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From: The Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. 1765-66.

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Guicciardini, Lodovico, 1521-1589.
Descrittione di M. Lodovico Guicciardini patritio fiorentino, di tutti i Paesi Bassi, alytimenti detti Germania Inferiore. Con tutte le carte di geographia del paese, & con ritratto naturale di molte terre principali riueduta di nuovo, & ampliata per tutto piu che la meta dal medesimo autore ... Con amplissimo indice di tutte le cose piu memorabili.
Amversa, Appresso C. Plantino, stampatore regio, 1581.
DH33 .G9 1581 Oversize

Le Moyne, Pierre, 1602-1671.
The gallery of heroick women / written in French by Peter Le Moyne ; translated into English by the Marquesse of Winchester.
London : Printed by R. Norton for Henry Seile, 1652.
CT3201 .L42 Oversize

Blome, Richard, d. 1705.
A geographical description of the four parts of the world taken from the notes and workes of the famous Monsieur Sanson, geographer to the French king, and other eminent travellers and authors. To which are added the commodities, coyns, weights, and measures of the chief places of traffick in the world; compared with those of England, (or London) as to the trade thereof. Also, a treatise of travel, and another of traffick. The whole illustrated with variety of useful and delightful mapps and figures. By Richard Blome.
London, Printed by T. N. for R. Blome, and are also sold by N. Brooks, E. Brewster, and T. Basset, 1670.
910 B653g Oversize

Veen, Otto van, 1556-1629.
Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata : imaginibus in aes incisis, notisque illustrata studio Othonis Vaeni, Batavo- Lugdunensis.
Editio nova correctior / & ss. patrum, Senecae atque alioru philosophorum & poetarum sententiis, novisque versibus aucta.
Bruxellis, apud Franciscum Foppens, bibliopolam sub signo Sancti Spiritus, 1683.
769 V418q

Johnson, Charles, fl. 1724-1736.
A general history of the lives and adventures of the most famous highwaymen, murderers, street-robbers, etc. From the famous Sir John Falstaff in the reign of K. Henry IV, 1399 , to 1733. To which is added genuine account of the voyages and plunders of the most noted pyrates ... Interspersed with diverting tales, and pleasant songs, and adorned with six and twenty large copper plates, engraved by the best masters.
London, Olive Payne, 1736.
364.15 J66g Oversize

Hill, John, 1714?-1775.
The British herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty. By John Hill, M.D.
London : Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's-Inn; J. Hodges, near London-Bridge; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; B. Collins; and S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, in Pater-noster-Row, MDCCLVI [1756]
QK41 .H6 1756 Folio

Parra, Antonio.
Descripcion de diferentes piezas de historia natural las mas del ramo maritimo : representadas en setenta y cinco laminas / su autor don Antonio Parra.
En La Havana : En la Imprenta de la Capitania General, 1787.
QL229.C9 P37 1787


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Fuller, Thomas, 1608-1661.
The church-history of Britain; from the birth of Jesus Christ, untill the year M. DC. XLVIII. Endeavored by Thomas Fuller.
London, Printed for Iohn Williams, 1655.
BR742 .F81 1655 Oversize

Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
The rape of the lock : an heroi-comical poem : in five canto's / written by Mr. Pope.
London : Printed for Bernard Lintott, at the Cross-Keys in Fleetstreet, 1714.
821.5 P825r

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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
The rape of the lock : an heroi-comical poem : in five canto's / written by Mr. Pope.
4th ed., corr.
London : Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1715.
821.5 P825r4


Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723.
The Kit-Cat club : done from the original paintings of Sir Godfrey Kneller / by Mr. Faber.
[London] : Sold by J. Tonson in the Strand & J. Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square, 1735.
704.942 K68k Folio


Retzsch, Moritz, 1779-1857.
Umrisse zu Schiller's Lied von der Glocke : nebst Andeutungen / von Moritz Retzsch.
Stuttgart : Cotta ; New York : D. Appleton, 1857.
832.6 S334lZr 1857 Oversize

Baskin, Leonard, 1922-
Icones librorum artifices. 2nd series : being actual, putative, fugitive & fantastical portraits of engravers, illustrators & binders / etchings and notes by Leonard Baskin.
Leeds, Mass. : Gehenna Press, 2000.
Z276 .B37 2000 Folio

Hecht, Anthony, 1923-
Seance for a minyan : ten poems / by Anthony Hecht ; intaglios by Michael Kuch.
[New York] : Double Elephant Press, 2001.
PS3558.E28 S42 2001 Oversize


Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818.
Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening. Including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the , possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts. By H. Repton, esq.
London, Printed by T. Bensley for J. Taylor, 1803.
SB471 .R427 Oversize

Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818.
Designs for the pavillon at Brighton : humbly inscribed to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales / by H. Repton ; with the assistance of his sons, John Adey Repton & G. S. Repton.
London : Printed for J. C. Stadley, [1808]
SB471 .R41 1808 Folio

Gilpin, William, 1724-1804.
A practical illustration of Gilpin's day : representing the various effects on landscape scenery from morning till night ; in thirty designs from nature / by the Rev. Wm. Gilpin, A.M. ; with instructions in, and explanation of, the improved method of colouring, and painting in water colours ; by John Heaviside Clark.
London : Published by Edward Orme, 1811.
ND2240 .G541 1811 Oversize

Combe, William, 1742-1823.
The tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque : a poem.
London : R. Ackermann, 1812-[21]
v. [1] The tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque.--v. 2. The second tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of consolation.--v. [3] The third tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of a wife.
PR3359.C5 T6 1812

Mallarme, Stephane, 1842-1898.
L'apres-midi d'un faune. Eglogue / Stephane Mallarme.
[La Haye : Mouton, 1935 i.e. 1955]
PQ2344 .A7 1955


Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867.
American scenery, or, land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature / from drawings by W.H. Bartlett ; engraved in the first style of the art by B. Wallis ... [et al.] ; the literary department, by N.P. Willis.
London : Virtue & Co., [18--?]
E165 .W541

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877.
Exploring expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Madeira, Brazil, Southern Cruise, Chili, Peru, Paumotu Group ... With engravings on steel, and numerous wood-cuts.
New York, G. P. Putnam, 1858.
Q115 .W66 1858

Picturesque America, or, The land we live in : a delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, canons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country / with illustrations on steel and wood, by eminent American artists ; ed. by William Cullen Bryant.
New York : D. Appleton and company, [c1872-1874]
WCB 182 Howe Coll.

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