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Du Temps

Du Temps

Medieval time wheel with twelve signs of zodiac; activities, usually related to plants or planting, for each month of the year; and center scene of woman in summer above man in winter. Illus. and text in: De pr... More

Typus gramatic

Typus gramatic

Grammar represented as a woman with alphabet board and a key showing a youth the entrance to university building filled with students. Illus. in: Margarita philosophica / Gregor Reisch. Friburgi : I. Schott, 15... More

[Shepherd with bagpipes gazing at heavens, with sheepdogs, sheep and wolf]

[Shepherd with bagpipes gazing at heavens, with sheepdogs, sheep and w...

Illus. in: Der scaepherders kalengier. Antwerp : Gheprent bij W. Vosterman, 1516. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 24.

[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.

[Printing press of Joducus Badius with three workers in shop]

[Printing press of Joducus Badius with three workers in shop]

Illus. in: Epistolae / Gullaume Bude. Parisiis : Venudantur in officina I. Baddii, 1520. Ref. copy in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 12.

Henricus Cornelius Agrippa Lit. Feyerlein

Henricus Cornelius Agrippa Lit. Feyerlein

Portrait print showing Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, right profile. Reference print filed in BIOG FILE - Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486-1535 Title from item. Published as frontis... More

[Atlas, dressed like an ancient king, holding earth centered universe on his shoulders]

[Atlas, dressed like an ancient king, holding earth centered universe ...

Illus. in: The cosmographical glasse / William Cuningham. Excusum Londini : I Day, 1559. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 16.

[Horse, drawn to show muscle structure and anatomy]

[Horse, drawn to show muscle structure and anatomy]

Illus. in: Dell' anotomia et dell' infirmita del cavallo / Carlo Ruini. Bologna : Presso gli heredi di G. Rossi, 1598, p. 295. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libra... 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.

[Bird's-eye view of a Native American deer hunt in New France (Canada), showing Indians driving deer towards fences into narrow enclosure to be killed, and two dead deer hanging from bent trees]

[Bird's-eye view of a Native American deer hunt in New France (Canada)...

Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, opp. p. 52.

[Four Native American Indians of New France (Canada): two men at top in war attire, with shield, bow, and arrows; mother holding paddle and nursing infant; and men clothed for winter, wearing snowshoes]

[Four Native American Indians of New France (Canada): two men at top i...

Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, leaf 23 recto.

Der Warner

Der Warner

Anti-Catholic lampoon, in which a messenger warns of Jesuit schemes after the Catholic defeats on the field. Issued after Tilly's defeat at Rain on 15-16 April 1632.

De Nova stella, anni 1572

De Nova stella, anni 1572

New star discovered in 1572 by Tycho Brahe in the constellation Cassopeia. Illus. in: Opera omnia / Tycho Brahe. Francofurti: Impensis I.G. Schweteri, 1648, p. 235. Published in: The tradition of science / Leon... More

[Cassiopeia constellation depicted as Cassiopeia in chair, with key to stars' names at left and new star or nova at right]

[Cassiopeia constellation depicted as Cassiopeia in chair, with key to...

Illus. in: Opera omnia / Tycho Brahe. Francofurti : Impensis I.G. Schoweteri, 1648, p. 236. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 33.

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopic drawings of moon to be published]

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopi...

Illus. and text in: Syderus nuncius. In Opere di Galileo Galilei. Vol. 2. Bononiae : HH. de Ducijs, 1655 p. 14. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress,... More

The anatomy of man's body, as governed by the twelve constellations

The anatomy of man's body, as governed by the twelve constellations

Page from 18th century almanac, illustrating the signs and images of the zodiac as related to a man's anatomy. Reference copy in LOT 7007-B.

Multi eorum qui fuerant curiosa sectati ... / A. Faldoni, inv.

Multi eorum qui fuerant curiosa sectati ... / A. Faldoni, inv.

Voluntary burning of superstitious books at Ephesus by new converts of St. Paul. Frontispiece in: Index libroru prohiditoru. Romae : Extpyographia Reverenda Camerae Apostolicae, 1758. Published in: The traditio... More

The fire engine, common pump, &c

The fire engine, common pump, &c

Print shows three figures illustrating water pumps; figure 3 shows a water tank with two men operating a pump and a fireman holding a hose. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on upper left corner: 1765. (DLC/... More

James Hamilton, M.D. Revd. John Wesley, M.A. Revd. Joseph Cole as they were seen walking in the street at Edinburgh in the year 1790 Horton

James Hamilton, M.D. Revd. John Wesley, M.A. Revd. Joseph Cole as they...

Print shows in right profile, from left to right, 1. James Hamilton, 2. Revd. John Wesley, and 3. Revd. Joseph Cole as they walk arm in arm on an Edinburgh street. Title from item. Printed at top: Eighty seven ... More

Shaker's worshiping, (exercise) Gilbert

Shaker's worshiping, (exercise) Gilbert

Print shows several rows of Shakers, separated by gender, performing a step dance in the meeting hall at New Lebanon, New York; a woman spectator is seated in left foreground and a top hat rests on a bench on t... More

[Automated mill, designed by Oliver Evans, for processing grain] / James Poupard, scult.

[Automated mill, designed by Oliver Evans, for processing grain] / Jam...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The young mill-wright & miller's guide : in five parts, embellished with twenty five plates ... / by Oliver Evans, of Philadelphia. Philadelphia : Printed for, and sol... More

[Front facade and floor plan for 18th century building]

[Front facade and floor plan for 18th century building]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The country builder's assistant : containing a collection of new designs of carpentry and architecture ... / by Asher Benjamin. Printed at Greenfield, Massachusetts : ... More

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) à 5h. 28m. du soir, le citoyen Garnerin, s'éleva à ballon perdu au parc de Monceau ... / Simon Petit, peintre, del. sculp.

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) ...

Print shows André Jacques Garnerin, first man to descend in a parachute, standing in the gondola of his parachute waving a French flag after release from his balloon (shown deflated at left). His balloon had as... More

Fort Washington

Fort Washington

Fort Washington, with Native Americans and settlers in foreground.

Insurance against fire only. Capital 500,000 dolls engraved by W. Kneass

Insurance against fire only. Capital 500,000 dolls engraved by W. Knea...

Print shows fire fighters manning firehoses and pump wagons at a fire in a commercial building or warehouse, as other men attempt to salvage property from the burning building. At right center is a statue of a ... More

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

Illustration shows people viewing paintings at event in New York City to raise money for the Civil War; page also includes poem "Dead" by Theo. P. Cook and beginning of story "Maritana" by Lizzie Campbell. Titl... More

Parachute renversè de Henin

Parachute renversè de Henin

Print shows man standing in the basket of an ascending balloon which features an elaborate system of sails and a reversed parachute underneath the basket. "Page 178." Illustration from an unidentified book or p... More

Jackson Van Derlyn nach dem Leben gez. ; Hy(?)

Jackson Van Derlyn nach dem Leben gez. ; Hy(?)

Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform. Date given by Louisiana State Museum as ca. 1820.

Chstematisch zusammengesteilter Wand, Bilder, Atlas zur Naturgeschichte der Bögel / von C. Gilbert Wheeler, professor der Chemie und 'Lehrer der Zoologie au der Universtat zu Chicago.

Chstematisch zusammengesteilter Wand, Bilder, Atlas zur Naturgeschicht...

Print shows illustrations of different species of birds surrounded by text. Title from item.

Home incidents, accidents, &c. The colored voter ; Pursuit of a breakfast under difficulties ; Nearest the fire ; Gypsies in Texas ; A floating grocer's raft ; Accident to a danseuse ; Accident on an inclined railway ; A sagacious dog ; Oiling a ventriloquist ; Explosion at the Wisconsin paper mill, Milwaukie ; A business proposal ; A sad story

Home incidents, accidents, &c. The colored voter ; Pursuit of a breakf...

Illustrations that accompany twelve stories of mishaps and curiosities including an African American Union soldier wrongly denied the right to vote, a Romani woman earning money telling fortunes, an explosion a... More

Le globe volant

Le globe volant

Illustration shows a man navigating a balloon with an attached oar and rudder while seated in the basket. "Page 164." Illus. from an unidentified book or periodical. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

The little man in black

The little man in black

Print shows a caricature of Aaron Burr, full-length portrait, right profile, carrying a book titled "Linkum Fidelius"; originally published in "Salmagundi" by Washington Irving. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:15... More

Alexr. Anderson

Alexr. Anderson

Print shows a bookplate for "Alexr. Anderson" with a quill pen and ribbons that encircle the name. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1908:43450.1).

Winter / A. ; Abm. Paul printer.

Winter / A. ; Abm. Paul printer.

Print shows a man with a rifle and a dog walking in the snow with a farmhouse in the background and dark clouds on the horizon. Title from item. Signed on block on tree trunk on lower right: A. Stamped on back:... More

[Mother cat and kittens] / A.A.

[Mother cat and kittens] / A.A.

Print shows a cat with three kittens. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1908:43450.2).

Mechanics. Coal measuring Kneass sc

Mechanics. Coal measuring Kneass sc

Print shows a mechanical device for measuring coal. Each component is lettered, but lacks the identifying key. Title from item. Printed at top right: "Plate." (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson c... More

The first great Western empire: or, the United States of America

The first great Western empire: or, the United States of America

A patriotic broadside illustrated with emblems of the United States composed chiefly of typographic elements. A large central framework incorporates a small "Temple of Freedom" surmounted by a small Liberty fi... More

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... More

Miscellany -- Mr. Bramah's patent lock ; Mr. Rowntree's patent lock / [...] del. ; Lowry scul.

Miscellany -- Mr. Bramah's patent lock ; Mr. Rowntree's patent lock / ...

Print shows views of lock, key, and locking mechanism for two types of locks. Title from item. Illus. in: The cyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature. 1st American ed. Philadelphi... More

[Early steam locomotive with toothed "propelling wheel" which gripped a ribbed rail while other wheels rode on a smooth rail, and two coal cars]

[Early steam locomotive with toothed "propelling wheel" which gripped ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The monthly magazine. [London : Printed for R. Phillips], 1814 June 1. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bru... More

The Shawanese prophet and Tecumseh / Huyot.

The Shawanese prophet and Tecumseh / Huyot.

Print shows Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet, and Tecumseh, with other Natives and tipis in the background. Title from item. Printed below image: (See page 669). Erroneously inscribed on mount: From The romance... More

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Print shows the obverse and reverse sides of a medal, with bust portrait of Major General Andrew Jackson. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below image on left: By Fürst vide Loudat. Inscribed in pencil belo... More

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

Frontispiece - Washington. Firm as the surge repelling rock

Frontispiece - Washington. Firm as the surge repelling rock

Print shows a large rock labeled "Washington" with trees growing on top, standing firm while battered by huge storm tossed waves; may be intended to represent former President George Washington metaphorically a... More

Frontispiece / Howitt.

Frontispiece / Howitt.

Print shows gentleman farmer standing in the barnyard with his arm resting on a steer. Illus. in:The experienced butcher: shewing the respectability and usefulness of his calling, the religious considerations a... More

[Returning from the boar-hunt] / Ridinger pinx ; Anderson sc.

[Returning from the boar-hunt] / Ridinger pinx ; Anderson sc.

Print shows a man holding a large pike, standing among his hunting dogs in a wooded area, with several dead animals around them, a large wild boar among them. Title from online source. Gift; Sylvester Rosa Koehler.

Passage of the Delaware, in Dec. 25th, 1776, by the American troops under the command of General Washington

Passage of the Delaware, in Dec. 25th, 1776, by the American troops un...

Print shows an advertisement for the painting "Passage of the Delaware" that was "on exhibition at Sully & Earle's Gallery of Paintings, No. 169, Chesnut Street, nearly opposite the Museum, Philadelphia." The a... More

Tribute to departed worth

Tribute to departed worth

Print showing Liberty and Freedom aside a funerary monument to Oliver H. Perry. Shows the stern of his ship "Lawrence", a bald eagle, cannons and cannonballs, tridents, military banners and the American flag. T... More

Water proof

Water proof

Print shows a female figure possibly representing Columbia or Commerce, full-length, seated, facing right, wearing a helmet with an eagle(?) with wings spread on top; she is holding a pike with her right hand, ... More

Sacred to the memory of the late Commodore Stephen Decatur

Sacred to the memory of the late Commodore Stephen Decatur

Print shows funerary monument, emblems, War of 1812 naval operations, and text commemorating Commodore Stephen Decatur. Title from item.

[Four wood engravings illustrating Ambrose Phillips' Imitation of eclogue]

[Four wood engravings illustrating Ambrose Phillips' Imitation of eclo...

Illustrations showing pastoral scenes. Illus. in: The pastorals of Virgil, with..., / Publius Vergilius Maro. 1821, vol. 2., p. 15.

[Four wood engravings illustrating Ambrose Phillips' Imitation of eclogue]

[Four wood engravings illustrating Ambrose Phillips' Imitation of eclo...

Illustrations showing pastoral scenes. Illus. in: The pastorals of Virgil, with..., / Publius Vergilius Maro. 1821, vol. 2., p. 16.

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washington

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washingt...

An allegory of printing and liberty, illustrating a broadside of a June 24, 1826, letter from Thomas Jefferson on American democracy. The female figure of Liberty displays to the Four Continents the art of prin... More

John Butler, Hartford L. Fairchild sc. Hartford

John Butler, Hartford L. Fairchild sc. Hartford

Print shows a papermill on the edge of a river in Hartford, Connecticut, with frames in the foreground for making laid paper; the title "John Butler, Hartford" may actually be a watermark set on the larger fram... More

Yours very sincerely Lewis P. Clover

Yours very sincerely Lewis P. Clover

Print shows Lewis P. Clover, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

[Title page from "Memoir of Ann Elizabeth Pierce" and frontispiece engraving of a dying girl lying in bed  surrounded by her family]

[Title page from "Memoir of Ann Elizabeth Pierce" and frontispiece eng...

Illus. in: Memoir of Ann Elizabeth Pierce, who died in H n, Mass., aged nine years and seven months / Amos Augustus Phelps. Boston : Massachusetts Sabbath school society, 1833, frontispiece and cover. Published... More

Correct likenesses of the Calthorpe Street seventeen patriotic jurymen CJG

Correct likenesses of the Calthorpe Street seventeen patriotic jurymen...

Print shows bust portraits of "Henry Neville, Benjamin Hastie, Thomas Pearson, Joseph Burgess, William Purday, John Bliss, William Alexander, John Graham, Samuel Stockton, foreman, George Dennis, William Davies... More

[Amphibious steam powered carriage and paddle boat designed by Oliver Evans]

[Amphibious steam powered carriage and paddle boat designed by Oliver ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Boston mechanic and journal of the useful arts and sciences. Boston : G.W. Light & Co., 1834 July, p. 17. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of ... More

A description of a view of New York, now exhibiting at the Panorama, Leicester Square GD sc

A description of a view of New York, now exhibiting at the Panorama, L...

Print shows a panorama of New York City in two plates with views of Chatham Street and Broadway, with the Hudson and East Rivers in the background of the first (top) block, as well as the bay with "Bedlow's Isl... More

Jinnoowine [i.e. "genuine"] Johnson ticket. "Carrying the war into Africa"

Jinnoowine [i.e. "genuine"] Johnson ticket. "Carrying the war into Afr...

An illustrated election ticket for the presidential campaign of 1836. Oddly, the ticket lists Ohio's Democratic electors for Van Buren while making a vicious and obscene slur on the wife of his running-mate Ri... More

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Print shows a group of people standing on a decayed section of the docks at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Ladies' Companion.... New York : W.W. Snowden, v. 5, (1836 July),... More

Democratic ticket. Going the whole hog

Democratic ticket. Going the whole hog

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a small vignette of a man carrying ... More

Democratic ticket.  Liberty & equal rights

Democratic ticket. Liberty & equal rights

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio's Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a wood-engraving of Van Buren as... More

Democratic ticket. Stop Van!!!

Democratic ticket. Stop Van!!!

An illustrated election ticket for Martin Van Buren and Richard M. Johnson, listing Ohio Democratic electors for the presidential race of 1836. The ticket is illustrated with a small vignette of a man, possibl... More

Massacre of the Whites by the Indians and Blacks in Florida

Massacre of the Whites by the Indians and Blacks in Florida

Massacre of whites by Florida Natives and African Americans. Illus. in: An authentic narrative of the Seminole war; [...]. Providence : Printed for D.F. Blanchard, 1836. Reference copy in LOT 9356. Published in... More

Endlich am dritten Tage erhob er sich und lief nun rings um die Insel, ..

Endlich am dritten Tage erhob er sich und lief nun rings um die Insel,...

Illustration for a story showing Peter on rocks at the highest point on an island waving to a ship in the distance. Title from item. Caption continues: suchte die höchste ins Meer hinausragende Klippe und sass ... More

Es trieb also seine Rinder wieder nach Hause zu

Es trieb also seine Rinder wieder nach Hause zu

Illustration for a story showing one of King Octavian's sons, now a young man, in a city with two oxen that he sells or trades with a nobleman for a falcon. Title from item. Caption continues: Unterweges aber s... More

Es war aber mit jenen Kaufleuten ein frommer Pilger, welcher Clemens hiess

Es war aber mit jenen Kaufleuten ein frommer Pilger, welcher Clemens h...

Illustration for a story showing one of King Octavian's infant sons lying on the ground; Clement, a pilgrim, traveling with a group of merchants, sees the baby and purchases it from a band of outlaws. Title fro... More

Sie liebkoste die Kinder mit zärtlichen Geberden, setzte sich mit ihnen zum Kamine, wärmte sie und reichte ihnen ihre Brust

Sie liebkoste die Kinder mit zärtlichen Geberden, setzte sich mit ihne...

Illustration for a story showing Melusine sitting before a large fireplace, breast feeding an infant; across the room, two people looking slightly fearful, possibly servants, one holding a rosary, sit next to a... More

Das sah der Blitzschwab, und er ging ganz stät hinterrücks auf ihn zu und sagte: "Frisch gewagt ist halb geschwommen," und gab ihm einen Stoss, dass er, plumpf! drunten lag

Das sah der Blitzschwab, und er ging ganz stät hinterrücks auf ihn zu ...

Illustration for a story showing the seven adventurous Swabians coming to the edge of an embankment, possibly along a river, where one gets a push over the edge. Title from item. Illus. from: Volksbücher. 7 / H... More

Derweil wurde alles Gut Kleinod der Fürstin auf das Schiff gebracht und Florens und Marcebilla, ...

Derweil wurde alles Gut Kleinod der Fürstin auf das Schiff gebracht un...

Illustration for a story showing King Octavian's son Florent in a boat with Marsabelle and her maidens as they make their way to Paris. Title from item. Caption continues: sammt allen ihren Jungfrauen säumten n... More

Raimund behielt nur einen Priester und einen Schüler bei sich, ..

Raimund behielt nur einen Priester und einen Schüler bei sich, ..

Illustration for a story showing the nobleman Raymond dressed as a pilgrim entering the monastery at Montserrat with a priest. Title from item. Caption continues: legte mit dem Priester Einsiedlerkleidung an un... More

Obschon Du mir einen Arm abgeschlagen hast, so soll es mir doch nicht schaden, ..

Obschon Du mir einen Arm abgeschlagen hast, so soll es mir doch nicht ...

Illustration for a story showing one of King Octavian's sons, now a young man, wearing his adoptive father's old rusty armor, fighting a giant who has been terrorizing the city of Paris; on the right, citizens ... More

Und wie sie nun gegen den Busch weiter vordringen und lugen und losen, siehe, da liegt ein Haas im Busch, ..

Und wie sie nun gegen den Busch weiter vordringen und lugen und losen,...

Illustration for a story showing the seven adventurous Swabians staring in wonder as the rabbit flees in fear of them. Title from item. Caption continues: der lugt und lost auch, und macht ein Männle und erschr... More

Bedenket, liber Pater, dass dieses Alles Gott gefügt und gethan hat und klagt nicht wider den Markgrafen, unsern Herrn, denn uns stehet nicht zu mit unserer Dbrigkeit zu rechten

Bedenket, liber Pater, dass dieses Alles Gott gefügt und gethan hat un...

Illustration for a story showing, at top, Griselda weeping in the arms of her father outside their farmhouse after being sent away by Walther; and at bottom, Griselda reunited with Walther and her teenage child... More

Die Gräfin wickelte den Zindel auf, und siehe, da enthält derselbe jene drei Ringe, welche sie ihrem Sohne Peter mitgegeben hatte, als er sie verliess und in die Ferne zog

Die Gräfin wickelte den Zindel auf, und siehe, da enthält derselbe jen...

Illustration for a story showing a fisherman, with a large fish in a basket at his feet, presenting to the king and queen, Peter's parents, three rings that he found in the fish; the same rings given to Peter b... More

Geschichte von der schöenen Magelone und dem Ritter Peter Der Bater sprach: "Ziehe hin, mein Sohn, wie Dein Herz Dich leitet

Geschichte von der schöenen Magelone und dem Ritter Peter Der Bater sp...

Illustration for a story showing a king and queen with their son kneeling before them asking permission to go out into the world in search of adventure and to gain experience that would make him better equiped ... More

Als sie nun so um die Pfanne herum sassen und sich die gerösteten Spätzle schmecken liessen, fagte der Allgäuer, indem er einen Seufzer holte bis vim untersten Zehen herauf: ... Ritschl sc

Als sie nun so um die Pfanne herum sassen und sich die gerösteten Spät...

Illustration for a story showing the seven adventurous Swabians sitting around a large pot from which they are about to eat, though appear to be pondering some larger issues, particularly, at the moment, about ... More

Geschichte vom Kaiser Octavianus Indem sie so schrie, gingen ihr die Augen auf und sei sah den Kaiser mit dem nackten Schwerte vor sich stehen, ... Ritschl sc

Geschichte vom Kaiser Octavianus Indem sie so schrie, gingen ihr die A...

Illustration for a story showing King Octavian holding a sword in the queen's bedchamber, with his mother at his side accusingly pointing at the queen, her daughter-in-law, who is leaping out of a bed where a n... More

Nachdem er sie aber einmal auf sein Ross hatte, da drüchte er sie an seine Brust und gab ihr Machen kuss, ..

Nachdem er sie aber einmal auf sein Ross hatte, da drüchte er sie an s...

Illustration for a story showing one of King Octavian's sons, now a young man, wearing his adoptive father's old rusty armor, having defeated the giant, rides to the besieging Saracen's camp to abduct Marsabell... More

Wie erschrak und erstaunte aber Raimund, als er bemerkte, das Melusina nur bis zur Mitte des Leibes ein überaus schönes blühendes Weib sei, ..

Wie erschrak und erstaunte aber Raimund, als er bemerkte, das Melusina...

Illustration for a story showing the nobleman Raymond spying on his wife Melusine while she takes a bath; curious to see why she needed a day to herself and breaking his promise to respect her wish, he discover... More

Er hatte den rothen Zindel mit den Ringen neben sich auf einen Stein gelegt und gedachte seiner nicht weiter, ..

Er hatte den rothen Zindel mit den Ringen neben sich auf einen Stein g...

Illustration for a story showing Peter and the fair Magelone resting by a large tree in the forest during their journey to his homeland after having eloped; a horse is tied nearby. While Magelone sleeps, Peter ... More

Und sie rannten davon wie Spitzbuben, ohne umzuschauen, und rannten immer mehr, da sie hörten, dass wirklich einer hinter ihnen her trotte ..

Und sie rannten davon wie Spitzbuben, ohne umzuschauen, und rannten im...

Illustration for a story showing the seven adventurous Swabians running in fear of what might be chasing them. Title from item. Caption continues: es war aber der Spiegelschwab, der auch nicht säumte, ... Illus... More

Gehe, trage das liebe Englein schnell hinweg, ich befehle es mit Leib und Seele in den Willen des allmächtigen Gottes!

Gehe, trage das liebe Englein schnell hinweg, ich befehle es mit Leib ...

Illustration for a story showing, at top, Griselda, standing next to an empty cradle, is attempting to restrain her distress at giving up her child, which an elderly man carries away; and at bottom, Griselda, s... More

Geschichte von den seiben Schwaben Die sieben Schwaben hatten aber auf dem Wege dahin noch viele Abenteuer zu gestehen, ...

Geschichte von den seiben Schwaben Die sieben Schwaben hatten aber auf...

Illustration for a story showing the seven adventurous Swabians meeting an old woman sitting beneath a tree, cooking an unusual dish. Title from item. Caption continues: woran sicher die Zigeunerin schuld war, ... More

Wie sie aber gegen einander ritten, da nahm Peter seine Lanze hoch und rückwärts, ... Ritschl sc

Wie sie aber gegen einander ritten, da nahm Peter seine Lanze hoch und...

Illustration for a story showing Peter participating in a jousting tournament where he faces Sir James, his uncle; Peter directs his lance away from his opponent and is struck by his uncle's lance, which breaks... More

Da erkannte Peter von Provence seine schöne Braut, erkannte, dass sie es wirklich war, die er so lange gesucht und als todt betrauert hatte

Da erkannte Peter von Provence seine schöne Braut, erkannte, dass sie ...

Illustration for a story showing Peter rushing to embrace Magelone who steps forward with arms spread to greet him after their long absence from each other. Title from item. Caption continues: Mit weit ausgebre... More

Geschichte von Griseldis und dem Markgrafen Walther Freudig rief der Graf - "Wohl Griseldis!"

Geschichte von Griseldis und dem Markgrafen Walther Freudig rief der G...

Illustration for a story showing, at top, Walther, a German nobleman, standing with Griselda, a peasant girl, outside the door to her father's farmhouse; Walther is introducing her as his wife-to-be to friends ... More

Raimund und Melusina hatten das hochzeitliche Lager bestiegen und mit zärtlicher Liebe hielten sie einander umschlungen; ..

Raimund und Melusina hatten das hochzeitliche Lager bestiegen und mit ...

Illustration for a story showing a triptych with, on the center panel, the nobleman Raymond embracing Melusine on a bed labeled "RM" on the day of their wedding; on the left panel people are listening to a musi... More

Hoch in der Luft umfuhr sie das Schloss dreimal und stiess jedesmal ein herzzerreissendes Wehgeschrei aus

Hoch in der Luft umfuhr sie das Schloss dreimal und stiess jedesmal ei...

Illustration for a story showing Melusine with a serpent or dragon-like tail soaring above the castle where she lived with the nobleman Raymond. Title from item. Illus. from: Volksbücher. 3 / Heransgegeben von ... More

Des Morgens legten die Schneidergesellen den Laden auf die Pfosten, setzten sich und nähten

Des Morgens legten die Schneidergesellen den Laden auf die Pfosten, se...

Illustration for a story showing scaffolding crashing to the ground after a pig has bumped one of the support posts, causing three tailors who had been working on the scaffolding to come crashing to the ground ... More

Als nun Eulenspiegel mit dem Rector und etlichen Magistris kam, legte er seinem Schüler ein Buch vor

Als nun Eulenspiegel mit dem Rector und etlichen Magistris kam, legte ...

Illustration for a story showing Eulenspiegel wearing the hat of a jester, standing in a stable with members of the clergy watching a donkey turning pages in a book that had been placed in its feeding trough, g... More

Der wiedererstandene Eulenspiegel Da es nun Zeit war, gebot er dem Eulenspiegel, dass er ganz-still und züchtig hinter ihm sitzen sollte

Der wiedererstandene Eulenspiegel Da es nun Zeit war, gebot er dem Eul...

Illustration for a story showing an elderly man riding on a horse with a young boy seated behind him; the horse has lifted its tail to defecate on the street, at the same time, the boy lifts his shirt to expose... More

Des andern Morgens sagte Eulenspiegel zu dem Spitalmeister: nun wären alle Kranke genesen, und er solle nur an der Thür rufen, dass alle, welche gesund wären, ..

Des andern Morgens sagte Eulenspiegel zu dem Spitalmeister: nun wären ...

Illustration for a story showing a man, wearing the hat of a jester, and a young child looking out a hospital window in the background; the man gestures toward a group of handicapped persons making their way to... More

Nun hatte die Frau im Dorfe etwas zu thun; während der Zeit that Eulenspiegel, was das Kind nicht konnte, aus Beste, setzte den Kinderstuhl darüber und auf diesen das Kind

Nun hatte die Frau im Dorfe etwas zu thun; während der Zeit that Eulen...

Illustration for a story showing a man wearing the hat and clothing of a jester, sitting on a low stool defecating into a basket; he is holding a young child on his knee who is holding a jester doll. There is a... More

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Anthony Wayne's defeat of the Indians, at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, Ohio, August 20, 1794.

Snake game rules

Snake game rules

Print showing a game board with red, gold, and blue spaces, numbered between 1 and 122; on the board are illustrations that are numbered and correspond to the blue "starred" spaces, which are action spots, the ... More

Wie Isegrim krank darnieder liegt

Wie Isegrim krank darnieder liegt

Illustration for a story showing "Isegrim" the Wolf lying in bed, with his wife "Dame Gieremund" attending to the wounds he sustained during his defeat in the wrestling match with Reynard the Fox. Title from it... More