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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
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
Views in Rome and its environs.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1841
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
Vues choisies d'Amsterdam et ses environs / dessinées d'après nature par C. de Kruyf et autres artistes.
Creator:
Kruyff, Cornelis de, 1771–1854
Date:
[1825?]
Physical Description:
[2] p., [46] leaves of plates : ill. ; 36 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde.
Creator:
Picart, Bernard, 1673–1733
Date:
1723
Physical Description:
11 v.
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
The costume of Hindostan : elucidated by sixty coloured engravings / with descriptions in English and French, taken in the years 1798 and 1799 by Balt. Solvyns, of Calcutta.
Creator:
Solvyns, Balt. (Balthazar), 1760–1824
Date:
1807
Physical Description:
[132] pages, 60 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 37 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Miseries of human life / designed and etched by T. Rowlandson.
Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756–1827
Date:
[1808]
Physical Description:
[50] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 27 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Corporal Violette!!
Date:
[1815?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 31 x 21 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
Sketches in the island of Madeira.
Creator:
Dillon, Frank, 1823–1909
Date:
1850
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A companion from London to Brighthelmston, in Sussex : consisting of a set of topographical maps from actual surveys, on a scale of two inches to a mile ... / by J. Edwards, topographer.
Creator:
Edwards, James, 1756–1816
Date:
1801
Physical Description:
[3],viii, [1], 31, 86, [3] p., [15] leaves of plates, ([2] folded) : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Bookmark from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents].
Creator:
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Date:
[approximately 1970?]
Physical Description:
1 bookmark ; 17 x 5 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Now publishing in numbers, price 1s. and in monthly parts, at 2s. each, Commemoration of Hogarth by an edition of his works, commenced exactly a century after their first appearance.
Creator:
Jones and Co. (London, England)
Date:
[1833?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustrations ; 26 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A list of caricatures, suitable to the present times; just published by R. Ackermann ...
Creator:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764–1834
Date:
1814]
Physical Description:
broadside. 19 x 12 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The seasons, by James Thomson. Illustrated with engravings by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. and P.W. Tomkins, historical engravers to Their Majesties; from original pictures painted for the work by W. Hamilton, R.A.
Creator:
Thomson, James, 1700–1748
Date:
1797
Physical Description:
7 p.l., 244 p. col. front., col. ill., col. plates. 47 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Narrative of a visit to the court of Sinde at Hyderabad on the Indus : illustrated with plates and a map : with a sketch of the history of Rutch : and an appendix / by James Burnes.
Creator:
Burnes, James, 1801–1862
Date:
1839
Physical Description:
xviii, 168, xviii, 74, 73., [6] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map ; 18 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Advertisement for Young's London Drapery House.
Creator:
Young's London Drapery House (Firm : Tynemouth and Whitley)
Date:
1886
Physical Description:
1 sheet (1 page) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The triangular bandage / St. John Ambulance Association.
Creator:
St. John Ambulance Association
Date:
[circa 1915?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 27 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The Chinese sensitive plant, or, The living leaf : patronized by the Emperor of China, the principal court of Europe, the Royal Family, and nobility of Great Britain.
Date:
[approximately 1850]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 28 x 22 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
George Gordons Glasgow Ginghams original standard qualities : entirely new designs, most expensive colors : made only from the finest yarns.
Date:
[approximately 1846?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 24 x 34 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
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
An aeronautical view of London / drawn & engraved by Robert Havell.
Creator:
Havell, Robert, 1769–1832
Date:
1831
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : plan ; 43 x 112 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
Principles of beauty, relative to the human head / by Alexander Cozens.
Creator:
Cozens, Alexander, 1717–1786
Date:
MDCCLXXVIII [1778]
Physical Description:
[6], 15, [5], 15, [1] p, [3], 2-17 leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 53 cm. (fol.)
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
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
A chapbook of English tat.
Creator:
Mockett, Andrew
Date:
[2002]
Physical Description:
[32] pages : chiefly ilustrations ; 22 x 30 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the artist
Programme of events, Monday August 22nd, 1955 : R.M.S. "Ivernia," Cunard Steam-Ship Co., Ltd.
Creator:
Cunard Steamship Company, ltd.
Date:
1955
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet (4 unnumbered pages) : illustrations ; 16 x 26 cm, folded to 16 x 13 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Archbald, the property of Mr. George Wilson, of Walkington, will serve mares this season, 1839, at one guinea and a-half each.
Date:
[1839]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) : illustrations ; 31 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Contrasts : a series of twenty drawings / designed by S. Stickney.
Creator:
Ellis, Sarah Stickney, 1799–1872
Date:
1832
Physical Description:
[21] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 29 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