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Saint Bonaventura as a Monk
Vignette: crucifix with skull and prayer book or bible
Summer Evening
11. Seal of Gusion.
Sir Christopher Hatton
Atrolabe: scientist and boy
Full-page border with bird, flowers, ivy
Decorative clip-art Victorian border, antique green
Banner, or Banderole
Choirboy singing from balcony pulpit
Collection of alms at the funeral of don Álvaro de Luna
Sir Isaac Newton
Cherub playing a grand piano
Eagle Tower, Caernarfon
They Crossed the Delaware in Safety
The figures of the Divine Letters
William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke
Sir Philip Sidney
Dark Passion Flowers
Corner Bookcase Ornament
The Blizzard in America; Dead Boy in the Snow
Front Cover, Le Musée Artistique et Littéraire
Armillary Sphere, Scanned Version
Choral Recital with the organ
Cartouche With Cherubs
Monseigneur Dabart, bishop of Périgueux and of Sarlat.
Historiated decorative initial capital letter M in Blue
Full-page portrait border with nameplate space
German Coaching Inn
clipart: initial letter S from late 15th century printed book
Through Woods and Fields
Golden Sunday
Front Cover
View of St. Paul’s Cathedral from the Thames
Fountains Abbey
Floriated initial capital letter  “S”
Mr. Edison’s New Phonograph
John Bunyan’s Cottage
Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves
Colophon with full-page border
Frontispiece: Why has your tree no flowers while ours are pink?
Front Cover, The SUn’s Babies
The Magical Circle of King Solomon
When She Saw Tinyboy she hid her face shyly in her curls
Title Page, The Sun’s Babies
Ornate Early Victorian Border
Front Cover, Moderne Kunst 14
Names of Angels and Days (overview)
Patriotic Border With Stars, Stripes, Eagles
The Rose of the South (Portrait)
A tiny woodland fairy with wings
2.—Stonehenge. – Restored Plan.
Vintage Tractors
Art Deco Full Page Border
Skeleton with Banner
Portrait of King Henry the Eighth
Winged Skeleton with Hourglass on a Tombstone
254.—Saxon Emblems of the Month of July
Eve of St. John’s Day
Decorative clip-art Victorian border, Black and White
415.—Entrance to Warwick Castle.
A Hole in the Sack
Index, pointing hand, or manicule
Clip-art: calligraphic decorative initial capital letter R from XIV. Century  No. 1
Wandering Minstrel
In the desert between Assouan and Philae.
Decorative initial letter “F” from 16th Century
Decorative initial letter “S” from 16th Century
Free clip-art: Eighteenth-century Border from Figures pour les Missels
Decorative initial letter “H” from 16th Century
Decorative initial letter “G” from 16th Century
By the castle tower
Title Page, Gaskonští Kadeti
Front Cover
Early Victorian Border from Book Cover
Castle sketch
Faun playing pipes to his children
[Ancient] Greek Marble Mosaics 1: Olympia
Churchyard of Stoke-Pogis, England
Catherine de Medici in front of the magic mirror of her astrologer Cosimo Ruggieri
Four Seasons Personified, and Zodiac Signs Personified
Victorian vine-leaf page border
Homecoming, by Robert Engels
clipart: initial letter B from beginning of the 16th Century

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