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Digitized materials from the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) are available in SLA's Digital Library and this corresponding Internet Archive smithsonian collection, which generally excludes natural history subject areas. SLA's digitized natural history materials can be found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) and in the equivalent Internet Archive biodiversity collection.


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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Sky Meadow Bindery, binder. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
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by New York Embroidery House
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Waring, Mary E
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viii, 171 p. : 22 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
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"Works of reference consulted": p. [xii]
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Topic: Pottery
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by Butterick Publishing Company
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154 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Knitting
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
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by Whall, W. B; Whall, R. H
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Topic: Sea songs
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by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
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Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
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by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
xii, [9]-265 p. incl. front., illus., plates, plans. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
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by Wilkie, Harriet Cushman
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48 p. 28 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
vii, 72 p. 32 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Church decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Medieval,...
315, [1] p. incl. front. 23 cm
Topic: Igbo (African people)
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by Loughridge, R. M. (Robert McGill), 1809-1900
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236 p. : 20 cm
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries -- Creek, Creek language -- Dictionaries -- English
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by Kelly, Bernice M; Stanley, Janet L; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. National Museum of African Art Branch
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Includes indexes
Topics: Artists, Art, Nigerian
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by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
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by University of Michigan. Center for Chinese Studies; Freer Gallery of Art; University of Michigan. Department of the History of Art
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Issued by the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution and Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Asian, Art
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by Bowes, James Lord, 1834-1899
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3 p., l., [v]-ix, [2] p., 1 l., 379 p. 29 cm
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Japanese
2 p. l., 1113, [1] p. 23 cm
Topic: Bible. Samoan. 1872
xxiii, 449, [1] p. 26 cm
Topics: Freemasons, Symbolism, Eschatology, Religion
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by Speck, Frank Gouldsmith. 1881-1950
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187 p., XLII pl., on 21 leaves (incl.~|~|~ ports.) : 17 cm
Topics: Beothuk Indians, Micmac Indians, Indians of North America
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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xxx, 256 p. : 20 cm
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Topic: Alphabets
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by Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855
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XVIII, 668, [10] p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Number theory
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by Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889; Ware, Charles Pickard, 1840-1921; Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877
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Unaccompanied melodies
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Topics: African Americans, Folk music, Folk songs, English, Spirituals (Songs), Slaves
viii, 303, [1] pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Sewing, Knitting, Dressmaking -- Pattern design, Tailoring -- Pattern design
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by Jessen, Peter, 1858-1926
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[10] p. 34 cm
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by Ensko, Stephen Guernsey Cook, 1896-1969
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Maps show location of silversmiths in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, 1660 to 1800
Topics: Silversmiths, Hallmarks, Silverwork
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Laing, J. J; Bradley, John William, 1830-1916. Manual of illuminations
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16th thousand
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
"The Mesta Machine Company, ... have been designers and builders of machinery used in the iron and steel industry."--Introd
Topics: Mesta Machine Co, Machinery
Part of the plates printed on both sides
Topics: Cabinetwork, Furniture
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Arthur, Anne Knox
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xv, 183 p. 23 cm
Topic: Embroidery
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Design Digitized: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library’s Rare Books, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program
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Topic: Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
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by Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939
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Bibliography: p. 133-137
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by Levenson, Jay A; Curto, Diogo Ramada; Turner, Jack, 1968-; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution); National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition, June 24-September 16, 2007, organized by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in partnership with the National Museum of African Art
Topics: Discoveries in geography, History, Modern
Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously
Topics: Geometry, Music
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by Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1854-1925
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"The number of copies of this work is limited to 320 for sale in the British Isles and abroad ..."
Topic: Art, Primitive
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by Gayet, Albert Jean, 1856-
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Series title also at head of t.-p
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Arab
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I. Gotik und renaissance.--II. Das barock.--III. Das rokoko.--IV. Der klassizismus
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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by Binet, René, 1866-1911; Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926
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statement of responsibility: par René Binet, architecte ; preface de Gustave Geffroy
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art nouveau, Architecture, Interior decoration, Jewelry
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by Johnston, Harry, 1858-1927; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI
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Includes bibliography (p. [467]-471) and index
Topics: Africa -- Colonization, Africa -- Discovery and exploration
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First published in 1968 under title: The invention of the sewing machine
Topic: Sewing machines
xiv, 454 p., [7] leaves of plates : 22 cm
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Topics: Clothing and dress, Dressmaking, Sewing
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
Folded plate in pocket
Topic: Lace and lace making
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by Germany. Seeflugzeug-Versuchs-Kommando
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Leaves 70-79 printed on both sides
Topics: Seaplanes, Atlases
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
317 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Exhibitions, Mongols -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions, Mongols --...
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by Munsell, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1858-1918
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Cover title
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Topic: Color
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by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
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statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
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by Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Furniture
2 v. 29 cm
Topic: Architecture
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by Houghton, Walter R. (Walter Raleigh), 1845-1929
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424 p. : 20 cm
Topic: Etiquette
On cover: A new serial containing articles upon stitches, methods of work, design, and other subjects connected with the study of fine needlework, with coloured plates and other illustrations
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Topic: Embroidery
1 p. l., [vii]-xi, [1], 560 p. 25 cm
Topics: Light, Color, Color -- Therapeutic use, Phototherapy
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topics: Costume, Costume
Caption title
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Topic: Decoration and ornament
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
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Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 1 (July, 1914); title from cover
Topics: Automobiles, Electric, Electric vehicles
Another edition (pirated) was issued in the same year in Frankfurt, Germany, "in Paltheniano"
Topics: Astronomy, Telescopes, Early works to 1800
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by Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount, 1795-1837; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590; Veytia, Mariano, 1718-1780?; Simón, Pedro, b. 1565; Adair, James, approximately 1709-1783; Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547; Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557; Alva Ixtlilxóchitl, Fernando de, 1578-1650; Alvarado Tezozómoc, Fernando, active 1598; Aglio, Agostino, 1777-1857, lithographer; Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. Library, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Lord Kingsborough; the drawings, on stone, by A. Aglio
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Manuscripts, Nahuatl, Facsimiles, Nahuatl language, Nahuatl literature,...
96 pages : 15 x 24 cm
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Topics: Penmanship, Study and teaching, Penmanship -- Study and teaching
48 p. 27 cm
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Topic: Crocheting
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Includes transfer patterns
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by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
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Also published in German in the same year: Gothische Alphabete
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts, E. S., Meister, active 15th...