• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Speculum regum. Partial text and commentary. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 0008 Manuscript, on paper, 2 columns, rubricated. Leaves 1-12 misbound between leaves 25 and 26. Begins (leaf [1a]): Speculu[m] r[e]gu[m] co[m]pos[i]tu[m] p[er] Gotfridu[m] Viterbien[sem]; ends (leaf [16b]): Hic a Papa Hono[r]io in Basilica S[an]cti Petri coronat[us]. Et sic e[st] finis hui[us] op[er]is n[unc] laus Deo et o[mn]ib[us] s[an]ctis. Followed by the ...
    • Contributor: Godefridus - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1478
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script in black and red. Pen-and-ink drawings, some slightly colored, with explanatory text in German or Latin. Subject matter and form of presentation is similar to that in 15th century woodcuts and block books. Label on cover: Die Kunst Ciromantia von Doktor Hartlieb ...1448, does not refer to this manuscript. For date and interpretation of the manuscript see the letter ...
    • Contributor: Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1410
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    De re militari. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures (with catchwords at end of each): [4] leaves (on vellum) [a¹⁰], b¹⁰⁺³ (first and last leaves on vellum), c-f¹⁰, g¹⁰⁺², h-p¹⁰, q¹⁰⁺² (second and eleventh leaves on vellum), r-t¹⁰, v⁸. Semi-Gothic script with marginal corrections in roman. Headings in red. Sepia drawings. The colored drawing of a youth ...
    • Contributor: Valturio, Roberto
    • Date: 14??
  • Collection
    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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  • Book
    Benedictine rule for nuns. A Middle English version of the Gospel of Nicodemus. An anonymous Middle English exposition on the Apostles' Creed. Written in England on parchment. Three works bound together. Benedictine rule for nuns (leaves 1r-36r), a Middle English verison of the Gospel of Nicodemus (leaves 37v-63v), and an anonymous Middle English exposition on the Apostles' Creed (leaves 64r-78r). Ricci, S. de. Medieval and Renaissance mss. (suppl.), Ms. 76, Faye and Bond 4
    • Date: 1400

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    World Calendar Association records, 1450-2001 Founded in 1930 to promote calendar reform; in 1955 the association moved its headquarters from New York to Ottawa, Ontario, and became the International World Calendar Association. Correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, manuscripts and galley proofs of material appearing in the Journal of Calendar Reform, publicity material, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs relating to the organization.
    • Contributor: World Calendar Association
    • Date: 1450
  • Book
    Speculum regum. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 0008 Manuscript, on paper, 2 columns, rubricated. Leaves 1-12 misbound between leaves 25 and 26. Begins (leaf [1a]): Speculu[m] r[e]gu[m] co[m]pos[i]tu[m] p[er] Gotfridu[m] Viterbien[sem]; ends (leaf [16b]): Hic a Papa Hono[r]io in Basilica S[an]cti Petri coronat[us]. Et sic e[st] finis hui[us] op[er]is n[unc] laus Deo et o[mn]ib[us] s[an]ctis. Followed by the ...
    • Contributor: Godefridus
    • Date: 1478

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Verin Noravankʻ Gospels] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Ms. In Armenian. Purchased of: Asia Minor Books. [Verin Noravankʻ (Monastery : Armenia)] Paper: rag paper made on a reed mold; chain and laid lines not visible; rag paper sized with starch and polished. Ink: black ink probably a mixed ink (carbon black and iron-gall inks); orange ink and pink inks may be red lead and cochineal, respectively Text in 2 columns; 21 lines ...
    • Date: 1487
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Kunnāsh al-Manṣūrī
    كناش المنصوري | Maqālāt al-Manṣūrī Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Text is a well-known medical encyclopedia in 10 chapters, covering diseases of various organs and their treatment as well as a description of anatomy and physiology.
    • Contributor: Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Zakarīy
    • Date: 14??
  • Book
    De re militari. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures (with catchwords at end of each): [4] leaves (on vellum) [a¹⁰], b¹⁰⁺³ (first and last leaves on vellum), c-f¹⁰, g¹⁰⁺², h-p¹⁰, q¹⁰⁺² (second and eleventh leaves on vellum), r-t¹⁰, v⁸. Semi-Gothic script with marginal corrections in roman. Headings in red. Sepia drawings. The colored drawing of a youth ...
    • Contributor: Valturio, Roberto
    • Date: 14??

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    De re militari. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures (with catchwords at end of each): [a-s¹⁰, t²⁺]. Humanistic script. Illuminated initials; headings in red; sepia drawings colored in part. Leaves [106]-[107] and a few leaves at end wanting. Leaf [Ia]: ELENCHVS ET INDEX RER[um] militarium; leaf [4a]: Ad MAGNANIMVM ET ILLVSTREM HEROA SIGISMVNDVM PANDVLFVM MALATESTAM ... ROBERTI ...
    • Contributor: Valturio, Roberto
    • Date: 14??
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
    • Date: 1478
  • Book
    De re militari. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures (with catchwords at end of each): [a-s¹⁰, t²⁺]. Humanistic script. Illuminated initials; headings in red; sepia drawings colored in part. Leaves [106]-[107] and a few leaves at end wanting. Leaf [Ia]: ELENCHVS ET INDEX RER[um] militarium; leaf [4a]: Ad MAGNANIMVM ET ILLVSTREM HEROA SIGISMVNDVM PANDVLFVM MALATESTAM ... ROBERTI ...
    • Contributor: Valturio, Roberto
    • Date: 14??

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    Suwar al
    سور الكواكب.
    Text is an excellent authority on Arabic names for the stars and constellations; includes depictions of celestial constellations. Persian note before beginning of text claims that this book written in 820 H [1417], but the note probably dates from the 18th century when the book was rebound.
    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻabd Al-Raḥmān Ibn ʻumar
    • Date: 1417

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Manuscripts: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress) Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress
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    [Taḥrīr al-majisti]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's 13th-century recension of Ptolemy's Almagest with the early 14th-century commentary of the Iranian scholar and astronomer Niẓām al-Dīn al-Nīsābūrī.
    • Contributor: Ṭūsī, Naṣīr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad - Nīsābūrī, Niẓām Al-Dīn Al-Ḥasan Ibn Muḥammad - Ibn Al-Ḥusayn, Muḥammad Al-Ḥasan
    • Date: 1411
  • Book
    [Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings]. Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script in black and red. Pen-and-ink drawings, some slightly colored, with explanatory text in German or Latin. Subject matter and form of presentation is similar to that in 15th century woodcuts and block books. Label on cover: Die Kunst Ciromantia von Doktor Hartlieb ...1448, does not refer to this manuscript. For date and interpretation of the manuscript see the letter ...
    • Date: 1410

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Jiao wai bie zhuan : san juan /
    教外別傳 : 三卷 / Catalog Record Only
    Ms. In case. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 明鈔本 三冊一函 無版匡 文字部分高22.3寬11.9公分. 七行二十三字. Seven lines, with twenty-three characters per line. 原題:「楚古亭鐵鞵子天佐撰」,不詳其人姓氏,亦不詳年代。自序云:「三教之說,皆可傳于紙上,獨心法不與焉。非不傳也,書不盡言,言不盡意,必得其人,而後密相授付,此之謂教外別傳。」所謂心法,即道教中陽變陰合之說,大約是明人作品,卷末無名氏跋謂為元人抄本,誤矣。卷內有:「虞山張蓉鏡芙川信印」,「蓉鏡珍藏」等印記。茲錄卷末題跋於後,或蓉鏡筆也。康熙癸已仲秋望後三日古吳顧玉田得於武陵華氏之味蘭軒時微雨初過執管灑然此元人抄本之不可多得者秘列神仙家不可求非有天福根基者萬不能遇也。且書法古澹更非近時人所能及寶之寶之.
    • Contributor: Tiexizitianzuo - Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1400
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Rokuchi sōden.
    六地總傳. Catalog Record Only
    Ms. (shahon). In Kanbun, with readings and reading marks. Caption title from first chapter. Not found in Kokusho sōmokuroku, Shintō daijiten, Bussho kaisetsu daijiten, Google search, etc. Text includes many 古字 and 異体字. In caption title 總 written in 古字 not available in this system, so substituted by current character.
    • Date: 14??
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Kaika sōden.
    界化總傳. Catalog Record Only
    Ms. (shahon). In Kanbun, with readings and reading marks. Caption title from first chapter. Not found in Kokusho sōmokuroku, Shintō daijiten, Bussho kaisetsu daijiten, Google search, etc. Text includes many 古字 and 異体字. In caption title 總 written in 古字 not available in this system, so substituted by current character. "此一卷 ... 宗源傳"--A piece of paper pasted on scroll. ("宗源" not identified).
    • Date: 14??
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Kaichin sōden.
    解鎮總傳. Catalog Record Only
    Ms. (shahon). In Kanbun, with readings and reading marks. Caption title from first chapter. Not found in Kokusho sōmokuroku, Shintō daijiten, Bussho kaisetsu daijiten, Google search, etc. Text includes many 古字 and 異体字. In caption title 總 written in 古字 not available in this system, so substituted by current character.
    • Date: 14??
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Rekirin mondōshū.
    暦林問答集. | Rekirin mondō Catalog Record Only
    Text in Kanbun, with reading marks. Caption title. With no berders, text in 11 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). Kokusho sōmokuroku, v. 8, p. 143 (Rekirin mondōshū, 2-kan 2-satsu; variant: Rekirin mondō; auth. Kamo Akikata, Ōei 21 [1414]). LC copy has some additions and deletions in red. LC copy extensively wormed, with loss of text. LC copy has "台嶺寳幢千葉文庫" "遠賀文庫" "高井氏印" ...
    • Contributor: Kamo, Akikata
    • Date: 1414
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Genji monogatari keizu.
    源氏物語系圖. Catalog Record Only
    Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Title from title piece. With no borders, text in 9 vertical lines. Folded accordion style (orihon). Both sides of orihon mica coated; cover decorated with gold dust (inside lined wih gold paper). Sakanishi collection. LC copy placed in wooden box. LC copy has "懋哉館圖書印" "其中堂印" and "御書物方" stamped. DLC List of characters appearing in each ...
    • Date: 1488
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Benedictine rule for nuns. A Middle English verison of the Gospel of Nicodemus. An anonymous Middle English exposition on the Apostles' Creed]. Catalog Record Only Written in England on parchment. Three works bound together. Benedictine rule for nuns (leaves 1r-36r), a Middle English verison of the Gospel of Nicodemus (leaves 37v-63v), and an anonymous Middle English exposition on the Apostles' Creed (leaves 64r-78r). Ricci, S. de. Medieval and Renaissance mss. (suppl.), Ms. 76, Faye and Bond 4
    • Date: 1400