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Curiosities and wonders (193)
Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1800 (90)
Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900 (36)
Curiosities and wonders -- England -- Early works to 1800 (28)
Broadsides (19)
Characters and characteristics (14)
Monsters (14)
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Guidebooks (14)
Curiosities and wonders -- Periodicals (12)
Science -- Early works to 1800 (11)
California -- Description and travel (9)
California -- Guidebooks (8)
Children's stories (8)
Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature (8)
Great Britain -- Description and travel (8)
Curiosities and wonders in literature (7)
Forest fires -- New England (7)
Great Britain -- Biography (7)
Anecdotes (6)
Curiosities and wonders -- England -- Early works to 1900 (6)
Formulas, recipes, etc. -- Early works to 1800 (6)
Great Britain -- History (6)
Paradoxes (6)
Abnormalities, Human (5)
Advertisements Museums (5)
Animals, Mythical (5)
Curiosities and wonders -- England (5)
Curiosities and wonders -- England -- History -- 17th century (5)
Curiosities and wonders -- Poetry (5)
Darwinism (5)
Disasters -- Religious aspects -- Poetry (5)
Historical geography -- Early works to 1800 (5)
Magic -- Early works to 1800 (5)
Monsters -- Early works to 1800 (5)
Museums -- Massachusetts -- Boston (5)
Natural history -- Great Britain (5)
Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works -- Early works to 1800 (5)
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Guidebooks (5)
Omens -- Early works to 1800 (5)
Repentance -- Poetry (5)
Science (5)
Therapeutics -- Early works to 1800 (5)
Alchemy -- Early works to 1800 (4)
Animal behavior (4)
Animals -- Juvenile fiction (4)
Bacon, Francis, -- 1561-1626 (4)
Barnum's American Museum (4)
Chemistry -- Early works to 1800 (4)
Cooking -- Early works to 1800 (4)
Curiosities and wonders -- Exhibitions (4)
1Title:  The wonders of art: containing an account of celebrated ancient ruins, fortifications; public edifices; monuments; and some of the most curious and useful inventions in modern times. Designed for the instruction of young persons   
 Creator:  Blake, John Lauris, 1788-1857 
 Publication:  Young & Hartt, Troy, N.Y, 1845. 
 Notes:  "Annual catalogue of books published and for sale ... by Alexander V. Blake ..., New York, 1844. No. 6," 36 pages bound in back of book. 
 Extent:  252 p. ; 16 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900 | Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature | Antiquities | Architecture | Dyes and dyeing | Erie Canal (N.Y.)

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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2Title:  Encounters   
 Alt. Title:  Encounters (Bournemouth, England)   
 Publication:  Paragon, Bournemouth (Paragon House, St Peter's Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2JS), 1995- 
 Notes:  Title from cover. 
 Extent:  v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Periodicals | Unidentified flying objects -- Periodicals | Curiosities and wonders | Periodicals | Holmstrom, John, Ownership

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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3Title:  Strange as it seems   
 Creator:  Hix, John. 
 Publication:  Ex-Lax Inc, S.l.], c1936. 
 Extent:  20 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders | CHR 1936 | PRO Sullivan, David (donor)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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4Title:  Buch der Wunder   
 Creator:  Büscher, Gustav 
 Publication:  Scheffler, Frankfurt am Main, 1951. 
 Extent:  439 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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5Title:  The young gentleman's library of useful and entertaining knowledge: intended as a holiday or birth-day present : embellished with thirty-five beautiful engravings   
 Creator:  Pinnock, William, 1782-1843 | Sears, Matthew Urlwin, b. ca. 1800 | Sears, W. | Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green | Gift Book Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829 
 Notes:  Errata: p. [ix]. Includes index (p. [355]-[356]). Advertisements for other works by William Pinnock on p. [357]-[360]. 
 Extent:  xiii, [3], 354, [6] p. : ill. 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature | Curiosities and wonders -- Miscellanea -- Early works to 1900 | Gift books | CHR 1829 | PRO Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor) (Gift Book Collection copy) | Advertisements England London 19th century | Gift books England London 19th century

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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6Title:  Herin Martini Zeillers Seel: centuria epistolarum miscellanearum : das ist : hundert Episteln oder Send-Schreiben von underschiedlichen politischen historischen und andern Materien und Sachen : welche er, nach den ersten sechs Hundert im Jahr 1660 zu schreiben angefangen und kurtz vor seinem seligen Ableiben zu End gebracht hat : ist also dieses nach so vielen das letzte Buch so von ihme zum Druck aussgefertiget : mit zweyen nutzlichen Registern   
 Creator:  Zeiller, Martin, 1589-1661 
 Publication:  Bey Balthasar Kühnen, Ulm, 1663. 
 Notes:  Title-page in red and black. Signatures: (a)⁸ A-3G⁸. Includes index. 
 Extent:  [16], 544, 547-800, [50] p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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7Title:  Museum britannicum; or, A display in thirty two plates: in antiquities and natural curiosities, in that noble and magnificent cabinet, the British Museum, after the original designs from nature   
 Creator:  Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 | Rymsdyk, Andreas van, d. 1780 | Boyle, P. (Patrick), -1808? | British Museum 
 Publication:  Printed for the editor, by J. Moore, London, 1791. 
 Extent:  1 p. l., 2, 2, xvii, [6] p., 1 l., 88 p. illus., XXX pl. 46 x 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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8Title:  A catalogue of many natural rarities, with great industry, cost, and thirty years travel in foreign countries   
 Creator:  Hubert, Robert, 17th cent 
 Publication:  Printed by Tho. Ratcliffe, for the author, London, 1664. 
 Notes:  Signatures: B-E8. 
 Extent:  1 p.l., 62 p. ; 15 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900 -- Catalogs | Natural history -- Catalogues and collections | Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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9Title:  The wonders of the world: comprising the most remarkable curiosities of nature and art, described according to the latest and best authorities, and illustrated by engravings   
 Creator:  Phillips, R. (Richard)Sir, 1767-1840 | Percival, James Gates, 1795-1856 | Warfel, Harry R. 
 Publication:  Printed and published by S. Babcock, New Haven [Conn.], [1836] 
 Notes:  A new ed. of his The hundred wonders of the world. 
 Extent:  viii, [9]-624 p. : incl. front., plates ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders | Connecticut. New Haven. S. Babcock. 1836

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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10Title:  Les merveilles du monde, ou Les plus beaux ouvrages de la nature et dess hommes: répandus sur toute la surgace de la terre; ouvrage destinéa l'instruction et a l'amusement des jeunes personnes de l'un et de l'autre sexe   
 Creator:  Propiac, (Catherine-Joseph-Ferdinand Girard)chevalier de, 1759-1823 
 Publication:  A la librairie d'Éducation d'Eymery, Fruger et Cie, rue Mazarine, No. 30, Paris, 1832. 
 Notes:  Two volumes in one. On colophon: Besançon, imprimerie de Ch. Deis. 
 Extent:  404, 377 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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11Title:  Magiae naturalis, siue, De miraculis rerum naturalium libri IIII   
 Alt. Title:  Magiae naturalis   
 Creator:  Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615 
 Publication:  Apud Matthiam Cancer, Neapoli, 1558. 
 Notes:  Signatures: a-b⁴ A-T⁴ V⁶. Historiated initials. Errata on p. [16] (first count). Includes index. 
 Extent:  [16], 163, [1] p. ; 31 cm. (fol.) 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900 | Science -- Early works to 1800 | Cryptography -- Early works to 1800 | CHR 1558 | PRO Libratus, Hieronymus (autograph)

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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12Title:  Oddities: a book of unexplained facts   
 Creator:  Gould, R. T. (Rupert Thomas), 1890-1948 
 Publication:  Frederick A. Stokes company, New York, [pref. 1928] 
 Extent:  336 p. front., illus. (incl. maps) plates, ports., 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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13Title:  De exotische mens: andere culturen als amusement   
 Creator:  Allegaert, P. (Patrick) | Sliggers, Bert. | Teylers Museum | Museum Dr. Guislain 
 Publication:  Lannoo, Teylers Museum, Museum Dr. Guislain, Tielt, Haarlem, Gent, c2009. 
 Notes:  Catalog of an exhibition held at Teylers Museum Haarlem, Jan. 17 to May 10, 2009 and Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent, May 29 to Sept. 13, 2009. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  175 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Exhibitions | Indigenous peoples -- Exhibitions | Ethnology -- Exhibitions | Fairs -- History -- Exhibitions | Amusement parks -- History -- Exhibitions

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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14Title:  Polydori Vergilii urbinatis de inventoribus rerum libri VIII et de prodigiis libri III: cum indicibus locupletissimis   
 Creator:  Vergil, Polydore, 1470?-1555 | Officina Elzeviriana 
 Publication:  apud Danielem Elzevirium, Amstelodami, 1671. 
 Notes:  Added t.-p. engr. "De vita scriptisque Polydori Vergilii": 16th-17th prelim. pages. 
 Extent:  [XXXVIII], 511; [I], 100, [XCII] p. : ill. ; .. cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1800 | Inventions -- History

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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15Title:  Histoires prodigieuses   
 Creator:  Boaistuau, Pierre, -1566 | Florence, Yves. 
 Publication:  Club Français du Livre, Paris], 1961 
 Notes:  With reproduction of original decorated title-page, Paris, 1560. No. 8016 of 12,000 copies. 
 Extent:  [19], [20], 310 p. illus. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders | Monsters

 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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16Title:  Wild talents   
 Creator:  Fort, Charles, 1874-1932 | Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  C. Kendall, New York, c1932] 
 Notes:  "First edition." 
 Extent:  5 p.l., 13-342, [1] p. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders | CHR 1932

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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17Title:  Wild talents   
 Creator:  Fort, Charles, 1874-1932 | Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  C. Kendall, New York, c1932] 
 Notes:  "First edition." 
 Extent:  5 p.l., 13-342, [1] p. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders | CHR 1932

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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18Title:  Curiosities for the ingenious: selected from the most authentic treasures of nature, science and art, biography, history, and general literature   
 Publication:  Ash and Mason, Philadelphia, 1825. 
 Extent:  xii, 192, vi p. plates. 14 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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19Title:  A collection of curiosities: in four parts   
 Publication:  Norwich, 1726. 
 Notes:  Caption title. 
 Extent:  24 p. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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20Title:  La nature et les prodiges: l'insolite au XVIe siecle, en France   
 Creator:  Céard, Jean. 
 Publication:  Droz, Geneve, 1977. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xiv, 512 p. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Curiosities and wonders

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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