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[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Incipit liber tercius de vocabulo arithmetice disciplinae

Beginning text of the third book of Etymologiae, about arithmetic. Title page in: De vocabulo arithmetic disciplinae / Saint Isidorus, Bishop of Seville. In his Etymologiae. [Augustae Vindelicorum] : G. Zainer,... More

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Decorative border and text in: De natura animalium [...] / Aristotle. Venice : Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... More

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P and geometric diagrams]

[Title page of Elementa geometrie; with decorated border and initial P...

Title page in: Elementa geometria / Euclides. Venice : E. Ratdolt, 1482. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 225.

[Title page with five men seated at desks writing, possibly includes the author, Strabo, a Greek geographer]

[Title page with five men seated at desks writing, possibly includes t...

Illustrated title page in: De situ orbis / Strabo. [Venetiis : Impressum per B. de Zanis de Portesio, 1502]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 19... More

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Arbor scientiæ venerabilis et cælitvs illuminati patris Raymvndi Lvllii Maioricensis .... [Lugduni] : 1515. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of We... More

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolphins and illustration of St. Michael lancing dragon]

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolp...

Title page in: Historia naturalis / C. Plinus Secundus. Venice : J. de Spira, 1519. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 53.

[Architectural title page of Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini bordered in columns with scene of seated teacher lecturing as assistant dissects cadaver]

[Architectural title page of Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini bor...

Title page in: Commentaria ... super anatomia mudini / Jacopo di Berengario. [Bononiae : Impressum per H. da Benedictis, 1521]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libr... More

[Title page of De arte supputandi, book four; with decorated border including men inside tent, Scaevola and Porsenna]

[Title page of De arte supputandi, book four; with decorated border in...

Bordered title page in: De arte supputandi / Cuthbert Tunstall. [Londoni : Impress. Aedibus R. Pynsoni, 1522]. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, ... More

[Opening page of Aphorismi, with decorated initial V]

[Opening page of Aphorismi, with decorated initial V]

Illus. in: Aphorismi / Hippocrates. Parisi : Apud S. Colinaeum, 1530, p. 2. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 127.

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations showing medical scenes from life of Galen, physician to Marcus Aurelius]

[Title page of Extra ordinem classium libri, with border illustrations...

Illus. in: Extra ordinem classium libri / Galenus. Veneti : Apud Haeredes L. Luntae, 1541. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 129.

[Title page of De revolutionibus orbium coelstium, with statement that the sun, and not the earth, is the center of our universe]

[Title page of De revolutionibus orbium coelstium, with statement that...

Title page in: De revolutionibus orbium coelestium / Nicolaus Copernicus. Norimbergae : Apud I. Petreium, 1543. Published in: The tradition of science/ Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, ... More

[Title page of Opera quae ad nos extant omnia, with Froben family device of caduceus clasped by two hands]

[Title page of Opera quae ad nos extant omnia, with Froben family devi...

Title page in: Opera quae ad nos extant omnia / Hippocrates. Basileae : [Per H. Forbenium et N. Episcopi]. 1546. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... More

[Title page of Quesit et inventioni diverse; with half length portrait of the author, mathematician Nicolo Tartaglia]

[Title page of Quesit et inventioni diverse; with half length portrait...

Title page in: Quesit et inventioni diverse / Nicolo Tartaglia. [Venetia : Per N. de Bascarini], 1554. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 236.

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV / Natale de Comitibus ueneto nunc primum è Gr... More

La historia del mondo nvovo ...
[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... More

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

[Title page to The arte of warre by Niccolò Machiavelli]

Title page illustration showing cavalries engaged in battle, soldiers, and armaments. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The arte of warre / written in Italian by Nicholas Machiauel, and set foorth in E... More

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how long Lord, holy and true? Apocal. Cap. 6, verse 10

All day long are we counted as sheep for the slaughter, Psal. 44 - how...

Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image. Title from item. I... More

[Title page to A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria, divided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria ...]

[Title page to A geometrical practical treatize named pantometria, div...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A geometrical practical treatize named Pantometria : diuided into three bookes, longimetra, planimetra, and stereometria : containing rules manifolde for mensuration o... More

[Title page of De magnete, with serpent wound about wooden T staff clasped by two hands]

[Title page of De magnete, with serpent wound about wooden T staff cla...

Title page in: De magnete / William Gilbert. Londini: Excudebat Petrus Short, 1600. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 15.

[Title page of Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militaire; with device showing walking woman with banner "Bondantie"]

[Title page of Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militaire; wi...

Title page in: Le operazioni del compasso geometrico, et militaire / Galileo Galilei. Padova : In casa del' autore, per P. Marinelli, 1606. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington,... More

[Title page of Alchymia, with figures of Galen and Aristotle, and scenes depicting alchemy]
Marcus Sadeler - Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Marcus Sadeler - Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Print shows the figure of a man carrying a sword and keys, and trailing a banner labeled "Menses XII Anni Solaris", stepping through an archway in a gallery with statues of the seasons to the right and left; ab... More

[Title page of Mirifice logarithmorum canonis descriptio; with border of fruit and angels]

[Title page of Mirifice logarithmorum canonis descriptio; with border ...

Bordered title page in: Miriface logarithmorum canonis descriptio / John Napier. Edinburgi : Ex Officina Andreae Hart, 1614. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... More

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera omnia tribvs tomis digesta. Mogvntjæ : sumptibus A. Hierat, excudebat I. Volmari, 1617. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolo... More

[Title page for The complete gentleman, by Henry Peacham, with elaborate border showing figures of "Nobilitas" and "Scientia"] / Fr. Delaram sculp. anno. 1522 [i.e., 1622]

[Title page for The complete gentleman, by Henry Peacham, with elabora...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The complete gentleman / Henry Peacham. London : Francis Constable, 1622, title page. Reference copy in LOT 7007.

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La pyrotechnie de Hanzelet Lorrain .... Pont a Mousson : par 1. & Gaspard Bernard, 1630, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... More

[Title page of Dialogo di Galilei Linceo, with three fish encircled by wreath and banner, probably emblem for printer Giovanni Batista Landini of Florence]
[Title page of Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno a due nuove scienze; with device showing man picking fruit from tree marked "non Solus"]

[Title page of Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno a due nuo...

Title page in: Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche, intorno a due nuova scienze / Galileo Galilei. Leida : Appresso gli Alsevirii, 1638. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D... More

[Title page of a scriptural geology, The annals of the world, with border vignettes of Biblical kings Solomon and Nebuchadnezzar, temples before and after destruction, Cyrus, Vespasian, Adam and Eve, and the last supper] / R. Gaywood, fecit ; F. Barlowe, inv.

[Title page of a scriptural geology, The annals of the world, with bor...

Title page in: The annals of the world / James Ussher. London : Printed by E. Tyler for J. Crook and G. Bedell, 1658. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Con... More

[Title page of The sceptical chymist]

[Title page of The sceptical chymist]

Title page in: The sceptical chymist / Robert Boyle. Oxford : Printed by Henry Hall for R. Davis and B. Took, 1680. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congr... More

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

[Engraved frontispiece showing pressure cookers opposite the title pag...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A new digester or engine for softning bones, .... / by Denis Papin M.D. London : Printed by J. M. for H. Bonwicke, 1681. Published in: The tradition of technology : La... More

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a man standing amid artillery shooting cannon balls]

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'art de jetter les bombes, ... / par Monsieur Blondel. Paris : Chez l'autheur et N. Langlois, 1683. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... More

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

[Frontispiece and title page for Mechanick exercises by Joseph Moxon, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Mechanick exercises : or, the doctrine of handy-works / by Joseph Moxon. London : Printed and sold by J. Moxon, 1694, frontispiece and title page. Published in: The tr... More

[Title page to manual on military discipline for proper conduct during use of artillery]

[Title page to manual on military discipline for proper conduct during...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Military discipline. The compleat souldier, or expert artillery-man: containing the several postures and exercises of the musket & fire-lock; with various beats of the... More

[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]

[Santorio Santorio seated in weighing chair in front of table, part of...

Frontispiece and title page in: De statica medicina aphorismorum / Santorio Santorio. Lungduni Batavorum : Apud C. Boutesteyn, 1703. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. :... 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.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Balli di Sfessania 'di Jacomo Callot / Jac. Callot, in., fe.

Title page showing characters in a comic performance. Set of prints with same title, originally published by Israel Silvestre in 1621. Below title: "Israel Silvestre, ex. cum privil. regis."

[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]

[Hunter shooting at birds in flight with lines indicating how the calc...

Frontispiece and title page in: The method of fluxions and infinite series / Isaac Newton. London : Printed by H. Woodfall, and sold by J. Nourse, 1736. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno... More

[Title page with vignette of allegorical scene]

[Title page with vignette of allegorical scene]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Antiquitates italicae medii aevi, sive Dissertationes de moribus, ritibus, religione, regimine, magistratibus, legibus, studiis literarum, artibus, lingua, militia, nu... More

[Medallion portraits of Christoph Jacob Trew, the Margrave of Bradenburg (the editor's patron), and Konrad Gesner above cherubs and plants; with text below] / F.F. Preifler, inv. et del. ; J.M. Seligmann, sculps. Norimb.

[Medallion portraits of Christoph Jacob Trew, the Margrave of Bradenbu...

Illus. and text in: Opera botanica / Konrad Gesner. Norimbergae : Impensis I.M. Seligmanni, Typus I.I. Fleischmanni, 1751-1771. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libr... More

[Title page of Traite des pierres, with townscape headpiece and decorated initial P]

[Title page of Traite des pierres, with townscape headpiece and decora...

Illus. in: Traite des pierres / Theophrastus. Paris : Chez J.T. Herissant, 1754. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 197.

[Title page of The dreadful visitation in a short account of the progress and effects of the plague]

[Title page of The dreadful visitation in a short account of the progr...

Title page in: The dreadful visitation in a short account of the progress and effects of the plague / Daniel Defoe. Philadelphia : Printed by Henry Miller, 1767. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard... More

[America, 1771 - title page ornamentation showing Native wearing skirt made of feathers in tropical scene with alligator and palm trees]
[Title page of An argument in the case of James Sommersett ...]

[Title page of An argument in the case of James Sommersett ...]

Text in: Hargrave, Francis. An argument in the case of James Sommersett,... London : Printed for the author and sold by W. Otridge ..., 1772, title page. Published in: Slavery in the courtroom : an annotated bi... More

[America, 1772 - title page ornamentation showing Native wearing skirt made of feathers pointing to a map of America] / Iacob Christoph Weÿerman inv. et delin. ; Martin Gottfried Cophius, sculps.
[Diagrams of various electrical phenomena and title page of Experiments and observations on electricity]

[Diagrams of various electrical phenomena and title page of Experiment...

Frontispiece and title page in: Experiments and observations of electricity / Benjamin Franklin. London : Printed for F. Newbery, 1774. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... More

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

[Illustrations of experiments proving air is a compressed substance an...

Frontispiece and title page in: Experiments and observations on different kinds of air / Joseph Priestley. 3 vols. London : J. Johnson, 1774-1777. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Wash... More

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

Print shows title page illustration of caricature of John Wesley as a fox in clerical robes. Title from item. Illus. in: An old fox tarr'd and feather'd / Augustus Montague Toplady. London : Printed for M. Lewi... More

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

Print shows title page illustration of a female figure, representing America, sitting amidst implements of war. Title from item. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania magazine: or, American monthly museum. Philadelphia :... More

[Harmony weeps for the present situation of American affairs] / J.C. inv. ; Isc. Taylor sc.

[Harmony weeps for the present situation of American affairs] / J.C. i...

Print shows Harmony leaning against an urn weeping in a pastoral setting. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A sermon on the present situation of American affairs / William Smith. London : Edward and Ch... More

Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, containing, remarks on a late pamphlet, entitled Common sense: ... / written by Candidus.

Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, containing, rema...

Title page from published response to Thomas Paine's Common Sense.

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects

Common sense; addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the followin...

Title page from Thomas Paine's Common Sense. Title from item. Caption continues: I. Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of monarchy and hered... More

Chi mi vela é in periglio e chi mi svel / C. Coltellini pinx. ; Gio. Lapi scul.

Chi mi vela é in periglio e chi mi svel / C. Coltellini pinx. ; Gio. L...

Print shows title page illustration, an allegorical scene with naked female figure reclining in pastoral setting with two cherubs, admiring herself in a mirror. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlante dell' America... More

[Title page of Experiments upon vegetables]

[Title page of Experiments upon vegetables]

Title page in: Experiments upon vegetables / Jan Ingenhousz. London : Printed for P. Elmsley and H. Payne, 1779. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... More

The United States magazine for January 1779

The United States magazine for January 1779

Print shows title page illustration: Fame flying through a triumphal archway, stars that adorn the top of the arch and the columns which support it represent the colonies and the states. Title from item. Illus.... More

[Ornament for the title page of The European magazine showing the goddess Europe shining light on three figures representing America, Africa, and Asia] / Seally script. ; Bayly sculp.

[Ornament for the title page of The European magazine showing the godd...

Title from item. Illus. in: The European Magazine. London : Philological Society of London, v. 3, 1783, title page. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphic... More

[Ornament for title page of The Columbian Magazine for the year 1789]

[Ornament for title page of The Columbian Magazine for the year 1789]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for James Trenchard, 1789 (March), title page. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings... More

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

Print of ornament on the title page of the Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine shows a female figure representing America sitting amid abundance while enjoying the prosperity of peace. Title devised by Libr... More

[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]

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Journal of my forty-fifth ascension : being the first performed in America, on the ninth of January, 1793. Philadelphia : Printed by Charles Cist ..., 1793. Title page... More

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

[Frontispiece and title page from "An affecting narrative of the capti...

Illus. in: An affecting narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Mrs. Mary Smith. Providence, (R.I.) : printed by L. Scott, [1815], frontispiece and title page. Published in: American women : a Library of C... More

Album lithographique Vauzelle del

Album lithographique Vauzelle del

Print shows gothic architecture, possibly of a church with an opening at center that frames a landscape scene with a large stone slab labeled "Album Lithographique" that may have formed the side of the building... More

[Title page with sailing ship, starboard view]
Das allegrösste Bilder ABC lithographischen Anstalt von Winckelmann & Söhne

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC lithographischen Anstalt von Winckelmann & ...

Print shows title page text for a pictorial alphabet. Title from item.

[Obsession]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

[Obsession]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Ukiyo-e print title page illustration showing a snake wrapped around a memorial tablet (ihai) for a Buddhist altar; the snake represents obsessive jealously that continues after death. Illus. in: Hyaku monogata... More

[Title page of "Fancy's sketch book" by Miss Penina Moise (Charleston, 1833) - no. illus.]
Second series: Sketches by Boz ; Seven dials

Second series: Sketches by Boz ; Seven dials

The title page illustration at the left for Dickens' "Sketches by Boz," shows a crowd of people waving to two men leaving in a hot air balloon. The adjacent illustration, for p. 149, "Seven Dials," shows a cr... More

Views of Florida, Landscape view print

Views of Florida, Landscape view print

Text-only cover title for set of 8 hand-colored lithographs. The State Library and Archives of Florida cites as "Lithographs of events in the Seminole War in Florida in 1835. Issued by T.F. Gray and James of Ch... More

United States almanac, for the year 1841

United States almanac, for the year 1841

Print shows the title page for the United States Almanac for the year 1841 showing the deity Mercury/Hermes soaring above the waterfront at Philadelphia with ships and boats on the Delaware River and two men mo... More

The Diadem 1847 / Rev. W.H. Furness ; John Sartain.

The Diadem 1847 / Rev. W.H. Furness ; John Sartain.

Print shows a young boy walking between tall flowers in a grassy field and stopping to look at a butterfly on a flower blossom. Includes verse from "Song of the Flowers" by "Leigh Hunt": "The dear lumpish baby ... More

[The chief's daughter] / J. G. Chapman, del. ;  Rawdon, Wright & Hatch, sculp.

[The chief's daughter] / J. G. Chapman, del. ; Rawdon, Wright & Hatch...

Native woman standing in stream, clutching her clothes to her breast. Illus. in: The Evergreen. Philadelphia : Carey and Hart, 1847, title page. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for th... More

Fairest flower so palely drooping / Mary Balmanno, del. ; C. Currier's Lith., N.Y.

Fairest flower so palely drooping / Mary Balmanno, del. ; C. Currier's...

Print showing title page illustration with entrance gate to Greenwood Cemetery. Poetry by Mrs. Balmanno, music composed by Miss Augusta Browne. This song was occasioned by the recent deeply lamented demise of a... More

[Title page and frontispiece showing slave on top of mountain, with his hands raised to paper labelled "libertas justitia" which appears in sky] / Childs.

[Title page and frontispiece showing slave on top of mountain, with hi...

Illus. in: Walker's appeal, with a brief sketch of his life / by David Walker. New York : Printed by J.H. Tobitt, 1848, title page and frontispiece.

Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer.

Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner des...

Print shows title page of specimen book with decorative border. Title from item. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & ... More

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, plans, charts, business & visiting cards..., corner of Market & Light Streets, entrance in Light Street, Baltimore.

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, pl...

Print shows advertisement for lithographer with ornamental border and scene from Hamlet.

Katy Darling A favorite song / / J. H. Bufford's Lith., Boston.

Katy Darling A favorite song / / J. H. Bufford's Lith., Boston.

Print showing title page illustration with man looking sadly at grave of "Katy Darling."

Kupferstiche von Allerhand Batailles und Rencontres zu Land Belagerungen Eroberungen und dergleichen de. Ao. 1566 ad A. 1711. 206 Stücke und 33 Stücke ohne Datis. Item Allerhand See-Batailles de A. 1570 ad 1705. 16 Stücke und 2 Stücke ohne Datis

Kupferstiche von Allerhand Batailles und Rencontres zu Land Belagerung...

Handwritten title page for the Hauslab album of copper plate engravings indicate 206 pieces date from 1566 to 1711 with 33 undated items. Title page also indicates16 pieces that depict different sea battles bet... More

Kupferstiche von Allerhand See-Batailles de A. 1570 ad 1705 16 Stücke und 2 Stücke ohne Datis

Kupferstiche von Allerhand See-Batailles de A. 1570 ad 1705 16 Stücke ...

Handwritten added title page for the Hauslab album of copper plate engravings indicate 16 pieces that depict different sea battles between 1570 and 1705 with 2 undated items. Hauslab Album added title page. Ref... More

The grave of my mother Poetry and music composed and respectfully dedicated to Miss Megee of Philadelphia by the author of Mary's beauty / / Queen ; C. Schuessele del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. steam lith. press.

The grave of my mother Poetry and music composed and respectfully dedi...

Print showing title page illustration with girl looking sadly at "the grave of my mother." Title from item. Drawn on stone by James Queen.

[Title page of book showing Afro-American woman with bucket on head and children playing before slave cabin]

[Title page of book showing Afro-American woman with bucket on head an...

Illus. in: Aunt Phillis's cabin; or southern life as it is, by Mrs. Mary H. Eastman. Philadelphia, 1852. Published in: The African-American mosaic, a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black hi... More

Aya Sofia, Constantinople, as recently restored by order of H.M. the sultan Abdul Medjid / from the original drawings by Chevalier Gaspard Fossati ; lithographed by Louis Haghe, esq.

Aya Sofia, Constantinople, as recently restored by order of H.M. the s...

Print shows title page with ornamental border and two decorative plaques, one containing tuğra (signature) of Sultan Abdülmecit and the other containing a view of Ayasofya Mosque, formerly the Church of Hagia S... More

[Title page of Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns with half-length portrait of Anthony Burns]

[Title page of Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns with half...

Illus. in: Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns. Boston : Fetridge and company, 1854, title page. Published in: Slavery in the courtroom : an annotated bibliography of American cases / Paul Finkelman. ... More

State of Louisiana

State of Louisiana

Print shows the title page to "Ballou's Pictorial" for "Saturday, December 22, 1855" showing, at top, a view of Boston Harbor with sailing ships, steamboats, a rowboat, and a view of the city of Boston in the b... More

The keepsake / Stephanoff ; Sartain.

The keepsake / Stephanoff ; Sartain.

Print shows Lady Ermengarde, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, holding two letters in her hands on her lap, she has her head tilted slightly forward and to her left as she ponders the content... More

[Loss of the Central America--Two illustrations: Mrs. Ellis and her four children in the berth, known as the "birdsnest"; the rescued female passengers of the Central America in the cabin of the brig Marine]

[Loss of the Central America--Two illustrations: Mrs. Ellis and her fo...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 10, title page.

The final rescue of Tice, Grant and Dawson by the bark Mary, after their unparalleled sufferings in the life boat of the Central America

The final rescue of Tice, Grant and Dawson by the bark Mary, after the...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 17, title page.

The Central America engulphed in the ocean, about eight the ship began to settle rapidly, when she momentarily righted and went down stern foremost

The Central America engulphed in the ocean, about eight the ship began...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 3, title page.

James Gordon Bennett, Esq. / SW [monogram]

James Gordon Bennett, Esq. / SW [monogram]

James Gordon Bennett, Esq., half-length portrait, standing, facing right. Photographed by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, vol. 2, 1858 July 10, title page.

Answer to Gentle Annie / Chas. Shober Lith.

Answer to Gentle Annie / Chas. Shober Lith.

Print showing title page illustration with man looking at grave of "Gentle Annie" as angels hover above. Words by Miss Helen T. Young, music by J. P. Webster. Title from item.

General James Watson Webb / SW [monogram]

General James Watson Webb / SW [monogram]

James Watson Webb, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right. Photographed by Fredericks. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, 1858 Sept. 4, title page.

Aptommas' history of the harp / C. Currier's lith.

Aptommas' history of the harp / C. Currier's lith.

Print shows title page illustration with two angels playing harps, also shows Welsh, Irish, and Egyptian harps, and a lyre.

Vanity fair H.L.S. monogram ; Wevill sc

Vanity fair H.L.S. monogram ; Wevill sc

Print shows a cover design for Vanity Fair magazine showing a harlequin standing on the left gesturing toward a theater stage for a puppet show and a large audience at his feet, in the foreground. 317 U.S. Copy... More

[Title page of On the origin of species]

[Title page of On the origin of species]

Title page in: On the origin of species / Charles Robert Darwin. London : John Murray, 1859. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 113.

[The Charleston convention]

[The Charleston convention]

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 April 14), p. 303 (title page).

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Groups of people gathered near a palmetto tree in front of the old customs house in Charleston, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 205 (1860 December 1), p. 753 (title page, bottom).

National rotunda pictures. One set - price $1. Consisting of eight views

National rotunda pictures. One set - price $1. Consisting of eight vie...

Print shows an advertisement, cover sheet, or title page for one set of "National Rotunda Pictures" consisting of: 1. "Declaration of Independence", 2. "Surrender of General Burgoyne", 3. "Surrender of Lord Cor... More

Jefferson Davis, first president of the new Southern Confederacy / photographed by Brady.

Jefferson Davis, first president of the new Southern Confederacy / pho...

Jefferson Davis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, framed by wreath of corn, tobacco, and flowers.

The secession movement--Entrance hall to an hotel at Charleston, South Carolina

The secession movement--Entrance hall to an hotel at Charleston, South...

Title page with illustration showing people in lobby of hotel, Charleston, S.C. Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, 1861 Feb. 2, p. 87.

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