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[Engraved title page of Boccaccio's Decameron; 1620 English edition; illus. with 6 scenes]

[Engraved title page of Boccaccio's Decameron; 1620 English edition; i...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Literature; Artists, Publ. I.; RBD; Shelf.

To the king and queens most excellent majesties. The humble address of the president and council for the safety of the people, and conservation of the peace. [Regarding restoration of charter and English liberties] Boston in New-England, May 20,

To the king and queens most excellent majesties. The humble address of...

Positive Photostat. 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 18a.

John Charmion’s latin epitaph from his ardent love to learning and learned men on Mr. Pemberton, who dyed at Boston, the 13th of February, 1716,7 in the 45th year of his age, translated into English. Sacred to the lasting memory of the Reverend

John Charmion’s latin epitaph from his ardent love to learning and lea...

Positive Photostat.; 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; Portfolio 33, Folder 53.

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

By veele zit de kei in't Hooft om dat men in de Wind gelooft

Satire on rise and fall of the South Sea Company described as "Satire on the financial crisis in 1720 shows different actions of people with a 'kei' (cobble stone) in their heads, with many engraved inscription... more

[Benjamin Johnson, English actor, head-and-shoulders portrait facing slightly left, in ornamental oval frame] / Gerard Honthorst pinxt ; Geo. Vertue, Londini sculp.

[Benjamin Johnson, English actor, head-and-shoulders portrait facing s...

Signed and dated on plate. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

The Stature of a Great Man or the English Colossus

The Stature of a Great Man or the English Colossus

Satire of Sir Robert Wapole alluding to his "extreme reluctance to engage in war...to resist the aggressions of Spain and France (BMC). Reference copy may be in Biog. File. Forms part of : British Cartoon Print... more

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in France.

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in Fran...

Political cartoon showing French prisoner in England seated at table with plum pudding and woman serving him a large beef roast; in France a skinny English prisoner looks with disgust at food being served to hi... more

A plan of English Harbour; with the King's yard and carreening wharfe, 15th. Nov. 1745.

A plan of English Harbour; with the King's yard and carreening wharfe,...

Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by shading and hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms and feet. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 127 Includes index and "A scale of f... more

An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all the islands posses'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the towns and settlements on the continent of America adjacent thereto.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all the island...

Scale ca. 1:14,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America. "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students,... more

An accurate map of the English colonies in North America, bordering on the river Ohio.

An accurate map of the English colonies in North America, bordering on...

Covers from Maine to South Carolina and west to Lake Michigan. Relief shown pictorially. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure, Dec., 1754, v. 15, pg. 241 LC maps of North America, 1750-1789, 707 Av... more

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, &c., 1754

A reply, for the present, to the unknown authors of Villany detected, ...

Print shows Dr. Robert James, inventor of a patent "fever powder," giving his medicine to a sick man as a quack doctor steals the medicine from the doctor's pocket and a ghost denounces the thief. Title from it... more

A plan of Chignecto (called also by the French Beau-Bassin) at the head of the Bay of Fundi upon the Istmus of Accadia shewing that harbour with its rivers, the situation of the English fort and fort possessed by the French, June 1755.

A plan of Chignecto (called also by the French Beau-Bassin) at the hea...

Shows region of Fort Lawrence and Fort Beauséjour in Chignecto Isthmus. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

An accurate map of the English colonies in North America bordering on the river Ohio.

An accurate map of the English colonies in North America bordering on ...

Scale ca. 1:5,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Text differs from other copy. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 54 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Va... more

A new and accurate map of the English empire in North America: Representing their rightful claim as confirm'd by charters, and the formal surrender of their Indian friends; likewise the encroachments of the French, with the several forts they have unjustly erected therein.

A new and accurate map of the English empire in North America: Represe...

Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Designed to be colored. Not colored. "Sold by Wm. Herbert on London Bridge & Robt. Sayer over against Fetter Lane in Fleet Street." LC Maps of North America, 175... more

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With...

Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References."... more

A View of the taking of Quebeck by the English forces commanded by Gen. Wolfe, Sep: 13th, 1759

A View of the taking of Quebeck by the English forces commanded by Gen...

Title from item. From London Magazine, vol. 29, June 1760. Reference copy in Lot 4711 B.

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements.

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danis...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1689... more

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements.

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danis...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows southern United States, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. From the author's The natural and c... more

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the English commanded by the Earl of Albemarle General and Sir George Pococke K.B. Admiral  /

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the...

Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Insets: Castle of Morro -- Fort of Puntal. Views: View of the town of Havana taken from the harbour -- View of the... more

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie i... more

A sachem of the Abenakee Nation rescuing an English officer from the Indians

A sachem of the Abenakee Nation rescuing an English officer from the I...

Print shows a Native chief holds back two Natives who were about to kill an Englishman. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1768, p. E2. Published in: The American Revolutio... more

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the year 1770 / Bute & Wilkes invent. ; Mercurius & Appeles fect.

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the ye...

Detail showing convicts consisting of lords, esquires, and attorneys, in chains, boarding ship, for transport from England to Georgia, under the reign of King George III. Detail of British Museum Cartoon Collec... more

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Destaing. Shewing how he cut the English mens head off

Charles Henri Estaing holding cat by tail in one hand and sword in another.

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America; a proclamation ... strictly prohibit and forbid the transporting or shipping on board any vessel for transportation out of this C

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colon...

Positive broadside.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 3.; Proclamation. 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... more

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America. A proclamation ... strictly prohibit and forbid the transporting, or shipping on board any vessel for transportation out of this

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor of the English Colon...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Imprint 2.; Proclamation 1. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... more

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company, of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New-England, in America, holden at New-Haven, in said colony, on the second Thursday of October, A. D. 1773. Resolved, by this Assembly, that the select-

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company, of the English Colo...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2. 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 3, Folder 26.

North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville improved with the English surveys made since the peace.

North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville improved with the Engli...

Scale ca. 1:6,350,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "West longitude from London." Shows area east of Louisiana. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 30 From Thomas Jefferys' American atlas. 1776. No.... more

Cambridge, 21st August, 1775. Wanted for the Continental army. One million of bricks. Three thousand cords of fire wood. Two hundred thousand and bushels of charcoal. One hundred and fifty tons of English hay. Twelve hundred bushels of Indian co

Cambridge, 21st August, 1775. Wanted for the Continental army. One mil...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copi... more

North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville improved with the English surveys made since the peace.

North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville improved with the Engli...

Scale ca. 1:6,350,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "West longitude from London." From Thomas Jefferys' American Atlas. 1776 [i.e. 1775]. No. 7. Shows area east of Louisiana. LC Maps of North America... more

[Instructions for keeping prisoners - Lancaster, Pa. July 14, 1776; text in English and German]

[Instructions for keeping prisoners - Lancaster, Pa. July 14, 1776; te...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa. L-; US Hist. Rev. Misc.; War prisoners 1776; Penn. Germans; Broadsides 1776; RBD; Shelf.

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling by Robert Bell, in Third Street (Price three dollars. The military guide for young officers ... By Thomas Simes ... Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1776

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling...

Imprint 3.; Bell, Robert.; Not in Evans or Hildeburn. 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; Portfo... more

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor and Commander in chief of the English Colony of Connecticut in New-England. a proclamation [appeal for enlistment] Given under my hand, at the Council Chamber, in Hartford, the 18th day of June,

By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; Governor and Commander in chi...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans 1.; Imprint 2.; Proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... more

The West Indies, exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements with the adjacent parts of North & South America, from the best authorities.

The West Indies, exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Dani...

Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1737 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Engraved for Middle... more

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, un...

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right... more

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry into public expenditure

The English lion dismember'd or the voice of the public for an enquiry...

Print shows, on the left, Lord North carrying a large sack labeled "Budget" over his shoulder, tethered to the sack by chain is a lion from which America (represented by a Native man wearing feathered headdress... more

[Portrait of Samuel Pegge and title page from his The Forme of Cury, a Roll of Ancient English Cookery]

[Portrait of Samuel Pegge and title page from his The Forme of Cury, a...

Illus. in: Samuel Pegge, The Forme of Cury, a Roll of Ancient English Cookery, London : J. Nichols, 1780, title page. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1981, p. 80. This record contains unverified, old data... more

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. Wit...

Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 ... more

A new plan of the island of Grenada, from the original French survey of Monsieur Pinel; taken in 1763 by order of government, and now published with the addition of English names, alterations of property, and other improvements to the present year 1780;

A new plan of the island of Grenada, from the original French survey o...

Scale ca. 1:34,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows administrative areas, sugar mills, and coffee and cocoa plantations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ... more

[Title page with full title in both English and Mohawk]

[Title page with full title in both English and Mohawk]

Illus. in: Daniel Claus, A Primer for the Use of Mohawk Children, Montreal, Printed at Fleury Mesplets, 1781. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I... more

The American general Lee taken prisoner by lieutenant colonel Harcourt of the English army, in Morris Country, New Jersey, 1776 / Hamilton delin. ; Hawkins sculp.

The American general Lee taken prisoner by lieutenant colonel Harcourt...

Print shows Charles Lee at his capture by British troops. Title from item. Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England :... more

New-York, November 26, Last Sunday night arrived the Lord Hyde Packet in 47 days from Falmouth. From the English papers brought we have extracted the following important advices. London. September 30. The definitive treaty, between Great-Britain

New-York, November 26, Last Sunday night arrived the Lord Hyde Packet ...

Evans 18253.; Title. New York, November 26, etc.; The definitive treaty.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Prin... more

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the atmosphere from the artillery ground, Sepr. 15, 1784

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into ...

Print shows the ascent of Vincent Lunardi from the Moorfields Artillery Grounds, London, September 15, 1784; Lunardi's first ascent and the first balloon ascent in England. He experimented with oars for navigat... more

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarmed Spaniard to defend himself, at the taking of Fort Omoa, in the Bay of Honduras, October 20th 1779 / Metz delin. ; Record sculp.

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarme...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. in: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : Pr... more

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of the...

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... more

Mrs. Sage, the first English female aerial traveller, who ascended with Mr. Biggin in Mr. Lunardi's balloon, from St. George's Fields, June 29th, 1785 ... / L. Shelly, del. ; LeGrand, sculp.

Mrs. Sage, the first English female aerial traveller, who ascended wit...

Half-length portrait of the first English woman to ride in a balloon.

French happiness - English misery / IC.

French happiness - English misery / IC.

Print shows, on the left, four ragged and starving sansculottes fighting over a frog, a cat has dropped dead at their feet, and scenes of death in the background; on the right, a scene in an English tavern with... more

The specious orator Will your ladyship do me the honor to say £50,000 - a mere trifle - a brilliant of the first water, an unheard of price for such a lot, surely R. Dighton, 1794

The specious orator Will your ladyship do me the honor to say £50,000 ...

"A H.L. portrait of Christie standing in his auctioneer's rostrum, the upper part of which forms the base of the design..." (Source: George) At the time this etching was published Christie's was located at 125 ... more

Ortelius Improved, or a new map of Ireland : Wherin are inserted the principal families of Irish and English extraction, who possess'd that kingdon[sic] on the commencement of the seventeenth century /

Ortelius Improved, or a new map of Ireland : Wherin are inserted the p...

HLAS, 24-14 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Horsemen and hounds chasing fox across English countryside]

[Horsemen and hounds chasing fox across English countryside]

Illus. in: W. Somerville, The Chase. p. 63 (1796). No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gt. Brit.; Hunting; Publ. Ind.

The quadrille and cotillion panorama, or, Treatise on quadrille dancing, in two parts: with an explanation, in French and English, of all the quadrille & cotillion figures generally adopted, as described by diagrams on the plate,

The quadrille and cotillion panorama, or, Treatise on quadrille dancin...

Originally published c. 1818, this second edition of 1822 contains an opening three-color-fold-out and nine plates. In this treatise, Wilson analyzes the figures and components of the quadrille--a figured ballr... more

John Bull in Paris; or, English guineas for French pleasure!

John Bull in Paris; or, English guineas for French pleasure!

Print shows John Bull standing between two French women offering them a bag of guineas.

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, delin.

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, ...

Print shows a banker astonished by a guinea coin with King George III on it. The banker says, "Surely my eyes do not deceive me--it certainly must be a Guinea!--I declare I have not seen such a thing since I ha... more

[Title page: A Compendious Dictionary for the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1806]

[Title page: A Compendious Dictionary for the English Language, by Noa...

Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Webster This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bks. Div.; Education; PI; Shelf.

Napoleon I, August 10, 1808, Extract on Victory in Portugal, in French and English

Napoleon I, August 10, 1808, Extract on Victory in Portugal, in French...

Extract on Victory in Portugal, in French and English

French Generals Receiving an English Charge

French Generals Receiving an English Charge

Napoleon with Talleyrand and generals, enjoy caricatures ('charges', in French) of the Duke of York and Mrs. Clarke. Color engraving by I. Cruikshank. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Librar... more

Practical and comparative perspective, English and French [text]

Practical and comparative perspective, English and French [text]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[English and French methods]

[English and French methods]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the figures ever used in English country dancing, with a variety of new figures, and new reels ...

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the fig...

Originally published in 1808 and expanded in 1811 under the title An analysis of country dancing, this edition borrows extensively from earlier editions. As with earlier editions, the figures for English count... more

The treasures of Terpsichore; or, A companion for the ball-room. Being a collection of all the most popular English country dances, arrange alphabetically, with proper figures to each dance.

The treasures of Terpsichore; or, A companion for the ball-room. Being...

One of several treatises devoted to English country dancing by Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, this manual consists of an alphabetical listing of country dances and their figures. Lamenting... more

A translation of nine of the most fashionable quadrilles, consisting of fifty French country dances, as performed in England and Scotland. With explanatory notes. To which are prefixed, a few observations on the style, &c. of the quadrille, the English country dance, and the Scotch reel.

A translation of nine of the most fashionable quadrilles, consisting o...

The three chapters that make up this manual are devoted to the merits and performance of the French quadrille, a popular ballroom dance performed by four couples who face each other in a square. In recognizing ... more

The Massacre of Peterloo! Or a specimen of English liberty, August 16th, 1819 / / Marks, fect.

The Massacre of Peterloo! Or a specimen of English liberty, August 16t...

Print showing the Manchester Yeomanry slashing and beating a crowd gathered to demand parliamentary reform as the Riot Act is read from a window. Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British... more

Politeness

Politeness

Optical illusion disc which is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a man bowing and a woman curtsying to each other in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Published in: McLean's optical illusions; or ... more

[Optical illusion disc with somersaults and horseback riding]

[Optical illusion disc with somersaults and horseback riding]

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a figure doing somersaults in a circle at the center of the disc and a man horseback riding in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Published in: McLean'... more

The desert
[Optical illusion disc with man pumping water]

[Optical illusion disc with man pumping water]

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a man pumping water in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Published in: McLean's optical illusions; or magic panorama. London, T. McLean, 1833. Exhibit... more

[Optical illusion disc with man jumping rope and a man sticking out his tongue]

[Optical illusion disc with man jumping rope and a man sticking out hi...

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a man with black-face jumping rope in a circle at the center of the disc and of a man sticking out his tongue in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Pub... more

The bogle

The bogle

Optical illusion disc which is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a couple on a seesaw in a circle at the center of the disc and a man with an ax attempting to chop a lizard in a circle at the outer edge... more

[Optical illusion disc with man and frog]

[Optical illusion disc with man and frog]

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a ball passing between a frog in a circle at the center of the disc and a man in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Published in: McLean's optical illu... more

[Optical illusion disc with a face catching a ball and a man with blackface taking a bow]

[Optical illusion disc with a face catching a ball and a man with blac...

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a face catching a ball in a circle at the center of the disc and a man with blackface taking a bow in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Published in: ... more

[Optical illusion disc with two men throwing and catching cakes and stars]

[Optical illusion disc with two men throwing and catching cakes and st...

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a man tossing cakes and stars in a circle at the center of the disc to a man seated on a box with a crown on it in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. P... more

[Optical illusion disc with birds, butterflies, and a man jumping]

[Optical illusion disc with birds, butterflies, and a man jumping]

The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a man jumping from a pole in a circle at the center of the disc and of a birds and butterflies in flight in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Publishe... more

Afraid of nobody

Afraid of nobody

Optical illusion disc which is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a bird taking off and landing in a circle at the center of the disc and of a man running away from another man in a circle at the outer e... more

Attention!! Whigs! Democrats! and Conservatives!!! All who want to put their horses in a good English grass pasture, can be accommodated by applying to the subscriber in Upper Alton ... L. S. Wells. [Upper Alton, Ill] [1840?].

Attention!! Whigs! Democrats! and Conservatives!!! All who want to put...

Campaign.; Imprint 2. 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 16, Folder 33.

A plan of Fort William Henry, and the intrenched camp of the English;-with the camps of the French.

A plan of Fort William Henry, and the intrenched camp of the English;-...

Scale ca. 1:3,240. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Includes "References." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

[European body armor: fig. 1 Full armor of Emperor Maximilian; fig. 2 Full armor of King Henry VIII; fig. 3 & 4 English and German knights; fig. 5 Squires; fig. 6 & 7 Engl. & Ger. knights in a tournament; fig. 8 Judge of the tournament]

[European body armor: fig. 1 Full armor of Emperor Maximilian; fig. 2 ...

Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, 1851, v. 1, plate 24. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ger.; Gt. Brit. Ency.; Armor; PI; Knights; Shelf.

Sebastopol from the rear of the English batteries / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

Sebastopol from the rear of the English batteries / W. Simpson del. ; ...

Print shows a distant view of the English batteries and of Sevastopolʹ with British soldiers in the foreground on the road to the front. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by per... more

Sebastopol from the east or extreme right of English attack / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the east or extreme right of English attack / W. Simps...

Print shows English pickets in the foreground, soldiers in trenches, and a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by per... more

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