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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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]

    • 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) [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]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Book of Hours, the prayer book of laity, usually contains 16 sections. The section on prayers to the Virgin is the most important and most used, and its manuscripts exceed in number all other 15th century religious texts. The laymen who ordered...
    • 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...
    • Juvenile memoirs. Part 2

    • 1830-1839
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 16 p. ; 98 mm. Toy book. Imprint on cover: Leicester : Sold by Hull, Harvey, Compy. ; London : Sold also by G. Wightman. Printed and illustrated green wrappers. Bound with: The little peace-maker, and 17 other English chapbooks.
    • Every thing out of its place

    • 1830-1839
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 31 p. : ill. ; 99 cm. Toy book. Printed olive-gray (C112) wrappers; advertisements on back cover. Bound with: The little peace-maker, and 17 other English chapbooks.
    • Divine songs.

    • 1830-1839
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 32 p. ; 99 mm. Toy book. Caption title. Imprint from colophon. Includes ""Moral songs"" (p. [26]-32). Wrappers lacking. NcGU Bound with: The little peace-maker, and 17 other English chapbooks.
    • The little peace-maker

    • 1830-1839
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 16 pages : illustrations ; 98 mm. Toy book. Printed and illustrated wrappers. Bound with 18 other English chapbooks.
    • Little Miss Why-Why

    • 1830-1839
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 16 pages : illustrations ; 99 mm. Toy book. Printed and illustrated pink wrappers. Bound with: The little peace-maker, and 17 other English chapbooks.

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