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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...
    • 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...
    • Antiphonal (Antiphonarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1400
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The chanting of hymns during ecclesiastical rites goes back to the beginning of Christian services. Antiphonal or responsive singing is said to have been introduced in the second century by St. Ignatius of Antioch. According to legend, he had a...
    • Pleasant memories of pleasant lands [binding]

    • 1842
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark grayish-green vertical rib cloth; central ornament with diamond pattern inside, four floral ornaments in corners, all within triple ruled outer borders, all blindstamped; front cover repeated on back cover; floral ornamental pattern all over...
    • [Correspondence from Edwin Forrest]

    • 1845-07-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from American actor Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) to his friend James Lawson dated July 3rd, 1845. The letter is written in ink on one large piece of white paper and folded in half to make four sides. The first three pages contain...
    • The poets' offering : for 1850 [binding]

    • 1850
    • Woman's Collection
    • Black (C267) leather; women in center holding lyre within floral and grape decorative oval border, decorations all over, all in gilt, all within tripled ruled blindstamped outer border; front cover repeated on back cover; four tripled ruled panels...
    • Advice to young ladies on their duties and conduct of life [binding]

    • 1853
    • Woman's Collection
    • Very dark olive brown fine vertical rib cloth; cameo of woman within frame, surrounded by flowers, three birds holding ribbon above; four clusters of flowers in corners, all within outer rule border, all blindstamped; front cover repeated on back...
    • Haps and mishaps of a tour in Europe [binding]

    • 1854
    • Woman's Collection
    • Deep red (C13) fine vertical rib cloth; decorative ornament of lines, leaves and flowers blindstamped in center; four outer rule borders blindstamped with innermost border decorative; front cover repeated on back cover; three decorative ornaments...
    • Haps and mishaps of a tour in Europe [binding]

    • 1854
    • Woman's Collection
    • Vivid purplish-blue ribbed morocco grain cloth; decorative ornament of lines, leaves and flowers blindstamped in center; four outer rule borders blindstamped with innermost border decorative; front cover repeated on back cover; three decorative...
    • The western home : and other poems [binding]

    • 1854
    • Woman's Collection
    • Vivid purplish-blue (C194) ribbed morocco grain cloth; elaborately stamped diamond in center with design repeated in corners, all within tripled ruled outer borders, all blindstamped; front cover repeated on back cover; four ruled diamonds with...
    • The lady's almanac for 1856 [binding]

    • 1855
    • Woman's Collection
    • Vivid purplish-blue ribbed-morocco grain cloth; angel in center with flower above and lettering at bottom all in gilt, within a blindstamped oval border, four angels in corners in blind; leaves stamped all over, all within blindstamped outer...
    • The song of Hiawatha [binding]

    • 1855
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Dark grayish-brown fine vertical rib cloth; large ornament in center with four small ornaments in corners, all within triple ruled outer border, all blindstamped; front cover design repeated on back cover; lettering and rules on spine in gilt and...
    • No gains without pains : a true life for the boys [binding]

    • 1856
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Blackish-brown fine vertical rib cloth; oval, four circles, and eight sided figure, all within single rule outer border, all in blind; front cover repeated on back cover in blind. Spine replaced. Yellow endpapers.

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