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Cover of Ceramica Industrial "El Aguila, S.A."

Ceramica Industrial "El Aguila, S.A."

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This catalog is from the Mexican “Eagle Industrial Ceramic Co.” With beautiful full-color chromolithographic illustrations of the tiles, it demonstrates the various uses of their designs for fountains, seating, open spaces, and other decorative design applications, as well as samples of individual...Read More
Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market, page spread with photographs

Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market

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This is a catalog of Chinese porcelain decorated with Dutch family coats of arms, the arms of Dutch provinces and cities, and monograms. These items were made-to-order for members of the Dutch patrician class. This catalog illustrates and analyzes 455 of the approximately 500 Dutch armorial...Read More
Codex Cortesianus

Codex Cortesianus

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Léon de Rosny, a French ethnologist of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, wrote this volume describing a Native Central American object in the collection of a Spanish museum. In the 1860s, two fragments of ancient Mayan language surfaced in Spain. Léon de Rosny was one of the first...Read More
Codex Nutall title page

Codex Nuttall

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This 1902 facsimile is one of a small number of codices of native pictography from Mexico dating to pre-Hispanic times.  The original is a screenfold manuscript comprised of 47 leaves of deer skin now in the British Museum.  It uses a kind of picture writing to relate two narratives...Read More
Collection P. Barboudau - volume 1 Cover

Collection P. Barboutau, V. 1

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This is volume one of a two-volume catalog of the Japanese art collection of Pierre Barboutau (1862-1916) auctioned off on June 3, 1904 in Paris. Barboutau was one of the great 19th century collectors in France and this catalog has become a highly important reference for Japanese prints, paintings...Read More
Collection P. Barboudau - volume 2 - Cover

Collection P. Barboutau, V. 2

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This is volume one of a two-volume catalog of the Japanese art collection of Pierre Barboutau (1862-1916) auctioned off on June 3, 1904 in Paris. Barboutau was one of the great 19th century collectors in France and this catalog has become a highly important reference for Japanese prints, paintings...Read More
Design for a doorway

A Collection of the Most Approved Examples of Doorways From Modern Buildings in Italy and Sicily

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Doors convey a lot about a building, according to architect Thomas Leverton Donaldson (British, 1795-1885). Whether it is the majesty and importance of public buildings or the beauty and convenience of a private dwelling, doors showcase the strength or weakness of any façade. Donaldson...Read More
Compendium of Chronicles

A Compendium of Chronicles

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The Compendium of Chronicles, written during the 14th century by Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247-1318) is considered the first world history. It was written for the Mongol Ilkhanate in Persia. It covers not only the history of the Mongols but major events occurring in China and Europe. This scholarly...Read More
Cover of Compliments of Standard Rice Company, Inc., millers of rice since 1902

Compliments of Standard Rice Company, Inc., Millers of Rice Since 1902

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This promotional recipe booklet is a striking adverstisment for White House Cereals.  Most likely published in the late 1930's, the front cover is fashioned as a 3-D commercial food carton while the back cover displays their full product line.  Bright yellow and die-cut, this booklet was...Read More
Contemplatio philosophica

Contemplatio Philosophica

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First edition of this posthumous work, printed for private circulation by Brook Taylor's grandson, Sir William Young (d. 1815), in 100 limited copies. It is prefaced by the life of the author. This original work is the major source of Taylor's biographical data as well as the only edition of his...Read More

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