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Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Beginning text of the third book of Etymologiae, about arithmetic.

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... more

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip ha... more

[Philip II of Spain] / Ieronimus W. fe.

[Philip II of Spain] / Ieronimus W. fe.

Head-and-shoulders portrait facing slightly right.

Wie Heironymus Benzodie Schiffart in Indian so gegen Nidergang der Sonnen gelegen erstamals fürgenommen

Wie Heironymus Benzodie Schiffart in Indian so gegen Nidergang der Son...

Imaginary view of Seville's harbor, where Girolamo Benzoni set sail for the West Indies.

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jarbah Island by the Christian armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who subsequently lay ... more

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Architectural drawing shows plaza. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "Planta de la Plaza maior de Madrid. Juan Thomas de Mora." Although the name on the drawings is Juan Thomas de Mora, it shoul... more

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, concerning dowry clause executed in the articles of marriage between the Count of Aranda and his deceased wife, the Countess Luisa Manrique y Padilla. April 14, 1647

Legal opinion by the Fathers of the religious order of San Francisco, ...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Opinion issued by Friar Gregorio Ibañez and others of the School of San Vicente, concerning the appointment of José Antonio del Espíritu Santo as General Vice-Vicar of Spain and the American Indies of the religious order of San Agustín made by the Cardinal of said religious order of San Agustín. July 21,1694

Opinion issued by Friar Gregorio Ibañez and others of the School of Sa...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Docume... more

Opinion issued by several friars of the religious order of the Carmelites, concerning the appointment of José Antonio del Espíritu Santo as General Vice-Vicar of Spain and the American Indies of the religious order of San Agustín made by the Cardinal of said relgious order of San Agustín. August 2, 1694

Opinion issued by several friars of the religious order of the Carmeli...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Docume... more

Opinion issued by the religious Monastery of San Ildefonso, concerning the appointment of José Antonio del Espíritu Santo as General Vice-Vicar of Spain and the American Indies of the relgious order of San Agustín made by the Cardinal of said religious order of San Agustín. July 20, 1694

Opinion issued by the religious Monastery of San Ildefonso, concerning...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Docume... more

Plano de la Granada.

Plano de la Granada.

Shows coast in the region of Saint George's. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: J. Honig &. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 434 ... more

La Granada ; Fuerte de San Pedro y su rada en la Ysla de Martinica.

La Granada ; Fuerte de San Pedro y su rada en la Ysla de Martinica.

Shows southwestern portion of Grenada and the region of Saint-Pierre in Martinique, including the fort. Watermark: Unidentifiable. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing LC Luso-Hispanic World, 430 Available als... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung der herrlichen Seeschlacht und grossen Victorie so am 24sten Augusti dieses 1704ten Jahres auff der Höhe vor Mallaga, von der Combinirten English-Holländischen Flotte gegen die Französische durch des gerechten Gottes Seegen und Beystand ist erfochten u. erhalten worden

Eigentliche Vorstellung der herrlichen Seeschlacht und grossen Victori...

Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Above the battle is an angel holding t... more

De koninglycke stad Madrid

De koninglycke stad Madrid

Print shows birdseye view of a battlefield with the city of Madrid in the background. Included are cavalry troops, soldiers marching in formation. Madrid was taken by English, Dutch and Portuguese forces on Jun... more

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Ind... more

Zarzuela Palace. Floor plans and landscape plan Baltharan Ricaud

Zarzuela Palace. Floor plans and landscape plan Baltharan Ricaud

Architectural drawing shows three floors of palace and terraced garden. Title devised by Library staff. Zarzuela Palace was built by Jose Gómez de Mora. Notation on recto: "R. Palacio dela Zaxruela y Dicienbre ... more

Pansacola o Santta María de Galbe, puerto y presidio del Ry. de España situado en la costa del nortte del Seno Mexicano, los 30 grados 25 mins. de lattd. nortte y los 286 grados y 37 ms. de longd. desde Tenerife 265 leguas inglesas o 227 españolas al nordestte 1/4 al nortte de la Veracruz i 185 leguas inglesas o 162 españolas al nordeste 1/4 al nortte de la Havana.

Pansacola o Santta María de Galbe, puerto y presidio del Ry. de España...

Scale ca. 1:165,000. Watermarks: I. Honig; and, fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. Manuscript, black and brown inks. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Printed... more

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Print shows a Roman soldier guiding Britannia, with key in hand, to a temple, the crests of France and Spain lie on the ground before her, and at her side a cherub carries her shield and lance.

The blessed effects of venality

The blessed effects of venality

Print shows a man, possibly George III, chopping a leg "Commons" of a three-legged stool, "Lords" and "Privy Council" being the other two legs, which may represent the Parliament and its openness to corruption,... more

Descipción [sic] de la costa occidental del seno mexicano comprehendida desde la pta. de Antn. Lizo. hasta la pta. del N. del Ro. de Tampico, con todas las sondas qe. se han echo y reconocido de orden del Exmo. Sor. Virrey de Nueba España, Dn. Anto. Ulloa, Gefe de Esquada. /

Descipción [sic] de la costa occidental del seno mexicano comprehendid...

Shows the coast of most of Veracruz State. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Watermarks: IV, J. Kool, and Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and red ink. Sheet consists of 4 pieces pasted toget... more

The defeat of the Spanish fleet under Don Juan de Langara, by Sir George Brydges Rodney, Decr. 16th 1779, off Cape St. Vincent - most humbly inscribed to Prince William Henry

The defeat of the Spanish fleet under Don Juan de Langara, by Sir Geor...

Print shows a naval battle between the British fleet, under the command of Sir George Brydges Rodney, and a much smaller Spanish fleet, under the command of Don Juan de Langara, off Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal... more

The state cooks making peace-porridge

The state cooks making peace-porridge

Print shows several British ministers, Keppel, Fox, Richmond, Conway, and others, preparing a porridge of peace to offer Holland, France, and Spain, and separately to a Native wearing a feathered headdress and ... more

The British lion engaging four powers

The British lion engaging four powers

Print shows a lion confronting a spaniel, representing Spain, a fighting cock, representing France, a rattlesnake, representing America, and a pug dog, representing Holland.

Siege du Fort S. Philippe / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Conde ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Impèriale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Siege du Fort S. Philippe / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr....

Print shows the bombardment of the fort St. Philip's Castle on the island of Minorca during the siege of the fort by French and Spanish forces; Lt. General Duc de Crillon, on horseback, watches from near an art... more

Siege du Fort S. Philippe dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Conde ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imperiale et Royale de Vienne &c

Siege du Fort S. Philippe dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. l...

Print shows the bombardment of the fort St. Philip's Castle on the island of Minorca during the siege of the fort by French and Spanish forces; Lt. General Duc de Crillon, on horseback, watches from near an art... more

United States Congress, July 20, 1785, Resolution for John Jay to Sign Commerce Treaty with Spain; "Encargada de Negocios"

United States Congress, July 20, 1785, Resolution for John Jay to Sign...

Resolution for John Jay to Sign Commerce Treaty with Spain; "Encargada de Negocios"

Mr. Fitzherbert the British minister plenipotentiary, with Gravier de Vergennes, and le Compte d'Aranda ministers plenipotentiary of the courts of France & Spain, signing the preliminary articles of peace at Versailles (on Jany. the 20th 1783) previous to their final ratification / Metz delin. ; Cook sculp.

Mr. Fitzherbert the British minister plenipotentiary, with Gravier de ...

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

[Scenes relating to the life of Charles IV, King of Spain]

[Scenes relating to the life of Charles IV, King of Spain]

Print shows forty-eight numbered scenes relating to the life of Charles IV, King of Spain. In image number forty-one, a man in a balloon is waving a flag to commemorate the accession of Charles IV as King of Sp... more

Lodewyk XVI. Koning van Frankryk en Navarre / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ; J. Boze, pinx.

Lodewyk XVI. Koning van Frankryk en Navarre / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ;...

Head-and-shoulders portrait, in oval, facing left.

Vista del globo areostatico que se hechò la tarde 12 de agosto. de 1792, en el jardin del buen Retiro el qual por la elevacion que tomo se perdio de vista y cayò en Daganzoas leguas de Madrid

Vista del globo areostatico que se hechò la tarde 12 de agosto. de 179...

Print shows Vincenzo Lunardi riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from Buon Retiro gardens, Madrid, August 12, 1792; the first balloon ascension in Spain. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Tit... more

Vista del globo aereostatico que se hechò ante sus magesta des y su real familia en el qual fue Dn. Vicente Lunardi el dia 8 de enero de 1793 ...

Vista del globo aereostatico que se hechò ante sus magesta des y su re...

Print shows Vincenzo Lunardi ascending from the Royal Palace, Madrid, January 8, 1793 with royal coat-of-arms hanging from the gondola; Lunardi's second balloon ascension in Spain. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC st... more

Vista del globo areostatico qe. se hecho ante Ss. Ms. y su Rl. familia el dia 8 de enero de 1793 en el qual fue Dn. Vicente Lunardi y cayó â las 2 de la tarde ...

Vista del globo areostatico qe. se hecho ante Ss. Ms. y su Rl. familia...

Print shows Vincente Lunardi ascending from the Royal Palace, Madrid, January 8, 1793 with royal coat-of-arms hanging from the gondola; Lunardi's second balloon ascension in Spain. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC st... more

The Skeleton of a large species of quadruped hitherto unknown lately discovered one hundred feet under ground near the River La Plata / drawn up by G. Cuvier.

The Skeleton of a large species of quadruped hitherto unknown lately d...

Skeleton found in Paraguay, and deposited in Madrid.

Esto si que es leer

Esto si que es leer

Old blind man getting haircut, while another servant removes his shoe.

A view in Spain / Price G.P.

A view in Spain / Price G.P.

Print shows animals dressed as Spanish monks and gentlemen.

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

[A Spanish nobleman places the lance]

Print shows a picador about to thrust a lance into the shoulder of a bull charging a bullfighter holding a cape.

A map of New Spain, from 16⁰ to 38⁰ North latitude reduced from the large map /

A map of New Spain, from 16⁰ to 38⁰ North latitude reduced from the la...

Relief shown by hachures. Lower margin: "Published as the Act directs, Oct.r 25, 1810, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Browne, Paternoster Row." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Boney at Bayonne blowing a Spanish bubble

Boney at Bayonne blowing a Spanish bubble

Print shows Napoleon convincing the Spanish royalty, who are enclosed in a bubble, of his friendship as he fires a cannonball at Madrid.

Boney bringing home the truth from Spain

Boney bringing home the truth from Spain

Print shows Napoleon assuring his subjects, who have animal faces, that all is well in Spain; one animal/man wonders why Napoleon fails to mention his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, whom he installed on the Spanish throne.