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Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.
Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn at Cardinal Wolsey's - from the original painting in the collection of Mr. John Wolfe, New York / C.T. von Piloty, pinx. ; gravure Goupil & Co.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn at Cardinal Wolsey's - from the original pa...

Print shows King Henry VIII seated with Anne Boleyn in the left foreground and Cardinal Wolsey with other members of the court at a gathering in the background.

The Birth fygures

The Birth fygures

Woman's stool (birthing chair), fetus in uterus, feet down, and fetus in uterus, head down, latter marked "This is the naturall and best way of birth". Illus. in: The byrth of mankind / Thomas Raynalde. [London... more

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

Water wheel powering pulley mechanism above mine shaft. Book 6, p. 155.

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

[Mining methods in 16th Century England]

Cutaway sectioned view of large vertical mine shaft, with machinery powered by water wheel. Book 6, p. 145.

[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Will...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The fumbler's clubb

The fumbler's clubb

Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his child.

Mr. Hobson, obyt ano 1630, vixit annos 86 / J. Payne fecit.

Mr. Hobson, obyt ano 1630, vixit annos 86 / J. Payne fecit.

Print shows half-length portrait of Thomas Hobson, standing, facing front holding a money bag. Hobson was a weathly mail carrier from Cambridge, England, known for establishing the phrase "Hobson's choice."

[Illus. title page of The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde, London, 1636 - shows composite of scenes including figures of Ceres and Pomona, full-length portraits of Theophrastus (d. 287? B.C.) and Pedanius Discordies; also bust portrait (of the author?)]

[Illus. title page of The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gat...

Illus. in: The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde, London, 1636, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434J. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capti... more

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the Commonwealth. By the Court, in the years 1641. 1642 ... Printed first in New-England, and reprinted in London for Ben Allen in Popes-head Allen. 1643.

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the C...

Positive Photostat.; Title. 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 33, Folder 2.

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

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of bir...

Chapter frontispiece in: Theatrum chemicum britannicum / Elias Ashmole. London : Printed by F. Grismund for N. Brooke, 1652. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... more

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... more

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, stramonium, anagallis, coded arsmart, and azarum]

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, s...

Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 71. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination.

Axiomata sive leges motus

Axiomata sive leges motus

Newton's three laws of motion and diagram of parallelogram, in chapter entitled Axiomata sive leges Motus.

Animalium tabula generalis

Animalium tabula generalis

Animal classification chart by John Ray. Chart in: Synopsis methodica animalium quadrupedum et serpentini generis / John Ray. Londini : Impensis S. Smith & B. Walford Societas Regiae Typographorum, 1693, p. 53.... more

James I, King of Great Britain, France, & Ireland, &c / M. Vdr. Gucht fecit.

James I, King of Great Britain, France, & Ireland, &c / M. Vdr. Gucht ...

James I, head-and shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

King Henry the Vth / E. Lutterell delin. ; P. Vanderbanck sculp.

King Henry the Vth / E. Lutterell delin. ; P. Vanderbanck sculp.

Bust portrait of King Henry V, right profile, in oval.

Plano del Puerto de Porland en la latitud de 50 grados 42 minutos norte.

Plano del Puerto de Porland en la latitud de 50 grados 42 minutos nort...

Shows Weymouth Bay in the region of the towns of Weymouth and Portland. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg bend and fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL.... more

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 /

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

[Title page of Conicorum, with seated helmeted figure holding lance and shield in front of sheldonian Theater, Oxford, England] / delin. M. Burghers ; scult. Univ. Ox. 1704.

[Title page of Conicorum, with seated helmeted figure holding lance an...

Title page in: Conicorum / Apollonius Pergaeus. Oxoniae : E. Theatro Sheldoniano. 1710. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 228.

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 /

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's b...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / Sr. Ant. Vandyck pinx. ; Vertue sc.

Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / ...

Sir Algernon Percy, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing armor. No. 45.

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 /

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

New river water

New river water

Man carrying 2 buckets of water on yoke.

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Illustration showing London street crier talking to two children, who are looking into a peepshow box. Illus. in: Marcellus Laroon's The cryes of the city of London after the life. London, 1711, pl. 75. Engravi... more

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712 /

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713 /

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet natation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composted by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fourteen couplet d... more

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 /

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The five couplet dance ... more

From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November 23. To Saturday November 27, 1714. By the King, a proclamation. Declaring His Majesty’s pleasure for continuing the officers in His Majesty’s plantations, till His Majesty’s p

From the London Gazette published by authority. From Tuesday November ...

Positive Photostat.; Proclamation.; Not in Evans. 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 ... more