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    • Lectionary (Lectionarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1150
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Lectionary contains selected readings from the Epistles and Gospels as well as the Acts of the Saints and the Lives of the Martyrs. These were read by the sub-deacon from a side pulpit. This practice necessitated that they be written in a...
    • Missal (Missale Herbipolense). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Missal has been for many centuries one of the most important liturgical books of the Roman Catholic Church. It contains all the directions, in rubrics and texts, necessary for the performance of the mass throughout the year. The text frequently...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Vulgate Bible, a translation credited to St. Jerome, was adopted by the Catholic Church as the authorized version. This leaf was written in Germany nearly sixty years after the invention of printing by movable type. Its semi-gothic book hand is...
    • Missal (Missale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Missal gives the service of the mass and is used by the clergy. The text is lengthy and in this large script would occupy many hundred pages. One wonders why this particular manuscript copy on vellum was written some forty years after Antonius...
    • 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...
    • Peter Parley's farewell [binding]

    • 1844
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Black vertical rib cloth; gilt vignette of Peter Parley reading over ""farewell"" letter with books and gloabe in background (after ill. on p. 324) within blindstampedtriple rule border on front cover; blindstamped triple rule border on back cover;...
    • The story of Mont Blanc [binding]

    • 1853
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish green (C151) vertical rib cloth; gilt oval panel of mountaineers (after ill. on p. 258), blind triple rule border; gilt lettering and blind rules on spine; design repeated on back cover in blind; beige endpapers.
    • Knick-knacks from an editor's table [binding]

    • 1853
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark purple (C225) ribbed-morocco grain cloth; gilt central vignette of man at desk (after added t.p. ill.) within ornate gilt frame, blindstamped triple rule border; design repeated on back cover in blind; gilt lettering and floral design on...
    • Fodie M. Buie scrapbook, 1880 - 1915

    • 1880-1915
    • MSS295 Fodie M. Buie Scrapbook, 1880 - 1915
    • Fodie M. Buie of Robeson County, North Carolina, attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College in 1893. She served as Dr. Charles McIver's secretary until 1898 when she was hired by the National Museum in Washington, D.C., as a...
    • Farm ballads [binding]

    • 1882
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Grayish green (C150) diagonal fine rib cloth; gilt lettering and centerpiece after illustration by C.S. Reinhart within gilt and black ruled borders; gilt title on spine; publisher's monogram and border in blind on back cover; brown coated...
    • Suwanee River tales [binding]

    • 1884
    • Woman's Collection
    • Very dark bluish-green (166) very fine diagonal rib cloth; vignette in upper left corner after frontpiece illustration of ""gran'mammy"" in gilt, lettered in black; spine lettered and ruled in gilt; light grayish-green endpapers with floral design...
    • Geneology 2 [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1886-1929
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a copy of the Friends' Intelligencer and Journal, dated Second Month, 1895. The folder also contains multiple handwritten essays (authors not listed) focusing on Mendenhall family history. A document sent by Alice B. Hazard to...
    • Rip Van Winkle : a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains [binding]

    • 1887
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Pale yellow paper over thick boards, beveled to reddish-yellow very fine diagonal rib cloth spine; embossed illustration after illustration on p. 23, surrounded by decorative designs, decorative lettering above and below, all in dark blue and...
    • [Disassembled stage]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The picnic stage in the process of being torn down, after the Cone company Fourth of July picnic.
    • [Damaged tree]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A tree damaged and broken in two after presumably a storm.
    • Last words : a final collection of stories [binding]

    • 1891
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium gray (C265) calico texture cloth; portrait of author after frontispiece photograph stamped on front cover in brown, white and dark yellow; gilt lettered spine; green floral endpapers.
    • Old Christmas : from the sketch book of Washington Irving [binding]

    • 1892
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark green (C147) diagonal fine rib cloth; gilt pictorial cover patterned after R. Caldecott ill. (p. 32) with holly leaf border, gilt lettering; motif repeated on spine; a.e.g.; dark bluish green (C165) coated endpapers.
    • Samantha on the race problem [binding]

    • 1892
    • Woman's Collection
    • Brilliant blue (177) cloth; pictorial cover and spine in black and white, after ill. by E.W. Kemble (p. 18, 34, 93, 172), gilt lettering.
    • A brave little Quakeress : and other stories [binding]

    • 1892
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Light olive gray (C112)calico-texture cloth girl in bonnet within leaf oval border after frontispiece, lettered above and below, all within border of leaves, all in red, yellow, and silver; floret, lettering and leaf border on spine in silver and...

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