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    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Small Psalters of this period are comparatively rare, since Psalters were used primarily in the church services and not by the layman. Here, the letters and ornament still retain all the rigidity of the previous century and give no indication of...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This copy of the Latin version by St. Jerome was made during the period when France stood at the height of her medieval glory. A decade or two before, Louis IX (Saint Louis), the strongest monarch of his age, had made France the mightiest power in...
    • Hymnal (Hymnaruim). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At important festival services such as Christmas and Easter these small hymnals were generally used by the laymen as they walked in procession to the various altars. Much of the material incorporated in the hymnals was based on folk melodies....
    • Psalter (Psalterium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Psalter with its one hundred and fifty psalms is the best collection of religious lyrics which the world possesses. It is no wonder, therefore, that it forms an important part of so many medieval manuscripts. The Psalms are found not only in...
    • 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
    • It is generally no great task to assign these illuminated Books of Hours to a particular country or period. The treatment of the ivy spray with the single line stem and rather sparse foliage is characteristic of the work of the French monastic...
    • 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...
    • Missal (Missale Lemovicense Castrense). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The provenance of this manuscript is clearly designated as Limoges because of the inclusion of certain parts of the masses proper to this diocese, and because of the presence of the coat of arms and obituary records of the noted de Rupe family of...
    • 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 assigning this leaf from a Book of Hours to the Netherlands it must be remembered that some sections of that country were once part of France, while others belonged to what is now Germany. In this leaf French characteristics predominate, but in...
    • Mother Goose's tales, or, Histories of past times : with morals to each tale

    • 1790-1799
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • [160] p. : ill. ; 11 cm. Signatures: [A] , B-K ; p. 148 misnumbered "248". The "morals" are in verse. Each tale preceded by woodcut; most tales followed by design made from type ornaments; woodcuts possibly modelled after those in first edition...
    • The Reward of kindness

    • 1836-1855
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 4 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. Caption title. No. 8.
    • Jerry and the voice

    • 1850
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 16 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. Illustration on t.p. signed ""Gall F.P."" and ""Herrick""; ill. on p. 10 signed ""Bookhout."" 77 Marbled paper over boards; purplish-blue (C194) bead cloth spine; title and no. ""39"" in gilt on spine.
    • Adventures of the little woman : her dog, and the pedlar.

    • 1850
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 8 leaves : col. ill. ; 19 cm. Cover title. In verse. Illustrations are hand colored. Printed and illustrated blue wrappers; advertisements on back cover. First and last leaves are paste-downs. Copy 2 varies: no imprint, pale yellow wrapper with no...
    • Adventures of the little woman : her dog, and the pedlar.

    • 1850
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 8 leaves : col. ill. ; 19 cm. Cover title. In verse. Illustrations are hand colored. Printed and illustrated blue wrappers; advertisements on back cover. First and last leaves are paste-downs. Copy 2 varies: no imprint, pale yellow wrapper with no...
    • True politeness : a hand-book of etiquette for ladies [binding]

    • 1852
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark grayish red (C20) straight grain morocco gran cloth; two women shaking hands with lettering below in gilt, decorative patterns in blind in corners, all within blindstamped double rule outer border; front cover repeated on back cover all...
    • Little Clara

    • 1862
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • xii, [2], 13-170, 6 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm. Copyright held by W.J. & J.K Simon. ""Stereotyped by S. Douglas Wyeth. No. 7 Pear St., Philadelphia.""--Title page verso. Publisher's advertisements on 6 p. at end. ""Stereotyped by S. Douglas...
    • Talks with Young Women [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1891
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains essays and lecture notes pertaining to the activity and health of young women."No. 5, Cleanliness is next to Godliness" (1891), "The Marriage Question," and a talk on the "dedication of your own heart." This folder also...
    • Geneology-Guilford Collegian [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1893
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains two copies of the Guilford Collegian -- Vol. VI, no. 4 (November 1893) and Vol. VI, no. 5 (December 1893). The first few pages of both Collegians are marked with hand-written notes in the margins -- the handwriting appears to...
    • The banquet of Plato [binding]

    • 1895
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Dark reddish-brown (C38) linen; gilt lettering and rule; spine lettered in gilt with gilt rule, heart and W&W device 1; t.e.g., untrimmed. Copy 2 has no markings on cover; identical spine; top edges stained green, untrimmed.
    • The banquet of Plato [binding]

    • 1895
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Dark reddish-brown (C38) linen; gilt lettering and rule; spine lettered in gilt with gilt rule, heart and W&W device 1; t.e.g., untrimmed. Copy 2 has no markings on cover; identical spine; top edges stained green, untrimmed.

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