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    • 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]

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

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Psalter with its one hundred and fifty psalms is the best collection of religious lyrics which the world possesses. It is no wonder, therefore, that it forms an important part of so many medieval manuscripts. The Psalms are found not only in...
    • 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
    • Books of Hours, beautifully written, enriched with burnished gold initials, and adorned with miniature paintings, were frequently the most treasured possessions of the devout and wealthy layman. They were not only carried to chapel but were often...
    • 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...
    • Moods [binding]

    • 1865
    • Woman's Collection
    • Reddish-brown (C40) sand grain cloth; gilt title within ornamental border overprinted with author's name on gilt scroll, all within blindstamped thin and thick rule border; blindstamped thin and thick rule border only on back cover; gilt title and...
    • The juvenile keepsake : a gift book for young people

    • 1868
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 144 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm. Date of publication based on publisher's advertisements; Cf. Publishers' Uniform Trade List Directory, 1868, p. 6. Copyright held by Phillips, Sampson, and Company. Publisher's...
    • [Program for The New Opera House Chicago, "Peck"s Bad Boy"]

    • 1892-02-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program printed on blue paper for Geo. W. Heath's Atkinson Comedy Co. production of "Peck's Bad Boy." This program is for a "one night only" performance at the New Opera House in Chicago, IL on Feb. 3, 1892. The program contains a cast list, brief...
    • Letterpress Book Typescript, 1894-September 1901

    • 1894-1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This folder contains a typed transcription of other material in the collection and has not been microfilmed or digitized. It can only be viewed while visiting the archives in person.
    • Vespertilia and other verses [binding]

    • 1895
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Dark blue (179) buckram; floral vignette (repeated from t.p.) and title in gilt; spine lettered in gilt; untrimmed. Unsigned, designed by R. Anning Bell (Cf. Kraus). Publisher's name at foot of spine: The Bodley Head and Chicago (copy 1); copy 2 is...
    • Vespertilia and other verses [binding]

    • 1895
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Dark blue (179) buckram; floral vignette (repeated from t.p.) and title in gilt; spine lettered in gilt; untrimmed. Unsigned, designed by R. Anning Bell (Cf. Kraus). Publisher's name at foot of spine: The Bodley Head and Chicago (copy 1); copy 2 is...
    • The story of Ab : a tale of the time of the cave men [binding]

    • 1897
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Simplified version of Will Bradley cover for Way & Williams edition: black cloth; (on front cover only) five panels with red rule frames, top panel lettered in yellow, second in yellow and red, 3rd and 4th panels empty, tiger's head in yellow in...
    • The shadows of the trees : and other poems [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 2 (limited ed.) in Light yellowish-brown (C76) calico-texture cloth; cover design and spine in gilt; signed "FBS", i.e. F. Berkeley Smith; t.e.g., untrimmed; in cloth dust jacket with gilt cover design only.
    • Rock of the Lion [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate blue (C182) embossed calico-texture cloth; white anchor, cream garlands and gilt lettering, all within large cream Greek key border, back cover with only border design in blind; spine lettered in gilt with cream nested rectangles at head...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to daughter Margaret, 1898-1901]

    • 1898-1901
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • This group of letters was written by William Sydney Porter to his daughter Margaret between April 25, 1898, and July 24, 1901, while he was an inmate in the Ohio State Penitentiary. Margaret was never told of her father's whereabouts. The letters...

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