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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and othe...



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by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
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Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
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by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
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Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
Moon, M. Harris
Topics: Nursery rhymes, Dogs
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
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Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
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White cloth over boards blocked in blue
Topics: Fantasy, Puppets, Children's stories, Italian
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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The farm yard alphabet -- Tom Thumb's alphabet -- The child's book of trades -- Little stories for good children
Topics: Gift books, Illustrated children's books, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
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favorite 97

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Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
California Digital Library
texts

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favorite 70

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Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
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eye 28,557

favorite 79

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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
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Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640; Aveline, Pierre-Alexandre, ca. 1710-1760; Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Trattato della pittura. Selections
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Attributed to Rubens. Steinitz includes this work in her bibliography, because this part of it incorporates 8 plates from the Trattato and also quotes and/or paraphrases from some of Leonardo's chapters (all with clear references to the origins). Cf. Steinitz, p. 169-170
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Proportion (Art)
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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Topic: Chickens
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red, green, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
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Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
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by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
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No. 11 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Hares -- Japan, Deception, Folklore -- Japan
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
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Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topic: Illustrated children's books
California Digital Library
by Cundall, Joseph, 1818-1895; Absolon, John, 1815-1895; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906
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NUC pre-1956
Topic: Children's stories
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by May, Cliff, interviewee; Laskey, Marlene L., interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 6.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: May, Cliff, Building designers, Ranch houses, Architecture, Domestic
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Ritchie, Ward, 1905-1996, interviewee; Dixon, Elizabeth I., interviewer; Angelico, Elizabeth. Chronological bibliography of books and articles by Ward Ritchie; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 31.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Ritchie, Ward, 1905-1996, Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-, Printers, Printing
California Digital Library
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Illustrated tan wrappers, printed in orange. Inscription "This book was the property of William Turner Clarke younger brother of Amanda F. Todd. He died at the age of nine years" on upper free endpaper. Ex libris Bernard M. Meeks
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Topics: Conduct of life, Boys
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
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Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
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by Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880; Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905; Godwin, James, d. 1876; Harvey, William, 1796-1866; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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NUC pre-1956
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Clifford W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Stanley, Dorothy, Lady, d. 1926
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Publisher's beige cloth over boards, blocked in brown
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
by Very, Lydia L. A. (Lydia Louisa Anna), 1823-1901; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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[16] p. : 18 cm
Topic: Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
by Coybee, Eden; Benson, Nellie; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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Gumuchian
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by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
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Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
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Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
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Topic: Children's poetry
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
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The frost king, or, The power of love -- Eva's visit to fairy-land -- The flower's lesson -- Lily-Bell and Thistledown -- Little Bud -- Clover-Blossom -- Little Annie's dream, or, The fairy flower -- Ripple, the water-spirit -- Fairy song
Topics: Conduct of life, Fairies
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Feuchtwanger, Marta, interviewee; Weschler, Lawrence, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 50-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Feuchtwanger, Marta, Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958, Bauhaus, Refugees, Jewish, Jews, World War,...
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed, chromoxylographed illustrated wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Gault de Saint-Germain, P. M. (Pierre Marie), 1754-1842
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"Vie de Léonard de Vinci": p. [xxi]-lxij
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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by Robinson, Charles
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Green cloth over boards blocked in gold
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Disbound; title-page wanting
Topics: Teach, Edward, d. 1718, Pirates, Buccaneers
Hand-colored frontispiece
Topics: Picture books for children, Conduct of life, Children's stories, Maxims
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed cream wrappers; poem on lower wrapper
Topic: Pride and vanity
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Dulaure, J.-A. (Jacques-Antoine), 1755-1835
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Each volume published separately, under its special title, in 1805. cf. Bibl. nat., Cat. gén
Topics: Religion, Fetishism, Phallicism
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Publisher's printed yellow wrapper; illustrated upper wrapper, printed in black and red. Re-sewn
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Topic: Foxes
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946, Von Mises,...
California Digital Library
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Gumuchian
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories
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California Digital Library
by Cogger, Edward P
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
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by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Giants
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by Southworth, May E. (May Elizabeth)
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Special Collections has another copy
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Topics: Sandwiches, cbk
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by Hughs, Mrs. (Mary)
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Osborne Coll.
Topic: Conduct of life
1 p. l., xvi, 372 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
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by Warner, Susan, 1819-1885; Warner, Anna Bartlett, 1827-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; Whymper, Josiah Wood, 1813-1903
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The Christmas stocking -- The story of the three apples -- The story of the red cent -- The story of the purse -- The story of the two shoes -- The story of the pine cone -- The story of the hymn book -- The story of the cork boat -- The stocking's story
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Topic: Christmas stories
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
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by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
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Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
Pages 434-435 misnumbered 430-431
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
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11 p. ; 18 cm
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
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by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
California Digital Library
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Publisher's pink printed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Giants, Giants -- Juvenile Literature
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Corita, 1918-1986; Galm, Bernard; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Corita, 1918-1986, Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.), Serigraphers, Women artists,...
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by Aulnoy, Madame d' (Marie-Catherine), 1650 or 51-1705; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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[v. 1] Prince Desire and Princess Mignonetta -- The beneficent frog / Madame d'Aulnoy -- Blanch and Vermilion -- Toads and diamonds / Charles Perrault -- Graciosa and Percinet / Madame d'Aulnoy -- The Princess Maia / Madame d'Aulnoy -- [v. 2] The white cat -- The master cat, or, Puss in Boots -- Babiola -- Prince Cherry -- [v. 3] Princess Rosetta / Madame d'Aulnoy -- Little Red Riding-Hood / Charles Perrault -- The sleeping beauty in the wood / Charles Perrault -- The fair one with the golden...
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California Digital Library
by Corner, John
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Ali Baba, or, The forty thieves -- The babes in the woods -- Cinderella, or, The little glass-slipper -- Jack and the bean-stalk -- Jack the giant-killer -- Little red riding-hood -- Puss in boots -- Robin Hood -- The three bears -- Tom Thumb -- Whittington and his cat
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Topic: Fairy tales
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by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
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The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
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Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Soriano, Raphael, 1907- interviewee; Laskey, Marlene L., interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Soriano, Raphael, 1907-, Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959, Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970,...
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985, interviewee; Gardner, Joel, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 36-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985, Lawson, John Howard, 1894-1977, Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976, Dmytryk,...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Dulaure, J.-A. (Jacques-Antoine), 1755-1835
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Each volume published separately, under its special title, in 1805. cf. Bibl. nat., Cat. gén
Topics: Religion, Fetishism, Phallicism
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special...
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
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"Corredato delle memorie per la vita dell'autore e del copiatore."
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
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Topic: Slavery -- United States
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Amoretti, Carlo, 1741-1816
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"Memorie storiche su la vita, gli studj, e le opere di Lionardo da Vinci, scritte da Carlo Amoretti ... ": p. [7]-207
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Painting, Drawing, Perspective