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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...
    • 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...
    • [Circular for Walnut St. Theatre, Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1842-10-31
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Circular of the Walnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia on Oct. 31, 1842, signed by the theatre's manager, American tragic actress Charlotte Cushman. The circular is letterpressed on official Walnut St. Theatre staionery and is signed in ink. The...
    • [Autograph of Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1844-11-23
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autograph of Charlotte Cushman given on Nov. 23, 1844 in Liverpool, England. It accompanies a quotation she also wrote from Longfellow's 'Hyperion.' The quotation and autograph are written in ink on pink stationery that looks to have been torn out...
    • [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 life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe [binding]

    • 1849
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Dark grayish-yellowish-red embossed linen cloth; man carrying gun and umbrella with saw affixed to side, within arched decorative frame, all within arched floral design with floral triangular design in upper corners, all within single rule border,...
    • Adventures of Goody Two Shoes.

    • 1858
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 15 p. [i.e. [8] leaves] : col. ill. ; 18 cm. In verse. Cover title. Caption title: The history of Goody Two Shoes. Printed on one side of leaves. First and last leaves are paste-downs. Illustrations are hand colored. Printed and illustrated...
    • [Playbill for New Chestnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia, "Metamora]

    • 1863-04-06
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill dated April 6th, 1863 for Edwin Forrest's (1806-1872) production of "Metamora" at the New Chestnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia. The playbill is printed on one side of paper and contains information written on the back by the original...
    • The baby's opera : a book of old rhymes with new dresses [binding]

    • 1877
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Deep brown paper over boards with moderate reddish-brown very fine diagonal rib spine; central panel with various images found in book of cow jumping over the moon, the dish and the spoon, a cat playing the fiddle and a dog laughing, candles and...
    • Reminiscences of an old teacher [binding]

    • 1878
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Moderate reddish-brown very fine diagonal rib cloth; Eastlake floral design around head, left side and foot in black; double rule outer border blindstamped on back cover; rules at head and foot and lettering on spine in gilt.
    • Room for one more [binding]

    • 1879
    • Girls books in series collection
    • Dark bluish-green very fine diagonal rib cloth; lettering within double rule panel with arrows along each side all in black and gilt; panel repeated on back cover without lettering in blind; floral Eastlake design, lettering and rules on spine in...
    • The pilgrim's progress : in words of one syllable [binding]

    • 1884
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Grayish-yellow calico-texture cloth; man in water holding book wearing backpack with arms opened looking upwards to shining cross, plant in background, lettering above to side and below, all in black, gilt, white, red, and dark red
    • The prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains [binding]

    • 1885
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark yellowish-brown (C78) cloth; 5 vertical panels on right side with black vertical bars and ivy in upper, middle and lower panels, other panels lettered in black, all within black single rule border; spine lettered in gilt. Unsigned, designed by...
    • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) [binding]

    • 1885
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Very dark green (C147) very fine diagonal rib cloth; panel with Huckleberry Finn in reserved green, black and gilt, lettering above and to the side with initial letters of Huckleberry Finn in wood design, branches, all in gilt and black, all within...
    • Sara Crewe, or, What happened at Miss Minchin's [binding]

    • 1888
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Light olive brown (C94) smooth calico-texture cloth; vignette of person sitting in front of stove, within shield border with lettered banner to side, lettering below, vegetable and leaf decoration below with ornaments all over, all in black, red...
    • Brownies and bogles [binding]

    • 1888
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Brilliant blue smooth calico-texture cloth; four daffodils in center with leaf design along top and left side, all in yellow and dark green; motif repeated on spine in yellow and dark green, lettered in gilt.

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