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    [Benedictine rule for nuns in Middle English ; a Middle English version of the Gospel of Nicodemus ; an anonymous Middle English exposition of the Apostles' Creed.] Ms. codex. Middle English; some Latin. Title and description derived from the full description in Library of Congress. Medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, v. 2, p. 143-154, by Svato Schutzner. Three scribes: scribes 1 and 2 use an old-fashioned vertical Gothic; scribe 3 uses a small anglicana currens with thorn. Decoration (on fol. 1-63 only): blue display-type letters, blue...
    • Contributor: Benedict - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1400

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    Speculum regum. Partial text and commentary. 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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    [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...
    • Contributor: Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1410

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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 - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 14??

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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 - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 14??

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    Libro de arte coquinaria
    Libro de arte coqvinaria
    Ms. codex. Italian. Title from caption, leaf 2. The 64 textual leaves are preceded by one blank leaf and followed by 18 blank leaves. Manuscript recipe on rear pastedown in a different had. Foliated in pencil in a modern hand. Written in a humanistic hand in two tones of brown ink; 31 lines; vertical catchwords; scribal practice on the verso of leaf 83. The...
    • Contributor: Maestro Martino - Vehling, Joseph Dommers - Bitting, A. W. (Arvill Wayne) - Bitting, K. G. (Katherine Golden) - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1460

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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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    [Book of hours : fragments]. Catalog Record Only Ms. Written in France. Most sections of the text are incomplete. In Latin. Modern binding has spine title: Psalterium. Schutzner, Svato. Medieval and renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, 47 Gift of Mrs. Carley Dawson, 1967.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1400