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The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, and glands / illustrated by twenty-four plates by George Stubbs, painter.
Creator:
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
Date:
1853
Physical Description:
68 p., [48] leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The anatomy of the horse : including a particular description of the bones, cartilages, muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins and glands : in eighteen tables, all done from nature / by George Stubbs, painter.
Creator:
Stubbs, George, 1724–1806
Date:
1766
Physical Description:
[4], 47, [1] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 46 x 60 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views in Rome and its environs.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1841
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Hogarth moralized : a complete edition of all the most capital and admired works of William Hogarth / accompanied with concise and comprehensive explanations of their moral tendency by ... Dr. Trusler ; an introduction, and many additional notes ...
Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697–1764
Date:
1831
Physical Description:
xxvi, 293 p., [55] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Picturesque views in England and Wales / from drawings by J.M.W. Turner, Esq. R.A. ; engraved under the superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath ; with descriptive and historic illustrations by H.E. Lloyd., Esq. ; in two volumes.
Creator:
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775–1851
Date:
MDCCCXXXVIII [1838]
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 60 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Oxonia illustrata, sive, Omnium celeberrimae istius universitatis collegiorum, aularum, Bibliothecae Bodleianae, scholarum publicarum, Theatri Sheldoniani : nec non urbis totius scenographia / delineavit & sculpsit Dav. Loggan Univ. Oxon. chalcographus.
Creator:
Loggan, David, 1635–1700?
Date:
ano. Dni. MDCLXXV [1675]
Physical Description:
[85] leaves (1 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 43 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
As in a looking glass / by F.C. Philips ; iIllustrated by G. du Maurier.
Creator:
Philips, F. C. (Francis Charles), 1849–1921
Date:
1889
Physical Description:
[10], 293, [1] p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
Corporal Violette!!
Date:
[1815?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 31 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Gentlemen's fitting measurements diagram for use by tailors].
Creator:
Howle, J. (Tailor)
Date:
[approximately 1820-1830]
Physical Description:
1 card : illustrations ; 6 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Some designs of Mr. Inigo Jones and Mr. Wm. Kent.
Creator:
Jones, Inigo, 1573–1652
Date:
1744
Physical Description:
3 p., 53 plates. 43 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Open house London : 17-18 September 2011.
Date:
[2011]
Physical Description:
72 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
First lessons in plain sewing for home or school.
Date:
[approximately 1900?]
Physical Description:
16 pages : illustrations, plans ; 24 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Antiquities of Great Britain, illustrated in views.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Twenty lessons on British mosses, or, First steps to a knowledge of that beautiful tribe of plants / by William Gardiner.
Creator:
Gardiner, William, 1809?-1852
Date:
1846
Physical Description:
46 p. : samples ; 19 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Inn tally for food and drink at the Black Lion Inn, Scarthingmoor].
Creator:
Black Lion Inn (Scarthingmoor, England)
Date:
[early 19th century]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 17 x 14 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A botanical drawing-book, or, An easy introduction to drawing flowers according to nature / by James Sowerby ... ; originally designed for the use of his pupils ...
Creator:
Sowerby, James, 1757–1822
Date:
[1807?]
Physical Description:
11 leaves, 10 leaves of plates : col. ill. 19 x 23 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sixteen scenes taken from The miseries of human life / by one of the wretched.
Creator:
Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775–approximately 1833
Date:
March 1st 1807
Physical Description:
[16] leaves, [17] leaves of plates : ill ; 20 x 23 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Ackermann's drawing book for 1824.
Date:
1824
Physical Description:
1 p.., 99 plates. 20 x 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views of the Crystal Palace and Park, Sydenham. From drawings by eminent artists, and photographs by P. H. Delamotte. With a title-page and literary notices by M. Digby Wyatt ... First series.
Creator:
Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820–1877
Date:
1854
Physical Description:
4 p. ., [7]-39 p. 24 [i. e. 23] col. plates. 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Antiquities of Ionia, by the Society of dilettanti. [pt. 1]-5.
Creator:
Society of Dilettanti (London, England)
Date:
1769-1915
Physical Description:
5 v. illus., plates, maps, plans, diagrs. 56 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire : with memoirs of his life and writings / composed by himself ; illustrated from his letters, with occasional notes and narrative, by John Lord Sheffield ; in two volumes.
Creator:
Gibbon, Edward, 1737–1794
Date:
MDCCXCVI [1796]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables ; 30 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Des principes de l'architecture, de la sculpture, de la peinture, et des autres arts qui en dependent : avec un dictionnaire des termes propres à chacun de ces arts.
Creator:
Félibien, André, sieur des Avaux et de Javercy, 1619–1695
Date:
MDCLXXVI [1676]
Physical Description:
[24], 795, [1] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
J. Clarke : boot & shoe maker : 110 High Holborn, London.
Creator:
Clarke, J., active 1820
Date:
[approximately 1820?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : engraving ; 6 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Office Anthem.
Date:
[approximately 193-?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Masterpieces of industrial art & sculpture at the International Exhibition, 1862 / selected and described by J.B. Waring ... ; chromo-lithographed by and under the direction of W.R. Tymms, A. Warren, and G. Macculloch, from photographs supplied by the London Photographic and Stereoscopic Company, taken exclusively for this work by Stephen Thompson ...
Creator:
Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823–1875
Date:
1863
Physical Description:
3 volumes ([8], 14, [200]; [204]; [2], 14, [202] pages, 300 (i.e. 301) plates) : illustrations (some color) ; 44 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The pocket book of sea creatures.
Creator:
Bush, Tracey
Date:
1997
Physical Description:
[24] p. : chiefly ill. ; 52 x 98 mm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views of the forts of Bhurtpoore & Weire / by Lieut. George Abbott, 15th Reg. NI.
Creator:
Abbott, George, 1803–1838
Date:
[1827]
Physical Description:
[2] leaves, 13 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 32 x 48 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The works of Geoffrey Chaucer : now newly imprinted.
Creator:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400
Date:
Finished on the 8th day of May, 1896]
Physical Description:
4 blank l., ii p., 1 l., 554 p. illus. 43 x 30 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad. By R. Bridgens ...
Creator:
Bridgens, Richard
Date:
[1836?]
Physical Description:
1 v. (unpaged) 27 plates (part col. with accompanying text) 38 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Blanchet, artistes capillaires : hair cutter.
Creator:
Blanchet, Etienne
Date:
not before 1866?
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 19 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Illuminated illustrations of Froissart : selected from the MS. in the British Museum / by H. N. Humphreys, Esq.
Creator:
Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?
Date:
1845
Physical Description:
vi p., 36 leaves, [36] leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Half a cwt. of coals, James Breame's warehouse, near the bridge.
Creator:
Breame, James, born 1793 or 1794
Date:
[approximately 1845]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 60 x 70 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Myotomia reformata : or an anatomical treatise on the muscles of the human body ; illustrated with figures after the life / by the late Mr. William Cowper ; to which is prefix'd an introduction concerning muscular motion.
Creator:
Cowper, William, 1666–1709
Date:
1724
Physical Description:
[18], lxxvii, 194 p., 66 leaves of plates : ill. ; 47 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The sailing and fighting instructions, or, Signals as they are observed in the Royal Navy of Great Britain.
Creator:
Greenwood, Jonathan
Date:
[1715?]
Physical Description:
[72] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 15 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Dison & Co., lace manufacturers : special appointment to their Royal Highnesses, the Princess Augusta, Duchess of Gloucester, Duchess of Kent and Duchess of Cambridge : 257, Regent Street, London.
Creator:
Dison & Co. (Firm : London, England)
Date:
[circa 1850?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 8 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Gallery at Brocklesby, in Lincolnshire.
Creator:
Tatham, Charles Heathcote, 1771–1842
Date:
1811
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Three months passed in the mountains east of Rome, during the year l8l9. By Maria Graham ...
Creator:
Callcott, Maria, Lady, 1785–1842
Date:
1820
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 305, [1] p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Official catalogue / Yorkshire Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures.
Creator:
Yorkshire Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures (1875 : Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Date:
1875
Physical Description:
[8], 319, [1], [80] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Canterbury tales.
Creator:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400
Date:
1483]
Physical Description:
[312] leaves : ill. ; 27 cm. (fol.)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Charles Miller's habit and gown-warehouse, at the Crown and Cushion, in Tavistock-Street : where gentlemen and ladies may be furnish'd as usual.
Date:
[1748]]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. ; 27 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Description of the various head dresses exhibited by Fredk. Brown, of 47, Fenchurch St. , in Section 18, no. 245, of the Exhibition Building, Hyde Park.
Creator:
Browne, Frederick, (Wig maker)
Date:
1851
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustrations ; 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The stones of Venice / by John Ruskin ; with illustrations drawn by the author.
Creator:
Ruskin, John, 1819–1900
Date:
1851-1853
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Twenty four plates illustrative of Hindoo and European manners in Bengal / drawn on the stone by A. Colin from sketches by Mrs. Belnos.
Creator:
Belnos, S. C., Mrs.
Date:
[1832]
Physical Description:
[52] pages, [1], 24 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 45 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Eleventh anniversary of the United Society of Master Chimney Sweeps : (established June 15th, 1825,) for the benefit of their apprentices.
Creator:
United Society of Master Chimney Sweeps (London, England)
Date:
1836
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 27 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Recueil des scènes familières, et de société de Paris / par J.S., Pigal, &c. &c.
Creator:
Pigal, Edmé Jean, 1798–1872
Date:
1833
Physical Description:
3 parts (21 leaves of plates) : all ill. ; 35 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Trade card for The London Hotel].
Date:
1862
Physical Description:
1 trade card : engraving ; 13 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Illustrations of the works of Henry Richter. 1st ser. ...
Creator:
Richter, Henry, 1772–1857
Date:
1822
Physical Description:
2 leaves. 4 plates. 61 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque. A poem.
Creator:
Combe, William, 1742–1823
Date:
1812
Physical Description:
1 p.., iii, [1], 275 p., 1 leaf. 30 col. plates (incl. front.) 26 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Historical and local new Bath guide, containing an accurate description of the public buildings, institutions, and amusements of the city; with observations on the medicinal use of the Bath waters, by Sir George Smith Gibbes, M. D. ...
Date:
[ca. 1832]
Physical Description:
1 p. ., 176 (i. e. 182), [4] p. fold. front (map) plates, fold. plan. 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The practical and devotional family Bible : the Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments according to the authorized version / with the ... commentaries of Henry and Scott ; condensed by the Rev. John M'Farlane ...
Date:
1864
Physical Description:
[4], 944, 288, [12], 48 p., [30] leaves of plates : col. ill., maps (some col.) ; 34 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Four views in Germany.
Creator:
Papendiek, G. E. (George Ernest), 1788–1835
Date:
1820
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Summer of smiles : London Guitar Festival : E4 Udderbelly : Ray Davies' Meltdown : Light Fantastic.
Creator:
South Bank Centre
Date:
2011
Physical Description:
25 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Topographical sketches of Brighthelmston and its neighbourhood / by E.W. Brayley ... ; illustrated with twelve engravings by R. Havell, jun.
Creator:
Brayley, E. W. (Edward Wedlake), 1773–1854
Date:
[1824]
Physical Description:
82, [2] p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views in India, Saint Helena, and Car Nicobar, drawn from nature and on stone by Major John Luard.
Creator:
Luard, John, 1790–1875
Date:
[1838]
Physical Description:
1 v. (unpaged) ill. 37 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Fresco decorations and stuccoes of churches and palaces in Italy : during the fifteenth & sixteenth centuries / with descriptions by Lewis Gruner ...
Creator:
Grüner, Ludwig, 1801–1882
Date:
1854
Physical Description:
[6] p., 56 leaves of plates (some folded) : chiefly ill. (some col.), plans ; 58 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A new drawing book: by Ibbetson, Chamberlain, Angelica, &c.
Creator:
Laurie, Richard Holmes
Date:
[1824]
Physical Description:
24 plates (33 ill.; incl. engr. t.-p.) 24 x 36 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Perspectivische Ansicht des Tunnels unter der Themse. Vue perspective du tunnel sous la Tamise.
Date:
ca. 1825]
Physical Description:
7 col. plates. 23 x 16 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
De humana physiognomonia : libri IIII ... / Io. Baptistae Portae Neapolitani.
Creator:
Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615
Date:
1586
Physical Description:
265 [i.e. 272] p. : ill., port. ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Phoenix soup & dining-rooms.
Creator:
Phoenix (Restaurant : London, England)
Date:
[early 19th century]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 17 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
J. Smithson, dealer in every description of watches, jewellery, plated goods &c. : Birkenhead : watches, clocks, jewellery and every description of fancy articles cleaned and repaired.
Date:
[1850?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 6 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
The fables of Aesop, and others / with designs on wood, by Thomas Bewick.
Date:
1818
Physical Description:
xxiv, 376 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A picturesque tour of the island of Jamaica, from drawings made in the years 1820 and 1821 / by James Hakewill ...
Creator:
Hakewill, James, 1778–1843
Date:
1825
Physical Description:
1 p.l., 16, [41] p., 21 col. pl. ; fol. 32 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Obiections against the vse of the bovv vvith the pike: and the answers thereunto.
Creator:
Neade, William
Date:
[approximately 1630]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) : illustrations ; ; 34 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Mr. Ingham, general dealer, Sheffield : dealer in marine stores, cast-off wearing apparel, &c. &c.
Date:
[approximately 1840?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 19 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Six new plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia.
Creator:
Belzoni, Giovanni Battista, 1778–1823
Date:
1822
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, [6] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 62 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Edward Gilks, ornamental designer : draughtsman on wood and lithographer : 4 Fenchurch Building, Fenchurch, London.
Creator:
Gilks, Edward, 1822?-
Date:
[1840?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 11 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
"Curry & rice," on forty plates, or, The ingredients of social life at "our station" in India / by George Francklin Atkinson.
Creator:
Atkinson, George Francklin
Date:
[1859]
Physical Description:
[90] p., [39] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketches in the island of Madeira.
Creator:
Dillon, Frank, 1823–1909
Date:
1850
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Catalogue of up to date suites & chairs in Chippendale, Sheraton, Queen Anne, Jacobean, Hepplewhite, & Louis Styles : frames only.
Creator:
T. C. L. (London, England)
Date:
[1890?]
Physical Description:
[28] leaves : illustrations ; 28 x 22 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The royal wedding official programme : the marriage of H.R.H. Prince William of Wales, K.G. with Miss Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey, 29th April, 2011.
Date:
2011
Physical Description:
27 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
London labour and the London poor : a cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work / by Henry Mayhew.
Creator:
Mayhew, Henry, 1812–1887
Date:
1851[-1861]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Key to the picture of the fancy going to a fight at Moulsey-Hurst : dedicated, by permission, to Mr. Jackson and the Pugilistic Club / designed and etched by I.R. Cruickshank, under the direction of P. Egan.
Creator:
Egan, Pierce, 1772–1849
Date:
1819
Physical Description:
36 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sketches in the grounds of Marshalls, the seat of Rowland Stephenson Esqr.
Creator:
Hornor, Thomas, 1785–1844
Date:
1824]
Physical Description:
[16] leaves : all ill. ; 16 x 21 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Dinner : 13th January, 1951 / the Bonnington Hotel, Southampton Row, London, W.C.1.
Creator:
Bonnington Hotel (London, England)
Date:
1951
Physical Description:
1 menu ; 23 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sale of shop fittings and ready-made clothing, &c. : (under warrant from the Sheriff, in causa Cramb versus Orr.).
Creator:
Huchinson & Dixon
Date:
1876
Physical Description:
1 leave ([1] page) ; 33 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Twelve designs of country-houses : of two, three and four rooms on a floor : proper for glebes and small estates : with some observations on the common errors in building / by a gentleman.
Creator:
Payne, John, 1710–1771
Date:
1757
Physical Description:
16, [8] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
An attempt to discriminate the styles of English architecture, from the conquest to the reformation : preceded by a sketch of the Grecian and Roman orders : with notices of nearly five hundred English buildings / by Thomas Rickman.
Creator:
Rickman, Thomas, 1776–1841
Date:
[1817]
Physical Description:
iv, 146 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Rangoon views and combined operations in the Birnam Empire.
Creator:
Moore, Joseph
Date:
1825-1826
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Celebrated horses of America / from paintings by Scott Leighton, Henry Stull, and others.
Date:
1881-1882
Physical Description:
[24] leaves, [24] leaves of plates : col ill. ; 49 x 63 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts