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Aeneis Vergiliana : [1 leaf]
Book identified using information on label.
Anacreon, Bion, and Moschus : [pages 7-8]
OCLC: pftp139, This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on December 2, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop.
Antiphonary : [1 leaf]
Monastic order or culture of origin unknown. Label card indicates possibly Spanish and from the Seventeenth Century. Musical notation includes five staff notation with square notes with Gothic typography. Recto side has magnified letter "B" in red ink. Transcription: (recto) Signum cruces cecos il= luminavit, et thesaurus ecclesie, dedit pauperi= bus. [Ca. Magnif. in red] [in smaller script, to the side, in red: In iis. ups. ad Mag. antiphona.] Beatus Laurenti= us dum in craticula su= perpositus ureretur ad (verso) impiisimum tyrannum dixit: assatum est iam versa et man= duca : nam facultates ec= clesie quas requiris in celestes thesaurus manus pauperum depor= taverunt. C. Magnif.
Arbor scientiae : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: Printed in double columns in black ink, this leaf has woodcut notes written in brown ink in the margins. It also has a woodcut initial letter., Information about this book: The book bears the colophon of Peter Posa which reads "Barcelona, August 22, 1505 --Information from the label, Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 2, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Biblia Latina : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: The leaf is printed in gothic type in double columns, without rubrication or initial lettering., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on January 27, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis : [pages 229-230]
pftp112, OCLC: 827742147 (electronic version), This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on September 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000., Information about this leaf: Water damage; small hole in margin; mounting tape on top of page., Information about the book: Based upon viewing the digital copy in Internet Archive, it appears page 229 was misnumbered as page 233 as a page numbered 233 follows page 228 and page 232--Internet Archive viewed on 9/23/2016 (https://archive.org/details/bibliasacravulga00vene).
Biblia picturis illustrata: [pages 85-86]
Book identified using information on label., Book information: Some of the woodcuts were done by Johannes Frank, and these wear his initials. However, others in the text are done by the publisher, who, like many printers at the time, included designing and woodcutting into his repertoire.
Biblia sacra Veteris & Novi Testamenti juxta Vulgatam, quam dicunt, editionem : [pages 29-30]
Information about this leaf: Printed in roman type with woodcut initial letters. Marginal notes are meant to show where the Latin translation differs from the Hebrew and Greek originals to give a more literal meaning of certain words and sentences. --from the label, Information about this book: this book was printed by the heirs of Carola Guillard and Claude Chevallon. eventually the various edition of Benedictus were placed on the "Index Expurgatorius," which was the Catholic Church's list of books that were forbidden to read., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Commentaries : [pages 131-132]
Information about this leaf: Printed in French gothic with woodcut initial letters., Information about this book: The book this leaf came from was a commentary on the new Digest of Laws with notes from other scholars. It is was likely a digest of the laws of the Emperor Justinian., Biographical information: "Bartolus de Saxoferrato was an eminent jurisconsult of the Fifteenth Century and a doctor of law at the university of Perugia." --from the label, Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 24, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label.
Commentaries on Beotius : [1 leaf]
This leaf was identified from information on the label.
Commentariorum in Ordanationes Regias Castellae
Book was identified by information on the label.
Corpus juris civilis, in quinque partes distinctum : [pages 261-264]
Information about this leaf: This leaf is printed in double columns, each column counted as page, resulting in four pages on only one leaf. The printing on this leaf represents a great ordeal of typesetting by hand and proofreading by candlelight. According to the heading on the verso of this leaf, "Codicis Lib.IIII Tit.XXVIII," this leaf is from Book IV., Information about this book: Printed in two volumes, separated into five books, this book contains the laws, both old and new, of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Cosmographia universalis : [pages 417-418]
Information about the book: Woodcuts feature initials of C.S., which is Christopher Stimmer, but some also feature the initials H.H., who is Hans Holbein. Both are given credit for the illustrations in this book., Book identified using information on the label.
De Indiae utriusque, re naturali et medica [pages 39-40]
This leaf was identified from information on the label.
Digest of civil law : [pages 113-114]
Information about this leaf: Printed in massed gothic type in red and black ink with rubrication and initial letters., Information about this book: This book is so rare that there is only one other known copy in the United States., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label.
Elsiver miniature engraving : Symbola politica : [pages 247-248]
This leaf was identified from information on the label.
Emblematum ethico-politicorum centuria : [1 leaf]
pftp110, OCLC: 3797081, This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records and other information resources were used to glean additional information about the book. Source: Wolfenbütteler Digitale Bibliothek - drucke/li-10083. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2017. http://diglib.hab.de/drucke/li-10083/start.htm, Information about this leaf: water damaged; torn paper edge; mounting tape on top of page., Information about the book: Illustrations printed from engraved plates., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on November 4, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop.
Ezechielis Spanhemii Dissertationes de praestantia et usu numismatum antiquorum : [pages 157-158]
pftp113, OCLC: 43581728, This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on November 11, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop.
Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus : [pages 205-206]
Book identified using information on label.
Historiae animalium libri IV de piscium et aquatilium animantium natura : [pages 955-956]
Information about this leaf: This leaf is from Book IV, which is concerned with fish, and has detailed woodcuts., Information about this book: This book was printed in four volumes. Gessner, despite his zeal for scientific accuracy, included may mythical creatures in his book which he accepted on faith. Some of the woodcuts are attributed to Dürer, but most are attributed to Schan., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
History of his own time : [pages 302-303]
Book identified using information on label., Author note: Paulus Jovius was the Bishop of Nocera.
Hortus sanitatis : [1 leaf]
Information about page: The typography of the page is a bold gothic, and the pages are unnumbered. The illustrations were done by an anonymous printer, but were done with the classic woodcut method. The illustrations feature three animals: a bull, horse and elephant., Information about the book: Many books were published under this title, it was a generic name given to books about botany and medicine. There are also many editions of this book. This book contains medieval lore about the therapeutic properties of animals, vegetables and minerals., Information about local copy: The page has slight staining around the corners, and some of the print bleeds through from the back of the page to the front.
Icones Veteris Testamenti : [1 leaf]
pftp147, OCLC: 644272846, This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on December 2, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop.
Liber chronicarum : [pages 238-239]
Information about this leaf: This leaf was printed in a modified gothic type on paper that came from a mill just outside of Nuremberg., Information about this book: The Nuremberg Chronicle was "one of the greatest publishing ventures of its time, and is known as the Picture Book of the Fifteenth Century." The book contains over 300 leaves and more than 1900 woodcuts, many of which are repeats. -from the label, Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Liber sententiarum : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: The manuscript is printed in Gothic letter and page format with double columns of fifty-nine lines and uses several different sizes of type, all in the same font. The text is rubricated and the blue and red initial letters are hand-painted., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 2, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Liber sextus : [pages 219-220]
Book information from label.
M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia cum notis Hugonis Grotti, et Richardi Bentleii : [pages 479-480]
pftp129, OCLC: 56488523, This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on December 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop.
Metamorphoses : [pages 81-82]
This book was identified from the information on the label.
Missale Romanum : [pages 173-174]
Book identified using information on label.
Missale Romanum : [pages 8-9]
Book identified using information on label.
Nicolai Francisci Haym, Romani, Thesauri Britannici, seu Museum numarium : [page 89]
pftp128, OCLC: 54292109, This leaf is part of Pages of the Past: Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts, a collection of manuscript and rare book leaves., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on December 23, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop.
Nova legenda Angliae : [1 leaf]
Information from label.
Officium Beate Marie Virginis : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: This manuscript is written on vellum in brown and red ink, with blue and red initial letters, by an Italian scribe., Information about this book: This leaf comes from a book of approximately 300 pages which was part of the collection of the late Lord Berwick of Shrewsbury, England. Portions of the manuscript may be considered 11th century., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 2, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label.
Opera et libri vite fratris Thome de Kempis ordinis canonicorum regularium, quorum titulos vide in primo folio : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: It is printed in a modified gothic text type with black ink in two columns, with very slight rubrication in red. This manuscript leaf is from De Imitatione Christi (The Imitation of Christ) included within this folio of works by Thomas a Kempis, although his authorship of De Imitatione Christi has been questioned., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on January 27, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Opus trivium : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: This leaf is printed in gothic type with red and blue rubrication and colored initials, which were added by hand to resemble the finer manuscripts of that day., Information about this book: The book shows great care in presswork and page arrangement, and the colophon states that this book was printed "with art and indus[t]ry." --From the label, Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 3, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Postille majores cum questionibus : [pages 230-231]
Information about the book: This is a book of devotions for the whole year, with a focus on scripture., Information about this page: The typography of this book is in a lettre de forme, which is a type of gothic script. This is a deviation from the standard Paris printers using the lettre batarde. There are two small woodcut illustrations of people, one featured on each side of the page. The elaborate woodcut initials are also featured at the start of new sections., Biographical information: The author, Petro Bailly, was both the writer and publisher of this piece. His name was orginally Pierre Balli (which is given in the books informational card) but on the OCLC record of this book (viewed 10-26-15) he is called Petro Bailly. According to his family heritage website, he changed his name before moving to North America., Information on local copy: There is little staining throughout the page, and the text is still a very heavy black ink. On 231 there is some black line markings, and tape marks on top of both sides of page., Publication information: 1525 is the year listed on the colophon, however, 1526 is the year listed on the OCLC record.
Propositiones ex omnibus Aristotelis libris excerptae : [pages 53-54]
Information about this leaf: This manuscript is printed in roman in black and red ink., Information about this book: Brother Theophilus of Ferrara set forth these excerpts according to the expositions of Saint Thomas Aquinas and other scholars. A note on the last page states that the book was printed at the expense of Alexander Calcedonius of Pisaurum, a merchant. It is also stated that a special license was obtained from the Doge which prevented anyone else from printing this book in the Venetian State. The penalty for violators would be a fine and the confiscation of all the printed copies., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on Januaury 27, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Registrum brevium : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: Written on vellum in Latin script that evokes the feeling of Carolignian miniscule with red and blue painted initial letters., Information about this book: This is a legal manuscript which records judicial proceedings in the reign of King Edward III including cases tried at the Court of Law at Westminster and elsewhere. It contains evidence of family histories, possessions, and names and actions of important people., Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on January 27, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Roman missal : [pages 10-11]
This book was identified by the information on the label.
Sermones : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: This manuscript is written on beautiful linen paper in a quasi-cursive gothic with rubrication., Information about this book: "From a Latin manuscript dated 1434, containing the 'Sermones' of Simon de Cremona, prepared in the Scriptorium ... of the famous Carthusian monastery at Buxheim. Caspar Misnensis was the scribe ... finished writing out these sermons on the fifth day before the feast of Saint Erasmus the Martyr in 1434 ..." --WorldCat record for the book (viewed on 02/03/2016), Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on January 27, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.

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