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

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Illuminated Psalters occur as early as the 8th century, and from the 9th to the beginning of the 14th century they predominate among illuminated manuscripts. About 1220 A.D., portable manuscript volumes supplanted the huge tomes favored in the...
    • Breviary (Breviarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1350
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the middle of the 14th century many of the manuscripts show influences from other countries. Illuminators, scribes, and other craftsmen traveled from city to city and even from country to country. While the script of this leaf is almost...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1350
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This particular Book of Hours, a devotional prayer book for the layman, was made for the use of Sarum, the early name for Salisbury, England. This text was accepted throughout the province of Canterbury. The manuscript was written about the time...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This Psalter was written by Carthusian monks. Of all the orders the Carthusian was the smallest and most austere. The membership never exceeded one per cent of those enrolled in the combined monastic orders. The Carthusians were frequently hermits,...
    • [Correspondence from W. C. Macready]

    • 1848-12-12
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from William Charles Macready (1793-1873) to an unknown recipient written on Dec. 12, 1848. The letter is written in ink on off-white stationery which was folded in half to make a card. The back of the card contains writing in a...
    • Songs for the nursery.

    • 1851-1852
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 2 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 16 cm. First edition. [First series]: hand colored; second series: uncolored.
    • The three Baskets

    • 1860
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 63 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm. Attributed to Mrs. Burden by the University of Chicago Library in NUC pre-1956. Each work has separate title page. Pagination includes eight wood-engraved plates. Hand-colored wood engravings set in...
    • Honest Tommy.

    • 1866
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • [8] leaves : col. ill. ; 20 cm. Cover title. Caption title: Honest Tommy, and other stories. Illustrations are hand colored. Yellow wrappers printed and illustrated in color.
    • Little Rosie's Christmas times [binding]

    • 1869
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Reddish-brown (C40) diagonal fine rib cloth; overall pattern of rules and flowers with Eastlake elements in black, paper onlay with color picture of child on left, gilt lettering; design partially repeated on back cover in blind; motif repeated on...
    • The holiday album for girls [binding]

    • 1874
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Moderate reddish-brown very fine diagonal rib cloth; color illustrated paper onlay of girl holding plate of food, lettering on decorative designs, florets and Eastlake designs all around, all within triple ruled outer border, all in black and gilt;...
    • Little Minnie, and other stories [binding]

    • 1876
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Color illustrated paper over boards; boy and girl seated eating cookies with dog, all within decorative border with lettered panels and head and foot; advertisement on back cover with illustrations of kids and animals all over, all in brown; spine...

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