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Digitized library materials and select archival materials, such as field books, from the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) are available in this Internet Archive smithsonian_books collection.

Digitized library materials are also available in SLA's Digital Library and its corresponding Internet Archive smithsonian collection, which generally excludes natural history subject areas. SLA's digitized natural history library and archival materials can be found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) and in the equivalent Internet Archive biodiversity collection.


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Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 25 cm., bound to 30 cm
Topic: Birds -- New York (State) -- Oyster Bay
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Sky Meadow Bindery, binder. DSI
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eye 71,769

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statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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favorite 459

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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
texts

eye 31,975

favorite 5

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GeoRef
Topic: Science
Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topics: Serpents, Serpent worship
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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favorite 531

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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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eye 23,812

favorite 22

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
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"Works of reference consulted": p. [xii]
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Topic: Pottery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
texts

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favorite 358

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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Esper, Eugen Johann Christoph, 1742-1810; Charpentier, Toussaint von, 1779-1847; Bock, Johann Carl, b. 1757, engraver; Leitner, Johann, engraver; Volkart, J. F., engraver; Schaus, William, 1859- , former owner. DSI
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eye 6,618

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First published in Erlangen [1785]-1801
Topics: Butterflies, Lepidoptera
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by New York Embroidery House
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favorite 229

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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Anderson, Benjamin J. K., b. 1834; Blyden, Edward Wilmot, 1832-1912
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118 p. 19 cm
Topic: Liberia -- Description and travel
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Minot, H. D. (Henry Davis), 1859-1890; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and H.D. Minot
Topics: Bird populations, Birds
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Waring, Mary E
texts

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viii, 171 p. : 22 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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favorite 147

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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Butterick Publishing Company
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favorite 322

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154 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Knitting
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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favorite 206

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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists, Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Periodicals, Artists -- Japan...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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favorite 176

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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
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Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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favorite 193

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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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favorite 19

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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Kelly, Bernice M; Stanley, Janet L; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. National Museum of African Art Branch
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eye 24,416

favorite 14

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Includes indexes
Topics: Artists, Art, Nigerian
vii, 72 p. 32 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Church decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Medieval,...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Jessen, Peter, 1858-1926
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[10] p. 34 cm
xii, [9]-265 p. incl. front., illus., plates, plans. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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eye 32,654

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Iris Society; Sturtevant, Robert S
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Place of publication varies
Topic: Irises (Plants)
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Loughridge, R. M. (Robert McGill), 1809-1900
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favorite 4

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236 p. : 20 cm
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries -- Creek, Creek language -- Dictionaries -- English
2 p. l., 1113, [1] p. 23 cm
Topic: Bible. Samoan. 1872
Part of the plates printed on both sides
Topics: Cabinetwork, Furniture
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Bowes, James Lord, 1834-1899
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3 p., l., [v]-ix, [2] p., 1 l., 379 p. 29 cm
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Japanese
xxiii, 449, [1] p. 26 cm
Topics: Freemasons, Symbolism, Eschatology, Religion
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630; Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601; Rudolph II, emperor of Germany, 1552-1612; Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792, former owner. DSI; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
texts

eye 6,833

favorite 11

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Caspar. M. Bibl. Kepleriana
Topics: Astronomy, Planetary theory
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts

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favorite 53

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extracted picklist
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Landscape gardening
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Laing, J. J; Bradley, John William, 1830-1916. Manual of illuminations
texts

eye 8,347

favorite 114

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16th thousand
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Iris Society; Sturtevant, Robert S
texts

eye 1,277

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Place of publication varies
Topic: Irises (Plants)
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Gayet, Albert Jean, 1856-
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Series title also at head of t.-p
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Arab
viii, 303, [1] pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Sewing, Knitting, Dressmaking -- Pattern design, Tailoring -- Pattern design
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
texts

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I. Gotik und renaissance.--II. Das barock.--III. Das rokoko.--IV. Der klassizismus
Topic: Decoration and ornament
v. p. ; 15 cm
Topics: Prayer-books and devotions, English, Catechisms, Creeds, Catholic Church -- Prayer-books and...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Wilkie, Harriet Cushman
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48 p. 28 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Ensko, Stephen Guernsey Cook, 1896-1969
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Maps show location of silversmiths in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, 1660 to 1800
Topics: Silversmiths, Hallmarks, Silverwork
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Tokyo Shokubutsu Gakkai; Nihon Shokubutsu Gakkai
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eye 1,605

favorite 1

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Title varies slightly
Topics: Plants, Botany
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by University of Michigan. Center for Chinese Studies; Freer Gallery of Art; University of Michigan. Department of the History of Art
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Issued by the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution and Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Asian, Art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Arthur, Anne Knox
texts

eye 10,868

favorite 64

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xv, 183 p. 23 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Iris Society; Sturtevant, Robert S
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Place of publication varies
Topic: Irises (Plants)
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Hamlin, A. D. F. (Alfred Dwight Foster), 1855-1926
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Contains bibliographies
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Geptner, V. G. (Vladimir Georgievich), 1901-1975; Nasimovich, A. A; Bannikov, Andrei Grigorevich; Hoffmann, Robert S
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Translation of: Mlekopitaiushchie Sovetskogo Soiuza
Topic: Mammals
xiv, 454 p., [7] leaves of plates : 22 cm
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Topics: Clothing and dress, Dressmaking, Sewing
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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favorite 175

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xxx, 256 p. : 20 cm
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Topic: Alphabets
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States National Museum; Smithsonian Institution; United States. Dept. of the Interior
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eye 1,378

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At head of title, v.1-10: Dept. of the Interior: U. S. National Museeum (published under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution)
Topic: Science
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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favorite 141

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Design Digitized: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library’s Rare Books, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program
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Topic: Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Birding Association; National Audubon Society
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Title from cover
Topic: Birds
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Binet, René, 1866-1911; Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926
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statement of responsibility: par René Binet, architecte ; preface de Gustave Geffroy
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art nouveau, Architecture, Interior decoration, Jewelry
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
texts

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favorite 237

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Also published in German in the same year: Gothische Alphabete
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts, E. S., Meister, active 15th...
317 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Exhibitions, Mongols -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions, Mongols --...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Marty, Paul, 1882-1938
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Originally published in Revue du monde musulman v. 36 (1917-1918)
Topic: Ethnology
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
texts

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Includes transfer patterns
48 p. 27 cm
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Topic: Crocheting
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
texts

eye 7,070

favorite 64

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statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
xvi, 747 p. 31 cm
Topics: Plate, Goldwork, Silverwork, Hallmarks
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Freer Gallery of Art; At¸l, Esin; Atl, Esin; Chase, W. T. (William Thomas); Jett, Paul; Smithsonian Institution
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"Exhibition held at the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., September 27, 1985-January 5, 1986"--T.p. verso
Topics: Freer Gallery of Art, Art metal-work, Islamic art metal-work
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
texts

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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Oi, Jisaburo, 1905-1977; Meyer, Frederick G. (Frederick Gustav), 1917-2006; Meyer, Frederick G, (Frederick Gustav- 1917-2006-; Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991-; Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991
texts

eye 19,011

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Maps on lining papers
Topic: Botany
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Whall, W. B; Whall, R. H
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eye 10,326

favorite 72

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Sea songs
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1854-1925
texts

eye 8,638

favorite 20

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"The number of copies of this work is limited to 320 for sale in the British Isles and abroad ..."
Topic: Art, Primitive
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889; Ware, Charles Pickard, 1840-1921; Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877
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eye 7,751

favorite 59

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Unaccompanied melodies
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Topics: African Americans, Folk music, Folk songs, English, Spirituals (Songs), Slaves
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855
texts

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favorite 7

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XVIII, 668, [10] p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Number theory
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Grässe, Johann Georg Theodor, 1814-1885; Jaenniche, Friedrich, 1831-1907; Zimmermann, Ernst, 1866-1940
texts

eye 4,598

favorite 5

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Includes indexes
Topic: Pottery
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States National Museum
texts

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Merged with: Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents. Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, and: Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and financial report of the Executive Committee of the Board of Regents, to form: Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian year (1965)
Topic: United States National Museum