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Medieval Manuscripts, Incunables, and Early-Print Leaves Collection


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Medieval Manuscripts, Incunables, and Early-Print Leaves Collection, 1207-1769 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Title: Medieval Manuscripts, Incunables, and Early-Print Leaves Collection, 1207-1769Add to your cart.

ID: 5/RB 04

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Subjects: Music, Poetry

Forms of Material: Liturgics.

Languages: French, German,MiddleHigh(ca.1050-1500), Latin, Persian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection is made up primarily of Western manuscripts, incunables and early-print leaves of French, Italian, English, and German origins. Most are examples of religious publications, medical texts, or stories.

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Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Physical Access Note: Stored in vault.

Acquisition Source: Purchased from various sources.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Folder 1: From the Collected Works of Geoffery Chaucer. London, 1598Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Las Quatorze Decadas de Tito Livio. Printed in Saragossa by George Coci, 1520.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Manuscript Missal. Milan, Italy. 1400Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Early 16th century printed leaf of Book of Hours. Paris, France. Printed by Antoine Verard.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Leaf from the Fourth Folio of Shakespeare's Play, "The Tragedy of Cymbeline." Printed in London. 1685Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Folio leaves of Voragine's "Golden Legend". Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1498  England.  [Contains a part of the concluding portion of the life of Saint Elizabeth]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: F. Hurand, published (Paris, 1714)  N. de L'Armessin was the engraverAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Leaf from "Aesops Fables" printed by Francis Halma (Amsterdam, 1701)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Thomas Aquinas. Opuscula. Printed by Petro Liechtenstein in Venice, Italy. 1508Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Book of Hours.  Holland. 15th century.  Manuscript leafAdd to your cart.
Badly stained and partially illegible
Folder 11: Antoninus. Printed by Johann Klein in Lyon, 1500Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Cornucopia of Nicholas Perottus.  Printed by Aldine press in Venice, 1513.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Calligraphic manuscript.  Italian, circa 1750.  Containing sermonsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Complete Caxton leaf, "Policronicon" by Ranulf Hidgen.  Printed by William Caxton, 1482, Westminter.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Manuscript leaf of hymnalAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Woodcuts by Albrecht Durer, created between 1509-1512.  Cuts were for The Small Passion.Add to your cart.
They are: Christ before Pilate, The Duarium of Saint Veronica and Christ on the Cross.
Folder 17: leaf of Aramenian Bible. [need to verify]Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Persian manuscript,  circa 1478Add to your cart.
Persian and Arabic characters
Folder 19: Sheep skin manuscript, 1385Add to your cart.
The text is from a French misselle.
Folder 20: Caxton Leaf from Chaucer's Canteruby Tales, 1478Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Writing on Talipat palm leaf from Ceylon. circa 1474Add to your cart.
The text is in Sinhalese, deals with amulets and charms for warding off disease.
Folder 22: Works of Benjamin Jonson, printed in Londong in 1640.  Folio edition of "Remedie of Love"Add to your cart.
Folder 23: "The Seige of Thebes" by John Lydgate, circa 1422, England. FolioAdd to your cart.

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