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    • The pardoner's wallet [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellow (C88) cloth; stylized black gothic lettering and leaf ornament on cover and spine with large red initials in title; t.e.g. Unsigned, designed by Bruce Rogers. Red initials have been rubbed off spine.
    • Initials only [binding]

    • 1911
    • Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction
    • Vivid red very fine diagonal rib cloth; blindstamped ""X"" with initials ""OB"" embossed in center of x, lettered at head and foot in white, all within thick rule blindstamped outer border; curved ""x"" in panel and lettering on spine in white. In...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Breviary is one of the six official books used by the Roman Catholic Church in its liturgy. It is a book of prayer for the clergy, giving the directions for all of the various services of the Divine Hours throughout the year. The other five...
    • Carmen Sylva, and sketches from the Orient [binding]

    • 1912
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate blue cloth; cream lettering on gilt and cream cartouche, surrounded by elaborate floral design in white, author's initials in gilt, all within blindstamped single rule border; motif repeated on spine.
    • The prodigal son [binding]

    • 1904
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish yellowish-brown (C81) vertical rib cloth; central celtic design and ship in red with red lettering and red-outlined gold initials, celtic design at corners; signed with Amy Richards' monogram in blind; motif repeated on spine.
    • A line-o'-verse or two [binding]

    • 1911
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Tan paper over boards with yapp edges; owl in nightcap on branch in brown, with red moon in background, title, author's initials and author's signature in facsimile in brown; brown lettering and two short rules on spine; untrimmed; heavy vertically...
    • The prince of the Pin elves [binding]

    • 1897
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Yellowish-white (C92) calico-texture cloth; two panels with green rule borders, lower panel has three elves holding pins in green, crown and ornamental leaf design with gilt rules running through design in green, upper panel lettered in gilt with...
    • A lady's voyage round the world [binding]

    • 1852
    • Woman's Collection
    • Very dark bluish-green (C166) alternating ripple and "rope" grain cloth; blindstamped central ornament with publisher's initials, ornamental corners, all within thin-thick-thin triple rule border on covers; gilt lettering, rules and triangular...
    • Donald and Dorothy [binding]

    • 1893
    • Woman's Collection
    • Very dark bluish-green (C166) very fine diagonal rib cloth; circular gilt 3-strand ornamented necklace with initials ""DR"" surrounding pattern of silver ornaments and dots; gilt lettering and silver ornaments; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g.,...
    • The Mary Lyon year book [binding]

    • 1895
    • Woman's Collection
    • Blackish-blue (C188) calico-texture cloth; decorative initials LM within decorative border with ribbon on top, within decorative outer border, within double ruled outer border, all in gilt; front cover repeated on back cover; border repeated on...
    • Songs and sonnets [binding]

    • 1901
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Moderate yellowish-brown (C77) paper boards; overall diaper pattern enclosing initials ""RL"" on covers within 4 line border with flowers at corners, all in medium brown; gilt lettering and floral ornaments on spine; untrimmed.
    • By the Aurelian wall and other elegies [binding]

    • 1899
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Moderate olive green (C125) vertical rib cloth; vignette of portion of wall and tower in black and reserved green, gilt sky, within large single black rule frame with 4 lettered compartments at head, lettering in black with gilt initials; spine...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • These miniature or portable manuscript copies of the Jerome version of the Bible were nearly all written by the young wandering friars of the newly founded order of Dominicans. With almost superhuman skill and patience, and without the aid of...
    • Missal (Missale) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Missal, written for the convenience of the priests, combined the separate books formerly used in different parts of the service; namely, the Oratorium, Lectionarium, Evangeliarium, Canon, and others. Gutenberg, who printed his famous First...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Books of Hours, beautifully written, enriched with burnished gold initials, and adorned with miniature paintings, were frequently the most treasured possessions of the devout and wealthy layman. They were not only carried to chapel but were often...
    • Epistolary (Epistolarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Epistolaries are among the rarest of liturgical manuscripts. Their text consists of the Epistles and Gospels with lessons from the Old Testament for particular occasions. Sometimes, as in this leaf, they had interlinear neumes in red to assist the...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This beautiful manuscript leaf was written and illuminated about the year 1535 A.D. At this late date Books of Hours were also being printed in great numbers by such famous French printers as Vostre, de Colines, and Tory. These were elaborately...
    • [Collarless Shirt]

    • 1939
    • UA107 Textile Collection
    • White collarless button-front shirt with french cuffs and blue embroidered initials "JIF" on left sleeve. Owned by Julius I. Foust.

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