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Arizona highways.

Arizona Highways

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“Civilization Follows the Improved Highway.” That was and still is the motto of the enduring and always alluring travel magazine Arizona Highways.  It was first published in 1925 as an engineering newsletter by the Arizona Highway Department. By the 1930s, it had segued into a...Read More
Arizona highways.

Arizona Highways

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“Civilization Follows the Improved Highway.” That was and still is the motto of the enduring and always alluring travel magazine Arizona Highways.  It was first published in 1925 as an engineering newsletter by the Arizona Highway Department. By the 1930s, it had segued into a magazine...Read More
The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany, cover

The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany

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Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) was one of the most celebrated designers at the turn of the 20th century, known for his metal and glass work. But Tiffany was also a notable artist, who created beautiful drawings and paintings as well as three-dimensional works. This richly illustrated...Read More
Cover of The Art work of Louis C. Tiffany

The Art Work of Louis C. Tiffany

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Dedicated to Louis Comfort Tiffany’s children, this biographical account features painted portraits and landscapes completed as Tiffany traveled the world. It includes design drawings and photographs relating to every aspect of his artistic career from stained glass and jewelry to glass vessels and...Read More
Cover of Aspen volume 1 issue 3

Aspen: The Magazine in a Box

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This FAB detergent box in dayglo colors is actually the cover of Aspen: The Magazine in a Box, Volume 1 Issue 3, December 1966. It is one of six issues owned by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Library and was designed by Andy Warhol and David Dalton. As with all...Read More
The Assay of Gold and Silver Wares, spine

The Assay of Gold and Silver Wares

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Printed by John Edward Taylor in 1852, Arthur Ryland’s (1807-1877) Assay of Gold and Silver Wares provides insight on the development of legislative practices designed to protect and regulate the assaying and minting of gold and silver coinage—or to fight against the practice of counterfeiting....Read More
Astra castra; experiments and adventures in the atmosphere

Astra Castra

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Published in 1865, this work is a compendium of aeronautical literature ranging from ancient mythology to scientific advances of the 1860s. Christopher Hatton Turnor, the compiler, reviewed ballooning and other lighter-than-air flight, with some references to heavier-than-air flight attempts. The...Read More
Awareness of Love

Awareness of Love

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Born in Chile, but settling in the United States in the mid-1960s, Juan Downey (1940-1993) explored many different art media. Although he became primarily known for his video art, he also created in other media, including painting, installations, and printmaking. Early in his career he studied in...Read More
Bahia

Bahia

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Carlos Páez Vilaró (1923-2014), born in the vibrant, multicultural city of Montevideo, Uruguay, was a self-taught, tirelessly creative painter, potter, sculptor, composer, architect/builder, and writer. He began his artistic career at age 16, sketching nightlife in the bars and cabarets of Buenos...Read More
New Process of Amalgamation of Gold and Silver Ores, title page

Baron Inigo Born's New Process of Amalgamation of Gold and Silver Ores

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A new process for refining gold and silver from various ores is described for the first time in English in this text. The amalgamation process was invented by Baron Ignaz Edler von Born (aka Inigo Born), and after a trial of the process was conducted in front of observers in Schemnitz,...Read More

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