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    Kashf al-qināʻ fī waḍʻ al-arbāʻ min al-jihat al-sitt fī ʻilm al-falak. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    According to the colophon (fol. 12a), the author wrote the work in 830 H [1426] based on the lectures of Nūr al-Dīn al-Naqqāsh ibn ʻAbd al-Qādir.

    • Contributor: Ibn Al-ʻaṭṭār, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1737
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    Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript title on flyleaf. Drawings in pen and ink and wash intended for engraving by Fossati and for inclusion in vol. 10 o f Muttoni's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architettura (Venice, 1740-48); vol. 10 was never published. Leaves 1-14 and 16-24 are signed by Muttoni as designer; the rest are unsigned. Leaves 1-24 bear endorsements dated Jan. 14, 1739 [i.e., 1740]. In solander case ...

    • Contributor: Muttoni, Francesco
    • Date: 1739
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    James Madison Papers, 1723-1859

    James Madison (1751-1836) is one of 23 presidents whose papers are held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The Madison Papers consist of approximately 12,000 items, spanning the period 1723-1859, captured in some 72,000 digital images. They document the life of the man who came to be known as the “Father of the Constitution” through correspondence, personal notes, drafts of letters ...

    • Contributor: Madison, James

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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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    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March the 5th 1623. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of ...

    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827

    The papers of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), diplomat, architect, scientist, and third president of the United States, held in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, consist of approximately 27,000 items, making it the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Dating from the early 1760s through his death in 1826, the Thomas Jefferson Papers consist mainly of his correspondence, but they also include ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas

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    Dissegni originali dell' edizione di Palladio di Giorgis Fossati.

    Manuscript title on flyleaf. Drawings in pen and ink and wash intended for engraving by Fossati and for inclusion in vol. 10 o f Muttoni's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architettura (Venice, 1740-48); vol. 10 was never published. Leaves 1-14 and 16-24 are signed by Muttoni as designer; the rest are unsigned. Leaves 1-24 bear endorsements dated Jan. 14, 1739 [i.e., 1740]. In solander case ...

    • Contributor: Muttoni, Francesco
    • Date: 1739

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    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard ...

    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in ...

    • Date: 1581

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    William Henry Harrison Papers

    The William Henry Harrison Papers, one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, contains approximately 1,000 items dating from 1734 to 1939, with the bulk dated from 1812 to 1841. Harrison (1773-1841), an army officer, representative, and senator from Ohio, served as the ninth president of the United States. His collection includes a letterbook, 1812-1813, correspondence, and military papers ...

    • Contributor: Harrison, William Henry - Cleaves, Freeman

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    [Baidha saphu]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collections of stotra used in getting rid of planetory influences.

    • Date: 1732
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    Frank Roberts Cole collection, Catalog Record Only

    The collection contains photoreproductions of solo bassoon and ensemble bassoon music made during F. Cole's trip to Europe, including works by C. Stamitz, M. Mielczewski, F. Danzi, P. von Winter, and many others.

    • Contributor: Cole, Frank Roberts - Stamitz, Karl - Mielczewski, Marcin - Winter, Peter Von - Danzi, Franz
    • Date: 1730
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    Jingiryō shūge. Catalog Record Only

    [Asakawa collection] APR 18 1907. Cf. Rare Book Project Team.

    • Date: 1734
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    Memorials of the duque to Montemar, Catalog Record Only

    Memorials advising King Philip V on the war with England. Written in Madrid.

    • Contributor: Carrillo De Albornoz, José
    • Date: 1739
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    Lokanīti nissaya. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. In Pali (Burmese script). Data from Pruitt. No covers; orange fabric wrapper with fabric label. H. Poleman, 5525. W. Pruitt, Journal of Pali Text Society, v. 13, p. 19.

    • Date: 1738
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    Hakke sōjō injin. Catalog Record Only

    In Kanbun, chiefly without reading marks; includes Sanskrit. Title from p. [2] of original cover. Includes many lengthy notes in red, blue, and black ink. With no borders. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy wormed, with loss of text. LC copy rebound in western style (yōsōbon) Asakawa collection (SEP 6 1907) Not listed in Bussho kaisetsu daijiten, Kokusho sōmokuroku, and Kotenseki sōgō ...

    • Date: 1733
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    The Lord Raymond's speech on giving judgment in the Kings Bench Court between Doctor Bentley [et] the B[isho]p of Ely. Catalog Record Only

    Concerns a dispute between Bentley and the fellows at Trinity.

    • Contributor: Raymond, Robert Raymond
    • Date: 1731
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    Ge gu yao lun : shi san juan / Catalog Record Only

    This Si ku quan shu edition was transcribed from the 1459 edition, with annotation.

    • Contributor: Cao, Zhao - Wang, Zuo - Chinese Rare Book Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1736
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    Introductory discourse to the state of the colony of Georgia, Catalog Record Only

    Mss draft in clerical hand. Topics include settlement and trade; relations with Spanish Florida; the history of Savannah; Creek, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians; and Jewish settlement.

    • Contributor: Oglethorpe, James - Jay I. Kislak Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1739
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    Yu ding pei wen yun fu : juan jiu shi yi zhi si can ben / Catalog Record Only

    This edition comes from the Si ku quan shu, with annotations and inscriptions.

    • Contributor: Zhang, Yushu - Chinese Rare Book Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1736
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    Daikanjō ki. Jūni Shingonʼō ki. Kaun ki. Kannon ichiinhō. Kongō Dōji ki. Fudō hachidai dōji ki. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. (shahon). In Kanbun and Chinese, mostly with reading marks, includes Sanskrit. Titles from P. [2] of cover (mikaeshi). Caption title of 1st work: Includes markings and additions in red, probably by Ryōhan. With no borders, text in 10 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy rebound in western style (yōsōbon) Asakawa collection (SEP 6 1907) Bussho kaisetsu daijiten, v. 1, ...

    • Date: 1736