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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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
    • This Book of Hours shows definite characteristics of the manuscript art of France and the Netherlands of about 1450 A.D. It was probably one of many copies prepared for sale at a shrine to which devout pilgrims came to worship or to seek a cure....
    • [Financial and legal documents - Porter Drug Store]

    • 1843-1889
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • Twenty-six items are from the Porter Drug Store from 1853-1889. The majority are receipts for items purchased and several are signed by W.C. Porter. See the finding aid for the various names of this drugstore at different times. Also included is an...
    • The young lady's home [binding]

    • 1848
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark grayish-red (C20) small interlocked ripple cloth; decorative flowers with leaves in circle in center with gilt background within two circular rule borders in gilt; decorative floral and scroll designs at head and foot in gilt, all within seven...
    • Rural hours [binding]

    • 1850
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark grayish-red cord grain; elaborately blindstamped with circular and triangular design in center with various rules and dots and circular designs around edge; front cover repeated on back cover; floral ornamental designs, rules and lettering on...
    • Peeps at nature, or, God's work and man's wants

    • 1850
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 16 cm. Each section separately paged; pagination sequence: [5], 39, 38, 40, 35, 40, 39, 39, 38, 60, 39, 57, 56, [12] p. Olive gray (C113) diagonal wave cloth; covers stamped in blind, spine in gilt.
    • The offering [binding]

    • 1852
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Deep red morocco grain cloth; lettering in center with basket of flowers above and bird below with various floral designs all around, all within double ruled outer border, all in gilt; front cover design repeated on back cover in blind; floral...
    • The offering

    • 1852
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Deep red morocco grain cloth; lettering in center with basket of flowers above and bird below with various floral designs all around, all within double ruled outer border, all in gilt;" front cover design repeated on back cover in blind; floral...
    • First book of natural history [binding]

    • 1853
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Light yellowish-reddish-brown paper over boards; title page image of various animals and trees and grass with lettering in center and below within double rule outer border reproduced, all in black; publisher's advertisement on back cover, lettered...
    • Holiday stories : with many pictures

    • 1862
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 16 cm. Imprint also lists publisher's New York, Boston, and Baltimore addresses. Each tale paged separately. Printed and illustrated green paper over boards; cloth spine; advertisements on back cover.
    • 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...
    • Ruby Jewell Diary, 1877

    • 1877
    • MSS282 19th and 20th Century Diary Collection, 1849-1925
    • This diary belonged to school teacher Ruby Jewell whose family emigrated to California from Vermont in the late 1850s or early 1860s. Entries include family news, teaching in school, giving music lessons, making a bead garret, church activities,...

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