Lothrop Motley, L.L.D. historian of the Netherlands / on steel by John Sartain, Phila., after photograph from life.

Prince Napoleon and his wife the Princess Clotilde / on steel by John Sartain, Phila., by Brady after photograph from life.

Moore's Lake - head of Bear River, Uintah Mountains

[Indians stalking Spaniards riding horses in swamp]

Frances Wright / J. Gorbitz ; J.C. Buttre.

[Cecil Lawson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / HH.

Huckleberry Finn / E.W. Kemble.

[Cherub lighting firecracker with torch as stars fly through word "Life"]

[Disposition of one side of a tourney field]

For we have here the very setting of her life ...

[Man and woman standing beside fountain and urn with monkey atop]


A. Springer / Au. Krüger.

[Leoindas Campbell Houk, representative from Tennessee, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Emily Dickinson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Woman, probably mother, holding baby

[Woman, probably mother, holding baby]

Frances E.W. Harper, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front

[Man in top hat entering room to stop shooting man]

Come, Miss Lavinia -- come into the library

[Title page of Two summers in the ice-wilds of eastern Karakoram; and frontispiece showing Cloud from avalanche descending between two granite peaks on Bilaphond glacier]