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    • Where the blue begins [binding]

    • 1923
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Creme vellum paper sides; steamer at sea and lettering in dark blue, signed "DD", i.e. Decorative Designers; grayish blue (C186) cloth spine, lettered in gilt.
    • Virginibus puerisque : an essay in four parts [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Full vellum binding; central blank panel bordered with gilt rules, florets and stars on front and back covers; spine lettered and ruled in gilt with gilt leaf ornaments and central gilt, red and green flower ornament; t.e.g., untrimmed. Binding...
    • The history of over sea [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Vellum paper over boards; full panels of reddish orange fleurs-de-lis within repeating pattern of semicircles and circles in green, reddish-orange and gilt, with border of green and gilt rules and gilt floral design on front and back covers; front...
    • The autocrat of the breakfast-table [binding]

    • 1894
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Bound in white vellum; covers and spine lettered in gilt, gilt ornaments and rules form clasp design across covers and spine; t.e.g., untrimmed. Unsigned, designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman.
    • Semitones [binding]

    • 1907
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Vellum paper over boards; gilt title; gilt lettering on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed. In medium brown dust jacket with gilt lettering on spine
    • Hand & soul [binding]

    • 1895
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Copy 1, printed on handmade paper (1895), bound in full vellum with title in gilt on spine, edges untrimmed.
    • The happy wanderer & other verse [binding]

    • 1896
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Quarter vellum paper and light gray (C264) paper over boards; tan paper label on spine with black lettering and rules; untrimmed.
    • The Miracles of Madame Saint Katherine of Fierbois [binding]

    • 1897
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Copies on hand-made paper in white half cloth and grayish-yellow green (122) paper sides; spine lettered in gilt; copies on Japan paper in red (11) vellum paper; spine lettered in gilt; 1897c ed. has publisher ""David Nutt"" on spine.
    • The Miracles of Madame Saint Katherine of Fierbois [binding]

    • 1897
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Copies on hand-made paper in white half cloth and grayish-yellow green (122) paper sides; spine lettered in gilt; copies on Japan paper in red (11) vellum paper; spine lettered in gilt; 1897c ed. has publisher ""David Nutt"" on spine.
    • An erring woman's love [binding]

    • 1892
    • Woman's Collection
    • Very dark red (C17) embossed cloth; titled in gilt on vellum paper onlay within gilt border, suspended by white ribbons held by 2 gilt cherubs; author's name in gilt with silver ribbon and flowers beneath; spine lettered in gilt with silver...
    • 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...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Breviaries were seldom owned by laymen. They were service books and contained the Psalter with the versicles, responses, collects and lections for Sundays, weekdays, and saints' days. Other texts could be included. A Breviary, therefore, was...
    • 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
    • The text of a Book of Hours consists of Gospels of the Nativity, prayers for the Canonical Hours, the Penitential Psalms, the Litany, and other prayers. The beauty of the rich borders found in some of these books frequently claims our attention...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This manuscript leaf came from a Book of Hours, sold probably at one of the famous shrines to which wealthy laymen made pilgrimages. To meet the demand for these books, the monastic as well as the secular scribes produced them in great numbers. The...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the 15th century Books of Hours were as much in demand in the Netherlands as they were in France and England. In many of these books it is difficult to distinguish the Dutch Hours from those of Northern France or the Rhineland. In the middle of...

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