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    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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    Kunnāsh 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??
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    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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    [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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    [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 ...

    • Date: 1410
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    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??
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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
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    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
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    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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    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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    [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
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    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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    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??
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    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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    Suwar al

    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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    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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    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
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    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
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    [Lectura super usibus feudorum / Catalog Record Only

    The first text is a commentary on 12th-century Langobardian feudal law. It was circulated in Pavia in 1393 on behalf of Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351-1402), Duke of Milan, who wished to unite northern Italy and revive the Langobard kingdom. Ubaldi was a teacher and practitioner of law in northern and central Italy before becoming court jurist for Visconti. Mss. of the text are found ...

    • Contributor: Ubaldi, Baldo Degli
    • Date: 1436
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    [Alphabetum divini amoris], Catalog Record Only

    Manuscript copy of Alphabetum divini amoris, believed to have been written ca. 1434. Opening initial in colors, initials and some text in red. With inscription on front pastedown: Liber Fratrum Sancte crucis in Ruremunda ad sanctum Corneli[um]. The incipit attributes the work to Gerson; sometimes attributed to Johannes Nider, but ISTC and GW both list it under title.

    • Date: 14??
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    [L'informacion des roys et des princes] : Liure quart. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. Sixteen leaves (in portfolio) detached from a de luxe ms. copy of what is thought to be the mid-14th cent. translation by Jean Golein of De informatione principum, a work in four books by an anonymous Dominican. The fourth book, here incompletely (cf. Contents below) preserved, concerns justice. In late Old French (archaic orthography copied by scribe from older ms.?); the numerous Latin ...

    • Date: 1400
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    Kaika sōden. 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??
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    Kan-ke goshinʾei shichisenshuchū hika hyakushu. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. (shahon), the copier and the date not known. Caption title. With no border, text in 12 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy rebound in western style (yōsōbon); original covers possibly removed. LC copy wormed, with loss of text. Asakawa collection. Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku, Nihon koten bungaku daijiten. Postscript dated 延德 2 [1490]. With. 菅原道眞. 菅家集. [17--?]. Bound ...

    • Contributor: Sugawara, Michizane
    • Date: 1490
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    Larbre des batailles : autreme[n]t dit Larbre de douleur. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. Title from explicit. Prefatory text (leaf 1a) begins: Ce liure est deuise en quatre parties ... Text of the work begins (leaf 7a): La saincte couronne de france, en laquelle aujourd'huy ... Differs from other mss. in having only 17 chapters in book 2 and 137 in book 4; numerous variant readings. One large col. ill. on leaf 7a; coat of arms on ...

    • Contributor: Bonet, Honoré
    • Date: 1400
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    Sanmaya kai. Catalog Record Only

    Ms. (shahon). In Kanji, with some readings and reading marks. Title from title piece mounted on scroll. Notes written on verso of scroll. Asakawa collection (Sep 6 1907 stamped) First postscript by 亮性, "觀應三 [1352] ... 書寫"; 2nd by 堯仁, dated 應永七 [1400]; "惠宅[?]" "釋亮雄印" stamped after all postscripts. Bussho kaisetsu daijiten v. 4, p. 120- (3 entries under 三摩耶戒 = Sanmaya kai, none ...

    • Date: 1400