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The Getty Alchemy Collection
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Getty Alchemy Collection includes books from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries dealing with the art and science of alchemy. Its core is formed by the Manly Palmer Hall collection, acquired in 1995 from the estate of the Los Angeles theosophist, who founded the Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. Originally acquired for its contribution to the history of visual symbolism, alchemy is now...
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Photography Incunabula Collection at the Getty Research Institute includes books from the 1840s through the 1870s, which are illustrated primarily with salted paper prints or albumen prints. These were the first photographic media viable for publication purposes yet the production of such books was very labor-intensive: the images were printed individually from paper or glass negatives and then mounted...
T.p. printed red and black within an elaborate architectural border. It incorporates a scene at head depicting a ruler with lords temporal and spiritual. Below is another scene depicting scholars, one of them identified as the author. Initials (some historiated)
Topics: Council of Basel (1431-1449), Canon law, Authority
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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Topic: Exposition universelle d'Anvers (1894)
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by Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805; Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805. Veneres et Priapi uti observantur in gemmis antiquis
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By Pierre d'Hancarville, according to Barbier, who gives Naples ca. 1771 as probable place and date for the ed. in French only, rather than French and English. Title of present ed. has been changed from that cited by Barbier (Veneres et Priapi uti observantur in gemmis antiquis), and so is probably later
Topics: Erotic art, Gems, Classical, Art, Greco-Roman
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Topics: Indians of Mexico -- Religion, Mexico -- Antiquities, Mexico -- History Conquest, 1519-1540, Mexico...
Date and printer from colophon
Topics: Calligraphy, Alphabets
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
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Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
[6], 33, [1] (blank), 27 (i.e., 26), [25], LXI [i.e., LIX], [2] (1 blank) leaves : 31 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Proportion (Art) -- Early works to 1800, Lettering -- Early works to 1800
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by Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
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Cover title: Paint and colour mixing
Topics: Paint mixing, Pigments
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by Donato d'Eremita
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Author further identified on preliminary page 7 as Fra Donato d'Eremita di Rocca d'Evandro dell'Ordine di San Domenico
Topics: Elixir of life, Distillation, Alchemy, Medicinal plants, Medicine, Workshop recipes
Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
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Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
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by De Cesare, Raffaele, 1845-1918
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Topics: Ferdinand II, King of the Two Sicilies, 1810-1859, Francesco II Borbone, King of the Two Sicilies,...
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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Final page blank
Topics: Colors, Color guides, Color
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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Topics: Painting, Industrial, Paint mixing, Pigments, Colors, Workshop recipes
Brief extracts in Latin from writers on alchemy, with commentary in German. Based on Reusner's Pandora of 1582. See Hogart
Topic: Alchemy
Published anonymously. Author's name appears in later ed., published: London : W. Tait, 1918
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Topics: Alchemy, Occultism
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Topic: Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Library's copy lacks final blank leaf present in other copies
Topics: Alchemy, Canons, fugues, etc. (Voices), Part songs, Latin, Emblems, Alchemy, Canons, fugues, etc....
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by Sybel, Ludwig von, 1846-1929
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Christian art and symbolism, Christian antiquities, Catacombs
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"Chiswick: Printed by C. Whittingham"--P. 268
Topics: Euclid's Elements, Geometry
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
"Nunc primum editi curante Thoma Coke ..."--Added half-title in vol. 1
Topics: Eugubine tables, Art, Etruscans -- Italy -- Early works to 1800, Art -- Italy -- Etruria -- Early...
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990; Böhme, Jakob, 1575-1624; Bacstrom, Sigismond; Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795; Maier, Michael, 1568?-1622. Atalanta fugiens; Ripley, George, d. 1490? Ripley scroll
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Hogart, Ron Charles. Alchemy, a comprehensive bibliography of the Manly P. Hall Collection of books and manuscripts
Topics: Cagliostro, Alessandro, conte di, 1743-1795, Alchemy, Hermetism, Freemasonry, Freemasons,...
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
The initials E. K., which appear throughout the text, stand for Edward Kelly, Dee's associate
Topics: Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1552-1612, Stefan Batory, King of Poland, 1533-1586, Spiritualism,...
Only the 1st Tractatus of t. 1 has general title. The other parts have individual t.p.'s: Tractatus secundus, De natvrae simia seu technica macrocosmi historia. Oppenheimio : Aere Iohan-Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1618; Tomvs secvndvs De svpernatvrali, naturali, praeternaturali et contranaturali microcosmi historia, in tractatus tres distributa. Oppenhemij : Impensis Iohannis Theodori de Bry : Typis Hieronymi Galleri, 1619; Tomi secvndi, tractatus primi, sectio secunda, De...
Topics: Cosmology, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music theory, Drawing, Military art and science, Astrology,...
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by Société des artistes français. Salon; Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture (France); Salon (Exhibition : Paris, France); Société nationale des beaux-arts (France)
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Topics: Société des artistes français. Salon, Art, French, Art
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by Société des artistes français. Salon; Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture (France); Salon (Exhibition : Paris, France); Société nationale des beaux-arts (France)
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Topics: Société des artistes français. Salon, Art, French, Art
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
Imprint from colophon
Topics: Materia medica, Alchemy, Medicine
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
Topics: Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Art -- Germany, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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Topic: Exposition universelle d'Anvers (1894)
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Ghersi, J., 1862-1925; Castoldi, Arturo
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Topics: Recipes, Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc
Binding: vellum; armorial bookplate of the princes of Liechtenstein (Ex Libris Liechtensteinianis) on front pastedown
Topic: Alchemy
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Verein für Nassauische Altertumskunde und Geschichtsforschung
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Topics: Nassau (Duchy) -- Antiquities, Nassau (Duchy) -- History
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by Verein für Kunde der Aachener Vorzeit
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"Mitteilungen des Vereins für Kunde der Aachener Vorzeit."
Topics: Aachen (Germany) -- Antiquities Periodicals, Aachen (Germany) -- History Periodicals, genealogy
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by Alvarado Tezozómoc, Fernando, fl. 1598; Orozco y Berra, Manuel, 1816-1881
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Topics: Indians of Mexico, Mexico -- History To 1519, Mexico -- Antiquities
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Text and color plates mounted on leaves colored in grey wash.
Topics: Colors, Dyes and dyeing, Coloring matter, Chemistry, Chromatographic analysis, Paper chromatography
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Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Immaculate Conception
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Museo nazionale di Napoli; Italy. Ministero dell'educazione nazionale; De Petra, Giulio
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Topics: Museo nazionale di Napoli, Art -- Italy Naples Catalogs
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Sächsischer Altertumsverein, Dresden; Ermisch, Hubert, 1850-1932
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Supplements accompany some volumes
Topics: Saxony (Germany) -- History Periodicals, Saxony (Germany) -- Antiquities Periodicals
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Société d'archéologie lorraine et du Musée historique lorrain
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List of members in each volume
Topics: Manuscripts -- France Lorraine Catalogs, Lorraine (France) -- Antiquities Periodicals, Lorraine...
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by Gay, Victor, d. 1887; Stein, Henri, 1862-1940
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Topics: Archaeology -- Dictionaries, France -- Antiquities
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by Verein für Kunde der Aachener Vorzeit
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"Mitteilungen des Vereins für Kunde der Aachener Vorzeit."
Topics: Aachen (Germany) -- Antiquities Periodicals, Aachen (Germany) -- History Periodicals, genealogy
Imprint varies. Vol. 2: London : Printed for Henry Brome, 1663. Vol. 3: London : Printed by J.C. for R. Broom, at the signe of the Gun in Ivy-Lane, 1663
Topics: Occultism, Rosicrucians, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
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by Bibliothek des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts in Rom; Mau, August, 1840-1909
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I. Allgemeines und Vermischtes. Die Altertümer nach ihrem Ort -- II. Die Altertümer nach Classen. Die Altertümer nach ihrem Inhalt. Epigraphik. Numismatik. Antiquitäten. Christliche Altertümer. Register
Topics: Bibliothek des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts in Rom, Archaeology, Classical antiquities
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
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The first vol. of the Anzeiger was issued in three parts (36 no.) 1884-1886, with the Mitteilungen, 1. bd., 1-2. hft., as supplement
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Académie d'archéologie de Belgique, Antwerp
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Vol. 21-30 also called 2. ser., t. 1-10; v. 31-40, 3. ser., t. 1-10; v. 41-49, 4. ser., t. 1-9
Topics: Architecture -- Belgium Periodicals, Archaeology -- Periodicals, Belgium -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924
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Topics: Office buildings, Tall buildings, Architecture, Modern
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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by Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg
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"Organ des Germanisches Museums."
Topics: Germany -- History Periodicals, Germany -- Antiquities Periodicals