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Le tableau parlant: comédie-parade, en un acte et en vers

Le tableau parlant: comédie-parade, en un acte et en vers

Date: 1773
Creator: Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784.
Description: This is a 1773 printed copy of the libretto of "Le tableau parlant" (The talking picture), a one-act comic opera by M. Anseaume, set to music by Grétry. The opera was staged for the first time by the troupe of Italian actors of King Louis XV, on Wednesday, September 20, 1769. The back of the t.p. lists the names of the original actors who performed the characters of the opera at its premier: Isabelle (Madame Trial), [Jean-Louis Laruette] (Cassandre, Isabelle's tutor), [Madame Laruette (Colombine, Isabelle's lady-in-waiting), M. Trial (Léandre, Cassandra's nephew, who is in love with Isabelle), and [[Jean-Baptiste Clairval] (Léandre's valet). The final scene is a vaudeville sung by all of the characters. The music of the vaudeville is included at the end on pp. [45-48]. The library's copy of the libretto is bound with the libretto of Jean François Marmontel's comic opera "La fausse magie."
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Detailed Map of the Rev'd Dr. Livingston's Route across Africa

Detailed Map of the Rev'd Dr. Livingston's Route across Africa

Date: 1857
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Description: Detailed map showing the Reverend Dr. Livingstone's route across Africa constructed from his astronomical observations with bearings, estimated distances, sketches and notations. It includes settlements, rivers and other topographical features.
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Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Travellers' Guide

Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Travellers' Guide

Date: 1851
Creator: Atwood, J. M. (John M.)
Description: Hand-drawn color map showing the eastern half of the United States, including railroads, canals, steamboat and stage routes. The border of the map has state seals and drawings of some U.S. presidents. Geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. Includes two insets in the lower right corner: Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas; as well as one inset near the upper right corner of the N. Part of Maine.
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The Delta (Lower Egypt).

The Delta (Lower Egypt).

Date: 1898
Creator: Baedeker, Karl.
Description: Color map of the Lower Egypt Delta in 1898. Includes major roads, cities and towns and some geographical features. Scale 1:1,000,000.
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[3 Travel Maps]

[3 Travel Maps]

Date: 1855
Creator: Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877
Description: Three travel maps which are meant to accompany a text about expeditions in the area. The first map shows the north pole and northernmost parts of North America and Greenland; some exploration routes and geographic features are noted. The second map shows exploration and discoveries in the Arctic Sea area with regions and some geographic features noted. The third map is a nautical chart of the Port of Lievely with depths marked in fathoms and some relief of surrounding land marked.
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Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

Date: 1763~
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772.
Description: Hand-drawn map of the world, circa 1763. The place names are in French with some cities noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
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Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique, et des Isles de l'Amerique.

Carte Reduite du Golphe du Mexique, et des Isles de l'Amerique.

Date: 1774
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772.
Description: Map of the Caribbean area in 1774, including some portions of Central America. Some towns and roads are noted as well as depths and other geographic features, with relief shown pictorially.
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A recipe for moon tea

A recipe for moon tea

Date: 1986
Creator: Bridge, Gertrude S.
Description: Poem on the making of moon tea.
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Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.

Keep him free, buy war savings stamps issued by the United States Treasury Dept.

Date: 1918
Creator: Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932.
Description: American eagle with war planes taking off from its nest.
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Max und Moritz: their first, second, and final tricks.

Max und Moritz: their first, second, and final tricks.

Date: 1990
Creator: Busch, Wilhelm.
Description: 3 sections of the children's work Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch. The terrible twosome pull various tricks, and end up getting their just reward in the end. Includes some information on the history of the work.
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Map of Colorado Territory, Compiled from Government Maps & actual Surveys made in 1861.

Map of Colorado Territory, Compiled from Government Maps & actual Surveys made in 1861.

Date: November 1, 1861
Creator: Case, Francis M.
Description: Map of Colorado Territory compiled from government maps and surveys. Includes place names, rivers and some geographical features, with relief shown by hachures.
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Heures de la jeunesse

Heures de la jeunesse

Date: 2016
Creator: Catholic Church
Description: 3D scanned model of the miniature book: Book of Hours. The physical item is bound in textured red paper-covered boards with gilt floral borders. The spine is lacking.
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Officium Beate Marie uirginis secundum Romane curie

Officium Beate Marie uirginis secundum Romane curie

Date: 2016
Creator: Catholic Church
Description: A 3D model in STL format of Book of hours of Lorenzo de Medici.
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Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia

Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia

Date: 1891
Creator: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.
Description: Hand-drawn color map of the state of Virginia which shows the location of Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.
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Notes of the United States of North America, during a phrenological visit in 1898-9-40 Vol. 1

Notes of the United States of North America, during a phrenological visit in 1898-9-40 Vol. 1

Date: 1841
Creator: Combe, George, 1788-1858.
Description: Notes and descriptions of things seen during the author's visit to the United States from 1838-1840. Includes detailed information on visits to various institutions, people met, and the author's views on religion and education.
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Notes of the United States of North America, during a phrenological visit in 1898-9-40 Vol. 3

Notes of the United States of North America, during a phrenological visit in 1898-9-40 Vol. 3

Date: 1841
Creator: Combe, George, 1788-1858.
Description: Notes and descriptions of things seen during the author's visit to the United States from 1838-1840. Includes detailed information on visits to various institutions, people met, and the author's views on religion and education.
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The runaway

The runaway

Date: c. 1857.
Creator: Committee of Publication of the American Sunday School Union.
Description: Little Julia, resident of New York City, is taken to see her uncle's farm. Exposed to fields, animals, and the open spaces, she regrets having to return to the city. Back home, she wants to run away and return to her uncle's farm. Against her mother's orders, she does run away one day, but is found and brought home, and learns never to disobey her mother again.
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A muhi csata

A muhi csata

Date: 2016
Creator: Csaba Csorba
Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature book titled A muhi csata. Bound in publisher's simulated black leather with silver spine titles and applied wooden plaque on cover with design of leaves.
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[Theatre Royal Playbill]

[Theatre Royal Playbill]

Date: 1798
Creator: Drury Lane Theatre.
Description: One-page announcement of plays to be performed January 25, 1798 at the Drury Lane Theatre, London. The first advertisement reads: "Never Acted. Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. This present Thursday January 25, 1798, Their Majesties Servants will perform a New Comedy in Five acts called Knave or Not" (followed by a list of actors), "To which will be added (8th time) a new Grand Dramatick Romance called Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations, entirely new." (followed by a list of additional actors, composers, and other contributors). A note at the bottom of the page says, "From the most unbounded and universal approbation, with which the new Dramatick Romance of Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! is receiv-ed, the fame will be repeated every evening till further notice. Ladies and Gentlemen who have been disappointed of Places for the New Drama of The Castle-Spectre, are respectfully informed, that the same will be repeated for the 23rd. time on Monday next."
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John Dryden Works Volume 2

John Dryden Works Volume 2

Date: 2016
Creator: Dryden, John
Description: 3D scanned models miniature book of poetry. One volume in part of a collection of miniature volumes of poetry, essays, novels, and stories. Volumes are bound in publisher's embossed and textured blue cloth with blind-stamped rules and gilt urn device on front covers, same design on back covers without gilt, and ornately gilt spines with foliate forms and titles.
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Miniature Book News #  1: 1965 September

Miniature Book News # 1: 1965 September

Date: 1965
Creator: Edison, Julian I.
Description: Articles about miniature books, collectors, publishers, trends in the world of miniature books, exhibitions, and other topics related to the field.
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Miniature Book News #  2: 1965 December

Miniature Book News # 2: 1965 December

Date: 1965
Creator: Edison, Julian I.
Description: Articles about miniature books, collectors, publishers, trends in the world of miniature books, exhibitions, and other topics related to the field.
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Miniature Book News #  3: 1966 March

Miniature Book News # 3: 1966 March

Date: 1966
Creator: Edison, Julian I.
Description: Articles about miniature books, collectors, publishers, trends in the world of miniature books, exhibitions, and other topics related to the field.
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Miniature Book News #  4: 1966 June

Miniature Book News # 4: 1966 June

Date: 1966
Creator: Edison, Julian I.
Description: Articles about miniature books, collectors, publishers, trends in the world of miniature books, exhibitions, and other topics related to the field.
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