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Books by & about Dayton C. Miller in the Dayton C. Miller Collection

Maynard, William J. "Dayton C. Miller, His Life, Work, and Contributions as a Scientist and Organologist." Master's thesis, Long Island University, 1971. 101 p.
Library of Congress call number: ML30.4b 2385
This thesis is made available here with permission from the author.
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Miller, Dayton C. Anecdotal History of the Science of Sound to the Beginning of the 20th Century. New York: Macmillan, 1935. 114 p.
Library of Congress call number: ML30.4 1174

-----. Catalogue of Books and Literary Material Relating to the Flute and Other Musical Instruments, with Annotations. Cleveland: privately printed, 1935. 120 p.
Library of Congress call number: ML30.4 1173

-----, trans. The Flute and Flute-Playing in Acoustical, Technical, and Artistic Aspects. by Theobald Boehm. Translated from the German of Theobald Boehm, with Extensive Annotations and Appendices Containing New Biographical Material and a Revised List of Boehm's Compostions. Second English edition, revised and enlarged. Cleveland, Ohio: Dayton C. Miller; London: Rudall, Carte & Co., Ltd. 1922. 197 p.
Library of Congress call number: ML30.4 285

-----. "Flutes of the American Indian." "Flutes of Japan and China." "The Contra-Bass Flute and The Albisiphone." "The Flute d'Amour and Other Transposing Flutes." "Comments on Certain Characteristics of Flutes." "The Pipes of Pan or The Syrinx." "Flutes of Glass." "Flutes for One-Handed Players." "The Dayton C. Miller Collections: Notes by the Collector." (Separates. Ten Historical and descriptive papers relating to the flute, including one anonymous biographical article, "Dayton C. Miller," probably by Emil Medicus, published in The Flutist magazine, 1921-1925.) 45 p.
Library of Congress call number: ML30.4 623

-----. "The Influence of the Material of Wind-Instruments on the Tone Quality." Science, n.s. 29 (Jan. 29, 1909): 161-71. Reprinted in Metronome (May-June 1909). 23 p.
Library of Congress call number: ML30.4 58

Iconography Resources

Biographical Dictionaries

  • Bénézit, Emmanuel. Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays / par un groupe d'écrivains spécialistes français et étrangers. 10 vols. Paris: Gründ, 1976. N40.B47 1976. English translation, 14 vols., 2006.
  • Goldstein, Franz. Monogramm Lexicon: Internationales Verzeichnis der Monogramme bildender Künstler seit 1850. Berlin: Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1964. Prints and Photographs Division. N45.G6
  • Highfill, Philip H., Jr. et al. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1973-1993. 16 vols. PN2597.H5
  • Lyonnet, Henry. Dictionnaire des Comédiens Français. 2 vols. Paris: Librairie de l'Art du Théâtre, [1910-1912?]. PN2637.L8
  • Noble, Mark Rev. A Biographical History of England, from the Revolution to the end of George I's reign; being a continuation of the Rev. J. Granger's work: consisting of characters disposed in different classes; and adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads; interspersed with a variety of anecdotes, and memoirs of a great number of persons, not to be found in any other biographical work. London: Printed for W. Richardson, Strand, 1806. 3 vols. DA28.G75
  • Oxford Art Online External (subscription only).
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004-2005 External (subscription only).
  • Thieme, Ulrich, and Becker, Felix. Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart: unter Mitwirkung von 300 Fachgelehrten des In- und Auslandes. 37 vols. Leipzig : Seemann, [1978]. N40.A64 1978. Since 1992, Thieme-Becker has been in the process of being updated. It is published under a new title: Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon.... Munich: Saur, 1992-. LC call number: N40.A63 1992. At the end of 2009, the series had published up to volume 65 (the end of the G's). This source will be available online as Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online / Artists of the World Online by subscription only in January 2010 and will include all artists A-Z.

General Sources

  • Baudicour, Prosper de. Le Peintre-Graveur Français continué, ou Catalogue raisonné des etampes gravées par les peintres et les dessinateurs de l'école française nés dans le XVIIIe siècle…. 2 vols. Paris: Mme Bouchard-Huzard and Leipzig: R. Weigel, 1859-1861. Prints and Photographs Division. NE149.R63
  • Beraldi, Henri. Les Graveurs du XIXe Siècle. Paris: Librairie L. Conquet, 1889. NE149.B5
  • Bury, Michael. The Print in Italy 1550-1620. London: The British Museum Press, 2001.
  • Emblem Project Utrecht (on Emblem Books) External
  • Gascoigne, Bamber. How to identify prints : a complete guide to manual and mechanical processes from woodcut to ink jet. London: Thames and Hudson, 1976 and 2004. NE850.G37 1986 and 2004
  • George, Mary Dorothy. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, Vol. VII, 1793-1800. [London] by order of the Trustees, 1942. Prints and Photographs Division. NE55.L7A3 Reference
  • Gordon, Alden R. "Jérôme-Charles Bellicard's Italian Notebook of 1750-51: The Discoveries at Herculaneum and Observations on Ancient and Modern Architecture." Metropolitan Museum Journal 25(1990): 49-142.
  • Hammelmann, Hanns, edited and completed by T.S.R. Boase. Book Illustrators in Eighteenth-Century England. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1975. NC978.H28
  • Hollstein, F.W.H. Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts 1450-1700. 69 vols. Amsterdam : M. Hertzberger, 1949-2004. NE663.H6
  • Portalis, Roger. Les Dessinateurs d'illustrations au XVIIIe siècle. Amsterdam: G. W. Hissink & Co., 1970. This is a reprint of the Paris edition of 1877. NC980.P65 1970
  • Robert-Dumesnil, A.-P.-F. Le Peintre-Graveur Français, ou Catalogue Raisonné des Estampes gravées par les peintres et les dessinateurs de l'école française. 11 vols. Paris: G. Warée, 1835-1871.
  • Roux, Marcel. Bibliothèque Nationale. Département des Estampes. Inventaire du Fonds Français. Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle. 15 vols. Paris: Maurice le Gerrec, 1930- . National Gallery of Art. NE647.P35
  • Smith, John. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters…. 9 vols. London: Smith and Son, 1829-1842. ND40.S6
  • Smith, John Chaloner. British Mezzotinto Portraits; being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the Introduction of the Art to the early part of the present Century. Arranged according to the Engravers; the Inscriptions given at full length; and the variations of state precisely set forth; accompanied by biographical notes.... 4 vols. London: Henry Sotheran & Co., 1878-1883. NE265.S6
  • Weigert, Roger-Armand. Inventaire du Fonds Français: Graveurs du XVIIe siècle. 17 vols. Paris: Bibliotheque Nationale, 1939-1993. National Gallery of Art. NE647.P34

Catalogues raisonnés, monographs, exhibition catalogues, articles on individual artists

  • Braun, Karel. Alle tot nu toe bekende schilderijen van Jan Steen. Rotterdam: Lekturama, 1980. National Gallery of Art. N44.S7B72
  • Calabi, Augusto. "Francesco Bartolozzi." The Print Collector's Quarterly 14(April 1927):137-162. NE1.P7
  • Chapman, H. Perry et al. Jan Steen: Painter and Story Teller. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1996. ND653.S8A4 1996
  • Godfrey, Richard T. James Gillray: The Art of Caricature, with an essay by Mark Hallet. London: Tate Publishing, 2001. National Gallery of Art. N44.G4839G63 2001
  • Grasselli, Margaret Morgan and Rosenberg, Pierre. Watteau 1684-1721.Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1984-1985. N6853.W38A4 1984
  • Griffiths, Antony. "Early Mezzotint Publishing in England - I: John Smith 1652-1743." and "Early Mezzotint Publishing in England - II: Peter Lely, Tompson and Browne." Print Quarterly 6(September 1989): 242-257; and 7(June 1990): 130-145. NE1.P757
  • Guiffrey, J.-J. L'Oeuvre de Ch. Jacque: Catalogue de ses Eaux-Fortes et Pointes Sèches. Paris: Chez Mlle Lemaire, Éditeur, 1866. NE2115.J2G8
  • Held, Julius S. "Rubens and Vorsterman." Art Quarterly 32(Summer 1969): 111-129. N1.A64
  • Hind, Arthur M. "Van Dyck: His Original Etchings and his Iconography." The Print Collector's Quarterly 5(February 1915): 2-37; continued in 5(April 1915): 220-253. NE1.P7
  • Hymans, Henri. Lucas Vorsterman, 1595-1675, et son oeuvre gravé: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre de Lucas Émile Vorsterman, Senior, Graveur Flamand…. Amsterdam: G. W. Hissink & Co., 1972. NE650.V67H95 1972
  • Jean-Richard, Pierrette. Musée du Louvre. Cabinet des Dessins. Collection Edmond de Rothschild. Inventaire générale des gravures Ecole française. I. L'oeuvre gravé de François Boucher dans la Collection de Edmond de Rothschild. Paris: Editions des Musées Nationaux, 1978. ND553.B7A4 1978
  • Johannsen, Albert. Phiz: Illustrations from the Novels of Charles Dickens. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1956. NE2195.B77J6
  • Knox, George. Piazzetta: A tercentenary exhibition of drawings, prints, and books. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1983. N44 .P585 K56
  • Knox, George. Giambattista Piazzetta, 1682-1754. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. ND623.P54K58 1992
  • Lieure, Jules. Jacques Callot: Catalogue de l'oeuvre gravé. 5 vols. Paris: Editions de la Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1924-1929. NE650.C3L5; reprinted in 8 vols. New York: Collectors Editions Limited, 1969. NE650.C3L52
  • Meaume, Edouard. Recherches sur la vie et les ouvrages de Jacques Callot. 2 vols. Paris: V. J. Renouard, 1860. National Gallery of Art. NE650.C3
  • Miles, H.A.D., and Brown, David Blayney. Sir David Wilkie of Scotland. Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1987. N6797.W47A4 1987
  • Moffatt, Laurie Norton. Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue. Stockbridge, Massachusetts: The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, 1986. 2 vols. ND237.R68A4 1986
  • Parker, K.T., and Mathey, Jacques. Antoine Watteau: catalogue complet de son oeuvre dessiné. 2 vols. Paris: F. de Nobele, 1957-1958. NC1055.W3P28
  • Paulson, Ronald. Hogarth's Graphic Works. Revised edition. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1970. 2 vols. NE642.H6A4 1970
  • Popham, A. E. Catalogue of the Drawings of Parmigianino. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1971. 3 vols. NC257.M4P6 1971
  • Rosenberg, Pierre, and Prat, Louis-Antoine. Antoine Watteau, 1684-1721: catalogue raisonné des dessins. 3 vols. NC248.W3A4 1996
  • Wright, Thomas, and Evans, R.H. Historical & Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray. London: H. G. Bohn, 1851. Rare Book Division. Rosenwald Collection. NC1479.G5 W8 1851; reprint New York: B. Blom, 1968. Prints and Photographs Division. NC1479.G5 W8 1968 Reference

Other sources (books from which Miller prints were derived)

  • Bell 's Edition. The Poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill. 109 vols. London: Printed for J. Bell, 1777-1787. Rare Book Division. PR1171.B5 Pre-1801 Collection
  • Cats, Jacob. Emblem books with various titles (Houwelyck; Spiegel van den ouden en nieuwen tijt, Alle de wercken... and others), from 1617 to 1726, a full run of which is in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
  • Dickens, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London: Chapman and Hill, 1837. PR4569.A1 1837.
  • Galerie du Palais Royal, gravée d'après les Tableaux des differentes Ecoles qui la composent: avec un abrégé de la vie des peintres & une description historique de chaque tableau, par Mr. l'abbé de Fontenai Dediée à S. A. S. Monseigneur le duc d'Orléans, premier prince du sang, par J. Couché. 3 vols. Paris, Chez J. Couché [etc.], 1786-1808. N2050.P3C6 Folio
  • Hotteterre. Jacques. Principes de la Flute Traversiere, ou la Flute d'Allemagne, de la Flute a Bec, ou la Flute Douce, et du Haut-Bois.... Paris: 1707. Music Division. Dayton C. Miller Library, no. 99.
  • Prévost, abbé. Histoire générale des voyages.... 25 vols. La Haye: P. de Hondt, 1747-80. Rare Book Division. G160.P94 Pre-1801 Collection
  • Saint Non, Jean Claude Richard de. Voyage pittoresque, ou Description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile. 5 vols. Paris [Imprimerie de Clousier] 1781-1786. Rare Book Division. Rosenwald Collection. DG821.S14 Folio

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