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Cover of Kiss of the Beast

Kiss of the Beast

Build and Access the Collection – $250
Queensland Art Gallery curators Ted Gott and Kathryn Weir created an exhibit featuring monsters and beasts as depicted in art and entertainment history. The exhibit and accompanying book, Kiss of the Beast: From Paris Salon to King Kong highlights the many ways beasts feature prominently in...Read More
Klondike Gold, cover

Klondike Gold

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Canadian author, Kenneth J. Kutz is an expert and enthusiast in both philately and gold. Kutz is the former President of Texasgulf Mining Corporation. He is also the former President of the Collectors Club of New York, one of the oldest existing philatelic societies (founded in 1896) in the United...Read More
Four tubular steel bed rames with gold tone plating.

Kovový Nábytek

Build and Access the Collection – $375
This 1930s Czech tubular steel trade catalog titled Kovový Nábytek (translated simply as Metal Furniture) is part of the Cooper Hewitt Library’s Special Collections of trade literature. The company featured in the catalog, Vichr Co., supplied hospital beds and related equipment...Read More
Blue and grey cover of catalog with image of desk.

Kovový Nábytek / / Vichr a Spol.

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Photogravure catalog issued by Vichr, one of the major Czech producers of tubular steel furniture in the interwar period, with a photomontage illustration on the title page. The period between the two world wars saw a revolution in the use of new materials in design, as well as, the emergence of...Read More
Kunstoffner

Kunstoffner

Preserve for the Future – $400
Kunstöffner is a kit designed to encourage a young person’s appreciation of art through objects in the collection at the Kunsthaus Zürich, one of the most significant art collections in Switzerland. The cover image of Andy Warhol’s Big Torn Campbell’s Soup Can (Vegetable Beef) and the metal case...Read More
Kurtze Betrachtung derer Kräuterabdrücke im Steinreiche

Kurtze Betrachtung Derer Kräuterabdrücke im Steinreiche

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Schulze, a German physician (1730-1775) with interests in mineralogy and paleontology, was a pioneer of paleobotany, the study of fossil plants. He is credited with recognizing the true nature of fossils, rejecting the supernatural explanations that had held sway for centuries. The Smithsonian...Read More
Drinking cups, dippers and dog whistles from the manufacturing firm.

Lalance & Grosjean

Preserve for the Future – $600
This 1885 trade catalog includes illustrations, descriptions, and prices for hundreds of metal tablewares, kitchen utensils, and plumbing fixtures produced by the New York firm of Lalance & Grosjean Manufacturing Co. The company, started by French immigrants Charles Lalance and...Read More
Cover of Lancome

Lancôme

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This is an exclusive early trade catalog of the great French perfumer produced by Draeger, the talented French designer and printer. A photographic illustration for each fragrance is included, along with a full description of each product, including details of the bottle and packaging....Read More
Huey excerpt in Land where time stands still

Land Where Time Stands Still

Build and Access the Collection – $300
In 1941, Max Miller financed an expedition the length of the Baja Peninsula with two natural history scientists from the San Diego Natural History Museum, Frank Gander and Laurence Huey. Miller mentions briefly and ominously of the Japanese submarine presence in Magdalena Bay on the Baja...Read More
Title page from The Large game and natural history of South and South-East Africa

The Large Game and Natural History of South and South-East Africa

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Published in 1875, this book is an account of the hunting experiences of W.H. Drummond during roughly five years between 1867-1872. He camped and lived among local tribal populations of South and Southeast Africa and out where the game animals inhabited, rarely visiting colonial settlements....Read More

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