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  • Description: England
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    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • The lion and the unicorn [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive green (C125) calico-texture cloth gilt heraldic device of England within red and dark green border of rose blossoms and branches, lettered in gilt and red, signed "E E", possibly Edward B. Edwards; motif repeated on spine.
    • The friendly year [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium brown (C58) cloth; gilt corn stalks and lettering within gilt double rule border; signed with designer's monogram, attributed to Florence Pearl England Nosworthy; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • Among English Hedgerows [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark green (C147)calico-texture cloth four people walking on winding road with trees and sun in background in gilt and black, three panels ruled in red over scene, lettered at head and foot in gilt within red ruled panels; spine lettered and...
    • Love and the soul hunters [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark red (C16) fine vertical rib cloth; triple thick ruled panels in black, central panel has two flowers and butterfly, upper and lower panels lettered, all in black, white and gilt; signed with Florence England Nosworthy's monogram; motif...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...
    • Gradual (Graduale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Graduals are the books containing the chants for the celebration of the mass. English manuscripts of this early date and small size are rare. This volume, with the uncertain strokes in the script, seems to indicate that the transcriber was...
    • 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
    • In 1217, St. Dominic, the founder of the order which bears his name, withdrew from France and settled in Italy. Here, in the next four and last years of his life, he founded sixty more chapters of the Dominican order. Many of the younger members of...
    • Oxford 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
    • It is usually difficult to dinstinguish the miniature or portable Bibles made by the young Dominican friars in England from those written in France. At times the colophon tells us that a book was executed in the Sorbonne, the newly founded school...
    • 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...
    • Vulgate Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At this period, the St. Jerome Bible was not transcribed as often as one would expect in the country of its origin and the very land which held the seat of the Roman Church. During the greater part of the 13th century, while the popes were greatly...
    • 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...
    • 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 general, the Books of Hours produced for the devout layman in the Netherlands at the end of the 15th century were written in Dutch. This particular example, however, is in Latin. The heavy, angular, and closely spaced vertical strokes, with very...
    • 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...
    • Bunny Brown and his sister Sue in the sunny South [binding]

    • 1921
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Strong yellow green (117)calico-texture cloth triple vertical black-bordered panels, color illustrated paste-on with boy with shovel and pail and girl with doll at beach in central panel, signed "Florence England Nosworthy" upper and lower panels...
    • Literary Papers A-H [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a variety of undated essays on literary subjects written by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. Titles and topics include:"The House of Mirth," Greek lyric poetry,"A Study in Celtic History,""The Elegy," the relationship between Robert and...
    • Literary Papers-I-Z [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a variety of undated essays on literary subjects written by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. Titles and topics include the Iliad, King Arthur and the Holy Grail, the "Land of Homer," Macbeth, Shakespeare's life, Elizabethan England, and...

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