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Johannes Lerii's account of the description of the method the Indians use for "barbecuing" human flesh

Johannes Lerii's account of the description of the method the Indians ...

Indians barbecuing and eating parts of human bodies.

Description de l'Isle de l'Ascension. Pourtraigt de certaines herbes...

Description de l'Isle de l'Ascension. Pourtraigt de certaines herbes.....

View of Ascension Isle in S. Atlantic, showing "trombas" & Sargasso" seaweeds.

Description du pais des Hurons.

Description du pais des Hurons.

Shows part of Ontario extending from Georgian Bay on the north (Partie du Grand Lac des Hurons) to Lake Ontario on the south and from Lake Huron on the west to Lake Simcoe on the east (Lac Oventarenk). Relief s... more

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

Vue et description de la ville de Meaco capitale du Japon avec d'autres particularitez du pays

Vue et description de la ville de Meaco capitale du Japon avec d'autre...

Prints shows views of Meaco (Kyoto) and Saccai (Sakai), scenes of Christians being tortured, a Japanese wedding ceremony, and a temple in Sakai, and a plan of Dejima trading island; also includes descriptions o... more

Description of the pope. 1769. [Massachusetts 1769].Province of Massachusetts-Bay. The Honorable Harrison Gray, Esq; Treasurer and Receiver-general of His Majesty’s said Province. To the select-men or assessors of the town of district of [blan

Description of the pope. 1769. [Massachusetts 1769].Province of Massac...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "Re... more

Carte de la baye et rivière de Délaware contenant une éxacte et entiére description des rivages, criques, havres, sondes, bas-sonds, sables et les gissements des marques les plus considérables du pays, depuis les caps James et May jusqu'à Philadelphie, suivant la carte originale,

Carte de la baye et rivière de Délaware contenant une éxacte et entiér...

Scale ca. 1:31,000. Depths shown by soundings. From the publisher's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

Who'll carry him to his grave? ... ; A description of some of Cock-Robin's acquaintance. The Nightingale ...

Who'll carry him to his grave? ... ; A description of some of Cock-Rob...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Cock Robin's Death and Funeral (Boston, 1780), pp. 4-5. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Thomas Jefferson, February 8, 1786, Description Abbe Ruchon's Method of Engraving
Par autorisation de M. Le Maire de la ville de Rouen. Le Sieur Bollé, inventeur d'un balloon représentant un eléphant ... dont l'inventeur se fera un plaisir de donner la description aux amateurs ...

Par autorisation de M. Le Maire de la ville de Rouen. Le Sieur Bollé, ...

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension at the Place de la Cathd́rale, Rouen, France. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Elements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal figures in the quadrille.

Elements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal fi...

One of the most important manuals devoted to the performance of early nineteenth-century quadrilles, Strathy divides this manual into two parts. Part one is an extensive treatment of exercises for the improveme... more

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut. John Sheringham, R. N.] ; G Cruikshank, fect.

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut....

"A burly sailor (right) sits with five other sailors, one a negro, and two perhaps being petty officers, drinking grog at a plank-table slung from the roof ..." (Source: George)

The Ball-room instructer [sic]; containing a complete description of cotillons and other popular dances, with illustrations.

The Ball-room instructer [sic]; containing a complete description of c...

This manual, small enough to fit into a pocket, declares that it contains "all the information which is interesting to the world of dancing" [p. 5]. In fact, like many nineteenth-century dance manuals, the text... more

U.S. Reports: O'Hara et al. v. United States, 40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 275 (1841)

U.S. Reports: O'Hara et al. v. United States, 40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 275 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 40; Peters Volume 15; January Term, 1841; Oliver O'Hara and others, Appellants, v. The United States, Appellees

A description of a view of the city of Moscow

A description of a view of the city of Moscow

Illustration shows the procession of Alexander II into the Kremlin.

Karnak (Thèbes) Plan des ruines principales / / dessiné par Félix Teynard, d'après les plans de la gde description de l'Ègypte ; gravé par Félix Penel.

Karnak (Thèbes) Plan des ruines principales / / dessiné par Félix Teyn...

Map showing the principle archaeological ruins and geographical features of Karnak, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Te... more

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) Plan des ruines principales / / dessiné par Félix Teynard, d'après les plans de la gde description de l'Ègypte ; gravé par Félix Penel.

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) Plan des ruines principales / / dessiné par Féli...

Map showing the principle archaeological ruins and geographical features of the island of Philae, Egypt.

A geometrical elevation of the East Front of the permanent and temporary buildings connected, and description for the U.S. Centennial Exhibition

A geometrical elevation of the East Front of the permanent and tempora...

D11266 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Samuel Sloan. Photograph of drawing(?).

Roberts' manual of fashionable dancing and vade mecum for the ball-room; containing a review and full description of all the modern dances, &c.

Roberts' manual of fashionable dancing and vade mecum for the ball-roo...

Like many European and North American manuals of the nineteenth century, this Australian version is acknowledged by the publisher to be a compilation of other writers' work. To enhance the bookʾs marketability,... more

U.S. Reports: Preston v. Preston, 95 U.S. 200 (1877)

U.S. Reports: Preston v. Preston, 95 U.S. 200 (1877)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 95; October Term, 1877; Preston v. Preston

U.S. Reports: Keely v. Sanders, 99 U.S. 441 (1879)

U.S. Reports: Keely v. Sanders, 99 U.S. 441 (1879)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 99; October Term, 1878; Keely v. Sanders

A full description of modern dances.

A full description of modern dances.

Unlike earlier manuals that contained detailed information on etiquette, this manual reflects the late nineteenth-century trend to shorten or eliminate such information. This manual contains only one-third of a... more

The art of dancing, embracing a full description of the various dances of the present day, together with chapters on etiquette, the benefits and history of dancing.

The art of dancing, embracing a full description of the various dances...

This manual is acknowledged by the author to be a compilation of other sources. In its eight chapters, the work covers etiquette, general instructions for feet positions and bows, the quadrille, contra dances (... more

By wireless description A glimpse of how the President has been spending his time the past few days, sight unseen   / / Bart.

By wireless description A glimpse of how the President has been spendi...

Newspaper clipping of cartoon showing Theodore Roosevelt in hiking gear, flying through the air near El Capitan in Yosemite.

Untitled box-like art, sometimes called "Judd's cubes," by "Minimalist" artist Donald Judd, though he detested the "minimalist" description, on the grounds of the Chinati Foundation, or La Fundacion Chinati, a contemporary art museum in Marfa, a surprisingly sophisticated town in the Texas high desert

Untitled box-like art, sometimes called "Judd's cubes," by "Minimalist...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Chinati Foundation, founded in 1986 by artist Donald Judd, presents permanent, large-scale installations by a limited number of a... more

The Cave Without a Name. That's not a description; it's the actual name of these caverns near Boerne, Texas

The Cave Without a Name. That's not a description; it's the actual nam...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The caves were largely undiscovered, except by a bootlegger during Prohibition during the 1920s, until three children happened upon th... more

The Cave Without a Name. That's not a description; it's the actual name of these caverns near Boerne, Texas

The Cave Without a Name. That's not a description; it's the actual nam...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The caves were largely undiscovered, except by a bootlegger during Prohibition during the 1920s, until three children happened upon th... more

"Horses on the Beach," a horseback-riding operation on Padre Island, Texas, is an incomplete description of the experience, as this photograph attests. Some guests get a short excursion aboard the stable's longhorn, as demonstrated by Horses on the Beach's owner, Bennan Wells

"Horses on the Beach," a horseback-riding operation on Padre Island, T...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... more

Dear Sir: You are doubtless aware of the fact, that the Mills Tariff Bill which has been passed by the Democratic majority of the House of representatives, places on the free list wool, woolen rags of every description and all grades of shoddy .

Dear Sir: You are doubtless aware of the fact, that the Mills Tariff B...

Free trade. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 243, Folder 16.

A description of the picture and mezzotinto of Mr. Pitt, done by Charles Willson Peale, of Maryland. [n. d.].

A description of the picture and mezzotinto of Mr. Pitt, done by Charl...

Pitt, William.; Peale, Charles Willson.; Copy 2 is a Photostat.; Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 162, Folder 22a.; On verso of copy 1: 00438211; on folder: M.C. # 09-82-038.126.; On verso of copy 2: [stam... more

General Q.A. Gillmore's head quarters, Folly Island, S.C. Description: Cage of the Eagle presented by the 47th N.Y. Vols. to Gen. Gillmore; in the left foreground. Also a good view of the palmetto tree is found / / Photographed by G.T. Lape, photographer, 130 Chatham St., N.Y.

General Q.A. Gillmore's head quarters, Folly Island, S.C. Description:...

Photograph shows a small structure of slats presented by the 47th New York Infantry Regiment to General Quincy Adams Gillmore in front of his military headquarters.

General Q.A. Gillmore's head quarters, Folly Island, S.C. Description: Cage of the Eagle presented by the 47th N.Y. Vols. to Gen. Gillmore; in the left foreground. Also a good view of the palmetto tree is found / / Photographed by G.T. Lape, photographer, 130 Chatham St., N.Y.

General Q.A. Gillmore's head quarters, Folly Island, S.C. Description:...

Photograph shows a small structure of slats presented by the 47th New York Infantry Regiment to General Quincy Adams Gillmore in front of his military headquarters.