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    L'Istitutioni Harmoniche

    • Contributor: Senese, Francesco - Zarlino, Gioseffo [gioseffe]
    • Date: 1562-00-00
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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond

    A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...

    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    King Philip II grant of arms, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Illuminated grant of arms (1 p., accompanied by 19 p. of text with endorsements) conferring nobility on Alonso de Mesa and Hernando de Mesa in recognition of their service to the Crown. Signed "Yo el Rey." Illumination is multi-colored/gilt (12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.) depicting Madonna and child, cornucopia, bird, butterfly, flowers, cherubs, and mounted knight in-arms with sword and herald.

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Date: 1566
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    King Philip II grant of arms, 1566 Nov. 25.

    Illuminated grant of arms (1 p., accompanied by 19 p. of text with endorsements) conferring nobility on Alonso de Mesa and Hernando de Mesa in recognition of their service to the Crown. Signed "Yo el Rey." Illumination is multi-colored/gilt (12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.) depicting Madonna and child, cornucopia, bird, butterfly, flowers, cherubs, and mounted knight in-arms with sword and herald.

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Date: 1566

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    Dong Zhongfeng xian sheng wen xuan : shi er juan. Catalog Record Only

    Written by Dong Ji; descendant Dong Xiang attached a note; it is likely that the first supplement to chapter 1 is written in Dong Xiang's hand; chapters 2 through 12 were collected by Wang Guozhen.

    • Contributor: Dong, Ji. - Tang, Shunzhi - Wang, Guozhen - Chinese Rare Book Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1561
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    Suikangura no sho. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. (shahon). Chiefly in Kanbun, reading marks added in red and black. Caption title. With no borders, text in 11 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy wormed, with loss of text. LC copy rebound in western style (yōsōbon); original covers probably removed. Asakawa collection (SEP 6 1907) 3811p Binder's title: 故實雜書・拾壹. "春日忠禪言"--At end of main text. First postscript by 中書, ...

    • Contributor: Kasuga, Chūzen
    • Date: 1560
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    Edictz et ordonnances politiques de Elizabeth royne d'Angleterre a present regnante, faictes en son dernier Parlement tenu au palais de Ouestminster ... le XIIme jour de janu[ier] 1562 ... : traduict d'angl[oise] ... Catalog Record Only

    Ms. Binder's title: Édicts de la reine Élizabeth. Eleven statutes from the 5th regnal year of Elizabeth I (Nov. 17, 1562-Nov. 16, 1563), translated and accompanied by the translator's explanatory notes; the notes are distinguished by use of a different script, and listed in a separate table of contents. The unnamed translator's Latin preface, addressed to Sébastien de L'Aubespine, Bishop of Limoges and royal ...

    • Contributor: England and Wales
    • Date: 1564
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    Ma xiang ji yao : bu fen juan. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. In case. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. September 18, 1940 589670. 編摭載籍中所記馬事,援引頗博,關於馬之形狀,敘述尤詳,末附療馬百一歌,目前馬患,悉在卷中,亦未始非識小之一助也. 六行二十字 Six lines with twenty characters per line. 这部旧钞本共两册,不著撰人名。它借鉴了大量前人的有关马事的著作,对马的形状做了详细记录。人们经常通过身形判断马的良驽优劣。此钞本还收录了 100 首以疗马为主题的诗歌,诗文列出了当时最常见的马疾及对应的治疗方法。第二册末附有插图。此书可追溯至明代,可能撰于隆庆年间 (1567-72 年).

    • Contributor: Chinese Rare Book Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1567
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    Libro de las memorias y cappellanias perpetuas, Catalog Record Only

    Record book of the first chantries (endowments of money or property, in exchange for masses to be held).

    • Contributor: Convento De Nuestra Señora De La Concepción (mexico City, Mexico)
    • Date: 1567