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EDUCATION: SPELLER, 1710.
Woodcut frontispiece from an American speller of 1710 showing the diligent student catching fruits of knowledge, picked for him by his teacher.
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GOETHE: WERTHER.
Title page to 'Das Leiden des Jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of Young Werther),' by Johann von Goethe. Wood engraving, German, 19th century.
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0122843
TEA: TREATISE, 1687.
Engraved frontispiece and title page of a treatise on the benefits of tea, coffee and chocolate, by Nicolas de Blegny, published at Lyon in 1687. The frontispiece depicts a Chinese man drinking tea while another harvests tea leaves in the background.
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0165807
MORGHEN: RACCOLTA, 1768.
Frontispiece of Filippo Morghen's 'Raccolta,' 1768, in which he claimed to illustrate some of the things observed by Englishman John Wilkins during a trip to the moon.
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0131726
DOCTRINAL DE CABALLEROS.
Frotispiece of the 'Doctrinal de Caballeros,' by Alfonso de Cartagena, 1487, which consists of an adaptation of the second Partida of Alfonso X, a book of laws.
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0167245
DE BRY: FRONTISPIECE.
Frontispiece for a book about the discovery of the New World. Color line engraving, c1594, by Theodor de Bry.
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0225449
CUSTOM.
German Empire Free State Prussia - Saxony province - Stendal: Frontispiece of a cookery book dating from the 18. century - Photographer: Paul Mai - Published by: 'Die Gruene Post' 31/1933 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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KING RICHARD III, 1881.
Engraved frontispiece after Sir John Gilbert from an English edition, 1881, of William Shakespeare's King Richard III.
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0009153
CLEMENS: TOM SAWYER, 1876.
The immortal incident of Tom Sawyer whitewashing the fence. Title page to a late 19th century edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' originally published in 1876.
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0116627
NOVA REPERTA, c1600.
Frontispiece engraving by Theodoor Galle (c1570-1633) from 'Nova Reperta' (New Discoveries) by Jan van der Straet, Antwerp, late 16th century.
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0006697
CESSOLIS: CHESS, 1493-1494.
Woodcut frontispiece to Jacobus de Cessolis' 'Libro di Giuoco di Scacchi,' Florence, Italy, 1493-94.
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0115562
HOWARD PYLE: PIRATES.
'An Attack on a Galleon.' Frontispiece from 'Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates,' 1921.
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0113407
HARPSICHORD PLAYER.
A man seated at a harpsichord. Frontispiece of Thomas Jefferson's copy of 'The Compleat Tutor for the Harpsichod or Spinnet,' by Peter Prelleur, mid 18th century.
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0112720
NOSTRADAMUS (1503-1566). French physician and astrologer. Frontispiece of 'The Prophecies of Monsieur Michel Nostradamus,' published at Lyons, France, 1557.
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0173801
DREAM INTERPRETATION BOOK.
Frontispiece of a book about dreams, published in Paris, 1850.†Full credit: Bourgeron - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0011151
WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892).
American poet. Engraved frontispiece, by Samuel Hollyer, to Whitman's first edition of Leaves of Grass, 1855.
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0088749
CESSOLIS: CHESS, 1493-94.
Woodcut frontispiece to Jacobus de Cessolis' 'Libro di Giuoco di Scacchi' ('Book of the Game of Chess'), printed at Florence, Italy, 1493-94.
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0114351
MOZART: SONATAS.
Frontispiece for a collection of sonatas for harpsichord by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, decicated to Madame Victoire, daughter of King Louis XV of France, 1764.
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0058317
BEARDSLEY: RHINEGOLD.
Frontispiece. Drawing by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley for 'The Comedy of the Rhinegold.'
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0078773
DUTCH COMMERCE, 1612.
Charting navigational courses. Engraved frontispiece to 'The Light of Navigation,' Willem Janszoon Blaeu's book of sea charts and sailing instructions, published in England, 1612.
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0093694
THE KITCHEN ENCYCLOPEDIA.
Cookbook published by Swift and Company in 1911.
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0047189
CLEMENS: TOM SAWYER, 1876.
Frontispiece engraving for the first edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 1876.
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0065452
NORTH AMERICA: FAUNA.
Engraved frontispiece from the 1712 German edition of John Lawson's 'A New Voyage to Carolina,' showing a buffalo, a terrapin killing a rattlesnake, a blacksnake killing a rattlesnake, a coiled rattlesnake lying in wait for a squirrel, an opossum, a bobcat pulling down a deer, a bear, and a raccoon 'fishing' for crabs with its tail.
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0085073
RELIGION: PRAYER.
Frontispiece to Dr. Richard Hurd's 'Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All Nations,' depicting followers of various world faiths. Line engraving, English, late-18th century.
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0014120
GEORGE III (1738-1820).
King of Great Britain, 1760-1820. Woodcut frontispiece to Watt's Speller, a colonial textbook of 1770.
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0350576
BARTRAM: SEMINOLE CHIEF.
Mico Chlucco, the Long Warrior, an Oconee Seminole chief in northern Florida. Aquatint, 1791, by James Trenchard, from the frontispiece of William Bartram's 'Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida,...,' after a drawing by Bartram, c1774.
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0093261
GALVANISM, 1809.
Experiment in electro-physiology as pioneered by Italian physicist Luigi Galvani (1737-1789). Frontispiece engraving from 'An Epitome of Electricity and Galvanism,' published at Philadelphia in 1809.
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PHILLIS WHEATLEY
(1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her "Poems," 1773.
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0128826
NORTH AMERICA: FAUNA.
Engraved frontispiece from the 1712 German edition of John Lawson's 'A New Voyage to Carolina,' showing a buffalo, a terrapin killing a rattlesnake, a blacksnake killing a rattlesnake, a coiled rattlesnake lying in wait for a squirrel, an opossum, a bobcat pulling down a deer, a bear, and a raccoon 'fishing' for crabs with its tail.
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0059221
COTSWOLD GAMES, 1636.
The annual Cotswold Games. Woodcut frontispiece for 'Annalia Dubrensia,' London, 1636.
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0109775
FRANKLIN: WAY TO WEALTH.
Frontispiece and title page to an 1807 British edition of Benjamin Franklin's book of advice, 'Way to Wealth,' originally published in 1758.
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0014296
CYRANO de BERGERAC
(1619-1655). French writer and soldier. Engraved frontispiece and title page from 'The Comical History of the States and Empires of the Worlds of the Moon and Sun,' the first English edition of 'L'Autre Monde, voyage interplanetaire et imaginaire,' London, 1687.
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0345073
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Frontispiece of the autograph music score of Dido, by Giovanni Paisiello (1740-1816). Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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LITERATURE.
Cover of the Concert for violin op 35, by Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0042537
CLEMENS: TOM SAWYER.
Frontispiece engraving for the first edition of Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' 1876.
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0107600
POPE: RAPE OF THE LOCK.
Frontispiece illustration from the 'Rape of the Lock' by Alexander Pope. Steel engraving, English, 1714.
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SAINTS DENIS & LOUIS.
Saint Denis and Saint Louis. Frontispiece illumination from the Psalter of Louis X, c1315.
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0058333
BEARDSLEY: BARGAINS.
Frontispiece. Drawing by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley for 'A Book of Bargains.'
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0005706
PHILLIS WHEATLEY
(1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her "Poems," London, 1773.
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MOZART: CLEMENZA DI TITO.
Engraved frontispiece to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's piano score 'La Clemenza di Tito' published in 1795 by Breitkopf, Leipzig.
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