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Cigar box labels, late 19th century.

H 5444.25.3

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ff. 23v & 24, Map.
Dati, Gregorio, 1362-1436.
La sfera : manuscript, [ca. 1450]
MS Typ 155

ff. 23v & 24, Map.

Dati, Gregorio, 1362-1436.

La sfera : manuscript, [ca. 1450]

MS Typ 155

James Edward Whitney collection of playing cards.
MS Am 2204 (13)
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Notes compiled by the collector: A German pack, but the suit-marks are of the French type, as the pack was intended for English and American players. On the Knave of Clubs is printed the maker’s name: “B. Dondorf. Frankfurt A/M.” The “Joker” bears a fool’s head and the title: “The Jolly Joker.” The figures on the Court Cards are represented in eighteenth century costume, and are drawn double busts in reverse. 
This pack is an example of a rather popular kind of fancy playing-card, such as are often given as “prizes” at card parties. The cards are of superior quality and the designs are of considerable artistic merit. Bought of R. Schwartz, Boston, 1901.

James Edward Whitney collection of playing cards.

MS Am 2204 (13)

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Notes compiled by the collector: A German pack, but the suit-marks are of the French type, as the pack was intended for English and American players. On the Knave of Clubs is printed the maker’s name: “B. Dondorf. Frankfurt A/M.” The “Joker” bears a fool’s head and the title: “The Jolly Joker.” The figures on the Court Cards are represented in eighteenth century costume, and are drawn double busts in reverse.

This pack is an example of a rather popular kind of fancy playing-card, such as are often given as “prizes” at card parties. The cards are of superior quality and the designs are of considerable artistic merit. Bought of R. Schwartz, Boston, 1901.
Catholic Church. Book of Hours and Missal : manuscript, [between 1485 and 1490].
MS Typ 443.1 
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Catholic Church. Book of Hours and Missal : manuscript, [between 1485 and 1490].

MS Typ 443.1 

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"Escrime" Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire des sciences, 1751.
H 5690.799.60
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"Escrime" Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire des sciences, 1751.

H 5690.799.60

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L’entrée triomphante de leurs maiestez Louis XIV, Roy de France et de Navarre et Marie Therese d’Austriche son espouse dans la ville de Paris, 1662.

Typ 615.62.363

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Colonne, Guido delle, active 13th century. Hier beghint Die hystorye vander destrucyen van Troyen, ca. 1500.
Typ Inc 9459.3 
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Colonne, Guido delle, active 13th century. Hier beghint Die hystorye vander destrucyen van Troyen, ca. 1500.

Typ Inc 9459.3 

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Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. Le décameron : manuscript, [ca. 1460]

MS Richardson 31

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"Pan poursuivant Syrinx" from Girodet-Trioson, Anne-Louis, 1767-1824.Les amours des dieux, 1826.
*54C-508
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"Pan poursuivant Syrinx" from Girodet-Trioson, Anne-Louis, 1767-1824.
Les amours des dieux, 1826.

*54C-508

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Rösel von Rosenhof, August Johann, 1705-1759. Der monatlich-herausgegebenen Insecten-Belustigung, 1746-1761.
Typ 720.49.749
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Rösel von Rosenhof, August Johann, 1705-1759. Der monatlich-herausgegebenen Insecten-Belustigung, 1746-1761.

Typ 720.49.749

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