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Electricity -- Early works to 1850 (665)
Toy and movable books -- Specimens (559)
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 (376)
Incunabula (329)
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Physics -- Early works to 1800 (288)
Electricity (252)
Science -- Early works to 1800 (228)
Africa -- Discovery and exploration (226)
Aeronautics (218)
Natural history -- Africa (200)
Physics (199)
Astronomy (189)
History (184)
Mathematics -- Early works to 1800 (175)
Magnetism (171)
Balloons (170)
Songs with piano (168)
World's Columbian Exposition -- (1893 : -- Chicago, Ill.) (166)
Early works (165)
Electrotherapeutics (164)
Correspondence (155)
Geometry -- Early works to 1800 (153)
Mollusks -- Pictorial works (150)
Chemistry (145)
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Sheet music covers 1910-1920 (142)
Telegraph (130)
Chemistry -- Early works to 1800 (129)
Botany (124)
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Smithsonian Libraries artists' books (120)
Sheet music American 1910-1920 (118)
Voyages and travels (118)
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Geology (113)
Arithmetic -- Early works to 1900 (107)
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Aeronautics -- History (103)
Advertisements American 1910-1920 (102)
Electrophysiology (101)
United States -- Description and travel (100)
Zoology (99)
Voyages around the world (98)
Airplanes (97)
Africa, Central -- Description and travel (96)
Centennial Exhibition -- (1876 : -- Philadelphia, Pa.) (94)
Mineralogy (91)
Mollusks (91)
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1Title:  Heralds of science: as represented by two hundred epochal books and pamphlets selected from the Burndy Library   
 Creator:  Burndy Library | Dibner, Bern 
 Publication:  M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass, [1969] 
 Notes:  Reprint of the 1955 ed. 
 Extent:  96 p. illus. 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- History -- Bibliography

 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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2Title:  The balloon travels of Robert Merry and his young friends over various countries in Europe   
 Creator:  Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860 | Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-1960- 
 Publication:  J. C. Derby, New York, 1856 [c1855] 
 Notes:  Cover title: Balloon travels in Europe. 
 Extent:  312 p. illus. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Ballooning -- Juvenile fiction | Europe -- Description and travel

 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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3Title:  Important dates in Afro-American history   
 Creator:  Hopkins, Lee Bennett 
 Publication:  F. Watts, New York, [1969] 
 Notes:  An indexed day-by-day guide to people, places, and current and historical events about Black America. 
 Extent:  188 p. illus., ports. 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- History -- Chronology -- Juvenile literature | Calendars -- Juvenile literature

 
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4Title:  The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle   
 Creator:  Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983 | Pedretti, Carlo | Windsor Castle 
 Publication:  Phaidon, London, 1968. 
 Notes:  First ed. published in 2 v. in 1935 under title: A catalogue of the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci in the collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle. Bibliography: v. 1, p. liv-lviii. 
 Extent:  3 v. 31 cm. 
 Subjects:  Leonardo, -- da Vinci, -- 1452-1519 | Windsor, House of -- Art collections

 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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5Title:  Carl Friedrich Gauss: a biography   
 Alt. Title:  Gauss, matematikernas konung. English   
 Creator:  Hall, Tord. 
 Publication:  M.I.T. Press, Cambridge and London, [1970] 
 Notes:  Translation of Gauss, matematikernas konung. Includes index. Bibliography: p. [171]-[172] 
 Extent:  175 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Gauss, Carl Friedrich, -- 1777-1855

 
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6Title:  Expo '70 official guide   
 Creator:  Nihon Bankoku Hakurankai Kyōkai 
 Publication:  The Japan Association for the 1970 World Exposition, Suita, 1970] 
 Extent:  352 p. col. illus., col. maps, ports. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Expo (International Exhibitions Bureau -- (1970 : -- Osaka, Japan)

 
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7Title:  Selected prose of John Wesley Powell   
 Creator:  Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 
 Publication:  D.R. Godine, Boston, 1970. 
 Extent:  122 p. illus., ports. 26 cm. 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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8Title:  Technics and creativity II: Gemini GEL   
 Creator:  Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) | Castleman, Riva | Gemini G.E.L. (Firm) 
 Publication:  New York, 1971] 
 Notes:  Catalogue of an exhibition, May 5-July 6, 1971, works produced by Gemini. Issued in a case with an unfinished "multiple" (a 2-color offset lithograph with a collage of 3 wells of watercolor paint and a brush) by Jasper Johns, and a piece of white styrofoam. Bibliography: p. 104-105. 
 Extent:  108 p. illus. (part fold., part col.), ports. 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Art, American -- United States -- Exhibitions | Art, American -- 20th century

 
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9Title:  I married adventure: the lives and adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson   
 Creator:  Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 | Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 | Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978 | Dawes, Janet Newton | Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) 
 Publication:  J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, New York [etc.], [c1940] 
 Notes:  Illustrated title on two leaves; illustrated lining-papers. 
 Extent:  376 p. plates, ports. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Johnson, Martin, -- 1884-1937 | Photography of animals | Africa -- Description and travel

 
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10Title:  Elementary treatise on natural philosophy   
 Creator:  Privat-Deschanel, A. (Augustin), 1821-1883 | Everett, J. D. (Joseph David), 1831-1904 
 Publication:  D. Appleton, New York, 1873. 
 Notes:  Contents: pt.1 Mechanics, hydrostatics, and pneumatics; pt.2, Heat; pt.3, Electricity and magnetism; pt.4 Sound and light. 
 Extent:  4 v. illus. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Physics

 
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11Title:  A collection of American epitaphs and inscriptions, with occasional notes   
 Creator:  Alden, Timothy, 1771-1839 
 Publication:  S. Marks, printer], New-York, 1814. 
 Notes:  Vol. 1, 2d edition. The 1st edition of v. 1 was printed in four parts in 1812. 
 Extent:  5 v. fronts. (v. 2-5, ports.) 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  Epitaphs -- United States

 
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12Title:  A king's story: the memoirs of the Duke of Windsor   
 Creator:  Windsor, EdwardDuke of, 1894-1972 
 Publication:  Putnam, New York, [1951] 
 Extent:  xi, 435 p. illus., ports., map (on lining papers) facsims. 22 cm. 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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13Title:  Johnny Friedlaender: oeuvre, 1961-1965   
 Creator:  Friedlaender, Johnny, 1912- | Fouchet, Max Pol 
 Publication:  Touchstone Publishers, New York], [1967] 
 Notes:  Text in French, English, and German. AAPG copy 39088001143015 has original colored lithograph inserted. 
 Extent:  76 p. (chiefly illus.(part col.,part mounted)) port. 33cm. 
Collection:  Smithsonian Institution 
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14Title:  The record of an aeronaut: being the life of John M. Bacon   
 Creator:  Bacon, Gertrude, 1874-1949 
 Publication:  J. Long, London, 1907. 
 Notes:  "First published in 1907." 
 Extent:  357, [1] pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Bacon, John M, -- (John Mackenzie), -- 1846-1904 | Aeronautics -- Great Britain

 
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15Title:  Six months' residence and travels in Mexico: containing remarks on the present state of New Spain, its natural productions, state of society, manufactures, trade, agriculture, and antiquities, &c. : with plates and maps   
 Creator:  Bullock, W. (William), fl. 1808-1828 | Clark, J., fl. 1789-1830 | Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978 
 Publication:  John Murray, London, 1824. 
 Notes:  Plates signed I. Clark. Colophon: Printed by James Bullock. Includes index. 
 Extent:  xii, 532 p., [19] leaves of plates (4 folded) : ill. (aquatints), maps ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Mexico -- Description and travel | Mexico -- Social aspects | Mexico -- Antiquities | Agriculture -- Mexico | Natural products -- Mexico

 
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16Title:  Travels on an inland voyage through the states of New-York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, and through the territories of Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, and New-Orleans: performed in the years 1807 and 1808; including a tour of nearly six thousand miles : with maps and plates   
 Creator:  Schultz, Christian, ca. 1770-ca. 1814 | Maverick, Peter, 1780-1831 
 Publication:  Printed by Isaac Riley, New York, 1810. 
 Notes:  Plates variously signed, maps engraved by P[eter]. Maverick. 
 Extent:  2 v. in 1, [6] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill., maps, plan ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  United States -- Description and travel | Ontario -- Description and travel | Great Lakes (North America) -- Description and travel | Ohio River -- Description and travel | Mississippi River -- Description and travel

 
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17Title:  The comic adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and her dog   
 Creator:  Martin, Sarah Catherine, 1768-1826 
 Publication:  Printed and for sale by G. S. Peters, Harrisburg, Pa, 1832. 
 Notes:  Cover title: The comic adventures of Mother Hubbard and her dog. 
 Extent:  18 l. col. illus. 14 cm. 
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18Title:  Animate creation: popular edition of "Our living world" : a natural history   
 Creator:  Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889 | Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889 | Holder, Joseph B. (Joseph Bassett), 1824-1888 | Prang, Louis, 1824-1909 | Vandenberg, Natalia J. 
 Publication:  Selmar Hess, New York, ©1885. 
 Notes:  Originally issued in 60 fascicles. "Fully illustrated with scientific accuracy." First ed. published under title: The illustrated natural history. "Electrotyped by Smith & McDougal, New York" and "Printed by D.G.F. Class, New York"--Verso of t.p. Some of the color plates signed: Ptd. L. Prang & Co. Includes indexes. 
 Extent:  3 volumes, [96] leaves of plates : illustrations (chromolithographs, wood engravings) ; 33 cm 
 Subjects:  Zoology -- Popular works | Zoology -- Pictorial works | Popular works

 
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19Title:  The shape of things to come   
 Creator:  Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 
 Publication:  The Macmillan Company, New York, 1933. 
 Extent:  ix,431 p. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Prophecies | History, Modern -- 20th century

 
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20Title:  Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry   
 Creator:  Wirt, William, 1772-1834 | Woodcock, Thomas Swann, 1805-1863 | Denit, John H. | Jones, Lewen T. | Jones, William R. | Denit, Betty M. | Denit, Donald Miles 
 Publication:  Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co, Philadelphia, 1841. 
 Notes:  Added illustrated t.p. with imprint: Philadelphia : Desilver, Thomas & Co., 1836. Title vignette (portrait of author) on added illustrated t.p. Frontispiece signed: Engd. by T.S. Woodcock, Brookyn, N.Y. Copyright 1832 by M'Elrath & Bangs. "Stereotyped by Redfield & Lindsay, Chambers Street, New York"--Verso of t.p. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  xvi, [3], 20-468 p., [2] leaves of plates : port. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Henry, Patrick, -- 1736-1799 | Statesmen -- United States -- Biography | Virginia -- Biography

 
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