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Early Manuscript Books & Specimen Pages


Search through the various printed collections published in bound books, pamphlets, posters, and broadsides.  Includes ephemera and works of art.

 

Book of hours.  France.  Late 15th century

Communia sanctorum

A collection of Gregorian chants according to the Tridentine Roman rite for use in Spain

 

Kyriale

A collection of Gregorian chants according to the Tridentine Roman rite for use in Spain

 

Temporale

A collection of Gregorian chants beginning with the choir chants for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

 

Grant of a house

Fragmentary Christian text from 4th century Egypt

 

Account for the delivery of goods

Account, or possibly receipt, for the delivery of various kinds of reeds

 

Armenian Gospel book

Gospel book made approximately 1401 A.D.

 

Medieval manuscript leaves miscellany

Latin Bible featuring vellum leaves

 

Book arts miscellany

Incunabula, Book of hours, Hornbook, Bible, Engravings, Leaves, Specimen pages, and card

 

Oriental scripts miscellany

15th Century Armenian Bible, Buddhist scripture, Persian fiction, Book of prayers, Tibetan text, and Sanskrit work