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


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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
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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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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
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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
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by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?, author; Bernia, Marco Antonio, active 1638-1661, publisher; Tebaldini, Nicolò, active 1602-1649, printer; Coriolano, Giovanni Battista, -1649, engraver; Ambrosini, Bartolommeo, 1588-1657. Paralipomena accuratissima historiae omnium animalium; Hoeven, J. van der, (Physician), active 1923, former owner; Beckwith, J. Bruce, 1933-, donor; Browning, Nancy Gay, donor; Saintyves, P. (Pierre), 1870-1935, bookseller; Jeremy Norman & Co., bookseller;...
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2 volumes in 1 : 36 cm (folio)
Topics: Teratology, Monsters, Human anatomy, Abnormalities, Human, Animals, Abnormalities, Plants, Natural...
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
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by Waring, Mary E
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viii, 171 p. : 22 cm
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Topic: Embroidery
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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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...
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Butterick Publishing Company
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154 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Knitting
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
At head of title: E.S. Auscher
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Topics: Pottery, Porcelain
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
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Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
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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
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by Johnston, Harry, 1858-1927; Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI
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Includes bibliography (p. [467]-471) and index
Topics: Africa -- Colonization, Africa -- Discovery and exploration
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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
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by Loughridge, R. M. (Robert McGill), 1809-1900
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236 p. : 20 cm
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries -- Creek, Creek language -- Dictionaries -- English
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by New York Embroidery House
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Cover title
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Topic: Embroidery
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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Unaccompanied melodies
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Topics: African Americans, Folk music, Folk songs, English, Spirituals (Songs), Slaves
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by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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xxx, 256 p. : 20 cm
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Topic: Alphabets
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Grässe, Johann Georg Theodor, 1814-1885; Jaenniche, Friedrich, 1831-1907; Zimmermann, Ernst, 1866-1940
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Includes indexes
Topic: Pottery
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
xii, [9]-265 p. incl. front., illus., plates, plans. 24 cm
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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
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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Includes indexes
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Topics: Artists, Art, Nigerian
317 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Exhibitions, Mongols -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions, Mongols --...
Part of the plates printed on both sides
Topics: Cabinetwork, Furniture
xvi, 747 p. 31 cm
Topics: Plate, Goldwork, Silverwork, Hallmarks
xxiii, 449, [1] p. 26 cm
Topics: Freemasons, Symbolism, Eschatology, Religion
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
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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...
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
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Caspar. M. Bibl. Kepleriana
Topics: Astronomy, Planetary theory
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Smith, Mary, fl. 1766-1780; Jones, William, 1726-1800; Robinson, Nicholas. Christian philosopher; Rowning, J. (John), 1701?-1771. Compendious system of natural philosophy; Weinreb, Ben, 1912-1999, bookseller. DSI; Baxter, Andrew, 1686?-1750; Hodson, Francis, d. 1812; Fletcher, Thomas, fl. 1762-1779; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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Title devised by cataloger
Topics: Early works to 1800, Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics
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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
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Laing, J. J; Bradley, John William, 1830-1916. Manual of illuminations
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16th thousand
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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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 Munsell, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1858-1918
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Cover title
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Topic: Color
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by Gauss, Carl Friedrich, 1777-1855
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XVIII, 668, [10] p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Number theory
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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
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by Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; Streater, Joseph, fl. 1687-1688, printer; Burndy Library, donor. DSI
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The second and third books were apparently printed by different printers, as indicated by the different type in the headings and the break in paging between the two books
Topics: Mechanics, Celestial mechanics, Gravitation
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by Gayet, Albert Jean, 1856-
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Series title also at head of t.-p
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Arab
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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)
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
315, [1] p. incl. front. 23 cm
Topic: Igbo (African people)
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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I. Gotik und renaissance.--II. Das barock.--III. Das rokoko.--IV. Der klassizismus
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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Each issue illustrated with chromolithographs
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Topics: Nature (Aesthetics), Natural history, Art, Chromolithography, Victorian, Cromolithography
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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 Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899; World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
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statement of responsibility: by Chief Pokagon
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Topics: Indians of North America, Indians, Treatment of
Another edition (pirated) was issued in the same year in Frankfurt, Germany, "in Paltheniano"
Topics: Astronomy, Telescopes, Early works to 1800
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by Morton, Thomas, 1575-1646; Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915
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Reprint, with original t.-p., of Amsterdam edition of 1637
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Topic: Indians of North America
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vii, [9]-541 p. : 22 cm
Topic: Psychology, Applied
viii, 322 p. 16 cm
Topic: Weaving
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by Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849
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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
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by Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
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"Ona vocabulary": p. 215-216
Topics: Fuegians, Ona Indians, Yahgan Indians, Ona language, Yahgan language
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Arthur, Anne Knox
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xv, 183 p. 23 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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Signatures: pi² A-S⁴ 2A-2B⁴ 2D-2S⁴ 2T⁴ (2T₁+chi₁;± 2T₂) 2U-3D⁴
Topic: Optics
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topic: Costume
Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously
Topics: Geometry, Music
On cover: A new serial containing articles upon stitches, methods of work, design, and other subjects connected with the study of fine needlework, with coloured plates and other illustrations
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Topic: Embroidery
vii, 72 p. 32 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Church decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Medieval,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
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statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
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by Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849
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Volumes are numbered: v. [1-2], jō, ge, v. [3], kiseru no bu, zen
Topics: Ornamental combs, Design, Tabacco-pipes
2 p. l., 1113, [1] p. 23 cm
Topic: Bible. Samoan. 1872
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Beauty and the beast; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Frog prince; Kean, Elizabeth d'Hauteville, former owner. DSI; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Hind in the wood; Brentano's (Firm), bookseller. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Walter Crane ; engraved and printed by Edmund Evans
Topics: Fairy tales, Nursery rhymes, Illustrated children's books
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Johnston, Harry, 1858-1927
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Maps on end-papers
Topics: Blacks, Slavery
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929
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Twenty-seven colored samples mounted on each plate. "In the present work the possibility of variation between different copies is wholly eliminated ... Each color, for the entire edition, is painted uniformly on large sheets of paper from a single mixture of pigments, these sheets being then cut into small squares which represent the colors on the plates"--Page 13
Topics: Colors, Color
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
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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
by Rosenberg, Marc, 1852-1930
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582 p
Topics: Hallmarks, Goldwork
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by Paulis, L
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"Première partie, Dentelles à fil continu. I, Cluny"--Cover
Topics: Bobbin lace, Lace and lace making, Cluny lace
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890; Dollfus-Mieg & Cie
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Première-2me série: 14 x 21 cm
Topic: Embroidery
CHM copy 39088008281594 has bookplate: Gift of James H. Fraser
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Type and type-founding, Printing
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives - Digital Library
by Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939
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Bibliography: p. 133-137
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At head of title: Congreso Cientifico Internacional Americano celebrado en Buenos Aires en julio de 1910
Topics: Prayer, Prayer, Prayers