Catalogue of an Amateur's Collection of Fine-art and Illustrated Works

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publisher, 1869 - 68 páginas
 

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Página 51 - FACSIMILES OF SCARCE AND CURIOUS PRINTS, by the Early Masters of the Italian, German, and Flemish Schools.
Página 10 - It has also the series of groups illustrating the physiognomy, manners and character of the...
Página 23 - Papers relating to Pemaquid and parts adjacent in the present State of Maine, known as Cornwall County, when under the colony of New York. Compiled from ollicial records in the office of the secretary of state, at Albany, NY, by Franklin B. Hough. Albany, 185«.
Página 15 - On the twenty-eighth day of March he was conducted, amidst a vast concourse of the populace, to the Greve, the common place of execution, stripped naked, and fastened to the scaffold by iron gyves. One of his hands was then burnt in liquid flaming sulphur ; his thighs, legs, and arms, were torn with red-hot pincers ; boiling oil, melted lead, resin, and sulphur, were poured into the wounds ; tight ligatures tied round his limbs to prepare him for dismemberment; young and vigorous horses applied to...
Página 12 - And although a chain of wonderful events has restored many of the brightest gems of art to their rightful owners, so much of excellence still remains, that the gallery of the Louvre is yet, to the man of taste, the greatest attraction in Paris, and the very circumstance of the dispersion of so many wonderful productions gives additional value to the work which describes them in a collected state.
Página 14 - ALEXANDER. Anecdotes of the American Revolution, illustrative of the Talents and Virtues of the Heroes and Patriots who acted the most conspicuous Parts therein.
Página 15 - Tableaux, Statues, BasReliefs et Came'es, de la Galerie de Florence, et du Palais Pitti, Dessine"s par M.
Página 12 - It is necessary to observe that this work is not a mere collection of prints, as it contains many luminous and masterly dissertations upon the state of...
Página 45 - Cardinal Duprat was so enamoured of Rabelais' works that he was never without a copy of them. Wherever he went, his Rabelais went with him. Cardinal Jean du Bellay was possessed of the same feeling; he admired Rabelais so much, that he refused a learned individual of the day, a scat at his table, because he had not read the Book, for so Rabelais' singular narrative was called.
Página 29 - Washingtonia : or, Memorials of the Death of George Washington, giving an account of the Funeral Honors paid to his memory, with a list of tracts and volumes printed upon the occasion and a catalogue of medals commemorating the event, by Franklin B. Hough.

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