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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    John Tyler Papers

    The John Tyler Papers, one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, contains more than 1,400 items dating from 1691 to 1918, most of which fall between 1757 and 1918. The collection is made up primarily of correspondence, including letters and copies of letters to or from Tyler (1790-1862), a governor and U.S. representative and senator from Virginia, who served ...

    • Date: 1691

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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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    [Baidha saphu]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collections of stotra used in getting rid of planetory influences.

    • Date: 1732
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Guan gong ming shi san pian : yi juan ; Bu yi zhai yao : yi juan. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. In case. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 原書不著撰人姓氏. Anonymous. 十二行二十四字. Twelve lines, with twenty-four characters per line. 清乾隆間刻本. Qing Dynasty woodblock copy of manuscript, ca. 1763-1795. 原書不著撰人姓氏,管公明十三篇題:「虞山存存子陳大經侶鷗氏手錄,時年七十有二」;卜易摘要後有:「乾隆巳未年上巳前一日存存子抄畢」一行。卷端有祝詞,所奉請聖人中,有青田劉伯溫,則當為明中葉以後所著書矣。管公明卜法,隋唐志。猶多著錄,則是書託名尚古。大經不詳何人,在方伎中似為稍知學問者。卷內有「大經」,「元方」,「侶鷗」「虞山存存子」四印記.

    • Contributor: Guan, Lu - Chinese Rare Book Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1736
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    Gakuritsu yōran. Catalog Record Only

    Caption title. Includes many markings in red. With no borders, text in 10 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy rebound in western style (yōsōbon); original covers probably removed. Asakawa collection (SEP 6 1907) 3315 Kokusho sōmokuroku, v. 2, p. 95 (Gakuritsu yōran, 1-satsu, by 齋藤元成, Hōei 4 [1707] jo). Postscript, "享保壬子之歲 [1732] 再校正之・藤元成書". Preface by author, 藤元成, dated 寶永丁亥 [1707]. ...

    • Contributor: Saitō, Gensei
    • Date: 1732
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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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    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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    Gakka shiyō taigai. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Caption title. With no borders, text in 13 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy wormed, with loss of text. LC set rebound in western style (yōsōbon) in 1 v.; original covers retained. Asakawa collection (SEP 6 1907) Kokusho sōmokuroku, v. 2, p. 169 (Gakka shiyō taigai, by Fujiwara Nagahiro). 3260 "舞楽"--Cover. ...

    • Contributor: Fujiwara, Nagahiro
    • Date: 1738