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Aries coin, front
Front Cover, Leather
Seal of Taurus (back of coin)
11. Seal of Gusion.
Seal of Aries (back of coin)
Front Cover
Sir Isaac Newton
Gods of our Saxon Ancestors.
Ancient Druidic Worship at Stonehenge, England
Title Page, Error’s Chains
Cholmondeley Castle
Front Cover, Morris, Picturesque Views
Dark Passion Flowers
Deer Skeleton from 18th century engraving
Skeleton sitting on a tree stump and waving, from 18th century engraving
Title Page, Osteographia
Armillary Sphere, Scanned Version
Crusaders conquor Jerusalem
Murder in the Castle
My Dearest Child (My Love)
Historiated decorative initial capital letter M in Blue
Angel of the New year
Saint Bonaventura as a Monk
Vignette: crucifix with skull and prayer book or bible
clipart: initial letter S from late 15th century printed book
Summer Evening
Sir Christopher Hatton
Atrolabe: scientist and boy
Full-page border with hearts and moons
Full-page border with bird, flowers, ivy
Banner, or Banderole
Choirboy singing from balcony pulpit
Floriated initial capital letter  “S”
Collection of alms at the funeral of don Álvaro de Luna
Cherub playing a grand piano
Eagle Tower, Caernarfon
Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves
They Crossed the Delaware in Safety
The figures of the Divine Letters
William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke
The Magical Circle of King Solomon
Sir Philip Sidney
Corner Bookcase Ornament
The Blizzard in America; Dead Boy in the Snow
Scrollwork Border from page 227
Front Cover, Le Musée Artistique et Littéraire
Choral Recital with the organ
Cartouche With Cherubs
Names of Angels and Days (overview)
Monseigneur Dabart, bishop of Périgueux and of Sarlat.
Full-page portrait border with nameplate space
German Coaching Inn
Golden Sunday
Front Cover
View of St. Paul’s Cathedral from the Thames
Decorative clip-art Victorian border, Black and White
Fountains Abbey
Mr. Edison’s New Phonograph
Clip-art: calligraphic decorative initial capital letter R from XIV. Century  No. 1
John Bunyan’s Cottage
Colophon with full-page border
Frontispiece: Why has your tree no flowers while ours are pink?
The Virgin Mary
Front Cover, The SUn’s Babies
When She Saw Tinyboy she hid her face shyly in her curls
Title Page, The Sun’s Babies
Free clip-art: Eighteenth-century Border from Figures pour les Missels
Ornate Early Victorian Border
Decorative clip-art Victorian border, antique brown
Front Cover, Moderne Kunst 14
Patriotic Border With Stars, Stripes, Eagles
The Rose of the South (Portrait)
Clip-art: calligraphic decorative initial capital letter B from XIV. Century  No. 1
A tiny woodland fairy with wings
Vintage Tractors
Art Deco Full Page Border
Clip-art: calligraphic decorative initial capital letter N from XIV. Century  No. 1
Skeleton with Banner
Winged Skeleton with Hourglass on a Tombstone
254.—Saxon Emblems of the Month of July
Free clip-art: Victorian border of brown twigs and green leaves
Eve of St. John’s Day
415.—Entrance to Warwick Castle.
A Hole in the Sack
Decorative initial (drop cap) D
Index, pointing hand, or manicule
Wandering Minstrel
In the desert between Assouan and Philae.
Decorative initial letter “F” from 16th Century
Clip-art: calligraphic decorative initial capital letter D from XIV. Century  No. 1
Decorative initial letter “S” from 16th Century
Decorative initial letter “H” from 16th Century
Decorative initial letter “G” from 16th Century
Knight, Death and the Devil (1513)

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