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Thomas Gainsborough letter to William Jackson, 1773 January 29.
Creator:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Date:
1773 January 29
Physical Description:
1 item (4 pages) ; 23 x 38 cm, folded to 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Thomas Gainsborough letter to Elizabeth Rasse.
Creator:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727–1788
Date:
[1753]
Physical Description:
1 sheet (2 pages) : autograph letter signed ; 23 x 19 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 / 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
Letter to John Thomas Smith.
Creator:
Constable, John, 1776–1837
Date:
1797, between January 16 and March 23
Physical Description:
1 item (1 p.) : ill. ; 28 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
Alphabet.
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812–1888
Date:
1857
Physical Description:
1 v. ([26] leaves) : ill. ; 36 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
Map of China and the adjacent countries : drawn from the latest surveys and other authentic documents ... / by William H. Allen & Co.
Date:
1842
Physical Description:
1 map : hand col., mounted on linen ; 59 x 74 cm., folded to 19 x 10 cm., in covers 23 x 15 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
Grand architectural panorama of London : Regent Street to Westminster Abbey [graphic] / from original drawings made expressly for the work by R. Sandeman, architect ; and executed on wood by G.C. Leighton.
Creator:
Leighton, George Cargill, 1826–1895
Date:
1849
Physical Description:
1 print on 8 sheets : wood engraving ; full image 15 x 677 cm, accordion folded to 15 x 17 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The destruction of the Spanish Armada
Creator:
Bijlaer, Gerard van, active 1540?-1617
Date:
1588
Physical Description:
1 medallion : silver ; 51 mm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Fast khakis and blues, for government requirements / Levinstein, Limited, Blackley, Manchester.
Creator:
Levinstein Limited (firm)
Date:
1914?
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 23 x 17 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Cyclamen (cf. Cyclamen L.) and (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae Pyrrhogyra sp.), with Northern dune tiger beetle (Cicindela ?hybrida), Leaf beetle (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae), Flesh fly (Diptera Sarcophagidae), Wasp beetle (Clytus arietis), Red-breasted carrion beetle (Oiceoptoma throracica) and, Sexton or Burying beetle (Nicrophorus humator), with shell (Mauritia arabica) from the natural history cabinet of Anna Blackburne.
Creator:
Bolton, James, active 1775–1795
Date:
circa 1768
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor and gouache over graphite, on parchment ; sheet 23 x 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund, in honor of Jane and Richard C. Levin, President of Yale University (1993-2013)
Crimean War.
Creator:
Bowers, George Frederick
Date:
1856?
Physical Description:
1 jug : white transferware; 24 cm high (including handle) x 13 cm in diameter (17 cm including handle)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961.
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
The Chinese expedition, 1859-1860 / by Major W.G.R. Masters, Royal Marine Light Infantry ; a series of eight views ...
Creator:
Masters, W. G. R. (William Godfrey Rays)
Date:
[1861]
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 58 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
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
Glasgow looking glass.
Date:
[1825]
Physical Description:
1 v. : ill. ; 45 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Map of North America.
Date:
not before 1634
Physical Description:
1 map : pen and ink and watercolor, on parchment ; 21.9 x 42.8 cm, on sheet 23.5 x 45.8 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Bartholomew's one inch to the mile environs of London.
Creator:
John Bartholomew and Son
Date:
[not before 1921]
Physical Description:
1 map : color, mounted on linen ; 70 x 91 cm, folded to 19 x 10 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Medal commemorating the abolition of the apprenticeship system in the British West Indies.
Creator:
Davis, Joseph, active 1818–1857
Date:
1838
Physical Description:
1 medal : white metal ; 38 mm in diameter
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
Antiquities of Great Britain, illustrated in views.
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
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
The absent minded beggar.
Creator:
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865–1936
Date:
c1899
Physical Description:
1 printed handkerchief : damask cotton ; 62 x 60 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
The Illustrated London news Colosseum view of London.
Date:
[1843]
Physical Description:
1 print (2 sheets) : wood engraving ; full sheet 30 x 254 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Geo. Wostenholm & Son's, Ltd. : Sheffield, England : the finest cutlery in the world.
Creator:
George Wostenholm & Son (Sheffield, England)
Date:
[not before 1875]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 10 x 13 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Ye cvstoms & manners of Ye Englyshe people : How the Englyshe bathe the bodyes of the womenne & childrenne in the sea.
Creator:
Doyle, Richard, 1824–1883
Date:
[approximately 1850]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet (4 pages) : etching ; 19 x 12 cm, folded to 9 x 11 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Dean's steam-boat alphabet : a companion to the Railway alphabet.
Date:
[1855?]
Physical Description:
1 scroll : illustrations ; in box 18 x 23 x 5 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
[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
J. Sage : furniture japanner, sign painter and glass enameller : Aldens Court, Broadmead, Bristol.
Creator:
Sage, John (Painter)
Date:
[approximately 1830]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 8 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Receipts by John Williams, of White Hill Kiln, for chimney tunnel tiles purchased by Breandveath, of Houghton, 1848.
Creator:
White Hill Kiln (Luton, England)
Date:
1848
Physical Description:
2 sheets ; 13 x 17 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
Office Anthem.
Date:
[approximately 193-?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 19 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A survey of the house, gardens & park of Claremount : one of the seats of the Right Honble. Lord Clive = Plan des jardins & parc de Claremount : une des maisons de plaisance de Mylord Clive ...
Creator:
Rocque, John, -1762
Date:
1821
Physical Description:
1 map ; 25 x 50 cm., on sheet 39 x 59 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Coffin furniture: manufacturers' pattern book].
Date:
[ca. 1783]
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Apolla Quadrille Party
Date:
[approximately 1860?]
Physical Description:
1 invitation : illustrations ; 6 x 9 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The family coach. A merry round game.
Date:
[1851]
Physical Description:
45 pieces (incl. col. ill.) 9 cm. and booklet (7, [1] p.) 14 cm. in case 11 x 15 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
[Transparent prints].
Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756–1827
Date:
[1799]
Physical Description:
6 prints : hand-colored aquatint ; sheets 52 x 37 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
The Princes Restaurant, Piccadilly : London, W.
Date:
[191-?]
Physical Description:
1 postcard ; 88 x 138 mm
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
Westminster Abbey fund : 1065, 1920.
Creator:
Parkinson, W. (William), 1871–1927
Date:
1920
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 16 x 25 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Will of Patrick Lynch.
Creator:
Lynch, Richard, -1781
Date:
1781
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 17 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
With best wishes for your birthday : may your future years of life gently pass unmarred by strife, solaced by sweet loves caress, health and every happiness.
Creator:
Stevens, Thomas, 1828–1888
Date:
[ca. 1870]
Physical Description:
1 silk picture : color ; 20 x 5 cm (with tassel)
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Till the boys come home : (keep the home fires burning).
Date:
1914 or 1915
Physical Description:
1 printed handkerchief : cotton ; 48 x 48 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Butterflies.
Creator:
Cockburn, Julie
Date:
2004
Physical Description:
1 altered book ; 39 x 47 x 8 cm, in box 55 x 72 x 11 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Driek and Michael Zirinsky in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale PhD, American Studies, 1985; Janice Neri (1970-2016), who worked with Meyers (as a predoctoral research assistant) at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens; and Neri's family
The battles of Balaklava and Inkerman : a military spectacle, in two acts : written expressly for and adapted to Webb's characters & scenes in the same.
Date:
[1855]
Physical Description:
18 pages ; 15 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans P. Kraus.
Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland / illustrated from original drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, &c. ; with descriptions by T. Rose.
Creator:
Rose, Thomas, topographer
Date:
1832-1835
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 28 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
Portraits of brood mares belonging to the Royal Stud at Hampton Court / by C.W.
Creator:
C. W
Date:
1837
Physical Description:
[2] p., [24] leaves, [24] leaves plates : ill. ; 54 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
[Six views of Hastings].
Creator:
Aglio, Agostino, 1777–1857
Date:
Novr. 1, 1823
Physical Description:
6 prints in 1 volume : lithography ; volume 35 x 49 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
The naval achievements of Great Britain, from the year 1793 to 1817.
Date:
[1817]
Physical Description:
viii, [150] p., [56] leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 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
Bill for school expenses for Mr. Bryans from Miss Thompson, 17 and 18 Holland Road, Brighton.
Creator:
Thompson, Miss, active 1889
Date:
April 1889
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 18 x 23 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Zoological Society's gardens, Regent's Park. Sunday, December 14th, 1879. Admit one.
Creator:
Zoological Society of London
Date:
1879
Physical Description:
1 admission ticket ; 70 x 80 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Yarmouth : photo-medallion souvenir.
Date:
[approximately 1880?]
Physical Description:
1 sheet (16 views) : photolithographs ; each 42 mm in diameter, case 50 mm in diameter
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
A tour in North Wales.
Creator:
Walter, John
Date:
1817
Physical Description:
1 volume (184, 15 pages) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Billhead recording repairs to the carriages of Sir George Musgrave in Penrith,Cumbria, from March, 1864 to January, 1865.
Creator:
Wright, James, coach builder
Date:
1864-1865
Physical Description:
[4] pages : illustrations ; 34 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In loving memory of George Bye : who died December 9th, 1895 : aged 4 years : interred at St. Pancras Cemetery, Finchley.
Date:
1895
Physical Description:
1 folded card : letterpress ; 80 x 120 mm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Album of cartes-de-visite depicting royalty of Britain and Europe and other contemporary notables.
Date:
1860-1862
Physical Description:
1 album (50 photographs) ; 15 x 12 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views ... of the gardens of the Zoological Society in Regent's Park.
Creator:
Hakewill, James
Date:
1831
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Views in Calcutta.
Creator:
Moffat, James
Date:
s.d.]
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Character of forest trees.
Date:
circa 1817
Physical Description:
1 v. (31 leaves) : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Medical miscellany.
Date:
second half of the 15th century
Physical Description:
1 volume : paper ; 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Eastwood and Taylor : St. John Street, Manchester : decorators for banquets, balls, and bazaars, wedding celebrations, and coming-of-age festivals : stage scenery for amateur dramatic performances.
Creator:
Eastwood and Taylor (Firm)
Date:
[approximately 1870]
Physical Description:
1 folded card : color illustrations ; 14 x 21 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
Photograph album of pottery manufactured by Albert Wenger.
Creator:
Wenger, Albert Francis, 1837 or 1838–1924
Date:
1888
Physical Description:
1 volume ; 26 x 34 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
An elegy : to the memory of our illustrious and lamented Queen Caroline of England.
Creator:
Parmenter, S., active 1821
Date:
[1821?]
Physical Description:
1 broadside : illustrations ; 47 x 33 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
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