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Muhammad offers the first prayer in a newly built mosque.

Two of the first twelve people converted to Islam from Medina kiss the hands of the Prophet at Akaba.

Rustam's First Feat: Rakhsh kills a lion while Rustam sleeps.

Opening of first calendar, month of January, in red, green, blue and black.

Initial with large scale foliage; red, blue and ochre gothic capitals form a panel adjacent to initial for the first verses of Psalm 1.

Opening of Part two, title of first text.

First text, in cursive hand.

Opening of text, in mid-sentence, indicating first folio(s) missing.

Fourth vision: beast from the sea and the two-horned beast from the earth who gives the scepter to the first beast; men and women worship the first beast. (Apoc. 13:11-12)

Opening of First and Second Seal.

First vision: John writes his text while on the island of Patmos; the Son of Man, with sword in his mouth, amongst the seven candlesticks; angels with the seven churches.

Sixth vision: one of the four living creatures (here as the lion of St. Mark) hands out vials containing seven plagues to angels; an angel pours out the first plague causing malignant sores to the bearers of mark.

Seventh vision: the first resurrection of those who had been beheaded for the sake of God; the judges seated on a throne; one thousand years later, the final defeat of Satan and the armies of Gog and Magog. (Apoc. 20:4-10)

Opening of First and Second Seal.

Opening of first book of Boethius.

Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric.

First page in Flemish, hand 1.

First page of birth announcements from the sixteenth century.

Small miniature in border, small initials, linefiller, rubric and arms of first owner.

Opening of first text. 3-line initial with opposing penwork. 1- and 2-line initials. Cross-shaped placemarkers. Rubrics.

First map of Europe (Britain and Ireland). Full gold border.

First map of Africa (Straits of Gibraltar, northwest Africa), in full gold border.

First map of Asia (Asia minor), in full gold border.

First map of Asia (Asia minor), in full gold border.

First map of Asia (Asia minor), in full gold border.

The hen and the swallow [cont.]; The first appearance of the camel.

The first appearance of the camel [cont.]; The stepped on serpent.

First Sunday in Advent: historiated initial, priest at altar.

First page of music.

68 CE: Zealots from around the country steal into Jerusalem and kidnap or murder eminent citizens. Antipas, a member of the royal family, is the first to be seized.

70 CE: In his first skirmish after arriving in Jerusalem, Titus trounces the Jews, and the Romans fortify their encampment outside the city.

First page of text, with red and blue initials and placemarkers.

End of first approval document, including date. Opening of second document, of Aloysius Schinelli.

Hand 2, opening of first approval document, by Paulus da Bergamo, a Franciscan.

Pieter Schuyler, first mayor of Albany

William Penn first proprietor and founder of Pennsylvania

The First Presbyterian Church, Wall Street

The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer isles: with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their first beginning ano: 1584. to this present 1626. With the proceedings of those severall colonies and the accidents that befell them in all their journyes and discoveries. Also the maps and descriptions of all those countryes, their commodities, people, government, customes, and religion yet knowne. Divided into sixe bookes. By Captaine Iohn Smith sometymes governour in those countryes & admirall of New England.

The first landing of the Pilgrims, 1620.

The first plate of the regalia : the open pall, the supertunica of cloath of gold, the surcoat of crimson sattin, a armilla, the colobium sindonis, a buskin, a sandall, the spurrs, the ampulla or eaglet, the anointing spoon, King Edwards Chair in which his Majestie was crownd, curtana or the sword of mercy, the second sword, the third sword.

A prospect of the inside of Westminster Hall, shewing how the King and Queen, with the nobility and others, did sit at dinner on the day of the coronation, 23 Apr. 1685, with the manner of serving up the first course of hot meat to their Majesties table.

Jeffrey, First Lord Amherst

King Charles the First. Obt. XXX Jan. 1648

Hudibras' First Adventure

Hudibras' first adventure

[First voyages of the Portugueze to the East Indies, 1418-1546. First voyages of the English to Guinea, and the East Indies, 1552-1598. First voyages of the English to the East Indies, set forth by the company of merchants, 1600-1620. Voyages to Africa and the islands adjacent, 1455-1721; Volume I; Title page.]

Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali ed altri monumenti. [First title]

The First Stage of Cruelty

The First Stage of Cruelty

North America performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood by the Sieur d'Anville

James the First, king of Great Britain.

First page of text, with elaborate border design, including some gold.

Drawing pasted onto first sheet of old paper, and bookplate of first known owner, Henry White.

John Dunlap. First printer of the Declaration of Inde.

Miniature of the Crucifixion, with erased coat of arms of first owner.

First reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York

Carpenter's Hall, the place of the first Congress

Samuel Johnson, D.D., first president of Columbia College

The Right Honourable George Grenville, first Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty.

Jeffrey, First Lord Amherst

Brick church in Beekman Street, first opened for service in 1768

The history of the British dominions in North America: from the first discovery of that vast continent by Sebastian Cabot in 1497, to its present glorious establishment as confirmed by the late treaty of peace in 1763 ... [Title page].

William Penn, first proprietor and founder of Pennsylvania.

Carpenter's Hall, the place of the first Congress.

House where the first American flag was made; The liberty flag of 1775; First flag of South Carolina; Pine-tree flag at Bunker Hill; Flag adopted by Congress, 1777; Bunker Hill standard; The Gadsden flag of 1776; Standard of early American cruisers

Marquis of Rockingham first Lord Commissioner of the Treasury

Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, first Marquis of Buckingham]

Richard, First Earl Howe

Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, first Marquis of Buckingham]

Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, first Marquis of Buckingham]

Letter to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland [George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, first Marquis of Buckingham]

Samuel Ward Lieut. Col. First Rhode Island Regiment

First part of Turkey in Europe ... to which is added the whole of the Black Sea

Robert Fulton's "Clermont," first Vessel Ever Propelled by Steam, 1807

Photograph- badge worn by James Marshel on the "Clermont's" first run,1809

[Francis Rawdon, first Marquis of Hastings.]

The first presidential mansion.

Captain Thos. Webb of the British Army One of the first Methodist Preachers in America

No. 7 Cherry Street, N.Y. residence of Saml Leggett, first president of the New York Gas Co., the first house lighted with gas 1825

Peter Coffee, Pilot of the First Steam Fulton Ferry Boat

The first.The Elect from before the foundation of the World

Milton, Book the First, Daughters of Beulah

Letter begins, "We William Bryan Anderson Rice and Matthew Rice being first sworn..." Lists slaves, animals, etc and values for each.

Ephemera: Swammerdamiana, 1. larva in the first year's growth, 2. larva full grown, 3. male Ephemera; 4. female Ephemera.

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