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Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,810 works in 1,866 publications in 1 language and 178,467 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Illustrated works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Sources  Early maps  Catalogs  Religious fiction 
Classifications: PR4144, 821.7
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Most widely held works by Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the experiences of Anna Leonowens, who worked for the King of Siam in the 1860s as a translator and tutor to his children
The Nazarene by Sholem Asch( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anti-Semitic Polish scholar recounts the stories of three men from the first century A.D., Cornelius, Joseph Arimathea, and Yeshua, while claiming to have uncovered the Fifth Gospel, told by Christ's betrayer Judas Iscariot
The Vinland map and the Tartar relation by R. A Skelton( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsimile of world map including Iceland, Greenland and Vinland, thought to have been compiled at Basle around 1440. Extensive comments and attempts at interpretation. History and description of manuscript
Chaucer and the fifteenth century by H. S Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arts by Hendrik Willem Van Loon( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monumental history of painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and minor arts throughout the world, from prehistoric times through the early 20th century with an emphasis on the societies and cultures from which they evolved. Includes many illustrations, some in color, plus a list of musical recordings
The Hours of Catherine of Cleves by Catherine( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard cover book with pages from the ornately illuminated manuscript in the Gothic art style, produced in about 1440 by the anonymous Dutch artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves. It is one of the most lavishly illuminated manuscripts to survive from the 15th century and has been described as one of the masterpieces of Northern European illumination--Amazon
The new world : the first pictures of America by Stefan Lorant( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In slipcase. Includes index. Bibliography : p. 279-284
A history of book publishing in the United States by John William Tebbel( Book )

in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Blake by William Blake( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the most notable writings of William Blake
The story of maps by Lloyd A Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blake as an artist by David Bindman( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I have attempted to approach the Illuminated Books from an art-historical point of view, a task which would have been impossible if the general consensus upon their meaning had not been established in the last few years, primarily by literary scholars. I am now convinced that Blake's mythology can be made sufficiently comprehensible to allow one to discuss his subject matter in a way comparable to that of any other artist of the past, but I am also aware that many scholars regard the Illuminated Books as more complex in thought than I do. It is clear to me that the Illuminated Books are not a self-contained aspect of Blake's work, but contribute directly to the understanding of the seemingly more conventional designs for the Bible, for Milton and for other writers. A central assumption of this book is that there is a fundamental unity between Blake's art and his writing, but my focus has still been predominantly upon the art, and I have made literary judgments only when they affect the argument. - Introduction
Early children's books and their illustration by Pierpont Morgan Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation and discussion of 225 early books and manuscripts which were written, designed, and illustrated for children
The higher learning in America by Robert Maynard Hutchins( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author advocate restructuring undergraduate education based on 'a course of study consisting of the greatest books of the western world and the arts of reading, writing, thinking, and speaking, together with mathematics, the best exemplar of the processes of human reason.' He argues that the modern specialist is 'cut off from every field but his own, ' but that a liberal arts college experience could provide a basic shared intellectual experience."
Drawings of William Blake; 92 pencil studies by William Blake( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

92 plates from "Book of Job," "Divine Comedy," "Paradise Lost," visionary heads, mythological figures, Laocoon, and more
The marriage of heaven and hell by William Blake( Book )

2 editions published between 1928 and 1975 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Blake--poet, artist, philosopher and consummate craftsman--combined the many facets of his genius in an entirely original manner in his now famous 'Illuminated Books', which he wrote, illustrated and printed himself. In The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, considered to be his most important work, Blake made his first full-scale attempt to present his philosophic message"--Jacket
Calm of mind; tercentenary essays on Paradise regained and Samson Agonistes in honor of John S. Diekhoff by John Siemon Diekhoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian art of the Americas by LeRoy H Appleton( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full representation of the American Indians' contribution to world art, based on original sources and covering the entire field of North, Central and South America. The designs illustrated have been drawn and colored after the finest examples of Indian weaving, embroidery, basketry, pottery, metal-work, sculpture, paintging and manuscript-writing from more than 100 tribes and groups ranging in scope from the Arctic Circle to Cape Horn
Heads and tales by Malvina Hoffman( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"My adventures and experiences of 'headhunting' in the near and far corners of the earth - and how the hundred racial types in the 'Hall of man' of the Field museum in Chicago were selected and modelled on the road."
Specimen days by Walt Whitman( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whitman covers his life and accomplisments in diary-like entries, starting with his childhood in Long Island, to his time as a New York writer, to his volunteer work as a Washington field nurse during the Civil War, and his nature writings and travel diaries as an older man
Songs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794 by William Blake( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduces the texts and the fifty-four hand-colored etchings of Blake's famous and now much sought-after double volume of lyrics
 
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The Hours of Catherine of Cleves
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Drawings of William Blake; 92 pencil studiesThe marriage of heaven and hellSongs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul, 1789-1794
Alternative Names
Rosenwald Ref Coll (Library of Congress)

Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)

Languages
English (23)