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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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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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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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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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0006697
CESSOLIS: CHESS, 1493-1494.
Woodcut frontispiece to Jacobus de Cessolis' 'Libro di Giuoco di Scacchi,' Florence, Italy, 1493-94.
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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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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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0173710
L'HÔPITAL DES FOUS.
Frontispice of the book 'L'Hôpital des Fous' by Guillaume Walsh. Engraving, 1765. Full credit: Bourgeron - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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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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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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0133566
QUEVEDA Y VILLEGAS: WORKS.
Title page of the Works of Don Francisco de Queveda y Villegas, printed in Brussels, 1609.
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0085202
HOGARTH: HUDIBRAS, 1726.
Frontispiece. Steel engraving, c1860, after the original engraving, 1726, by William Hogarth.
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0038417
BEARDSLEY: RHINEGOLD, 1896.
Detail from Aubrey Vincent Beardsley's frontispiece to 'The Comedy of the Rhinegold,' 1896.
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0038402
FRONTISPIECE TO LEVITICUS.
From German early 14th century Torah, or Pentateuch (1st five books of Old Testament).
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0030286
SHAKESPEARE: RICHARD III.
Wood engraving after Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897) for William Shakespeare's 'Richard III.'
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0023996
MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION.
God as the great Architect of the Universe. Frontispiece from a French Bible moralisee, 1230-1230.
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0023576
FRONTISPIECE TO GENESIS.
Illuminated from the Schocken Bible, Germany, early 14th century.
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0066048
TEMPLE OF SOLOMON.
Detail from the frontispiece to Archbishop James Ussher's 'Annals of the Old and New Testament with the Synchronismus of Heathen Story to the Destruction of Hierusalem by the Romanes,' 17th century.
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0015852
DOCTOR AND PATIENT, 1509.
A dying man surrounded by physicians and attendants. Woodcut attributed to Albrecht Dürer from a German edition of 'Ars Moriendi,' 1509.
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0044383
OTTO von GUERICKE, 1672.
Frontispiece to the first edition of Otto von Guericke's 'Experimenta Nova,' Amsterdam, 1672.
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0068148
DANTE: PURGATORIO.
Illuminated frontispiece to Dante's Purgatorio, Canto I; 15th century. The main miniature shows the meeting of Dante and Virgil with Cato. The three border medallions show Dante bathing his hands in dew, Virgil wiping away tears from his face, and Virgil and Dante on the shore of the sea with the Moutain of Purgatory behind them.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Metastasio, pseudonym of Pietro Trapassi (Rome, 1698 - Vienna 1782), Works. Frontispiece, Zatta Edition, Venice, 1772 Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0364742
LITERATURE.
Title page of the Six Sonatas for harpsichord and piano by Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. De Gregorio / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserv
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0115623
WAUGH: DECLINE AND FALL.
Frontispiece and title page of the first edition of Evelyn Waugh's novel 'Decline and Fall,' London, 1928.
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0005706
PHILLIS WHEATLEY
(1753?-1784). African-American poet. Engraved frontispiece to her "Poems," London, 1773.
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0006927
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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0043345
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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0323311
BIBLE: HISTORY, 1752.
Frontispiece for 'A Complete History of the Holy Bible,' engraving, English, 1752.
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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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0080764
FRONTISPIECES & TAILPIECES.
Woodcut by Thomas Bewick or a member of his school, English, 18th century.
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0084788
ROBINSON CRUSOE.
Engraved frontispiece to the 1744 Dublin edition of the novel by Daniel Defoe.
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0032334
PIERRE DE RONSARD
(1524-1585). French poet. Woodcut frontispiece to the 1552 edition of Ronsard's 'Amours.'
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0058348
BEARDSLEY: MOTHERHOOD.
Design for frontispiece to 'An Evil Motherhood.' Drawing by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley.
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0123058
WOMEN'S RIGHTS, 1792.
Allegorical depiction of a woman presenting the seated figure of Liberty with a copy of Mary Wollstonecraft's 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.' Engraved frontispiece from the first volume of 'The Lady's Magazine,' printed at Philadelphia, December 1792.
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0001868
MELVILLE: TYPEE, 1846.
Title page and frontispiece of the first edition of Herman Melville's Typee, 1846.
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0057377
LEONHARD FUCHS (1501-1566).
German botanist. Woodcut frontispiece to his 'De historia stirpium,' Basel, Switzerland, 1542.
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0038401
TORAH: BOOK OF NUMBERS.
Frontispiece to Book of Numbers from a 13th century Torah, or Pentateuch (first five books of Old Testament).
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0111403
JUDE THE OBSCURE, 1896.
Frontispiece for Thomas Hardy's 'Jude the Obscure,' printed in London, 1896.
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